More evidence that sun exposure reduces MS risk
Living in a sunny climate may reduce the risk of MS, according to measurements of sun exposure over a lifetime.
The Canadian study of 141 Caucasian women with MS and 235 without has identified that those exposed to UVB rays from summer sun earlier in life have a reduced risk of the disease.
While previous studies have shown similar findings, the researchers say this is the first study to look at exposure over a lifetime.
“We found that where a person lives and the ages at which they are exposed to the sun’s UVB rays may play important roles in reducing the risk of MS,”