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How and Why Does Multiple Sclerosis Appear Differently in African Americans?

History and misconceptions behind MS

The scientific community has known about multiple sclerosis for over a hundred years. Some researchers identify cases dating all the way back to the early or mid-1800s, although the first drug for the disease wasn’t available until the late 1900s. During that time period, a lot of new data has been gathered about the disease in an attempt to understand it better. While significant research has been dedicated to understanding the condition over the past 100 years, not all of the information has been correct.