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Archive for October 22, 2014

Converting Skin Cells to Neurons: A Fight Against Huntington’s

Photo credit goes to: Huntington Society of Canada PSA

A sad thought indeed.
Photo credit goes to: Huntington Society of Canada PSA

Neurological diseases are some of the hardest to fight against (in my opinion). The big reason is the brain, we still know so little about it and treatment for anything effecting it can be difficult to say the least. Take Huntington’s disease,¬†an ultimately fatal neurodegenerative disorder. There is no cure and no real treatment, but that might change relatively soon thanks to a new discovery.

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