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Multiple Sclerosis and Geomagnetic Disturbances: Investigating a Potentially Important Environmental Risk Factor

@inproceedings{Sajedi2016MultipleSA,
  title={Multiple Sclerosis and Geomagnetic Disturbances: Investigating a Potentially Important Environmental Risk Factor},
  author={Seyed Aidin Sajedi and Fahimeh Abdollahi},
  year={2016}
}
Multiple sclerosis (MS) is the most common disabling neurological disorder among young adults. In spite of many types of research, the cause of the disease remains unclear, but a significant body of evidence indicates that environmental risk factors play key roles in this disease's etiology. Various hypotheses have been posited up to now on the presumed disease risk factors; however, they have not been successful in explaining all MS features. The aim of this article is to introduce the concept… Expand
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