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Rare Type of Cells in the Human Airway Might Be the Future Target for Cystic Fibrosis Therapy

Aug 15, 2018 11:00 am
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In separate studies published online in Nature on Aug. 1, two independent research teams report the discovery of a new, rare type of cell in the hu...

The Latest Test for Thyroid Nodules

Aug 5, 2018 11:00 am
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BOSTON — New data on the latest versions of two top genomic sequencing classifiers (GSC) demonstrate the increasing ability of molecular testing...

Genetic Engineering is Inneciant from Causing Celiac Disease

Aug 2, 2018 10:00 am
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New research shows that the immune-reactive agents of modern wheat have been around a long time, and are not necessarily a product of recent geneti...

A New Telltale Protein Sign for Alzheimer's Disease

Aug 1, 2018 11:00 am
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One of the telltale signs of Alzheimer’s disease (AD) is sticky plaques of ß-amyloid protein, which form around neurons and are thought...

Telomers and Diseases

Aug 1, 2018 10:00 am
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A team of Sydney scientists has made a groundbreaking discovery in telomere biology, with implications for conditions ranging from cancer to ageing...

Inflammatory Signaling and their Role in Atrial Fibrillation

Jul 29, 2018 5:00 pm
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Interfering with inflammatory signals produced by heart muscle cells might someday provide novel therapeutic strategies for atrial fibrillation, ac...

Obesity As Risk Factor for Cardiovascular Diseases among Metabolically Healthy Individuals

Jul 26, 2018 4:00 pm
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Obesity remains a risk factor for cardiovascular disease even among those who are otherwise "metabolically healthy," new data from the Nurse...

A Closer Look into the Genetic Mutation that Cause Heart Defects

Jul 24, 2018 4:00 pm
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Heart defects are the most common type of birth defect, and can be caused by mutations in the gene CHD4. Researchers at the UNC School of Medicine hav...

How Could Cell-Free DNA Help Us With Monitoring Urinary Tract Infections? This Novel Method Might Do

Jul 24, 2018 12:00 pm
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Using shotgun DNA sequencing, Cornell University researchers have demonstrated a new method for monitoring urinary tract infections (UTIs) that sur...

Exosomes are involved in Alzheimer's disease Progression

Jul 23, 2018 3:00 pm
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The waste-management system of the cell appears to play an important role in the spread of Alzheimer's disease in the brain. A new study has focus...

The Influential Genetic Factors in Brain Energy Conversion and Their Role in Alzheimer's Disease

Jul 22, 2018 12:00 pm
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The strongest genetic risk factor for Alzheimer's disease may impair the brain's ability to convert its primary fuel source into usable energy...

Asexual Reproduction Is the Rule for Trichophyton Rubrum

Jul 22, 2018 11:00 am
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The sexual habits of Trichophyton rubrum, the fungus that causes athlete’s foot and other kinds of skin and nail infections, were the focus of a...

Genome Editing of PCSK9 in Liver Leads to Stable Reduction in Serum Cholesterol

Jul 22, 2018 10:00 am
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Genome Editing Reduces Cholesterol in Large Animal Model, Laying the Groundwork for In-Human Trials. Penn study finds genome editing in non-human p...

Hexakisphosphate Helps HIV Avoid Destroying by the Host’s Immune System

Jul 21, 2018 11:00 am
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Scientists from UNSW Sydney and the UK have discovered that the human immunodeficiency virus (HIV) hijacks a small molecule from the host cell to prot...

New Noninvasive Technique for Precisely Controlling Brain Circuits Could One Day Help Treat Neurological Conditions

Jul 21, 2018 10:00 am
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In the maze of our brains, there are various pathways by which neural signals travel. These pathways can go awry in patients with neurological and psy...

Identification of the Cellular Mechanism that Leads to Neurodegeneration in Parkinson’s Disease

Jul 16, 2018 5:00 pm
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Northwestern Medicine scientists identified a cellular mechanism that leads to neurodegeneration in patients with Parkinson’s disease, according...

Aproval of First Artificial Iris to Treat Iris Defects that Reduce Sensitivity to Bright Light and glare

Jul 15, 2018 4:00 pm
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The US Food and Drug Administration (FDA) has approved the first artificial iris for use in adults and children with congenital aniridia or iris defec...

Breakthrough Discovery that may Help us Combat Neurological Diseases that Inhibit Memory

Jul 15, 2018 2:00 pm
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Memory, learning and cognitive flexibility depend on a protein 'off-switch' in the brain, according to a breakthrough discovery made by an int...

Gene Therapy Finds Its Way to Cure Kidney Cells

Jul 15, 2018 9:00 am
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Gene therapy has gained momentum in the past year, following the federal government’s approval of the first such treatments for inherited retina...

Common Genotype for Certain Brain Disorders

Jul 14, 2018 9:00 am
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Symptoms of schizophrenia and bipolar disorder, including psychosis, depression and manic behavior, have both shared and distinguishing genetic factor...


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