The Vital Role of Vitamin D

May Reduce MS Risk

Multiple sclerosis rates are higher in places farther from the equator, and some researchers think it may have something to do with a lack of vitamin D. One study found that white men and women with the highest vitamin D levels had a 62 percent lower risk of MS than those with the lowest levels.

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January 30, 2014

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July 1, 2014