Tag Archives: Disease

Innovative Imaging Technology Effectively Measures Disease Severity in Rare Neurodegenerative Disorder

A rapid, non-invasive eye exam that uses innovative imaging technology effectively measures the severity of disease in patients with a rare neurodegenerative disease called Friedrich ataxia, according to a study by Weill Cornell Medicine, Weill Cornell Medicine-Qatar and NewYork-Presbyterian researchers. The results suggest that the exam, known as corneal confocal microscopy (CCM), could be a… Read More »

Medical News Today: 13 early signs of Parkinson's disease

The hallmark symptoms of Parkinson’s disease are tremors and slow, rigid movements. Small changes in a person’s movements and behavior can signal the onset of Parkinson’s disease before diagnosis. Parkinson’s disease is a nervous system disorder that affects around 1 percent of people aged 65 years and older. Symptoms usually develop slowly over several years.… Read More »

Chronic Wasting Disease In Tennessee, That Makes 24 States Potentially With 'Zombie' Deer

What will happen to CWD and the deer population in 2019? (Photo: Getty Images)Getty This has been a tough time for deer, and it has nothing to do with hauling a jolly big guy and presents on a sleigh. Back in January, I wrote for Forbes about how chronic wasting disease (CWD), otherwise known non-affectionately… Read More »