Blog: Oct 2019

Detailed Genetic Map Implicates Broad Immune Cell Involvement in MS, Reports Risk Variant in X Chromosome

3 October 2019

Source Multiple Sclerosis News Today: A new large-scale genetic map implicates broad immune system dysfunction in patients with multiple sclerosis (MS), suggests a key role of brain immune cells called microglia, and indicates an MS-related gene variant located in the X chromosome.

Altogether, the findings — the result of the largest reported study of MS to date — provide the basis for up to 48% of the heritability for this disease.

The study, “Multiple sclerosis genomic map...

Respite care information from Independent Living

3 October 2019

Source Independent Living: If you are taking care of another person, both of you need a break from time to time, for the sake of your physical and mental wellbeing.

Dive Ability

3 October 2019

Dive Ability: Welcome to Dive AbilityScuba diving for people with disabilities and disadvantages.

Everyone's MS is different

3 October 2019

Source MS Trust: What's causing my symptoms?