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Neurology 101: CSF profiling

Before the lumbar puncture, fluid from the nervous system was extracted via surgical means–often at great risk to the patient, and often with little benefit. When Heinrich Quincke finally described a dramatically safer technique...

Prions

The reason we call it Creuztfeldt-Jakob Disease originates from some of the first original descriptions. And if there is anything to remember about in medicine, if you want to be remembered for something, you’ve...