News Roundup

Greb, Erik
March 2013
Neurology Reviews;Mar2013, Vol. 21 Issue 3, p3
The article offers news briefs related to medical studies as of March 2013. A study showed that childhood obesity increases the risk of developing multiple sclerosis or clinically isolated syndrome in adolescent girls. Another study showed that high levels of carotenoids in food can prevent amyotrophic lateral sclerosis. A study published in the February 2013 issue of the periodical "JAMA Neurology" showed that cerebrovascular disease contributes independently to Alzheimer's disease.


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