Congenital insensitivity to pain

August 1, 2018 0

Introduction Pain is an essential sensation that has developed in complex organisms as an evolutionary mechanism to signal impending danger. Without pain, day-to-day functions become incredibly compromised. Pain is responsible for triggering the adoption of […]

Multiple Sclerosis

December 29, 2017 0

Introduction Multiple sclerosis (MS) is a chronic, demyelinating, neurodegenerative disorder of the central nervous system (CNS). It is the most common cause of non-traumatic neurological damage among young adults, affecting approximately 0.24% of the North […]

Pathoprofile: Alzheimer’s

July 15, 2017 0

Alzheimer’s disease is an age-related neurodegenerative disorder characterized by gradual cognitive decline. With 44 million people affected worldwide, it is one society’s most prevalent degenerative diseases. The number of Canadians suffering from Alzheimer’s or a related […]