Four new migraine genes isolated

And they will find more of them …

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European and Australian scientists say they have snared four more genes that highlight an inherited cause for common migraine.

The genetic variants were spotted in a trawl through the DNA code of 4800 people with a history of “migraine without aura,” which accounts for two-thirds of migraine attacks.

But the telltales were absent among more than 7000 counterparts who did not suffer from these debilitating headaches.

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