Month of birth is not a risk factor for narcolepsy with cataplexy in the Netherlands.

Abstract

The month of birth has been proposed as a risk factor for narcolepsy, suggesting a harmful influence during early development. Several authors have described an excess of births in March in those developing narcolepsy later. Analysis methods in published studies varied, but no study corrected completely for possible changes in seasonal birth pattern over… (More)
DOI: 10.1111/j.1365-2869.2011.00933.x

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@article{Donjacour2011MonthOB, title={Month of birth is not a risk factor for narcolepsy with cataplexy in the Netherlands.}, author={Claire E. H. M. Donjacour and Rolf Fronczek and Saskia le Cessie and Gert Jan Lammers and J. Gert van Dijk}, journal={Journal of sleep research}, year={2011}, volume={20 4}, pages={522-5} }