Environment still tied to MS risk

Excerpt from the April 16, 1966, issue of Science News

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HIGHLIGHT  Reduced exposure to bright sunlight may lead to lower amounts of vitamin D in people who live farther from the equator. A link between lower vitamin D levels and higher multiple sclerosis risk could explain why the disease appears more frequently in these areas, an environmental link scientists suggested 50 years ago. 

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