It IS exciting news, even at 56%. This is a large statistically significant difference between the controls and the MS group! I can see where they say that this is going to be researched upon researched over the next ten years...the congenital vascular malformations come first, then m.s. may or may not follow (if the high rate in the controls is accurate), and treatment possibilities are so obvious (opening the veins).
"However, the truth in science ultimately emerges, although sometimes it takes a very long time," Arthur Silverstein, Autoimmunity: A History of the Early Struggle for Recognition