Degenerative disease

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Degenerative disease is the result of a continuous process based on degenerative cell changes, affecting tissues or organs, which will increasingly deteriorate over time.wikipedia
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Progressive supranuclear palsy

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Progressive supranuclear palsy
Progressive supranuclear palsy (PSP), also known as Steele–Richardson–Olszewski syndrome, is a degenerative disease involving the gradual deterioration and death of specific volumes of the brain.

Retinitis pigmentosa

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Retinitis pigmentosa (RP)
Retinitis pigmentosa (RP) is one of the most common forms of inherited retinal degeneration.

Progressive disease

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Progressive disease
Virtually all slowly progressive diseases are also chronic diseases in terms of time course; many of these are also referred to as degenerative diseases.

Tissue (biology)

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Degenerative disease is the result of a continuous process based on degenerative cell changes, affecting tissues or organs, which will increasingly deteriorate over time.

Organ (anatomy)

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Degenerative disease is the result of a continuous process based on degenerative cell changes, affecting tissues or organs, which will increasingly deteriorate over time.

Neurodegeneration

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In neurodegenerative diseases cells of the central nervous system stop working or die via neurodegeneration.

Alzheimer's disease

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An example of this is Alzheimer's disease.

Circulatory system

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The other two common groups of degenerative diseases are those that affect circulatory system (e.g. coronary artery disease) and neoplastic diseases (e.g. cancers).

Coronary artery disease

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The other two common groups of degenerative diseases are those that affect circulatory system (e.g. coronary artery disease) and neoplastic diseases (e.g. cancers).

Neoplasm

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The other two common groups of degenerative diseases are those that affect circulatory system (e.g. coronary artery disease) and neoplastic diseases (e.g. cancers).

Ageing

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Many degenerative diseases exist and some are related to aging.

Exercise

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Normal bodily wear or lifestyle choices (such as exercise or eating habits) may worsen degenerative diseases, but this depends on the disease.

Gene

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Sometimes the main or partial cause behind such diseases is genetic.

Genetic disorder

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Thus some are clearly hereditary like Huntington's disease.

Huntington's disease

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Thus some are clearly hereditary like Huntington's disease.

Virus

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Sometimes the cause is viruses, poisons or other chemicals.

Palliative care

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It might still be possible to alleviate the symptoms.

Amyotrophic lateral sclerosis

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Amyotrophic lateral sclerosis (ALS, Lou Gehrig's Disease)

Cancer

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The other two common groups of degenerative diseases are those that affect circulatory system (e.g. coronary artery disease) and neoplastic diseases (e.g. cancers).

Charcot–Marie–Tooth disease

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Charcot–Marie–Tooth disease (CMT)

Chronic traumatic encephalopathy

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Chronic traumatic encephalopathy

Cystic fibrosis

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Cystic fibrosis

Cytochrome c oxidase

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Some cytochrome c oxidase deficiencies (often the cause of degenerative Leigh syndrome)

Leigh syndrome

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Some cytochrome c oxidase deficiencies (often the cause of degenerative Leigh syndrome)

Ehlers–Danlos syndromes

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Ehlers–Danlos syndrome