New data identify an increasing sex ratio of multiple sclerosis in Sweden

@inproceedings{Westerlind2014NewDI,
  title={New data identify an increasing sex ratio of multiple sclerosis in Sweden},
  author={Helga Westerlind and Inger Bostr{\"o}m and Leszek Stawiarz and A-M. Landtblom and Catarina Almqvist and Jan Hillert},
  booktitle={Multiple sclerosis},
  year={2014}
}
BACKGROUND An increasing women-to-men ratio in later birth cohorts of patients with multiple sclerosis (MS) has been observed in several populations and has been hypothesised to be due to one or several environmental factors of importance for disease aetiology. However, in a study based on data from the Swedish MS registry (SMSreg) this ratio was recently reported to be rather stable during the 20(th) century. OBJECTIVE The purpose of this study was to reinvestigate the women-to-men ratio in… CONTINUE READING
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