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Scientists Find Cure for Neurocysticercosis, a Major Cause of Seizures

February 10, 2012

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Neurocysticercosis is caused when people ingest pork that has gone bad and is the root cause of several types of seizures. In a new study that was published in the journal PLoS Pathogens, scientists at the Baylor College of Medicine have discovered that Substance P is the culprit of neurocysticerosis. Neurocysticercosis is the main reason […]

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