With Fragile X syndrome, sometimes just called Fragile X, the “X” refers to the X chromosome, where the disease gene is located. The “fragile” refers to the fact that under a microscope, the X chromosome looks fragile or broken at the site of the mutation. That’s because the chromatin which… Continue Reading Fragile X Syndrome – causes, symptoms, diagnosis, treatment, pathology

Hey there… ouch! Guys, never talk while shaving. But hey, why do you even need shaving? Well, looky here, I’ve got something for you. Yeah, that’s my time machine, and we’re going to explore why we like to get rid of our hair so much, because the answer is (spoiler… Continue Reading Why There’s No Hair on Our Bodies Any Longer

GOOD AFTERNOON. I WAS CHARGED WITH TALKING ABOUT THE TREATMENT OF CHRONIC RECURRENT MULTI-FOCAL OSTEOMYELITIS. SO, ALSO CALLED CNL, CAN EVERYONE HEAR ME? IT’S AN AUTO-INFLAMMATORY DISEASE, WHY WE’RE HERE. OCCURS PREDOMINANTLY IN CHILDREN, MORE OFTEN GIRLS THAN BOYS. THEY PRESENT WITH BONE PAIN, WITH OR WITHOUT FEVER. AND THEY… Continue Reading Treatment of Patients with CRMO

THANK YOU FOR THE INVITATION TO TALK TODAY ABOUT THE MOST COMMON PERIODIC FEVER SYNDROME IN CHILDREN, PERIODIC FEVER AT THE STOMATITIS, (INDISCERNIBLE) IF YOU WANT TO SAY AN EXTRA SILL ABLE. THE MOST COMMON PERIODIC FEVER IN CHILDREN. BUT THE PREVALENCE ISN’T WELL CHARACTERIZED IN A STUDY FROM NORWAY… Continue Reading Treatment of Patients with PFAPA

THANK YOU FOR THE INVITATION TO GIVE THIS TALK. I WANT TO THANK RAPHAELA FOR THE TITLE GIVEN TO ME MY TALK. WHAT AN UNDIFFERENTIATED INFLAMMATION. LET’S SEE. WE FACE SOME CHALLENGES WHEN CONSIDERING AUTOINFLAMMATION IN GENERAL, THE PUNCH LINE REALLY IS UNDIFFERENTIATED AUTOINFLAMMATION IS WHEN YOU& HAVE NO IDEA… Continue Reading Diagnosis and Treatment of the “Undifferentiated Patient,” Part 2

Psoriasis is a very common inflammatory skin condition affecting about 3% of the world population. It is a CHRONIC disease that evolves in the form of RECURRENT inflammatory flare-ups followed by periods of partial or complete remission. Psoriasis can begin at any age but often develops in young adulthood. The… Continue Reading Psoriasis: Types, Symptoms, Causes, Pathology, and Treatment, Animation

– [Dr. Sinclair]: But if you’re wondering why are we testing the eyes, we’re testing glaucoma, and blindness in old mice, it’s because that’s already on the market for AAV, so viral use. And it’s localized, so if there’s any problem, it’s not going to hurt the rest of the… Continue Reading Induced pluripotent stem cells used to treat macular degeneration | David Sinclair

Translator: Rhonda Jacobs Reviewer: Ellen Maloney So, it all came to life in a dark bar in Madrid, and as I was stepping into the bar, I encountered my colleague from McGill, Michael Meaney. And we’re drinking a few beers, and like scientists do, he told me about his work.… Continue Reading Epigenetics – our bodies’ way to change the destiny written in our DNA | Moshe Szyf | TEDxBratislava

Allergy refers to abnormal reactions of the immune system to otherwise harmless substances. Normally, the immune system raises immune response to protect the body from foreign invaders, such as bacteria or viruses, but does not react to non-infectious environmental antigens. In people with allergies, however, the immune system also reacts… Continue Reading Allergy – Mechanism, Symptoms, Risk factors, Diagnosis, Treatment and Prevention, Animation

Translator: Anaë François Reviewer: Denise RQ I wanted to start off by asking a question to everyone in the room, and you can take a minute to think about this question. I wanted to ask what do you find most beautiful? And not in the world, like butterflies and flowers,… Continue Reading My story is painted on my body | Chantelle Brown-Young | TEDxTeen