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Scientists Discover Gene Responsible for Multiple Sclerosis

Scientists have discovered that a single genetic mutation can cause multiple sclerosis.  The new evidence could lead to a cure for a disease that cripples millions of people. It’s long been thought that multiple sclerosis was caused by some vague interplay among certain genes that made contracting MS more likely, when triggered by some environmental factor, such as a viral infection or vitamin deficiency.   But Canadian researchers have discovered, at least in cases of a...

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