Tag: degenerative

Understanding the Potential Dangers of Prion Diseases

Understanding the Potential Dangers of Prion Diseases

[ 0 ] 2011-01-12 | |

Most of us are familiar with the usual infectious suspects that can cause disease, but when it comes to prion diseases, our knowledge is typically a bit lacking. Unfortunately, with prion diseases being as dangerous as they are, awareness is crucial.

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In The Thick Of The Hunt For Huntington’s Disease

In The Thick Of The Hunt For Huntington’s Disease

[ 0 ] 2010-08-01 | |

From its initial identification as a genetic disorder involving one gene in 1993, the advances made in understanding Huntington’s Disease continue to accumulate rapidly. This is good news because such progress is not typical of a rare disease.

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