Monday, 17 December 2012

Multiple sclerosis: World's highest rate in Orkney Islands

Source BBC:

Scotland's Orkney Islands have the highest rate of multiple sclerosis (MS) in the world, according to a major new study.

Researchers said that the rate for probable or definite MS was now 402 per 100,000 people, up from a previous 309 per 100,000 which was recorded in 1974.  For more click here.