Items Tagged ‘brain disorder’

December 29, 2011

Gene behind fatal brain disorder isolated

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A blood test could help diagnose a devastating brain disorder that is often misdiagnosed and ends in fatality. People who inherit the abnormal gene CSF1R always develop HDLS (hereditary diffuse leukoencephalopathy with spheroids), a disorder of the brain’s white matter that leads to death between 40 and 60 years…’Given this finding, we may soon have […]

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Tags: brain disorder, Zbigniew K. Wszolek

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