Cystic Fibrosis is an inherited genetic condition, where specialised cells called epithelial cells, found in the lining of vessels (like the lungs, the intestines, the reproductive ducts…) do not function correctly. 397 more words
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Just as the paleo community has arrogantly—but I believe correctly—labeled a plethora of diseases “neolithic” (such as the whole category of autoimmune diseases, many different cancers, many mental health afflictions, livestock borne illnesses), I believe the same logic can be applied to many modern injuries, one of which I will speak of here. 236 more words
Stephanie Tave of the Alzheimer’s Society of Canada will present “Demystifying Alzheimer’s Disease and other Dementias”, a topic important to each and every one of us. 9 more words
Middle East Respiratory Syndrome coronavirus (MERS-CoV)
The Philippines confirmed a second case of the deadly Middle East Respiratory Syndrome (MERS) corona virus today in a 36-year-old foreigner who showed symptoms of the disease after arriving in Manila on June 19 from Dubai. 21 more words