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Brain condition warning: THIS neurological disorder is set to grow FASTER than Alzheimer’s

Brain, spine and nerve conditions are collectively known as neurological disorders, and commonly include Alzheimer’s disease, stroke and multiple sclerosis. However, another type of neurological disorder is set to overtake the already high rate of Alzheimer’s growth within decades, according to scientists.  Parkinson’s disease, in which parts of the brain become progressively damaged over the years, will outpace the leading ...

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Riverdale‘s Camila Mendes Opens Up About Her Eating Disorder Struggles

Camila Mendes has teamed up with a nonprofit organization to raise awareness for illnesses that affect so many in devastating ways, and for her, it’s personal: She wants to end stigmas attached to eating disorders, and her involvement in the cause is rooted in her own experiences. The Riverdale star shared that she’s working with Project HEAL before an October ...

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Director Jennifer Brea exposes the personal pain of an immune disorder in the documentary 'Unrest'

Jennifer Brea was a PhD candidate at Harvard University when her mind started to fail her. At 28, she was already an accomplished academic, a graduate of Princeton who’d moved to Massachusetts to delve into the world of political economy and statistics. But in the midst of her studies, she got sick. At first, she didn’t think anything of the ...

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Sadie Robertson Opens Up About Struggle With Eating Disorder: 'It Was Insanely Difficult'

In her lengthy blog post, Robertson touches on struggling with fear and anxiety during her 2014 stint on Dancing With the Stars and how she’s in a much better place now. She also shared details of when counting calories and measuring her body overtook her life. “I struggled with an eating problem connected to a negative body image for about ...

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Yale study finds cause of and cure for genetic skin disorder

By Ziba Kashef About one in 200,000 people are affected by a severe group of skin disorders known as the ichthyoses (ik-thee-oh-sees), which feature dry, scaly, or thickened skin. Although treatment with topical medications can help, there is no cure. To better understand the cause of such skin disorders, a Yale-led research team studies the genes of individuals affected by ...

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Yale study finds cause of and cure for genetic skin disorder

By Ziba Kashef About one in 200,000 people are affected by a severe group of skin disorders known as the ichthyoses (ik-thee-oh-sees), which feature dry, scaly, or thickened skin. Although treatment with topical medications can help, there is no cure. To better understand the cause of such skin disorders, a Yale-led research team studies the genes of individuals affected by ...

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