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Major Genetic Breakthrough for Ankylosing Spondylitis Brings Treatment Hope


10/21/2007 11:57:47 PM

Research funded by the Wellcome Trust and the Arthritis Research Campaign has identified two genes implicated in the disease ankylosing spondylitis, a common disease primarily causing back pain and progressive stiffness. The research, published online today in Nature Genetics, suggests that a treatment currently being trialled for Crohn's disease may also be applied to this disease.

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