Sun Exposure During Teenage Years May Affect MS Development
October 8, 2015
Danish researchers report that people with MS who spent time in the sun every day during the summer as teens developed MS later than those who did not. The investigators ruled out other possible genetic and lifestyle factors. This study lends more evidence to the role of vitamin D in MS development; the National MS Society is funding a clinical trial to determine whether vitamin D supplements can slow MS activity in people who already have the disease.
Read more about the Danish study on Health Day
Read more about vitamin D and MS