Podcast: Environmental and Genetic Risk Factors for Multiple Sclerosis

In this episode of Back to Health, Timothy Vartanian, M.D., Ph.D. discusses the environmental and genetic risk factors that may cause multiple sclerosis (MS). He talks about the risk of MS onset across different population and ways to diagnosis the condition. He also highlights the care available for patients at The Judith Jaffe Multiple Sclerosis Center at New York-Presbyterian Hospital/Weill Cornell Medicine. Finally, he shares the importance of the center's multidisciplinary approach in helping those who are living with MS to successfully manage their health.

Back To Health is your source for the latest in health, wellness and medical care for the whole family. Our team of world-renowned physicians at Weill Cornell Medicine, are having in-depth conversations covering trending health topics, wellness tips and medical breakthroughs.

With the spotlight on our collaborative approach to patient care, the series will present cutting-edge treatments, innovative therapies as well as real-life stories that will answer common questions for both patients and their caregivers.

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