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Early life child exposure and the risk of multiple sclerosis: a population based study.

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The precise aetiology of multiple sclerosis (MS) is yet to be conclusively determined, but both genes and environment and interactions thereof are important. It has been suggested that early life child exposure influences MS susceptibility. Here, in a population-based cohort, we investigated whether infant day care attendance influences the subsequent risk to develop MS. We identified 379 MS index cases and 101 spousal controls, all of whom were a single child (i.e. they had no biological sib...

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10.1016/j.jns.2011.04.014

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Institution:
University of Oxford
Department:
Oxford, MSD, Physiology Anatomy and Genetics
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Institution:
University of Oxford
Department:
Oxford, MSD, Clinical Neuroscience, WTC Human Genetics
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Journal:
Journal of the neurological sciences
Volume:
307
Issue:
1-2
Pages:
162-163
Publication date:
2011-08-05
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EISSN:
1878-5883
ISSN:
0022-510X
URN:
uuid:187ced49-bd15-418d-b2ae-c55afe69281d
Source identifiers:
140982
Local pid:
pubs:140982

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