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Scientists develop new class of compounds for treatment of progressive neurodegenerative disorder
NEWS MEDICAL St. Jude Children's Research Hospital investigators have developed a new class of compounds that extended the lives and eased symptoms of mice with a... 1 hour
'Brain training' app could help OCD patients to manage symptoms
NEWS MEDICAL A 'brain training' app developed at the University of Cambridge could help people who suffer from obsessive compulsive disorder manage their symptoms, which may typically include excessive handwashing... 1 hour
Caffeinated Coffee Consumption Lowers Risk of Rosacea: Study
SCI-NEWS.COM Consuming caffeine from coffee but not from other foods is associated with a lower risk of rosacea, a common chronic... 2 hours
Interweaving anxiety disorder associated with stuttering remains unrecognized
NEWS MEDICAL While stuttering impacts the lives of approximately 1-2 percent of adults and around 4-5 percent of children, the mental health impact of this disorder largely remains unrecognized. 3 hours
Cannabis oil shown to significantly improve Crohn’s disease symptoms
NEWS MEDICAL In the first study of its kind, cannabis oil has been shown to significantly improve the symptoms of Crohn’s disease and the quality of life of sufferers but, contrary to... 4 hours
Researchers find improvement in liver transplant survival rate among older recipients
NEWS MEDICAL An increasing number of older adults are diagnosed with end-stage liver disease. End-stage liver disease is a life-threatening condition in which the liver stops working normally. 4 hours
Multi-national database can help researchers address questions about bipolar disorder throughout adult lifespan
NEWS MEDICAL Not much is known about how bipolar disorder (BD) affects people throughout their lives. Do women and men differ in the severity... 4 hours
Jean Mayer Prize for Excellence in Nutrition Science and Policy awarded to individuals, organizations
NEWS MEDICAL The Gerald J. and Dorothy R. Friedman School of Nutrition Science and Policy at Tufts University has awarded the school's... 5 hours
New 17-item questionnaire may help detect GI disorders in children with autism
NEWS MEDICAL Anger, aggression, and other troubling behavior problems in kids with autism are often treated as psychological issues, but in many cases the problems can... 6 hours
Map of human liver cells reveals molecular make-up of individual cells
NEWS MEDICAL A map of the cells in the human liver has been created by University Health Network Transplant Program and University of Toronto researchers, revealing for the... 6 hours
Salk researchers advance sonogenetics technology for treating neurological conditions
NEWS MEDICAL The emerging technology of sonogenetics--a technique where cells are controlled by sound--offers the potential to one day replace pharmaceutical drugs or invasive surgical treatments for neurological conditions like epilepsy, Parkinson's... 6 hours
Common antibodies associated with myocardial infarction
NEWS MEDICAL Levels of antiphospholipid antibodies, which are associated with rheumatic diseases, are also elevated in myocardial infarction without any autoimmune co-morbidity, a study from Karolinska Institutet in Sweden published in The Annals of Internal Medicine reports. 6 hours
New approach may lead to better diagnostic techniques for autoimmune disorders
NEWS MEDICAL If we really want to know how our body's cells work - or don't work, in the case of disease - we might need to look... 6 hours
Researchers identify common genetic connection in lung conditions
NEWS MEDICAL An international research team led by members of the University of Colorado School of Medicine faculty has identified a genetic connection between rheumatoid arthritis-associated interstitial lung disease and idiopathic pulmonary fibrosis. 8 hours
Antibodies linked to heart attacks
SCIENCE DAILY Levels of antiphospholipid antibodies, which are associated with rheumatic diseases, are also elevated in myocardial infarction without any autoimmune co-morbidity, a study reports. 14 hours
WATCH: What is multiple sclerosis?
ABC NEWS Multiple sclerosis, or MS, is a chronic disorder where cells from the immune system attack the nerve cells of the central nervous system (CNS). 14 hours
For some young adults, the 2016 US election was a 'traumatic experience'
SCIENCE DAILY A new study shows that for 25 percent of young adults given a psychological assessment, the 2016 US presidential election race between Donald Trump... 14 hours
In kids with autism, short questionnaire may detect GI disorders
SCIENCE DAILY Though they can be difficult to detect, gastrointestinal disorders are common in kids with autism, sometimes causing anger, aggression, and other behavior problems. 16 hours
New drug combination destroys chemo-resistant blood cancer
SCIENCE DAILY Researchers have developed a promising targeted strategy to treat chemotherapy-resistant acute myeloid leukemia (AML) and a diagnostic test to determine which AML patients would most likely benefit from this treatment. In a mouse model,... 16 hours
Common genetic link in lung ailments
SCIENCE DAILY An international research team has identified a genetic connection between rheumatoid arthritis-associated interstitial lung disease and idiopathic pulmonary fibrosis. 16 hours
Childhood obesity the major risk factor for serious hip disease
SCIENCE DAILY New research suggests that rising childhood obesity rates are causing more adolescents to develop a debilitating hip disease requiring urgent surgery. 16 hours
Losing control of gene activity in Alzheimer's disease
SCIENCE DAILY Pioneering research into the mechanisms controlling gene activity in the brain could hold the key to understanding Alzheimer's disease and might help identify effective treatments in the future. 16 hours
Structure of spherical viruses aren't as perfect as we thought
PHYS.ORG Determining the structure of a virus is an important step in understanding and treating viral disease. For decades, structural biologists have been using cryo-electron microscopy to create increasingly... 16 hours
Medical News Today: Cannabis relieves symptoms in Crohn's disease
MNT Cannabis oil relieves symptoms and improves quality of life in people with Crohn's disease even though it has no impact on gut inflammation, study reveals. 19 hours
Cannabis relieves symptoms in Crohn's disease
MNT Cannabis oil relieves symptoms and improves quality of life in people with Crohn's disease even though it has no impact on gut inflammation, study reveals. 19 hours
Cellular trash cans reveal the roles of proteins in disease
PHYS.ORG If we really want to know how our body's cells work—or don't work, in the case of disease—we might need to look beyond their genes and even beyond... 20 hours
Epigenetic modifications may contribute to Alzheimer's Disease
NEWS MEDICAL Scientists report epigenetic modifications in the brains of patients with Alzheimer's, after observing differences in histone acetylation across the genome. 20 hours
New protein sequencing method could transform biological research
PHYS.ORG A team of researchers at The University of Texas at Austin has demonstrated a new way to sequence proteins that is much more sensitive than existing technology, identifying individual protein molecules rather... 20 hours
Eye disorder may have helped Da Vinci's art: journal
PHYS.ORG A common eye disorder may help explain Leonardo Da Vinci's talent for three-dimensional representation and the sense of perspective in his mountain landscapes, according to research published in an academic... 20 hours
Understanding architecture of cancer-linked BAF protein complexes provides insight into disease
PHYS.ORG In 2013, Broad Institute member Cigall Kadoch, then a postdoctoral researcher at Stanford University, discovered that approximately 20 percent of all human cancers involve mutations in... 22 hours
Washing hands despite lack of water
PHYS.ORG Even though the water we've used for washing hands is barely contaminated, it usually goes down the drain. A newly developed system allows handwashing water to be recycled, thus not only saving water, but also helping... 22 hours
People with periodontal disease less likely to reach healthy blood pressure ranges
NEWS MEDICAL People with high blood pressure taking medication for their condition are more likely to benefit from the therapy if they have good oral health,... 1 day
An eye disorder may have given Leonardo da Vinci an artistic edge
SCIENCE-NEWS An analysis of portraits believed to portray Leonardo da Vinci offers evidence that the artist had exotropia, in which one eye turns outward. 1 day
Primary care doctors ‘not doing enough’ to curb STDs
NEWS MEDICAL Julie Lopez, 21, has been tested regularly for sexually transmitted diseases since she was a teenager. But when Lopez first asked her primary care doctor about screening, he reacted with... 1 day
Researchers produce artificial antibody capable of blocking prions in the laboratory
NEWS MEDICAL Prion diseases affect the brain, causing neurodegenerative problems that always lead to death. They attracted attention in the late 1990s due to the "Mad Cow" scare. 1 day
Pfizer announces PALOMA-3 trial results in patients with HR+, HER2- metastatic breast cancer
NEWS MEDICAL Pfizer Inc. today announced detailed overall survival data from the PALOMA-3 trial, which evaluated IBRANCE (palbociclib) in combination with fulvestrant compared to... 1 day
Study suggests rising childhood obesity rates as cause for serious hip disease in adolescents
NEWS MEDICAL New research suggests that rising childhood obesity rates are causing more adolescents to develop a debilitating hip disease requiring urgent surgery. 1 day
Merck presents KEYNOTE-057 trial results for patients with high-risk non-muscle invasive bladder cancer
NEWS MEDICAL Merck, known as MSD outside the United States and Canada, today announced the first presentation of results from an interim analysis of... 1 day
FDA approves update to Rituxan label to include information on treatment of rare forms of vasculitis
NEWS MEDICAL Genentech, a member of the Roche Group, announced today that the U.S. Food and Drug Administration... 1 day
Prostate radiotherapy improves survival in men with low burden of metastatic disease
NEWS MEDICAL Radiotherapy to the prostate improves overall survival in men newly diagnosed with metastatic prostate cancer who have a low metastatic disease burden but not... 1 day
Zoledronic acid increases disease-free survival in premenopausal women with HR+ early breast cancer
NEWS MEDICAL Adjuvant treatment with the bone sparing drug zoledronic acid plus hormonal therapy with the aromatase inhibitor letrozole significantly increases disease-free survival compared... 1 day
Immune therapy may be potential treatment option for patients with hard-to-treat ankylosing spondylitis
NEWS MEDICAL Results from a phase 3 clinical trial indicate that patients who have not benefited from standard therapy for ankylosing spondylitis, a chronic... 1 day
X4 Pharmaceuticals announces clinical data of X4P-001-IO and Opdivo in patients with clear cell renal cell carcinoma
NEWS MEDICAL X4 Pharmaceuticals, a clinical stage biotechnology company developing novel CXCR4 antagonists to improve immune... 1 day
Finnish study finds significant regional differences in endoscopic sinus surgery
NEWS MEDICAL Chronic rhinosinusitis is a common disease that is usually treated with intranasal medication and nasal saline lavage. Endoscopic sinus surgery) is considered when CRS is difficult to treat. The surgery... 1 day
Shorter course of trastuzumab could be an option for women with HER2+ early breast cancer
NEWS MEDICAL Women with HER2-positive early breast cancer with small tumours have similar disease-free survival and lower risk of cardiac... 1 day
Not exercising is worse than smoking, diabetes or heart disease finds study
NEWS MEDICAL The study was published in the latest issue of the JAMA Network Open journal. For this the researchers followed up health, exercise and lifestyle... 1 day
ApoE4 gene linked with chronic inflammation increases risk for Alzheimer's disease
NEWS MEDICAL While it is widely shown that possessing the ApoE4 gene is the major genetic risk factor of Alzheimer's disease, not all ApoE4 carriers develop AD. 2 days
IU researchers receive $1.55 million from NIH to improve chronic-disease management
NEWS MEDICAL The National Institutes of Health, under the National Library of Medicine's program on data science research, has awarded $1.55 million to an interdisciplinary team lead by... 2 days
New, large sequence panel enables population genetics research in Africa
SCIENCE DAILY Geneticists have assembled the largest sets of African genomic data available to date, creating a resource that will help researchers understand the genetic structure of Africa as well... 2 days
Genetic study improves lifespan predictions and scientific understanding of aging
SCIENCE DAILY By studying the effect of genetic variations on lifespan across the human genome, researchers have devised a way to estimate whether an individual can expect to live longer... 2 days
Does herpes cause Alzheimer's?
SCIENCE DAILY Herpes is the dreaded 'gift that keeps on giving'. But could it also be taking our memories? Decades of research show a striking correlation between Alzheimer's disease risk and infection with Herpes Simplex Virus 1 (HSV1) in people carrying a... 2 days
Genetic behavior reveals cause of death in poplars essential to ecosystems, industry
SCIENCE DAILY Scientists studying a valuable, but vulnerable, species of poplar have identified the genetic mechanism responsible for the species' inability to resist a pervasive and... 2 days
Immunotherapy scores a first win against some breast cancers
ABC NEWS A newer immunotherapy drug for the first time has shown promise against breast cancer in a large study that combined it with chemotherapy to treat an aggressive form of the... 3 days
Novartis drug cut death risk by 35 percent in gene mutation breast cancer
REUTERS An experimental cancer drug that Novartis hopes will raise the... 3 days
Bug guts shed light on Central America Chagas disease
SCIENCE DAILY In Central America, Chagas disease, or American trypanosomiasis, is spread by the 'kissing bug' Triatoma dimidiata. By collecting DNA from the guts of these bugs, researchers reporting in PLOS Neglected... 3 days
A tailormade drug developed in record time may save girl from fatal brain disease
Science Magazine DNA-based therapy for Batten disease shows promise of personalized medicine 3 days
Making gene therapy delivery safer and more efficient
SCIENCE DAILY Viral vectors used to deliver gene therapies undergo spontaneous changes during manufacturing which affects their structure and function. As gene therapy approaches become more common for treating disease, managing consistency of the... 3 days
Increased mortality in children with inflammatory bowel disease
SCIENCE DAILY Children who develop inflammatory bowel disease (ulcerative colitis or Crohn's disease) have an increased risk of death, both in childhood and later in life, a study reports. It is therefore important that... 3 days
Scientists grow functioning human neural networks in 3D from stem cells
SCIENCE DAILY A team of researchers has developed three-dimensional (3D) human tissue culture models for the central nervous system that mimic structural and functional features of the brain... 4 days
A three-dimensional photonic topological insulator using a two-dimensional ring resonator lattice with a synthetic frequency dimension
Science Magazine In the development of topological photonics, achieving three-dimensional topological insulators is of notable interest since it... 4 days
Study points to new method to deliver drugs to the brain
SCIENCE DAILY Researchers have discovered a potentially new approach to deliver therapeutics more effectively to the brain. The research could have implications for the treatment of a wide... 4 days
Cell surface polysaccharides of Bifidobacterium bifidum induce the generation of Foxp3+ regulatory T cells
Science Magazine Dysregulation of intestinal microflora is linked to inflammatory disorders associated with compromised immunosuppressive functions of Foxp3+ T regulatory (Treg) cells.... 4 days
Everything you need to know about Ebola
ABC NEWS The Democratic Republic of the Congo is fighting its 10th outbreak of the Ebola virus. Here is a look at the causes, the symptoms and the history of the deadly disease. 4 days
Advanced sequencing technology provides new insights into human mitochondrial diseases
SCIENCE DAILY Researchers have for the first time been able to investigate the abundance and methyl modifications of all mitochondrial tRNAs in patients suffering from one of the most common... 4 days
What Is Inflammation?
LIVE SCIENCE Inflammation is the body's response to injury. It works to help heal wounds, but it can also play a role in some chronic diseases. 4 days
5 strange, rare, and fascinating medical conditions
MNT Our bodies can work in mysterious ways, which sometimes give rise to strange medical conditions. In this Spotlight we look at five of these rare diseases. 4 days
Medical News Today: 5 strange, rare, and fascinating medical conditions
MNT Our bodies can work in mysterious ways, which sometimes give rise to strange medical conditions. In this Spotlight we look at five of these rare diseases. 4 days
New therapies pack a triple-drug punch to treat cystic fibrosis
SCIENCE-NEWS In testing, a triple-drug therapy significantly improved lung function in cystic fibrosis patients with the most common disease-causing mutation. 4 days
Medical News Today: What is orthopnea?
MNT Orthopnea is a symptom rather than a condition. It is a shortness of breath that only occurs when a person is lying down and usually subsides when they sit or stand up. Causes include conditions that... 4 days
Could we prevent Alzheimer's disease by treating herpes?
NEWS MEDICAL An exciting new paper suggests that over half of all cases of Alzheimer’s disease could be traced back to herpes simplex virus 1, which causes cold sores. 4 days
Genetic behavior reveals cause of death in poplars essential to ecosystems, industry
PHYS.ORG Scientists studying a valuable, but vulnerable, species of poplar have identified the genetic mechanism responsible for the species' inability to resist a pervasive and... 4 days
Speech Pathology Australia raises awareness about Developmental Language Disorder
NEWS MEDICAL Speech Pathology Australia is driving a campaign in Australia to shed light on a hidden condition that affects on average two children in every classroom. 4 days
Green Tea Polyphenol Helps Therapeutic RNAs Slip Inside Cells
SCI-NEWS.COM Epigallocatechin gallate (EGCG) is the major polyphenol in the leaves of green tea (Camellia sinensis). This compound is... 4 days
Advanced sequencing technology provides new insights into human mitochondrial diseases
PHYS.ORG The ability to translate the genetic code into proteins is an essential step in all living organisms. A cornerstone of this molecular process is the ability of transfer... 4 days
Breast Cancer as a Dynamic Disease
NEWS MEDICAL VIDEO An interview with Dr. Andrew Ewald, Ph.D., discussing the influence of the myoepithelium on breast cancer growth and the importance of studying metastasis. 4 days
Survey finds high prevalence of HTLV-1 infection among teens and adults in Gabon
NEWS MEDICAL A study published in PLOS Neglected Tropical Diseases, by Mirdad Kazanji, of the Centre International de Recherches Medicales de Franceville in Gabon,... 4 days
Ultromics expands multiple clinical trials for coronary heart disease to the U.S.
NEWS MEDICAL Ultromics, the U.K. start-up behind the world’s first outcomes driven, AI-based, ultrasound diagnostic support tool for coronary artery disease (CAD), is currently supporting multiple... 4 days
Medical News Today: What are 10 risk factors for rheumatoid arthritis?
MNT The exact causes of rheumatoid arthritis are unclear, but researchers have identified several risk factors. These range from genetic predispositions to gum disease. Learn more here. 4 days
Medical News Today: What are the signs and symptoms of rheumatoid arthritis?
MNT Rheumatoid arthritis (RA) is an inflammatory disease that affects the joints and also produces symptoms throughout the body. Find out more about how to... 4 days
Newly discovered compound shows potential for treating Parkinson's disease
NEWS MEDICAL A joint research group centered around Professor Hideyuki Okano and Associate Professor Jun Kohyama, Department of Physiology of the Keio University School of Medicine, together with a research group of... 4 days
NSF awards $5 million grant to help scientists magnify societal impact of research
NEWS MEDICAL When Humira came on the market, many found relief from symptoms of arthritis, plaque psoriasis, Crohn’s disease and ulcerative colitis. 4 days
Next-generation RNA sequencing technology sheds new light on human mitochondrial diseases
NEWS MEDICAL The ability to translate the genetic code into proteins is an essential step in all living organisms. A cornerstone of this molecular process is the ability... 4 days
What is Developmental Language Disorder (DLD)
NEWS MEDICAL Speech Pathology Australia is driving a campaign in Australia to shed light on a hidden condition that affects on average two children in every classroom. 4 days
$11 million NIH grant for Clemson University helps launch new center for musculoskeletal research
NEWS MEDICAL With an $11 million grant from the National Institutes of Health Center for Biomedical Research Excellence, Clemson University has launched... 4 days
Study reports increased risk of death in children with inflammatory bowel disease
NEWS MEDICAL Children who develop inflammatory bowel disease (ulcerative colitis or Crohn's disease) have an increased risk of death, both in childhood and later in life,... 4 days
Mad Cow disease found on Aberdeenshire farm
NEWS MEDICAL Scotland has confirmed its first case of Mad Cow disease or Bovine Spongiform Encephalopathy (BSE) since 2018 on a cattle farm. The case was confirmed after a cow died. 4 days
Near infrared spectroscopy technique for accurate evaluation of chondral injuries
NEWS MEDICAL Osteoarthritis is a disabling disease characterised by joint pain and restricted mobility, affecting especially the elderly. The disease generally progresses slowly, even over decades. 4 days
New approach to understanding cancers will accelerate development of better treatments
NEWS MEDICAL A new innovation in cancer research will enable scientists to understand the complex causes of the disease with unprecedented speed and sophistication. This will accelerate the... 4 days
Adderall: Uses, Side Effects and Abuse
LIVE SCIENCE Adderall is a prescription medication used to treat attention deficit hyperactivity disorder (ADHD) and narcolepsy. 5 days
Asthma's effects on airways at the single cell level
SCIENCE DAILY By sequencing genetic material at a cell-by-cell level, researchers have described how type 2-high asthma affects the airways and results in mucus production with more detail than ever before. These... 5 days
Structure of the human voltage-gated sodium channel Nav1.4 in complex with {beta}1
Science Magazine Voltage-gated sodium (Nav) channels, which are responsible for action potential generation, are implicated in many human diseases. Despite decades of rigorous characterization, the lack... 5 days
The big problem of small data: A new approach
PHYS.ORG Big Data is all the rage today, but Small Data matters too! Drawing reliable conclusions from small datasets, like those from clinical trials for rare diseases or in studies of... 5 days
Gene-edited zebrafish models take disease research to the next level
SCIENCE DAILY The potent combination of CRISPR/Cas9 and zebrafish as a model organism offers enormous potential for research into human diseases caused by point mutations. Three new articles use zebrafish... 5 days
An Unknown 'Disease X' Could Become an Epidemic. Can We Find It Before It's Too Late?
LIVE SCIENCE Experts warn we need to pay more attention to animal health to stop Disease X, a... 5 days
New approach for controlling dengue fever and Zika virus
SCIENCE DAILY To be able to reproduce and become effective disease carriers, mosquitoes must first attain optimal body size and nutritional status. A pair of researchers have succeeded in using CRISPR-Cas9, a... 5 days
Children with autism, developmental delays nearly 50 percent more likely to be overweight, obese
SCIENCE DAILY A new study reveals that children with developmental delays, including autism spectrum disorder (ASD), are up to 50 percent more... 5 days
Genetically modifying zebrafish provides numerous, highly accurate disease models
NEWS MEDICAL Research published today describes how zebrafish can be genetically engineered to produce more accurate models of human disease. 5 days
Pre-eclampsia linked to an increased risk of dementia later in life
SCIENCE DAILY Pre-eclampsia is associated with an increased risk of later dementia, particularly vascular dementia, caused by reduced blood supply to the brain due to diseased blood vessels,... 5 days
Medical News Today: Seafood rich in omega-3 may promote healthy aging
MNT New research suggests that people who consume high levels of omega-3 fatty acids from seafood are more likely to stay disease-free well into old age. 5 days
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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Team simulates how Alzheimer's disease spreads through the brain
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