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Foster, who has long worked in the area of circadian rhythms, believes this research could provide the platform to help those with degenerative diseases as well as blindness and schizophrenia.
In a related story, neural stem cells are beginning to fulfill their promise for people with brain injuries and degenerative diseases
It will be further dissected to determine if Paddock suffered from health problems such as strokes, blood vessel diseases, tumors, some types of epilepsy, multiple sclerosis, degenerative disorders, physical trauma and infections.
One showed signs of a degenerative disease, but the others appear to have died of illnesses that didn't leave clear marks on their skeletons.
Not a month goes by without more grim news about a football player and a posthumous diagnosis of the degenerative brain condition chronic traumatic encephalopathy, or CTE.
In 2015, what turned out to be Wright’s degenerative spinal condition was first identified as a mere hamstring strain.
Domenici retired in 2009, citing a degenerative neurological condition.
In a related story, neural stem cells are beginning to fulfill their promise for people with brain injuries and degenerative diseases; Linda Marsa reports.
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Degenerative diseases—including cancer, glaucoma, Parkinson's, diabetes, arthritis, and leprosy—are usually contrasted with infectious diseases (diseases caused by bacteria, viruses, fungi, and protozoa). However, many infectious diseases (Lyme disease, AIDS, etc.) can cause a body or body part to degenerate, and infective organisms play a part in some degenerative diseases. Some degenerative diseases can be controlled; some can even be cured. But no one has yet discovered a way to reverse such degenerative conditions as multiple sclerosis, emphysema, or Alzheimer's.
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