Diseases (564 News)

Recategorizing Diseases Based on Their Causes

Sep 19, 2017 3:00 pm
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Using health insurance claims data from more than 480,000 people in nearly 130,000 families, researchers at the University of Chicago have created a n...

Treating arthritis with algae

Sep 19, 2017 2:00 pm
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Arthritis is the most-widespread joint disease, with around 90 percent of all people over 65 being affected to varying degrees, but this degenerative ...

programming cells like little computers to Fight Diseases!

Sep 19, 2017 2:00 pm
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Led by Professor Alfonso Jaramillo in the School of Life Sciences, new research has discovered that a common molecule -- ribonucleic acid (RNA), which...

A Simple Treatment Option For Autoimmune Diseases!

Sep 13, 2017 11:00 am
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A protein which protects the fetus during pregnancy, HLA-G1, shows high potential for treating atopic dermatitis and other related diseases. Human ...

Altered mitochondria associated with increased autism risk

Sep 1, 2017 6:00 pm
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Mitochondria, the tiny structures inside our cells that generate energy, may play a key role in autism spectrum disorders (ASD). A provocative new stu...

New virtual model reveals details of declining lung function in mice

Aug 31, 2017 2:00 pm
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Scientists have developed a new virtual model of mouse lung function that illuminates the relative importance of different factors that contribute to ...

Damages of Fatty liver Are Not Limited to the Liver!

Aug 21, 2017 7:00 pm
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Scientists have discovered that a fatty liver can cause damage to other organs. They demonstrate the effects of fatty liver disease on the function of...

New biomarker found for group of rare metabolic diseases

Aug 12, 2017 6:00 pm
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A newly discovered biomarker associated with a rare metabolic disorder may facilitate better diagnosis and identification of new drugs for clinical tr...

It's not just what you eat, it's what's eating you

Aug 8, 2017 6:00 pm
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Restricting how much you eat without starving has been shown to robustly extend lifespan in more than 20 species of animals including primates. How th...

Neurodegenerative disease: RNA repeats put a freeze on cells

Jul 30, 2017 11:00 am
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Expansions of short nucleotide repeats produce several neurological and neuromuscular disorders including Huntington disease, muscular dystrophy, and ...

Enzyme inhibitor to treat Gulf War illness symptoms

Jul 23, 2017 3:00 pm
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At least 100,000 military veterans who served in the 1990-1991 Gulf War were exposed to chemical weapons, released into the air after the United State...

A Key Finding Offers New Hope For Better Treatment of Tuberculosis

Jul 17, 2017 3:00 pm
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A recent discovery by Cornell University researchers could lead to a new, effective treatment for persistent tuberculosis infections. Brian VanderV...

New clues found to common respiratory virus

Jul 3, 2017 11:00 am
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By age 2, most children have been infected with respiratory syncytial virus (RSV), which usually causes only mild cold symptoms. But people with weake...

Link Between Diabetic Mothers and The Neurological Birth Defects of Their Babies

Jun 3, 2017 4:00 pm
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A new study has found a link between neurological birth defects in infants commonly found in pregnant women with diabetes and several neurodegenerativ...

Systemic Sclerosis Linked to Imbalanced Gut Microbiome

May 23, 2017 10:00 am
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Americans and Norwegians with systemic sclerosis had higher levels of bacteria that can cause inflammation and lower levels of bacteria that are belie...

First Effective Sunscreen For Albinos

May 19, 2017 1:00 pm
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Chemists, materials scientists and nanoengineers at UC San Diego have created what may be the ultimate natural sunscreen. In a paper published in t...

New line of attack on spinal muscular atrophy

May 13, 2017 7:18 pm
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Though spinal muscular atrophy (SMA) in its most severe form remains incurable and fatal in early childhood, researchers are sustaining a multipronged...

Genetic finding may allow doctors to predict newborn health during pregnancy

May 12, 2017 9:32 pm
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UCLA scientists have discovered specific genetic changes in the placentas of women who gave birth to growth-restricted infants. These changes appear t...

Herbal Drug More Effective Than Standard Therapy in Curing Malaria

May 10, 2017 8:00 pm
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When the standard malaria medications failed to help 18 critically ill patients, the attending physician in a Congo clinic acted under the "compa...

Factors that spread and sustained the Ebola epidemic.

May 10, 2017 12:00 pm
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The 2013–2016 West African epidemic caused by the Ebola virus was of unprecedented magnitude, duration and impact. Here we reconstruct the dispe...


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