Demyelinative Diseases

This group of diseases has long been the most familiar of all the white matter disorders. Multiple sclerosis is the prototype white matter disease of the central nervous system, affecting the spinal cord as well as the brain, and has been a major clinical and research interest of neurologists since the time of Jean Marie Charcot, who made many important observations about the disease in the late 19th century. In part because they tend to affect patients at early stages in life, demyelinative diseases are a significant source of neurologic disability. Study of these diseases has also been stimulated by the likelihood that their pathogenesis can shed light on many aspects of neural dysfunction.

Breaking Bulimia

Breaking Bulimia

We have all been there: turning to the refrigerator if feeling lonely or bored or indulging in seconds or thirds if strained. But if you suffer from bulimia, the from time to time urge to overeat is more like an obsession.

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