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
We are getting closer the release of the first oral medicines in the treatment of Relapsing-Remitting MS (RRMS) with the goal of preventing... Read more »
Sustained improvement revealed by post-hoc analysis In addition to updates on the two European patients who developed PML, Biogen and Elan... Read more »
You've found a great site for multiple sclerosis information and community. We have much to offer to people who having been living with... Read more »
Patience. It takes a great deal of it to survive this world. Unfortunately, most of us are born without much, if any at all. For the most... Read more »
Source: ADAM Encyclopedia
Risk Factors for Chickenpox (Varicella)Between 75 - 90% of chickenpox cases occur in children under 10 years of age. Before the introduction of the... Read more »