Thursday January 18th 2018

Reverse causality behind the association between reproductive history and MS

Conclusions: The observed association between reproductive history and MS risk is restricted to a limited time period preceding the index year, with similar findings in both sexes, which contradicts biologic impact of pregnancy on MS risk and argues in favor of reverse causality, i.e. that fecundity is affected by yet-undiagnosed MS. (Source: Multiple Sclerosis)

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Reverse causality behind the association between reproductive history and MS

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