Pediatric-onset MS Tied to Fewer School Years, Lower Income in Adulthood

Pediatric-onset MS Tied to Fewer School Years, Lower Income in Adulthood

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Pediatric-onset MS Tied to Fewer School Years, Lower Income in Adulthood

People who develop multiple sclerosis (MS) as children are more likely to attain lower education levels, earn less in the workplace, and be more reliant on disability benefits later in life, new research shows. These findings were published in JAMA Neurology, in the study, “Long-term Socioeconomic Outcomes Associated With Pediatric-Onset Multiple Sclerosis.” Up to 10% of people with MS experience their first symptoms in childhood and are diagnosed with pediatric-onset MS (PoMS). Compared to people who…

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