The precise aetiology of multiple sclerosis (MS) is yet to be conclusively determined, but both genes and environment and interactions therof 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 sibs...Expand abstract
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Early life child exposure and the risk of multiple sclerosis: a population based study
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