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Tuesday, October 18, 2011

Teen Night Workers at Risk of MS

Working night shifts as a teenager is not only exhausting; it also significantly increases the chance of developing multiple sclerosis later in life, a Swedish study published Tuesday showed.

"Our analysis revealed a significant association between working (night) shifts at a young age and occurrence of MS," Anna Hedstroem, who headed the team of Karolinska Institute researchers, said in a statement.

For the study, published in the Annals of Neurology, the researchers combed through data from two Swedish population-based studies:

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