News: Charity/disease awareness
Non-24-Hour Sleep–Wake Disorder (N24) is a rare, debilitating disorder that affects 55%–70% of the blind population and a small proportion of the sighted population. To help raise awareness for those affected by N24, this article explains the mechanism of the disorder, the extent to which it affects their lives, the difficulties in diagnosis and available treatments.
It is estimated that 800,000 people take their lives each year globally, equating to one person every 40 seconds. For World Mental Health Day, our article aims to improve awareness of suicide, reduce stigma and let those who are struggling know they are not alone.
To support Jeans for Genes Day 2019, here we focus on Huntington’s disease to raise awareness for the children and their families affected by this genetic disorder.