Large-scale genetic study provides new insight into the causes of migraine

Posted by on June 20, 2016 3:25 pm
Categories: health

An international research consortium has identified almost 30 new genetic risk factors for common migraine. Many of these risk variants localize inside or close to genes that regulate the vascular system. The results provide further support for the theory that an abnormal function of the blood vessels of the brain is an important component in driving migraine attacks.

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