Never Drinking Alcohol Tied to ‘Significantly’ Higher MS Risk

Never Drinking Alcohol Tied to ‘Significantly’ Higher MS Risk

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Never Drinking Alcohol Tied to ‘Significantly’ Higher MS Risk

Not drinking alcohol significantly increases the risk of developing multiple sclerosis (MS), especially if a person is also a current or former smoker, according to a new study. These findings add to the knowledge, discovered in multiple previous studies, that alcohol decreases the activity of the immune system. According to the researchers, this may account for the known connection between alcohol consumption and reduced MS risk — given that MS is characterized by an over-active…

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