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Young People May Hold Key to Solving MS

Just 10 years ago, many clinicians did not realize that multiple sclerosis could occur in children. We now know that 2 to 5 percent of people with MS begin to have symptoms before age 18. Pediatric MS is the focus of ongoing studies that also explore the effects of environment, diet and genetics.
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New Obesity Study Confirms Findings

A recent study of two large populations confirmed that adolescent obesity may increase a person's risk for later developing MS. The risk increased substantially in people who carry a certain gene previously linked to MS.
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