Women with MS more likely to have MS-related gene than men

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Women with MS more likely to have MS-related gene than men

Postby MSUK » Thu Jan 06, 2011 12:40 am

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Women who have multiple sclerosis (MS) are more likely to have a gene associated with multiple sclerosis than men with the disease and it is this gene region where environment interacts with the genetics, according to a study published in the January 5, 2011, online issue of Neurology®, the medical journal of theAmerican Academy of Neurology.

Research has shown that the number of people diagnosed with MS has been rising, and the rate has been rising faster for women than for men.... Read More - http://www.msrc.co.uk/index.cfm/fuseact ... ageid/1347
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