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Disease Review

ISSN 2767-5041
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COVID-19

The term coronavirus (CoV) is itself derived from the Latin word ‘corona’ meaning ‘crown’ and they cause a wide range of mild to severe respiratory tract infections. Coronaviruses belong to the family Coronaviridae and the order Nidovirales (nido Latin for ‘nest’).

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Amyotrophic Lateral Sclerosis

Amyotrophic lateral sclerosis (ALS) is progressive neurodegenerative disease affecting motor neurons.  Specific risk factors for ALS have not been conclusively identified, but ongoing research is exploring the possible role of genetics and/or environmental factors. 

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Glioblastoma Multi Forme

Brain tumors consist of a diverse collection of neoplasms arising from different cells either within the brain (primary brain tumors) or from systemic tumors that have metastasized to the brain, usually through the bloodstream (metastatic brain tumors).

Huntington's Disease

Huntington's Disease

Huntington’s disease (HD) is a rare but devastating neurodegenerative disorder.  HD is more prevalent in western countries.  HD patients suffer from neuropsychiatric, cognitive, and motor symptoms. 

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Alzheimer's Disease

Alzheimer's disease (AD) is a progressive disorder of the brain, exhibiting a neurodegenerative cascade leading to terminal dementia in most cases.  This paper evaluates the pathophysiology, risk factors, diagnosis, prevention, and epidemiology of this disease.