Researchers have identified a gene mutation that could impact triggering Migraines and provide a direction for developing new treatments.
Using DNA samples from multiple generations of a large family with Migraine with aura, the researchers were able to identify the mutation on a gene known as KCNK18 or TRESK that was common to the members of the family. It's believed that this mutation alters the electrical activity in certain brain cells. When this gene doesn't work as it should,...Read more
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