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nightsurfer on 2009-08-28Higher levels of 25-hydroxyvitamin D are associated with a lower incidence of multiple sclerosis only in women.
Kragt J, van Amerongen B, Killestein J, Dijkstra C, Uitdehaag B, Polman Ch, Lips P.
Mult Scler. 2009 Jan;15(1):9-15. Epub 2008 Aug 13.
CONCLUSIONS: Our data suggest that higher circulating levels of 25(OH)D are associated with a lower incidence of MS and MS-related disability in women. This may imply clues to the pathogenesis of the sex difference in risk and to the nature of the environmental factors involved in MS.