The Family That Couldn't Sleep

The Family That Couldn't Sleep

A Medical Mystery

Book - 2006
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Explores prions, enigmatic brain proteins, and their influence on human life, examining the case of an Italian family victimized for two centuries by a fatal familial insomnia, and the links between prions and various brain maladies.
Publisher: New York : Random House, 2006
Edition: 1st edition
ISBN: 9781400062454
1400062454
Characteristics: xxxi, 299 pages ; 25 cm

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Persnickety77
Nov 29, 2014

i learned way too much about prions after reading this to ever feel really comfortable again.
very very creepy

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