Pregnancy can delay the onset of multiple sclerosis by more than 3 years, study reports

Written by Sharon Salt, Senior Editor

An international study led by researchers at Monash University (Melbourne, Australia) has reported that pregnancy can delay the onset of multiple sclerosis (MS) by more than 3 years. The study, which has been published in JAMA Neurology, is one of many research initiatives using the MSBase database. MSBase has been operating for more than 20 years and includes data from over 70,000 people with MS across 35 countries. The enormous data contained within MSBase includes information on disease onset, the long- and short-term effects of new and existing treatments, relapses and disability levels of each patient over time. Within their...

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