As with other autoimmune disorders, the exact cause of MS is unknown. A combination of environmental and genetic factors likely plays a role.
Multiple sclerosis is not hereditary, but genetic factors appear to play a role in making some people susceptible to the disease process leading to the condition. The most significant genetic link to MS has been identified in the major histocompatability complex (MHC), a cluster of genes on chromosome 6 that are essential for immune...Read more
It's been known for some time now that major depression (clinical depression) is a disease of the brain. As research to more fully... Read more »
Remembering all that we have been through on our journey with rheumatoid arthritis is hard. It brings back feeling that we thought had long... Read more »
There's an important story not being told: Heart disease is a reversible process. For the great majority of people, coronary... Read more »
Source: ADAM Encyclopedia
Urinary incontinence is the inability to control urination. It may be temporary or permanent, and can result from a variety of problems in the... Read more »