Preventive Neurology

Prof G is the co-director of the Preventive Neurology Unit, Wolfson Institute of Preventive Medicine, and will now be dedicating most of his academic time to this activity; in particular the prevention of MS. Any blog posts in relation to #MSPrevention will now be posted on his preventive neurology blog, for example, today’s post on smoking and MS prevention.

#MSPrevention: air pollution

Barts-MS rose-tinted-odometer: ★★ As MS is highly likely to be a preventable disease we should be doing everything we can to reduce our exposure to modifiable risk factors. Smoking, passive smoking, solvent exposure and air pollution have all been linked to an increased incidence of MS. It has always been argued that air pollution may work by acting as a filter for ultraviolet light and hence...



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