´Why We Sleep´ by Matthew Walker

Alexa McGuinness   ´Why We Sleep´ is a book written by Dr Matthew Walker, a neuroscientist who serves as the Director of the Center for Human Sleep Science at the University of California, Berkeley. The book is based on Walker´s decades of research into sleep and the effects of insufficient sleep on the human body. […]

Huntington’s disease: prevention and current innovations in treatment

Huntington’s disease: prevention and current innovations in treatment Jenny Chatzigerou Glossary Allele, Antibody, Autosomal, DNA, Gene, MicroRNA, mRNA, Neurodegenerative disorder, Neuron, Neuroleptic, Neurotransmitter, Nucleotide, Polymorphism, RNA Huntington’s disease (HD) is a genetic neurodegenerative disorder that was first described in 1872 by the physician George Huntington,1 in his seminal paper ‘On Chorea’.  Huntington described the condition […]