Childhood obesity may boost risk of multiple sclerosis

February 6, 2013

By Rachael Rettner Very obese children and teens may be at risk for multiple sclerosis, a new study suggests. In the study, very obese girls (those who had a body mass index (BMI) of 35 or higher) were nearly four times more likely to be diagnosed with multiple sclerosis (MS) within the study period, compared with […]

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