Diseases (509 News)

Predicting Graft Versus Host Disease by a Simple Blood Test

Feb 21, 2017 5:00 pm
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This international study at 11 cancer centers examined blood samples from almost 1,300 bone marrow transplant patients and found that two proteins pre...

Researchers Identify Role of Amygdala in ASD Pathology

Feb 21, 2017 3:00 pm
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Researchers at Rosalind Franklin University of Medicine and Science have induced empathy-like behavior by identifying then manipulating a brain circui...

Immune Response to Parasitic Protein Causes Nodding Syndrome

Feb 21, 2017 11:00 am
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Researchers at the National Institutes of Health have uncovered new clues to the link between Nodding syndrome, a devastating form of pediatric epilep...

Study Explains Why Females are More Susceptible to Allergic Diseases

Feb 21, 2017 9:00 am
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Michigan State University researchers are the first to uncover reasons why a specific type of immune cell acts very differently in females compared to...

Researchers Provide New Insights on Invasion Process of Malaria Parasite

Feb 20, 2017 9:00 pm
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A team at the Wellcome Trust Sanger Institute has discovered how a promising malarial vaccine target - the protein RH5 - helps parasites to invade hum...

Neurological And Psychiatric Disorders Caused By An Aberrant Synapse Protein

Feb 20, 2017 1:00 pm
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'Timing is everything' in the transmission of signals between neurons in the brain. Most of the complex functions that humans are capable o...

Genes liked to Malaria persistance

Feb 19, 2017 9:00 pm
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The ability of malaria parasites to persist in the body for years is linked to the expression of a set of genes from the pir gene family, scientists f...

Designer compound may untangle damage leading to some dementias

Feb 19, 2017 7:00 pm
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In a study of mice and monkeys, National Institutes of Health funded researchers showed that they could prevent and reverse some of the brain injur...

A Single Blood Test to Differentiate Parkinson's From Similar Diseases

Feb 19, 2017 5:00 pm
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A simple blood test may be as accurate as a spinal fluid test when trying to determine whether symptoms are caused by Parkinson's disease or anoth...

Role of Antioxidants in Protecting From Hearing Loss

Feb 19, 2017 11:00 am
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Severe hearing loss is the third most prevalent chronic condition in older Americans and more than 15% of people in their 30s are also affected. The c...

New Noninvasive Preimplantation Genetic Screening

Feb 19, 2017 9:00 am
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Agilent Technologies Inc. (NYSE: A) today announced that it is extending its collaboration with the Centre for Human Genetics of the University of Leu...

Tissue Healing Response Following A Heart Attack

Feb 18, 2017 5:00 pm
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In the weeks following a heart attack, the injured heart wall acquires more collagen fibers that are significantly less stiff due to a lack of fiber c...

Potential New Drug to Treat Multiple Sclerosis

Feb 18, 2017 9:30 am
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A research team led by scientists from Brigham and Women's Hospital has revealed how an FDA-approved drug works in the central nervous system in m...

New Drug Candidate to Treat Alzheimer

Feb 17, 2017 11:00 am
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Tau is a key brain protein involved in Alzheimer's disease and other brain diseases. Aggregates of Tau known as "neurofibrillary tangles"...

Link Between Glucose deprivation and Demantia

Feb 17, 2017 9:00 am
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One of the earliest signs of Alzheimer's disease is a decline in glucose levels in the brain. It appears in the early stages of mild cognitive imp...

Using a Natural Compound to Treat Parkinson

Feb 16, 2017 5:00 pm
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A naturally-occurring compound has been found to block a molecular process thought to underlie Parkinson's Disease, and to suppress its tox...

Crohn's Disease Bacteria Drives Arthritis

Feb 16, 2017 1:00 pm
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Patients with Crohn's disease, a type of inflammatory bowel disease (IBD) that causes abdominal pain and diarrhea, can also experience joint pain....

Signs of Autism from Early stages of Development

Feb 15, 2017 3:00 pm
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Autism is not a single condition, but a spectrum of disorders that affect the brain's ability to perceive and process information. Recent research...

Choosing Best Therapy for Myelodysplastic Syndrome based on Genetic Profiling

Feb 15, 2017 1:00 pm
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A single blood test and basic information about a patient's medical status can indicate which patients with myelodysplastic syndrome (MDS) are ...

Effect Tau Protein on Alzheimer's Disease

Feb 15, 2017 11:00 am
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NEW YORK, NY (Jan. 19, 2017)—Columbia University Medical Center (CUMC) researchers have discovered that the spatial disorientation that leads...


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