NEW YORK (GenomeWeb) – Researchers have uncovered an epistatic interaction that contributes to multiple sclerosis risk.

In multiple sclerosis, people's own immune system attacks nerve cells in their brains and spines, which leads to problems with vision, muscle control, balance, and other issues, including possible disability.

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