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Wednesday, July 29, 2009

Does Eating Animal Brains Cause Multiple Sclerosis?

Tuesday July 28, 2009

A case-control study to investigate possible risk factors for MS in Brazilian people found that individuals who had consumed animal brains were 3.4 times more likely to have MS than people who had never eaten animal brains.

Honestly, I do not know what is going on here, but it is an interesting question to ponder. Interestingly, a Mexican study did not find an association between eating cow or pig brains and MS risk.

Several things could be happening here to explain the differences between Mexicans and Brazilians, as well as what is happening in general:

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2 comments:

Lili said...

I THINK MAKES NO SENSE. I HAVE NEVER HAD ANY TYPE OF ANIMAL BRAIN AND I'VE GOT MS.

Stuart said...

LILI -- these are articles -- not everything applies to everybody and most certainly everything is hypothesis into what causes ms