Environmental risk factors in multiple sclerosis aetiology

  title={Environmental risk factors in multiple sclerosis aetiology},
  author={R. Marrie},
  journal={The Lancet Neurology},
  • R. Marrie
  • Published 2004
  • Medicine
  • The Lancet Neurology
  • The epidemiology of multiple sclerosis (MS) has been intensively studied. It is conceptualised as a complex disease in which genetic and environmental factors act together to cause disease. There are temporal and geographic variations in disease risk, and risk of disease may be affected by migration between regions of differing risk. Numerous potential causal factors including infection, immunisations, physical and emotional stressors, climate, diet, and occupational exposures have been studied… CONTINUE READING
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