I confess that I do not fully understand all the implications of this, but it seems like pretty big news for those of us with MS. The idea of MS treatments to date has been that you are 'buying time" until they have a breakthrough. Maybe this will lead to that breakthrough.
HEALTH | July 30, 2007
Advances Cited in Research on Multiple Sclerosis
By NICHOLAS WADE
Researchers say they have identified new genetic variants that contribute to the neurological disease.