Saturday, August 13, 2011

57 Genes Connected to MS Risk Identified and Confirmed

“Hot Hot Hot”

Do you remember this party song from Buster Poindexter of the New York Dolls?  It was on the 1987 album titled simply Buster Poindexter.  Such a catchy tune which tends to rattle around in your brain which it sneaks in.

“Me mind on fire -- Me soul on fire -- Feeling hot hot hot”

This morning my mind is certainly on fire, but it has nothing to do with the heat.  I was reading about the identification of an additional 29 genetic variants which are connected to multiple sclerosis.  The paper published in the journal Nature, Genetic Risk and a Primary Role for Cell-mediated Immune Mechanisms in Multiple Sclerosis, has received a great deal media coverage with the same details repeated over and over again (enough to make your head spin).

Read this post in its entirety:

Hot News: 29 New Generic Variants Associated with MS Identified, 57 Genes Found in Total

1 comment:

  1. Wow! Am in clinical trial comparing genetics and outcomes. Thanks for this info! Have a great day! Mary