Disease Diagnosed in Texas: Variant Creutzfeldt-Jakob

Disease Diagnosed in Texas: Variant Creutzfeldt-Jakob

Disease from beef products infected with “mad cow” has caused the death of a Texas man from Creutzfeldt-Jakob Disease (vCJD). The diagnosis was confirmed after an autopsy of victim’s brain was completed.The CDC and the state of Texas have said the death is related to beef consumed while the victim was traveling outside the United States. […]

Inventions That Make Living With Parkinson’s Disease Easier

Inventions That Make Living With Parkinson’s Disease Easier

Parkinson’s disease currently affects over one million individuals in the United States, and hundreds of thousands more cases  are diagnosed each year. The disease is a main culprit of annual deaths within America, currently holding the 14th spot on the list of causes of death. Parkinson’s disease affects every aspect of a diagnosed person’s life, including […]

Disease of Connective Tissue and Myofascial Pain [Video]

Disease of Connective Tissue and Myofascial Pain [Video]

A girl has been reported recently in the obituary pages from complications of a disease. The specific complications are unknown, but donations for Ehlers-Danlos Syndrome (EDS) research have been requested. EDS is a connective tissue disease that causes many symptoms including myofascial pain. The sources have further requested to remain anonymous, but there was a […]