Diseases (814 News)

Is Genetic Predisposition to Alzheimer’s Disease Related to Adiposity and Cardiometabolic Risk Factors Among Children?

Oct 7, 2018 10:00 am
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Genetic predisposition to Alzheimer's disease is linked to an increased risk of cardiometabolic disorders already in childhood, a new study from F...

The Largest Genetic Study of Varicose Veins Provide a New Evidence for the Condition

Oct 1, 2018 10:00 am
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The taller you are, the more likely you are to develop varicose veins, according to a study led by Stanford University School of Medicine researchers ...

CRISPR Gene-Editing Technique May Help Stopping Duchenne Muscular Dystrophy Progression

Sep 18, 2018 10:00 am
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DALLAS – Aug. 30, 2018 – Scientists for the first time have used CRISPR gene editing to halt the progression of Duchenne muscular dystroph...

A Novel New Way to Treat Asthma

Sep 16, 2018 12:00 pm
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An invisible particle enters your lungs. The next thing you know breathing becomes difficult. You are having as asthma attack. Asthma is one of the mo...

Understanding the Effects of Aging on Mitochondria

Sep 16, 2018 11:00 am
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Defective energy production in old neurons might explain why our brains are so prone to age-related diseases. Salk researchers used a new method to di...

The First Large-scale, Community-Based Trial on Cognitively Unimpaired People

Sep 15, 2018 12:00 pm
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Elevated brain amyloid in individuals without dementia is associated with a dramatically higher risk for subsequent amnestic mild cognitive impairment...

A New Study Links the Emergence of Drug-resistant Bacteria to the hotter Climate

Sep 13, 2018 11:00 am
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A person’s chances of acquiring a drug-resistant infection may be higher if she lives in a warmer area. A study appearing today in Nature Cli...

The Tuberculosis Bacteria may Provide a Possible Explanation of the Cause of Parkinson's Disease

Sep 12, 2018 1:00 pm
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The mechanism our immune cells use to clear bacterial infections like tuberculosis (TB) might also be implicated in Parkinson's disease, according...

Optogenetics Provides a less Toxic Remedy to debilitating gastrointestinal conditions

Sep 10, 2018 11:00 am
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A novel light therapy is being investigated as an alternative to prescription drugs to relieve chronic constipation and other intestinal disorders whi...

A Malfunctioning Gene May Associated with Ankylosing Spondylitis

Sep 4, 2018 11:00 am
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A new Michigan State University study has found that a malfunctioning gene associated with a common arthritic disease that often starts in teenager...

Prenatal Exposure to the DDT Toxin may be Related to Autism

Sep 4, 2018 10:00 am
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National birth cohort study finds DDT metabolites in the blood of pregnant women are associated with elevated odds of autism in offspring. A s...

Measuring the Levels of Acetyl-L-Carnitine (LAC) Could Be a Biomarker Tool to Diagnose Major Depressive Disorder (MDD)

Sep 3, 2018 10:00 am
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Depression is not a single disease. The term refers to a cluster of feelings and behaviors, brought on by a variety of underlying causes. And, unfortu...

Diabetes and Vitamin D Deficiency

Sep 2, 2018 1:00 pm
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Vitamin D is essential for good health. Unlike other vitamins, the main source of vitamin D is from our skin after exposure to sunlight. A mild lack o...

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...


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