Health Status of Immigrants With MS Complex, Canadian Study Finds

Health Status of Immigrants With MS Complex, Canadian Study Finds

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Health Status of Immigrants With MS Complex, Canadian Study Finds

A number of health conditions — including high blood pressure, migraines, schizophrenia, and rheumatoid arthritis — are more common among immigrants to Canada who have multiple sclerosis (MS) than those without MS, an observational study reported. Compared with long-term residents with MS, immigrants with this disease were less likely to have chronic obstructive pulmonary disease (COPD), epilepsy, inflammatory bowel disease (IBD), and mood and anxiety disorders — although these comorbidities were again more prevalent in immigrants…

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