Diseases (653 News)

Men are Luckier When It Comes To Autoimmune Diseases

Feb 17, 2018 3:00 pm
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High levels of testosterone in men is part of the reason that they are less likely than women to develop multiple sclerosis (MS), an autoimmune diseas...

The Black Lung Disease Is Back Again

Feb 17, 2018 1:00 pm
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An epidemic of severe and rapidly progressive black lung disease is emerging among coal miners in Appalachia. Case counts from just three clinics in t...

Can Brain Damage From Alcohol Be Reversed?

Feb 17, 2018 12:00 pm
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Heavy consumption of alcohol over an extended period can negatively affect the brain. Neurogenesis, the ability of the brain to produce new cells as n...

Genome Editing of Hematopoietic Stem Cells Using CRISPR-Cas9

Feb 15, 2018 3:00 pm
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Genome editing via homologous recombination (HR) (gene targeting) in human hematopoietic stem cells (HSCs) has the power to reveal gene–function...

a World With NO Arthritis

Feb 15, 2018 12:00 pm
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There may come a time when people won’t require surgery to replace their joints. One researcher, Denis Evseenko, MD, Ph.D., a scientist at Keck ...

Association Between Taste Receptors & Diseases

Feb 14, 2018 3:00 pm
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Do you find vegetables like brussels sprouts, kale, cabbage and broccoli disgustingly bitter? How about grapefruit juice or black coffee? If such f...

The Number Of Contact You Make Is An Indicator Of How Likely You Are Getting Or Passing Infection To Others

Feb 14, 2018 10:00 am
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Researchers wanted to know more about how social contact impacts the spread of epidemics, and studied the outbreak of Severe Acute Respiratory Syndrom...

The Prevalence Of The Sexually Transmitted Herpes Virus

Feb 13, 2018 10:00 am
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The prevalence of both genital and oral herpes simplex virus infections has declined steadily since 2000. Still, roughly half of middle-aged Americans...

Why are Women More Likely To Have a Stroke Than Men??

Feb 13, 2018 9:00 am
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Stroke occurs when parts of the brain are starved of oxygen due to a blocked blood vessel. Almost 800,000 people suffer a stroke every year, with wome...

The Reason Behind Resistance To Breast Cancer Treatment

Feb 12, 2018 6:00 pm
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At Magee-Womens Research Institute (MWRI) and UPMC Hillman Cancer Center, a large team of clinical and laboratory researchers dedicated to understandi...

a Very Promising & Effective Drug Its Only Problem Is Turning The Urine Into Vivid Blue

Feb 12, 2018 1:00 pm
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Tests in West Africa have found that a safe drug long used to treat urinary tract infections is also effective against malaria. But the medication has...

How Does The Immune System Distinguish Friends From Enemies

Feb 12, 2018 10:00 am
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It is the immune system’s duty to distinguish between helpful and harmful bacteria. Thanks to millions of years of humans and bacteria evolving ...

A Protein That Suppress The Brain's Ability To Learn

Feb 11, 2018 1:00 pm
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Researchers at the University of Toronto Mississauga (UTM) have determined that the presence of a particular protein in the brain may suppress the bra...

Zebrafish As a Perfect Model To Study Neurological Diseases

Feb 10, 2018 9:00 am
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Researching some neurological conditions can be difficult. Diseases like Alzheimer's, Parkinson's and Chronic Traumatic Encephalopathy (CTE) c...

Features That Enable Influenza Viruses To Recombine & Produce New Strains

Feb 8, 2018 9:00 am
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The current influenza outbreak—the worst across the United States in nearly a decade—is worrisome but still far less dire than a pandemic ...

High Blood Sugar Harms Blood Vessels in the Eyes, Kidneys & Heart.

Feb 6, 2018 10:00 am
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Individuals with type 1 diabetes often have additional problems with their eyes, kidneys, heart, and other organs due to high levels of blood glucose ...

New Discoveries About Positive-Strand RNA Viruses That Gives Hope For Broad-Spectrum Antivirals

Feb 5, 2018 3:00 pm
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Scientists at the Morgridge Institute for Research have discovered a new Achilles heel in the replication process of positive-strand RNA viruses, a cl...

Solving The Mystery That Has Eluded Scientists For Over 300 Year

Feb 5, 2018 10:00 am
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One of the most common gastric diseases in the world is due to a parasitic infection from Giardia parasites. New research has revealed how these patho...

Chronic Diseases May Rise Your Cancer's Risk

Feb 4, 2018 12:00 pm
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Chronic diseases such as heart disease and diabetes are serious health concerns by themselves, but to make matters worse, they may also raise a person...

Discovering A New Factor Contributing To Heart Failure

Feb 4, 2018 10:00 am
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When clusters of a particular molecule form in the heart muscle tissue, the heart struggles to function normally. While scientists are used to seeing ...


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