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Creutzfeldt-Jakob disease

Creutzfeldt–Jakob disease (CJD) is a fatal, degenerative brain disorder that causes rapidly progressive dementia and loss of muscle control. It

Myotonic dystrophy

What is myotonic dystrophy? Myotonic dystrophy is a muscle condition that falls under the umbrella term ‘muscular dystrophy’. The muscular

Narcolepsy and cataplexy

Narcolepsy means excessive daytime sleepiness. Most of us sometimes feel tired and sleepy during the day. But even when we

9 pieces of medical jargon you might not understand

Patients have expressed a strong desire to see the medical jargon in correspondence between specialists and their GPs translated into

Hyperparathyroidism

Hyperparathyroidism is a condition where the parathyroid glands (found in your neck) make too much parathyroid hormone. Parathyroid hormone helps

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