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Age, gut bacteria contribute to MS disease progression, according to study
SCIENCE DAILY Gut bacteria at a young age can contribute to multiple sclerosis disease onset and progression, new research indicates. 13 hours
eDNA tool detects invasive clams before they become a nuisance
SCIENCE DAILY When seeking a cure for a disease, early detection is often the key. The same is true for eliminating invasive species. Identifying their presence in a lake before... 21 hours
Cardiorespiratory fitness is essential to reduce risk of coronary heart disease
SCIENCE DAILY New findings emphasize the importance of measuring and maintaining aerobic fitness. 21 hours
New studies highlight importance of cardiorespiratory fitness to reduce CVD risk
NEWS MEDICAL Coronary heart disease (CHD) is a leading cause of death for men in the U.S. Both cardiorespiratory fitness (CRF) and the blood triglyceride/high-density lipoprotein ratio (TG:HDL... 1 day
Like a baby: The vicious cycle of childhood obesity and snoring
SCIENCE DAILY Scientists looked at the relationships among maternal snoring, childhood snoring and children's metabolic characteristics -- including body mass index (BMI) and insulin resistance, which reflects future... 2 days
Researchers uncover mechanism that contributes to patterns of degeneration in AD
NEWS MEDICAL Alzheimer's disease (AD) is known to cause memory loss and cognitive decline, but other functions of the brain can remain intact. 2 days
Gut bacteria at young age can contribute to MS disease onset and progression, study suggests
NEWS MEDICAL Researchers at Rutgers Robert Wood Johnson Medical School published a study suggesting that gut bacteria at young age... 2 days
Molecular guardian defends cells, organs against excess cholesterol
SCIENCE DAILY Medical researchers have illuminated a critical player in cholesterol metabolism that acts as a molecular guardian in cells to help maintain cholesterol levels within a safe, narrow range. Known as Nrf1, it... 2 days
GM banana shows promise against deadly fungus strain
Science Magazine But consumer distrust could slip up disease-resistant variety 2 days
Brain astrocytes linked to Alzheimer's disease
SCIENCE DAILY Astrocytes, the supporting cells of the brain, could play a significant role in the pathogenesis of Alzheimer's disease (AD), according to a new study. This is the first time researchers discovered a direct association between astrocytes... 2 days
Parkinson's disease: What you need to know in wake of Jesse Jackson's diagnosis
ABC NEWS Answers to some of the more common questions about this disease. 2 days
Could this protein protect people against coronary artery disease?
SCIENCE DAILY The buildup of plaque in the heart's arteries is an unfortunate part of aging. But by studying the genetic makeup of people who maintain clear arteries into old age, researchers... 2 days
Secrets of Ebola unlocked in the heart of devastating outbreak
SCIENCE DAILY In a comprehensive and complex molecular study of blood samples from Ebola patients in Sierra Leone, a scientific team has identified signatures of Ebola virus disease that may... 2 days
Medical News Today: 'Good' cholesterol not so good at preventing heart disease
MNT Raising levels of the so-called good cholesterol by blocking the activity of a certain protein does not seem to protect against heart disease. 2 days
Environmental factors may trigger lupus onset, progression
SCIENCE DAILY While genetics play a role in the development of Lupus, a systemic autoimmune disease, so do environmental triggers, such as particulates in air pollution and ultraviolet light, says a researcher. 2 days
Gene discovery may halt worldwide wheat epidemic
SCIENCE DAILY A gene that enables resistance to a new devastating strain of stem rust, a fungal disease that is hampering wheat production throughout Africa and Asia and threatening food security worldwide, has been identified by... 2 days
eDNA tool detects invasive clams before they become a nuisance
PHYS.ORG When seeking a cure for a disease, early detection is often the key. The same is true for eliminating invasive species. Identifying their presence in a lake before... 2 days
Naturally occurring molecule may help prevent, treat atherosclerosis and gum disease
SCIENCE DAILY Resolvin E1, a molecule produced naturally in the body from an omega -3 fish oil, topically applied on gum tissues not only prevents and treats gum... 2 days
Study aims to involve parents in early intervention services for children with autism
NEWS MEDICAL Early diagnosis and intervention for a child with autism spectrum disorder (ASD) can help change the trajectory of their life. While children can be... 2 days
Scientists identify biomarkers that predict risk of death in Ebola patients
NEWS MEDICAL Scientists have identified a set of biomarkers that indicate which patients infected with the Ebola virus are most at risk of dying from the disease. 2 days
Dog ownership linked to lower mortality rate
SCIENCE DAILY A team of scientists have used national registries of more than 3.4 million Swedes aged 40 to 80 to study the association between dog ownership and cardiovascular health. Their study shows that dog owners... 2 days
Dog ownership associated with lower risk of death due to cardiovascular disease
NEWS MEDICAL A team of Swedish scientists have used national registries of more than 3.4 million Swedes aged 40 to 80 to study the association between... 2 days
How bacteria in the gut influence neurodegenerative disorders
SCIENCE DAILY Humans have roughly as many bacterial cells in their bodies as human cells, and most of those bacteria live in the gut. New research released today reveals links between the gut microbiome... 2 days
Researchers identify possible genetic basis for coronary artery disease
NEWS MEDICAL The buildup of plaque in the heart's arteries is an unfortunate part of aging. But by studying the genetic makeup of people who maintain clear arteries into old age, researchers... 2 days
How do atmospheric shifts affect soil-dwelling microbes?
PHYS.ORG Rising levels of carbon dioxide, ozone and other gases can affect crop growth. Microorganisms inside crops, on their roots or within nearby soil also influence crops by contributing nutrients, curbing disease and combating stresses... 2 days
Brain astrocytes could play key role in pathogenesis of Alzheimer's disease
NEWS MEDICAL Astrocytes, the supporting cells of the brain, could play a significant role in the pathogenesis of Alzheimer's disease (AD), according to a new study from the... 2 days
Philips announces launch of global movement to raise awareness for COPD
NEWS MEDICAL Ahead of World COPD Day on November 15, Royal Philips, a leader in health technology, today announced the launch of a global movement to raise awareness... 2 days
New dye could be used to observe electrical activity of neurons in the brain
NEWS MEDICAL Keele University researchers have designed a new dye that can be used to observe the electrical activity of neurons in... 2 days
WATCH: One family's story of hardships, triumphs with son who has rare craniofacial disorder
ABC NEWS Russel and Magda Newman share their family's incredible story of raising their son Nathaniel, who has an extremely rare congenital... 2 days
WATCH: Owning a dog linked to lower risk of death, study says
ABC NEWS Owning a dog is associated with a significantly lower risk of cardiovascular disease and death, according to a comprehensive new study published by a... 2 days
Scientists design new dye to observe electrical activity of neurons in the brain
NEWS MEDICAL Keele University researchers have designed a new dye that can be used to observe the electrical activity of neurons in the brain... 2 days
Philips launches global movement to raise awareness for COPD
NEWS MEDICAL Ahead of World COPD Day on November 15, Royal Philips, a leader in health technology, today announced the launch of a global movement to raise awareness for chronic obstructive pulmonary... 2 days
Fluorescence could help diagnose sick corals
SCIENCE-NEWS Diseased corals fluoresce less than healthy corals, and a new analysis technique can help spot the reduced glow. 2 days
Puppy Love: Owning a Dog Linked to Better Heart Health
LIVE SCIENCE Good news for dog owners: Man's best friend may help lower a person's risk of heart disease, a new study from Sweden finds. 2 days
New after school program may help children with ADHD thrive in classroom
NEWS MEDICAL School is tough for a lot of children, but the classroom can be especially stressful for kids struggling with attention deficit hyperactivity disorder (ADHD).... 3 days
Environmental triggers may play role in development of Lupus
NEWS MEDICAL While genetics play a role in the development of Lupus, a systemic autoimmune disease that can attack any organ system in the human body, so do environmental triggers, such as... 3 days
Treacher Collins syndrome: What you need to know
ABC NEWS Answers to some of the more common questions about the disorder. 3 days
Computer program finds new uses for old drugs
SCIENCE DAILY Researchers have developed a computer program to find new indications for old drugs. The computer program, called DrugPredict, matches existing data about FDA-approved drugs to diseases, and predicts potential drug efficacy. In... 3 days
Hot spots of tick-borne diseases in Mongolia
SCIENCE DAILY Given the critical role livestock play in Mongolia, transmission of tick-borne diseases can have very real health and economic implications for livestock and herders. Researchers have explored the interaction between nomadic herders, the livestock... 3 days
Discovery of natural molecule could lead to effective treatments for gum disease and atherosclerosis
NEWS MEDICAL Resolvin E1, a molecule produced naturally in the body from an omega -3 fish oil, topically applied on gum tissues not only... 3 days
U.S. health care system unprepared to move future Alzheimer's treatment into rapid clinical use
SCIENCE DAILY Advanced clinical trials are underway for at least 10 investigational therapies that have shown promise in slowing or blocking development... 3 days
Unlocking the secrets of Ebola
SCIENCE DAILY Scientists have identified a set of biomarkers that indicate which patients infected with the Ebola virus are most at risk of dying from the disease. The results come from one of the most in-depth studies ever of blood... 3 days
Family's hardships, triumphs with son who has rare craniofacial disorder
ABC NEWS Nathaniel Newman, who has Treacher Collins, has undergone nearly 60 surgeries. 3 days
Diagnostic test helps primary care docs rule out pathologic heart murmur in kids
SCIENCE DAILY Although heart murmur in children is usually harmless (referred to as innocent murmur), in a small number of cases it is symptomatic... 3 days
How the songbird changes its tune
SCIENCE DAILY Researchers have shown how the Bengalese finch, a domesticated songbird, can learn to tweak its song in specific ways depending on context, which could shed light on how the human brain learns to apply different rules... 3 days
Ancient enzyme could boost power of liquid biopsies to detect and profile cancers
SCIENCE DAILY Researchers are developing a new tool for liquid biopsy that can detect RNA biomarkers from cancer cells in a patient's blood much... 3 days
Gene discovery may halt worldwide wheat epidemic
PHYS.ORG University of California, Davis, researchers have identified a gene that enables resistance to a new devastating strain of stem rust, a fungal disease that is hampering wheat production throughout Africa and Asia and threatening... 3 days
FDA OKs new therapy for some hemophilia patients
ABC NEWS U.S. regulators have approved the first new treatment in nearly two decades to prevent internal bleeding in certain patients with hemophilia, an inherited blood-clotting disorder. 3 days
Scientists present a novel method to directly and rapidly destroy any protein in any kind of cell
PHYS.ORG In our bodies, proteins carry out almost all essential processes, and protein malfunction causes... 3 days
Two brain regions interact to help finches know when and how to tailor their songs for specific situations
PHYS.ORG Researchers at UC San Francisco have shown how the Bengalese finch, a... 3 days
California officials probe source of Legionnaires' cases
ABC NEWS Three new cases of Legionnaires' disease have been identified in Southern California and officials are looking at the possibility there may be a source outside Disneyland, where at least 11 of the patients visited... 3 days
Penn researchers single out bacterial enzyme behind gut microbiome imbalance linked to Crohn’s disease
NEWS MEDICAL Penn Medicine researchers have singled out a bacterial enzyme behind an imbalance in the gut microbiome linked to Crohn's disease. 3 days
Discovery of a promising medication for amyotrophic lateral sclerosis (ALS)
SCIENCE DAILY A drug used to treat schizophrenia has the potential to slow the progression of amyotrophic lateral sclerosis (ALS), a fatal neurodegenerative disease for which there is currently no... 3 days
Medical News Today: Psoriasis severity may influence type 2 diabetes risk
MNT A study shows that not only is psoriasis independently tied to risk of type 2 diabetes, but that the risk rises with severity of the skin... 3 days
Vaccine for cutaneous leishmaniasis: Advances in development
SCIENCE DAILY A research team is one step closer to developing an effective human vaccine for cutaneous leishmaniasis. During the team's more than four years of research, they discovered a vaccine formulation that resulted in a... 3 days
CRISPR shows potential to reduce diseases spread by mosquitoes
NEWS MEDICAL Research at the University of California, Riverside, have shown that it is possible for transgenic mosquitos to stably express the Cas9 enzyme in their germline. Cas9 addition will allow the... 3 days
Simple clinical test helps doctors exclude pathologic cardiac murmur in children
NEWS MEDICAL Although heart murmur in children is usually harmless (referred to as innocent murmur), in a small number of cases it is symptomatic of cardiac disease (referred... 3 days
Saving endangered African penguins
SCIENCE DAILY A first-of-its-kind study on prognostic health indicators in the endangered African Penguin provides invaluable information to preserve and rehabilitate this seabird. Competition with fisheries, oil spills, climate change, diseases and predators are all contributing factors in their dramatic population decline,... 3 days
Algorithm better at diagnosing pneumonia than radiologists
PHYS.ORG Stanford researchers have developed a deep-learning algorithm that evaluates chest X-rays for signs of disease. 3 days
New model provides better understanding of epidemic spreading in realistic circumstances
NEWS MEDICAL New approaches are needed to control the spread of epidemic diseases, according to the developers of a new model of the way pathogens can 'cooperate'. 3 days
Heart injury triggers irreversible dysregulation that alters cardiosplenic and cardiorenal networks
NEWS MEDICAL Heart failure after a heart attack is a global epidemic leading to chronic heart failure pathology. About 6 million people in the United States and 23... 4 days
Engineering the gut microbiome with 'good' bacteria may help treat Crohn's disease
SCIENCE DAILY Researchers have singled out a bacterial enzyme behind an imbalance in the gut microbiome linked to Crohn's disease. The new study suggests that wiping... 4 days
New dye gives scientists a clearer insight into the brain
SCIENCE DAILY Researchers have designed a new dye that can be used to observe the electrical activity of neurons in the brain and could lead to finding a new and... 4 days
Stem cell therapy fails to improve walking ability in people with PAD
NEWS MEDICAL A stem cell therapy did not improve walking ability in people with peripheral artery disease, although exercise did lead to significant improvements, according to... 4 days
Clinical trial results could lead to treatment of heart disease in Duchenne muscular dystrophy patients
NEWS MEDICAL After boys and young men with Duchenne muscular dystrophy received cardiac progenitor cell infusions, medical tests indicated that... 4 days
A human has been injected with gene editing tools to cure his disabling disease. Here’s what you need to know
Science Magazine What’s new and not so new about clinical... 4 days
Microbiome transplants provide disease resistance in critically-endangered Hawaiian plant
SCIENCE DAILY A team of researchers transplanted microbes to restore the health of a critically endangered Hawaiian plant that, until now, had been driven to extinction in the wild and only survived... 4 days
New study underpins the future of Person Centred Care
SCIENCE DAILY As health delivery moves away from disease-based models to person centered delivery, a new study addresses the development of a new practical tool to support organizations and practitioners in delivering... 4 days
[Research Articles] Apoptosis in mesenchymal stromal cells induces in vivo recipient-mediated immunomodulation
Science Magazine The immunosuppressive activity of mesenchymal stromal cells (MSCs) is well documented. However, the therapeutic benefit is completely unpredictable, thus raising concerns about MSC efficacy.... 4 days
[Research Articles] A role for bacterial urease in gut dysbiosis and Crohns disease
Science Magazine Gut dysbiosis during inflammatory bowel disease involves alterations in the gut microbiota associated with inflammation of the host gut. We used a... 4 days
[Research Articles] PD-L1 genetic overexpression or pharmacological restoration in hematopoietic stem and progenitor cells reverses autoimmune diabetes
Science Magazine Immunologically based clinical trials performed thus far have failed to cure type 1 diabetes... 4 days
Mutation in blood clotting gene may extend human life span
Science Magazine Study of Amish community suggests that alteration protects against age-related diseases 4 days
Gut bacteria are sensitive to salt: Link to autoimmune disease and hypertension
SCIENCE DAILY Common salt reduces the number of certain lactic acid bacteria in the gut of mice and humans according to a new study. This has... 4 days
Too Many Zzs? 9 Hours of Sleep May Raise Heart Risk in Older Women
LIVE SCIENCE ANAHEIM, Calif. — Getting too much sleep may increase the risk for heart disease in older women, early research suggests. 4 days
UTEP researchers one step closer to developing effective vaccine for cutaneous leishmaniasis
NEWS MEDICAL A research team at The University of Texas at El Paso is one step closer to developing an effective human vaccine for cutaneous leishmaniasis,... 4 days
Saving cavendish: Panama disease-resistant bananas
SCIENCE DAILY Researchers have developed and grown modified Cavendish bananas resistant to the devastating soil-borne fungus Fusarium wilt tropical race 4 (TR4), also known as Panama disease. 4 days
New light on pathogen cooperation
SCIENCE DAILY New approaches are needed to control the spread of epidemic diseases, according to the developers of a new model of the way pathogens can 'cooperate'. Their study examined the ways two pathogens work together, finding that cooperativity between... 4 days
Defects in cell's 'waste disposal system' linked to Parkinson's
SCIENCE DAILY Research points at a group of lysosomal storage disorder genes as potential major contributors to the onset and progression of Parkinson's disease. 4 days
Model sheds new light on pathogen cooperation
PHYS.ORG New approaches are needed to control the spread of epidemic diseases, according to the developers of a new model of the way pathogens can 'cooperate'. 4 days
Gobbling your food may harm your waistline and heart
SCIENCE DAILY People who eat slowly are less likely to become obese or develop metabolic syndrome, a cluster of heart disease, diabetes and stroke risk factors, according to preliminary research. 4 days
New chief of Global Fund says accountability is "imperative"
ABC NEWS The new executive director of the Global Fund to Fight AIDS, Tuberculosis and Malaria says he is committed to ensuring the group is as transparent as possible about how billions... 4 days
Scientists team up on study to save endangered African Penguins
PHYS.ORG With less than 25,000 breeding pairs in existence today, it is an uphill battle for the African Penguin, which calls South Africa home. The 60 percent drop in... 4 days
Hope for dogs with most common cardiorespiratory disease
PHYS.ORG Open-heart surgery to address the most common cardiorespiratory disease in dogs has been performed for the first time in Australia, at the University of Sydney's Veterinary Teaching Hospital.  4 days
Nanowires could be potential drug delivery tools for neurodegenerative diseases
NEWS MEDICAL Millions of Americans suffer from neurodegenerative diseases such as Alzheimer's and Parkinson's. Researchers have identified promising new treatments, such as cerebrolysin, but current clinical approaches are ineffective because... 4 days
Scientists synthesize analogues of substances used in pharmaceuticals
PHYS.ORG RUDN University chemists have synthesized new isoquinoline derivatives. Due to their biological activity, these compounds have applications in new drugs, including antispasmodics and bactericidal agents. Additionally, in the future, they could contribute... 4 days
Upping Coffee Intake May Reduce Risk of Heart Failure, Stroke
SCI-NEWS.COM Increased coffee consumption may be associated with a reduced risk of developing heart failure or having... 4 days
Can Young Blood Really Help Treat Alzheimer's?
LIVE SCIENCE Injecting the blood plasma of healthy young people into people with Alzheimer's disease might be safe, but not all experts are behind the idea. 4 days
Saving Cavendish: Team grows world-first Panama disease-resistant bananas
PHYS.ORG QUT researchers have developed and grown modified Cavendish bananas resistant to the devastating soil-borne fungus Fusarium wilt tropical race 4 (TR4), also known as Panama disease. 4 days
MDA announces 13 new research grants to advance treatment for neuromuscular diseases
NEWS MEDICAL The Muscular Dystrophy Association today announced 13 new research and development grants totaling $3.5 million to accelerate the development of treatments for muscular dystrophy,... 4 days
Tulane professor wins Department of Defense grant for research into arteriovenous malformations
NEWS MEDICAL Tulane University's Stryder Meadows, a cell and molecular biology professor, received a $1.7 million grant from the Department of Defense to study how arteriovenous... 5 days
Medicaid coverage for methadone could improve outcomes for pregnant women with OUD
NEWS MEDICAL Pregnant women with opioid use disorder (OUD) are more likely to receive evidence-based treatment with an "opioid agonist"- usually methadone- in states where those... 5 days
SUNY Downstate professor receives two awards to support research on vision-threatening diseases
NEWS MEDICAL Brahim Chaqour, PhD, professor of cell biology and ophthalmology at SUNY Downstate Medical Center, has received two awards to support research into treatment of... 5 days
UCR researchers develop transgenic mosquitoes to help reduce spread of infectious diseases
NEWS MEDICAL Researchers at the University of California, Riverside have developed transgenic mosquitoes that stably express the Cas9 enzyme in their germline. The addition of Cas9... 5 days
Study points at lysosomal storage disorder genes as potential key contributors to Parkinson's
NEWS MEDICAL An international study has shed new light on the genetic factors associated with Parkinson's disease, pointing at a group of lysosomal storage... 5 days
PCSK9 Inhibitor improves outcomes for patients with peripheral artery disease
SCIENCE DAILY LDL-cholesterol-lowering drug evolocumab reduced risk of major cardiovascular events and major adverse limb events among peripheral artery disease sub-population from the FOURIER trial. A new sub-analysis of the... 5 days
Global birth season study links environment with disease risk
SCIENCE DAILY A new study sheds light on connections between birth month and risk for certain diseases. 5 days
Combating devastating amphibian disease
SCIENCE DAILY Amphibian chytridiomycosis, caused by infection with the Batrachochytrium dendrobatidis fungus, is the most devastating vertebrate disease on record. 5 days
Sun's role in mitigating fungal disease of mango fruit
SCIENCE DAILY The occurrence of stem end rot (SER) during storage means major losses for mango fruit growers and suppliers. Promising new research explores sunlight's role in cultivating a beneficial mix of... 5 days
Disease-resistant apples perform better than old favorites
PHYS.ORG You may not find them in the produce aisle yet, but it's only a matter of time before new disease-resistant apple cultivars overtake favorites like Honeycrisp in popularity, according to a University of Illinois... 5 days
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