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Currently in India, there are over 200,000 researchers working on numerous applications to better...
The global disease burden of meningitis remains unacceptably high, and progress lags substantially behind that of other vaccine-preventable diseases, warns a new analysis published in The...
RetiPharma, focusing on the development of products for the treatment of degenerative eye disorders based on an in vivo platform for translation...
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Autism spectrum disorders are neurodevelopmental disorders characterized by communication disorders, altered social interactions and sensory and...
Designing safe bridges and water systems for low-income communities is not always easy for engineers coming from highly industrialized places. A new discipline called contextual engineering helps engineers...
An international study published in the journal Blood by researchers led by Dr. Elie Haddad, a pediatric immunologist and researcher at CHU Sainte-Justine and professor at Université de Montréal, highlights the urgent need to develop better...
How do you prepare for a crisis? When does the general public have to be notified of a risk? And how should authorities deal...
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Outbreaks of norovirus in health care settings and outbreaks caused by a particular genotype of the virus are more likely...
Chapman University has been awarded an additional $2.9 million to study Alzheimer's disease, adding an existing $4 million in grant funding for the ongoing...
Researchers in the Department of Physiology & Biophysics at the University of California, Irvine School of Medicine have discovered the molecular basis for therapeutic...
A 15-minute scan could help diagnose brain damage in babies up to two years earlier than current methods....
Oregon State University researchers have discovered two key factors behind the intestinal inflammation that plagues people suffering from a disorder that affects their immune system.
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Ovarian cancer claims the lives of more than 14,000 in the U.S. each year, ranking fifth among cancer deaths in women.
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A computed tomography (CT) scan is a quick and painless way to diagnose an injury, abnormality or disease.
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Researchers in the Department of Physiology & Biophysics at the University of California, Irvine School of Medicine have discovered the molecular basis for therapeutic actions of an African folk medicine...
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In Parkinson's disease, toxic protein clumps accumulate in the brain's motor region. A study shows how targeting an enzyme could prevent this.
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In Parkinson's disease, toxic protein clumps accumulate in the brain's motor region. A study shows how targeting an enzyme could prevent this.
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Several neurological disorders may benefit from gene therapy. However, even when using the lead vector candidate for intrathecal administration, adeno-associated virus serotype 9 (AAV9), the strength and distribution...
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The diagnostic definition of indeterminate lung nodules as malignant or benign poses a major challenge for clinicians. We...
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The mosquito Aedes aegypti is a powerful, plentiful species: It populates six continents, can carry deadly viruses, and bites with abandon. But until recently, its genome was in tatters.
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Hepatitis C is a viral illness that affects the liver. Men tend to experience it at higher rates than women, but it is unclear why. Some...
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Health officials say a record number of tick-borne diseases _ more than 59,000 _ were reported last year.
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Hepatitis C is a viral infection that can cause substantial liver damage, particularly in the later stages. The treatment and outlook will depend on the progression of the...
VIDEO Why treat people and send them back to the conditions that made them sick? – Michael Marmot, The Health Gap, 2015
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Type 1 diabetes develops in childhood, requiring constant - often painful - management from the start. EU-funded researchers are testing an artificial pancreas that could transform...
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A defining feature of Parkinson's disease is the clumps of alpha-synuclein protein that accumulate in the brain's motor control area, destroying dopamine-producing...
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Every day, UNICEF works to help children that are victims of poverty, disease, conflict,...
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Before patients receive intravenous antimicrobial infusion therapy outside of the hospital - whether at home, a doctor's office or a skilled nursing...
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Alzheimer's disease is a progressive, neurodegenerative condition in which individuals exhibit memory loss, dementia, and impaired metabolism.
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The speed and error rate of DNA synthesis is influenced by the three-dimensional structure of the DNA. Using "third-generation" genome-wide DNA sequencing data, a team of...
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During the holiday season, it can be difficult for even the most determined of us to stick to a healthy diet. A piece of...
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New research has shown that many Australians with rare cancers can benefit from genomic profiling. The findings of the patient-driven trial are being presented today at...
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A new technology that relies on a moth-infecting virus and nanomagnets could be used to edit defective genes that give rise to diseases like...
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Old age is the greatest risk factor for many diseases, including Alzheimer's disease (AD) and cancer. Geroprotectors are a recently identified class...
Gum disease and diabetes are chronic conditions that increase with age. The link between the two diseases goes both ways. It is thought that inflammation in the body is the connection- in fact, gum disease is the most...
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Risk factors for cardiovascular disease closely track with changes in eating patterns, even only after a month or so.
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Lifting weights for less than an hour a week may reduce your risk for a heart attack or stroke by...
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For people with conditions such as cystic fibrosis and COPD, mucus can get too thick and sticky; coughing alone can't...
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The speed and error rate of DNA synthesis is influenced by the three-dimensional structure of the DNA. Using "third-generation" genome-wide DNA sequencing data, a team of researchers from Penn State...
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Acute flaccid myelitis (AFM) is a rare, debilitating disease with symptoms that mimic polio.
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Kata Carter was diagnosed with breast cancer when her youngest daughter was three-months-old.
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Old age is the greatest risk factor for many diseases, including Alzheimer's disease (AD) and cancer. Geroprotectors are a recently identified class of anti-aging compounds. New research has...
A new study has identified unique functional brain networks associated with characteristic behaviors of autism spectrum disorder (ASD) in 12- and 24-month old children at risk for developing ASD.
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"Wishes make life better for kids with critical illnesses.”
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Bioengineers have combined a virus that infects moths with magnetic nanoparticles to create a potential new therapy for inherited genetic diseases like muscular dystrophy, sickle cell, cystic fibrosis, spinal muscular atrophy and some forms of cancer.
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Brain research that featured at a recent conference suggests that the potential benefits and harms of marijuana or its compounds vary with age and...
Brain research that featured at a recent conference suggests that the potential benefits and harms of marijuana or its compounds vary with age and disease.
According to new research, epigenetic changes found in the offspring exposed to maternal smoking during pregnancy or in current smokers are linked...
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The brains of teenage girls who engage in serious forms of self-harm, including cutting, show features similar to those seen in adults with borderline personality disorder,...
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New research, presented at the American Heart Association's Scientific Sessions meeting, finds that heart attacks are no longer an 'old man's disease.'
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More children have been diagnosed with a mysterious paralyzing illness, and U.S. health officials still aren't sure what's causing it
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A new study shows that food insecurity in pregnant women being treated for opioid use disorder may be associated with increased risk for their infants receiving...
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Experimental therapy could repair mutations that cause genetic diseases.
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Driverless cars will usher in a transport utopia, at least according to many of their proponents. Concept art for these futuristic vehicles often show passengers sat...
Positrons are short-lived subatomic particle with the same mass as electrons and a positive charge. They are used in medicine, e.g. in positron emission tomography (PET), a diagnostic imaging method for metabolic disorders. Positrons also exist...
Researchers have developed a synthetic molecule that can recognize and bind to double-stranded DNA or RNA under normal physiological conditions. The molecule could provide a new platform for developing methods for the diagnosis and treatment of genetic conditions.
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An award-winning Purdue University technology is showing increasing promise in helping to detect foodborne pathogens in real time. It's a problem that...
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A new technology that relies on a moth-infecting virus and nanomagnets could be used to edit defective genes that give rise to diseases like sickle cell, muscular dystrophy and cystic...
The American Heart Association and the American Diabetes Association today launched their new, multi-year...
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VIDEO The Australian Academy of Science is urging parents to vaccinate their children against all strains of meningococcal disease, after a recent spike in cases...
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A new study has identified unique functional brain networks associated with characteristic behaviors of autism spectrum disorder in 12- and 24-month old children at...
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Low-dose treatment with trimethylamine N-oxide — a compound linked with the consumption of fish, seafood and a primarily vegetarian diet...
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Sports concussions, Parkinson's disease, and hormone therapy for cancer - all can have memory loss as symptoms. But do the biochemical processes of each type of memory loss have anything...
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When mental illness hijacks Margaret Rodgers' mind, she acts out. Rodgers, 35, lives with depression and bipolar disorder. When left unchecked, the conditions drive the Alabama woman to...
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Computer scientists at Carnegie Mellon University say neural networks and supervised machine learning techniques can efficiently characterize cells that have been studied using single cell RNA-sequencing...
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In a report in The American Journal of Pathology investigators describe the generation of a successful novel transgenic rat model that accumulates amyloid specifically in brain...
Alzheimers more... NEWS MEDICAL 2 days
At the sharp end of conflict in Syria, in a schoolchild's bag in Kenya, whether fighting deadly diseases or studying forestry, the smartphone has become ubiquitous in just over a decade.
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Cimone Stills, 15, has a medical condition that has caused her to have multiple seizures a day for most of her life. Specifically, she has treatment-resistant generalized epilepsy...
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Nearly two thirds of Americans (65%) say antibiotic resistance is a public health problem and a strong majority (81%) say they are...
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Carnegie Mellon University researchers have developed a synthetic molecule that can recognize and bind to double-stranded DNA or RNA under normal physiological conditions. The molecule could provide a new platform...
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Children's Hospital Colorado pediatric gastroenterologist, Michael Narkewicz, MD, recently shared results of the Prospective Study of Ultrasound to...
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A research team led by Dr. Kim Innes, a professor in the West Virginia University School of Public Health, has...
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Only a tiny fraction of patients hospitalized for COPD, or chronic obstructive pulmonary disease, participate in a pulmonary rehabilitation program following hospitalization, even though such programs...
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The constant battle for dominance between disease-causing bacteria and our immune systems has led to the evolution of some crafty warfare tactics on both sides.
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The protein klotho has been shown to promote longevity and counteract aging-related impairments. Having more klotho seems to allow for longer and healthier lives, whereas a depletion of this molecule...
Aging more... NEWS MEDICAL 3 days
Mapping of a certain group of cells, known as oligodendrocytes, in the central nervous system of a mouse model of multiple sclerosis, shows that they might...
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Scientists at the University of Liverpool have discovered a new and important function of a toxin produced by disease-causing bacteria that could have significant implications for future vaccine design.
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Researchers have discovered a possible path forward in preventing the development of cancers tied to two viruses, including the virus that causes infectious mononucleosis -- more...
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Researchers from the University of Minnesota, the Howard Hughes Medical Institute, and the University of Toronto have discovered a possible path forward in preventing...
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Researchers are recommending doctors be more aggressive with statins to lower cholesterol.
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Heart disease is the leading cause of death in the U.S. A group of physicians at Johns Hopkins Medicine and the American Heart Association have released...
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Scientists at the University of Liverpool have discovered a new and important function of a toxin produced by disease-causing bacteria that could have significant implications for future vaccine design.
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The constant battle for dominance between disease-causing bacteria and our immune systems has led to the evolution of some crafty warfare tactics on both sides.
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Researchers have developed a synthetic molecule that can recognize and bind to double-stranded DNA or RNA under normal physiological conditions. The molecule could provide a new platform for developing methods for the diagnosis and treatment of genetic conditions.
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Altering levels of a molecule that T cells need to grow could help the body fight cancer and lead to...
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Some people with chronic obstructive pulmonary disease (COPD) find that extremes in humidity can trigger or worsen symptoms. Managing exposure to humidity can help reduce or prevent COPD flare-ups. Learn more here.
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Researchers have evidence that Kawasaki Disease (KD) does not have a single cause. By studying weather patterns and geographical distributions of patients in San Diego, the research team determined that this inflammatory disease likely has multiple...
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Heart complications in patients diagnosed with bacterial pneumonia are more serious than in patients diagnosed with viral pneumonia, according to new research.
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Carnegie Mellon University researchers have developed a synthetic molecule that can recognize and bind to double-stranded DNA or RNA under normal physiological conditions. The molecule could provide a new platform for developing methods for the diagnosis and treatment...
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Two large new clinical trials have examined the benefits of vitamin D and fish oil supplements for staving off heart...
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People with chronic obstructive pulmonary disease (COPD) can improve their symptoms using various home remedies. These may include breathing exercises, essential oils, and supplements. Learn about home remedies for COPD here.
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When it comes to reducing inflammation to decrease the risk of heart disease and stroke, results from the much-anticipated Cardiovascular Inflammation Reduction Trial indicate that targeting...
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A new study has found that Kawasaki disease (KD) is not caused by one single factor but has multiple environmental triggers.
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Under the leadership of Petr Cígler from the Institute of Organic Chemistry and Biochemistry (IOCB Prague) and Martin Hrubý from the Institute of Macromolecular...
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Researchers at University of California San Diego School of Medicine, Scripps Institution of Oceanography, and international collaborators have evidence that Kawasaki Disease does not have a single cause.
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Exposure to blue light significantly decreases systolic blood pressure and increases heart rate, lowering the risk of developing...
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Under the leadership of Petr Cígler from the Institute of Organic Chemistry and Biochemistry and Martin Hrubý from the Institute of Macromolecular Chemistry, both of which...
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Could our blood hold the molecular secrets to a fountain of youth, preventing age-related brain disorders? Are brain aging and Alzheimer's disease caused by a failure of interconnected systems in our bodies,...
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A new study presented at the American Heart Association Scientific Session conference found that testing a patient's coronary calcium levels is a...
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A team of Salk Institute researchers led by President Rusty Gage has been awarded $19.2 million over eight years by the American Heart Association-Allen...
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Hospital discharges to 'no fixed address' – here's a much better way
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Australian Academy of Science urges parents to vaccinate children against meningococcal disease
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Singing may reduce stress, improve motor function for people with Parkinson's disease
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Virtual reality therapy has real-life benefits for some mental disorders
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Dogs trained to sniff out malaria
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Air pollution kills 600,000 children with India being worst affected says WHO
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MRI tool watches how electrical stimulation could cure digestive disorders
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How to mass produce cell-sized robots
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Breast Cancer as a Dynamic Disease
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Cases of Acute Flaccid Myelitis on the rise across U.S.
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