Woman’s Bizarre Talent Helps Doctors Diagnose Neurological Disorder

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Concerning Symptoms

Les began to experience tremors in his hands and feet, muscle rigidity, bradykinsesia, and stooped posture. It pained Joy to watch her husband growing sicker by the day. To their dismay were inconclusive. Finally, a neurologist diagnosed Les with an incurable condition...

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Parkinson's Disease

Twelve years after Joy got her first whiff of the seemingly permanent musk on her husband, he was diagnosed with Parkinson's disease—a neurodegenerative condition affects over 10 million people worldwide. Les was only 44 years old. Fortunately, they story didn't end there.

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The More You Know

  • The word "muscle" comes from a Latin term meaning "little mouse."
  • When two white-faced capuchin monkeys meet, they say hello by sticking their fingers into each other's noses.
  • Hippos have the largest mouths of any animal on land.
  • A group of bunnies is called a "fluffle."
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