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Environmental factors and their timing in adult-onset multiple sclerosis

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Multiple sclerosis (MS) is a common, complex neurological disease. Epidemiological data implicate both genetic and environmental factors in the etiology of MS, with various factors interacting with one another. Environmental exposures might occur long before the disease becomes clinically evident, as suggested by the wide range in onset age. In this Review, we examine the key time periods during which the environment might contribute to MS susceptibility, as well as the potential environmenta...

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10.1038/nrneurol.2010.1

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University of Oxford
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Medical Sciences Division - Clinical Neurology
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Blizard Institute of Cell and Molecular Science, Barts and The London School of Medicine and Dentistry
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University of Oxford
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Medical Sciences Division - Clinical Neurology
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University of Oxford
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Medical Sciences Division - Clinical Neurology
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Macmillan Publishers Ltd. Publisher's website
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Nature Reviews Neurology Journal website
Volume:
6
Issue:
3
Pages:
156-166
Publication date:
2010-03-01
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1759-4766
ISSN:
1759-4758
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English
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2011-01-18

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