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Disease of the Week: Cerebral Cavernous Malformations

Cerebral cavernous malformations are collections of small blood vessels in the brain that alter blood flow due to enlargement and irregular structure which are typically located in the white matter of the brain. The...

Disease of the Week: Kala Azar

Kala Azar, also known as Visceral Leishmaniasis, is the second-largest parasitic killer in the world and is one of the most neglected tropical diseases, meaning it is less researched than diseases like Ebola. The...

Disease of the Week: Rippling Muscle Disease

Rippling muscle disease is a condition characterized by unusual sensitivity of the muscles to movement and pressure. The disease is an autosomal dominant disorder, meaning one copy of the altered gene that codes for...