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A look into…Tay-Sachs Disease

Tay-Sachs disease (TSD) is a rare inherited and progressive disorder caused by the absence of beta-hexosaminidase (HexA). This missing enzyme, which has a role in helping to break down fatty acid derivatives, causes cells to become damaged, leading to progressive deterioration of the nervous system. In the general population, the…

Portfolio of Global Epidemiology Forecast Reports for Infectious Diseases

Significant financial investment and resources have been deployed by the Pharma industry in the pursuit of developing innovative treatment to address several infectious disease targets. Although Vaccines and some other targeted treatments have proven to be effective in the past, infectious diseases still pose a very serious threat to patients….

A look into…Gout

Gout is a form of arthritis, caused by a defect in the metabolism which results in a build up of uric acid. This particularly affects the smaller bones of the feet and especially the big toe. Some crystals can pack together to form hard and slowly expanding lumps which can…

A look into…Nocturia

Nocturia is the waking up at night to empty the bladder and is more common in the older population. As you get older your bladder loses it elasticity and your circulatory system may become less efficient, so that some fluids are left behind in the body’s tissues and then when…

A look into…Systemic Lupus Erythematosus

Lupus is an autoimmune disease that can affect different parts of the body including the heart, lungs, brain, kidneys, skin, and joints. In people unaffected by the disease, the body produces antibodies to fight against antigens on the surface of pathogens; however, in a person with Lupus, the immune system…