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Women between the ages of 40 and 70 are at higher risk of developing MS. It is also more prevalent in Caucasian people of northern European origin, especially of Scottish descent. Geography and family history also play a role in MS risk.

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Gender Gap in Autoimmunity.In 1999, this report from Caroline Whitacre and her fellow members of the Task Force on Gender, Multiple Sclerosis, and Autoimmunity explained what was known at that time about gender differences in autoimmunity and identified areas for future research.  Some of the issues identified in relation to gender and MS…

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Merely Me, Health Guide, answered I have two sisters (one older half… Hi Amanda   Are you now concerned that you will get MS too? …

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Merely Me, Health Guide, answered I have optic neuritis (for the first… Hi Sarah and welcome to MS Health Central   I began my MS adventures…

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Merely Me, Health Guide, answered immune disess, run in families? Hi there   It sure does seem that way doesn't it?  I think every family has…

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Merely Me, Health Guide, answered can a man in his 60s get ms? Hello Carol   Just checking up on you to see how you and your husband are…

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