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March 28, 2006

Mononucleosis and Risk of Multiple Sclerosis

Infection with Epstein-Barr virus (EBV), resulting in infectious mononucleosis, which primarily effects adolescents and young adults, more than doubles the risk of developing multiple sclerosis (MS) later in life, results of a large review of studies suggest. (Reuters)

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