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Gray Ribbon Gifts – Celebrate Latest News About Multiple Sclerosis

Posted by Kyle Design on August 1, 2007

Three new papers released Sunday strengthen the idea that Multiple Sclerosis is anGray Ribbon Pill Holders for Multiple Sclerosis Awareness autoimmune disease. MS is a chronic, disabling central nervous system disease in which infection-fighting blood cells attack the sheath that protect that nerves in the brain and spinal cord. It affects more than 1 in 1,000 people in western countries, including about 400,000 Americans and 2.5 million people world-wide.

The studies, published online in the New England Journal of Medicine and in the British medical journal Nature Genetics have confirmed the role of one gene in raising the risk for MS and have lead to suspicions about two other genes that may contribute to the disease. This research will help refine the search for new treatments and hopefully find a cure for this debilitating disease that causes progressive muscle weakness and fatigue.

The awareness ribbon color for Multiple Sclerosis is gray. If you or someone you know has MS, and you’re looking for unique, artistic grey ribbon gifts, please see our collection of Color Awareness Ribbon Gifts and Home Furnishings.

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