Diseases, Conditions, Syndromes

Huntington's Disease: Neural traffic could help understand the disease

Huntington's disease is a genetic neurodegenerative disorder caused by mutations in the protein huntingtin and characterized by involuntary dance-like movements, severe behavioral changes and cognitive impairment. That neuronal ...

Diseases, Conditions, Syndromes

Nairobi's rapid green space losses could open door to more diseases

There's been widespread concern in Kenya over the shrinking of green spaces in Nairobi, the capital city. Most recently, there was uproar over the construction of a raised highway. This resulted in the felling of hundreds ...

Diseases, Conditions, Syndromes

Will summer slow the spread of COVID-19? New research sheds light

At face value, it seems highly plausible that SARS-CoV-2—the virus that causes COVID-19—could behave seasonally, being more prevalent in winter and less so in summer. The four other coronaviruses that commonly circulate ...

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