Multiple Sclerosis

Tuesday, November 1st, 2011

Multiple Sclerosis (commonly mispelled multple sclorosis) is a medical condition which in many cases is a crippling disease of the central nervous system. It occurs when the fatty protective nerves in the brain and spinal cord are lost and replaced by hardened plaques and scar tissue. Once it is lost, the transmission of messages between […]

Niemann-Pick Disease

Tuesday, April 5th, 2011

Niemann-Pick Disease is a medical hereditary disorder, where a specific enzyme deficiency causes a product of fat sphingomyelin metabolism accumulation. The gene responsible for this disorder is recessive, which means that children with Niemann-Pick disease have inherited an abnormal gene from both parents. The disorder has 5 or more forms depending on the enzyme deficiency […]

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