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Fatal Familial Insomnia Summary

Description: An autosomal dominant disorder characterized by degeneration of the THALAMUS and progressive insomnia. It is caused by a mutation in the prion protein (PRIONS).

Also Known As: Insomnia, Fatal Familial; Familial Fatal Insomnia; Insomnia Familial Fatal; Familial Fatal Insomnias; Familial Fatal, Insomnia Show All >>

Networked: 90 relevant articles (0 outcomes, 6 trials/studies) for this Disease

Key Drugs and Agents for Fatal Familial Insomnia

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Drugs and Important Biological Agents (IBA) related to treatments:
  1. Codon (Codons) : 4 studies in 35 results : IBA
  2. Methionine (L-Methionine) : 2 studies in 15 results : FDA 30
  3. Valine (L-Valine) : 2 studies in 8 results : FDA 31
  4. Acquired CJD : 2 studies in 6 results : IBA
  5. Glucose (Dextrose) : 2 studies in 4 results : FDA 175 Generic
  6. Fluorodeoxyglucose F18 (Fludeoxyglucose F 18) : 2 studies in 2 results : FDA 2
  7. Progeria short stature pigmented nevi : 1 study in 1 result : IBA
  8. Prions : 15 results : IBA
  9. Proteins (Proteins, Gene) : 4 results : IBA
  10. Aspartic Acid (Aspartate) : 4 results : FDA 7
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Diseases Related to Fatal Familial Insomnia

  1. Prion Diseases (Transmissible Spongiform Encephalopathies)
  2. Creutzfeldt-Jakob Syndrome (Creutzfeldt-Jakob Disease)
  3. Kuru
  4. Scrapie
  5. Alzheimer Disease (Alzheimer's Disease)
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Key Therapies for Fatal Familial Insomnia

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