Obesity linked to heightened multiple sclerosis risk in girls

01/30/2013 | Reuters · MedicalDaily.com

The risk of pediatric multiple sclerosis was slightly greater among overweight and moderately obese teen girls than their normal-weight peers, according to a study in the journal Neurology. Extremely obese girls were three to four times more likely to develop the condition. The link between childhood obesity and MS was not found in boys, researchers said.

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