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Understanding How Our Fingers Can Predict Health Problems

Understanding How Our Fingers Can Predict Health Problems

[ 0 ] 2011-05-12 | |

Much of the focus in current medical research is directed towards identifying the genes responsible for illness. However, our genes are not the only contributor to disease. The environment in our mothers womb is also a significant contributor to our future health. One of the very visible signs recording our development in the womb is the relative lengths of our fingers.

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ALS Research Emerges From The Darkness

ALS Research Emerges From The Darkness

[ 0 ] 2010-12-13 | |

As a devastating disease, ALS or MND has refused to yield its secrets for a great many years with the result being no real effective ALS treatment in sight. However, in recent years, knowledge about the disease from, ALS research, has increased dramatically.

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Hoarding Junk is Hard on the Nerves in Neurodegenerative Diseases

Hoarding Junk is Hard on the Nerves in Neurodegenerative Diseases

[ 0 ] 2010-04-14 | |

Degenerative conditions involving the nerves are very well known with familiar names such as Alzheimer’s and Huntington’s. What has been less known about these conditions is how they affect the nerves, but within the last few years, researchers have been finding a common theme amongst many of these

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