Genetic risk factor uncovered

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Genetic risk factor uncovered

Postby MSUK » Thu Mar 05, 2015 2:21 am

Researchers at the University of Illinois at Chicago have identified a genetic variation that in women significantly increases their risk of developing multiple sclerosis. The report is published in the journal ASN Neuro.

The variant occurs almost twice as often among women with MS as in women without the disease, making it "one of the strongest genetic risk factors for MS discovered to date," said senior author Doug Feinstein, professor of anesthesiology at UIC and research biologist at the Jesse Brown VA Medical Center............. Read More -
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