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UK consensus on pregnancy in multiple sclerosis: 'Association of British Neurologists' guidelines.
Multiple sclerosis (MS) is more common in women than men and is most commonly diagnosed in early adulthood; thus, many patients will not have completed their families at the time of diagnosis. There is increasing awareness ...
Assessing fracture risk in people with MS: a service development study comparing three fracture risk scoring systems
(BMJ Publishing Group Ltd, 2013-03-11)
Objectives Suboptimal bone health is increasingly recognised as an important cause of morbidity. Multiple sclerosis (MS) has been consistently associated with an increased risk of osteoporosis and fracture. Various fracture ...
Multiple sclerosis - a review.
Multiple sclerosis (MS) is the commonest non-traumatic disabling disease to affect young adults. The incidence of MS is increasing worldwide, together with the socioeconomic impact of the disease. The underlying cause of ...
A comparative analysis of Patient-Reported Expanded Disability Status Scale tools.
BACKGROUND: Patient-Reported Expanded Disability Status Scale (PREDSS) tools are an attractive alternative to the Expanded Disability Status Scale (EDSS) during long term or geographically challenging studies, or in pressured ...
BMI and low vitamin D are causal factors for multiple sclerosis: A Mendelian Randomization study.
OBJECTIVE: To update the causal estimates for the effects of adult body mass index (BMI), childhood BMI, and vitamin D status on multiple sclerosis (MS) risk. METHODS: We used 2-sample Mendelian randomization to determine ...
Systematic review and meta-analysis of the association between Epstein-Barr virus, multiple sclerosis and other risk factors.
(SAGE Publications, 2020-03-23)
BACKGROUND: Epstein-Barr virus (EBV) infection is thought to play a central role in the development of multiple sclerosis (MS). If causal, it represents a target for interventions to reduce MS risk. OBJECTIVE: To examine ...