• Exploring Degenerative Diseases

    Guillain Barre Syndrome Guillain Barre Syndrome is a serious autoimmune condition affecting the peripheral nervous system. It occurs when the immune system attacks the nervous system, causing inflammation of the nerves. This results in numbness of the upper and…

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  • Exploring Degenerative Diseases

    Multiple Sclerosis Multiple Sclerosis (MS) is an autoimmune, neurological disease which affects nerves in the brain and spinal cord. MS results in damage to the protective sheath which surrounds nerve fibres, disrupting the conduction of nerve signals. Progression…

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  • Exploring Degenerative Diseases

    Huntington’s Disease Huntington’s Disease is an inherited neurodegenerative disease which causes damage to brain cells in the basal ganglia and cortex. It commonly occurs in people aged 35-55 years and results in movement, cognition and behaviour abnormalities….

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  • Exploring Degenerative Diseases

    Parkinson’s Disease Did you know that one person in every 500 has Parkinson’s Disease? That equals approximately 127,000 people in the UK. Parkinson’s Disease is a progressive neurological condition caused by neuron degeneration in the brain and decreased…

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