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June 21, 2021

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Posts tagged "neurology"

Duchenne muscular dystrophy

Duchenne muscular dystrophy (DMD for short) is a genetic problem that is characterized by a gradual muscle deterioration and the development of weakness because of the differences to a protein called dystrophin that is needed to maintain muscle cells intact.  →
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What is Parkinson’s Disease?

Parkinsons disease is a relatively common disorder with the nervous system that is because of problems with the neural cells in a part of the brain that generates dopamine. This is a chemical that is required for the smooth control  →
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What is Multiple Sclerosis?

Multiple sclerosis (abbreviated as MS) is a comparatively prevalent disorder which affects the central nervous system by disturbing the nerve impulses which come out of the brain, the spinal cord and the optic nerve fibres. This is characterised by scars  →
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Is There A Cure For Alzheimer’s?

There are scientific advancements that look promising for preventing and even reversing the early stages of Alzheimer’s disease. Alzheimer’s disease is a progressive deterioration of the brain, first described in 1907 by the German neurologist Alois Alzheimer (1864–1915). It is  →
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What is Restless Legs Syndrome?

Restless Legs Syndrome is a nerve problem characterised by uncomfortable sensations with the lower limbs and the compelling desire to move the lower limbs, generally only when trying to get to sleep. The weird experience, usually in the calves, may  →
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