Month of birth may influence risk for multiple sclerosis

04/8/2013 | WebMD

Cord blood samples collected from 100 babies in London showed that those born in May had about 20% lower levels of vitamin D than November babies, possibly indicating a higher risk for developing multiple sclerosis. U.K. researchers also noted that May babies had roughly twice as many autoreactive T-cells compared with those born in November. The findings were published in the journal JAMA Neurology.

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