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June 15, 2014 - 04:55

A Turkish family suffers from a rare disorder that forces them to walk on all fours. Danish scientists have discovered how the disease works and at the same time solved a long-standing scientific mystery.

In Turkey an entire family walks on all fours because they suffer from a rare syndrome that strikes the centres in the small brain that control balance. Yes, that may sound ludicrous but it is a real thing.

Scientists from Aarhus University, Denmark, have finally found the biological cause of the family’s disorder -- in medical terms referred to as Cerebellar Ataxia, Mental Retardation, and Dysequilibrium Syndrome or simply CAMRQ.

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