New MRI Test May Predict Severity of MS

The myth that black people do not get multiple sclerosis (MS) is just that – a myth. Although black people are less likely to be reported of having MS, a 2013 study found that blacks actually had a 47 percent increased risk of MS compared to whites. The study, which was published in Neurology, also found that among blacks, women had triple the risk of MS compared to men.