Absence of Gene Leads to Earlier, More Severe Disease


It is likely you have spent innumerable hours wondering why you have multiple sclerosis.  Is it because you grew up closer to the north pole than the equator?  Is it because you contracted mononucleosis?  Is it inherited?  The answers are vague and unsatisfying yet we keep searching.

As published in sciencedaily.com on June 24, 2013:

Scientists are reporting that they have identified the likely genetic mechanism that causes some patients with multiple sclerosis (MS) to quickly progress to a debilitating stage of the disease while other patients progress much more slowly. [Read More]

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