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Cystic fibrosis bacterial burden begins during first years of life
SCIENCE DAILY Cystic fibrosis shortens life by making the lungs prone to repeated bacterial infections and inflammation. Researchers have now shown for the first time that the lungs' bacterial population... 34 minutes
Atomic-level changes in ALS-linked protein
SCIENCE DAILY A new study details the minute changes -- down to the level of individual atoms -- that cause a particular protein to form cell-damaging clumps associated with ALS and other diseases. 3 hours
Scientists find microbes on the skin of mice promote tissue healing, immunity
SCIENCE DAILY Beneficial bacteria on the skin of lab mice work with the animals' immune systems to defend against disease-causing microbes and accelerate wound healing, according... 4 hours
Study provides more evidence for link between increased cancer risk and advanced gum disease
NEWS MEDICAL Data collected during a long-term health study provides additional evidence for a link between increased risk of cancer in individuals... 7 hours
Fanconi anemia: Insight from a green plant
PHYS.ORG Fanconi anemia is a human genetic disorder with severe effects, including an increased risk of cancer and infertility. Work in animal systems has identified many factors involved in Fanconi anemia and showed that these... 7 hours
How treating eczema could also alleviate asthma
SCIENCE DAILY Scientists have discovered insights for a possible new therapy for eczema that also reduces the severity of asthma. The findings are an important next step in understanding the relationship between the two inflammatory diseases... 10 hours
Hunting dogs as possible vectors for the infectious disease tularaemia
PHYS.ORG Tularaemia is an infectious bacterial disease that is life-threatening for rodents, rabbits and hares, but which can also infect humans and dogs. While contact with contaminated blood or... 11 hours
Detect locally, protect globally
PHYS.ORG When infectious diseases strike, the World Health Organization acts swiftly, coordinating with the U.S. Centers for Disease Control and Prevention and its foreign counterparts to contain the threat. But there is no equivalent international organization similarly dedicated to identifying and... 12 hours
AMSBIO offers isogenic panels of neuronal iPSC derivatives
NEWS MEDICAL For several years, neuroscience research using cell line and animal models of degenerative neurological disorders such as Parkinson’s and Alzheimer’s disease has been challenged to translate results into in vivo conditions, whether... 12 hours
Paleolithic diet helps overweight women maintain weight loss
NEWS MEDICAL Overweight women after menopause who eat a Paleolithic diet can maintain weight loss in the long term. The levels of risk factors of type 2 diabetes and cardiovascular diseases also decrease. This... 18 hours
$500 cancer detection blood tests may soon become reality
NEWS MEDICAL According to latest breakthrough in research, a blood test to detect eight common cancers, even before their symptoms begin to appear, may become a reality soon. The study report appears... 22 hours
Chronic traumatic encephalopathy may start early even without signs of concussions
NEWS MEDICAL VIDEO The mechanisms underpinning concussion, traumatic brain injury, and chronic traumatic encephalopathy, and the relationships between these disorders, are poorly understood. 22 hours
Reminding people about vaccinations can increase rates of immunization
SCIENCE DAILY Rates of immunization against infectious diseases in children and adults are improving, but under-vaccination remains a problem that results in vaccine-preventable deaths and illnesses. 1 day
Bovine tuberculosis shows genetic diversity throughout Africa
SCIENCE DAILY Bovine tuberculosis (BTB) is an infectious disease caused by Mycobacterium bovis that affects cattle as well as other animals and humans. Now, by combining genotyping M. bovis samples from cows across African countries, researchers... 1 day
Paleolithic diet healthier for overweight women
SCIENCE DAILY Overweight women after menopause who eat a Paleolithic diet can maintain weight loss in the long term. The levels of risk factors of type 2 diabetes and cardiovascular diseases also decrease. 1 day
Scientists Edge Closer To A Blood Test To Detect Cancers
NPR This blood test detected signs of cancer in 70 percent of people with eight common forms of the disease. But it was much less good at identifying cancer... 1 day
Medical News Today: The 10 best blogs for eating disorders
MNT If you or a loved one live with an eating disorder, helpful advice and support from those in a similar situation can be gained from eating disorder blogs. 1 day
Efficacy of antibody targeting Devic's disease proven in new animal model
SCIENCE DAILY Neuromyelitis optica (NMO) is an autoimmune disease associated with NMO immunoglobulin G (NMO-IgG). A cure for NMO remains elusive. Researchers recently established a localized NMO rat... 1 day
Cellular mechanism for severe viral hepatitis identified
SCIENCE DAILY Medical scientists identified a cellular mechanism causing inflammatory changes in regulatory T cells that can lead to severe viral hepatitis. Research on this mechanism will help further understand the nature of various inflammatory diseases... 1 day
Genomics reveals key macrophages' involvement in systemic sclerosis
SCIENCE DAILY A new international study has made an important discovery about the key role of macrophages, a type of immune cell, in systemic sclerosis (SSc), a chronic autoimmune disease which currently has no... 1 day
Repeated Head Hits, Not Just Concussions, May Lead To A Type Of Chronic Brain Damage
NPR Scientists believe they have solid evidence that repeated direct hits to the head can cause the degenerative brain... 1 day
Repeated Head Hits, Not Concussions, May Be Behind A Type Of Chronic Brain Damage
NPR Scientists believe they have solid evidence that it's repeated, direct hits to the head that cause the degenerative brain disease... 1 day
Pretreatment improves outcomes in high-risk stage 3 melanoma, study shows
NEWS MEDICAL A pair of targeted therapies given before and after surgery for melanoma produced at least a six-fold increase in time to progression compared to standard-of-care surgery for patients... 2 days
Neuronal loss very limited in Alzheimer's disease, new study shows
NEWS MEDICAL Frequently encountered in the elderly, Alzheimer's is considered a neurodegenerative disease, which means that it is accompanied by a significant, progressive loss of neurons and their nerve endings,... 2 days
Researchers warn of deadly parvovirus strain spreading in Australian dogs
PHYS.ORG Vets and dog owners are being warned that canine parvovirus – a contagious and often fatal disease – is spreading rapidly among Australian dogs. 2 days
Study suggests movement as accurate method to diagnose neurodevelopmental disorders
NEWS MEDICAL A new study led by researchers at Indiana University and Rutgers University provides the strongest evidence yet that nearly imperceptible changes in how people move can be used... 2 days
Medical News Today: Starting periods early linked to health risks later in life
MNT A study involving almost half a million people finds that a range of reproductive factors increase the risk of cardiovascular disease later... 2 days
Researchers unravel key molecular mechanism of autoimmune and inflammatory diseases
NEWS MEDICAL An international team of researchers led by prof. Savvas Savvides has unraveled a crucial aspect of the molecular basis of autoimmune and inflammatory diseases such as psoriasis, rheumatoid... 2 days
Medical News Today: Anti-aging proteins may treat diabetes, obesity, and cancer
MNT A study explores proteins involved in longevity, which may help design treatments for a range of diseases, including obesity, some cancers, and diabetes. 2 days
Medical News Today: How gum disease could lead to cancer
MNT How well do you look after your oral health? New research has now linked the bacteria responsible for gum disease with certain types of cancer. 2 days
Medical News Today: What to know about interstitial lung disease
MNT A look at interstitial lung disease, a group of diseases that make it difficult to get enough oxygen. Included is detail on types and complications. 2 days
Study identifies new target for treatment of depression
NEWS MEDICAL According to the World Health Organization more than three hundred million people worldwide are affected by major depressive disorder. Unfortunately, the antidepressants commonly used to treat them only work for 50% of... 2 days
GA-map Dysbiosis Test identifies IBS patients who respond to FODMAP diet, study shows
NEWS MEDICAL Genetic Analysis, a leading Microbiome MDx specialist, today announced the publication of a new study in the peer-reviewed journal Digestive Disease and... 2 days
New Threat to Extremely Endangered Cat: Deadly Dog Virus
LIVE SCIENCE A critically endangered Amur leopard turned up along the side of a road suffering from canine distemper virus (CDV) — a disease that typically infects domestic dogs. 2 days
New research could significantly accelerate drug discovery
SCIENCE DAILY Many drugs work by inhibiting protein enzymes associated with a particular disease. Unfortunately, the same drugs can inhibit protein enzymes unrelated to the disease, resulting in harmful side effects. A team of computational biologist... 2 days
Nearly imperceptible fluctuations in movement correspond to autism diagnoses
SCIENCE DAILY A new study provides the strongest evidence yet that nearly imperceptible changes in how people move can be used to diagnose neurodevelopmental disorders, including autism. 2 days
Tensile forces drive a reversible fibroblast-to-myofibroblast transition during tissue growth in engineered clefts
Science Magazine Myofibroblasts orchestrate wound healing processes, and if they remain activated, they drive disease progression such as fibrosis and cancer. Besides growth factor... 2 days
[Research Articles] Inhalation of peptide-loaded nanoparticles improves heart failure
Science Magazine Peptides are highly selective and efficacious for the treatment of cardiovascular and other diseases. However, it is currently not possible to administer peptides for cardiac-targeting therapy via a noninvasive procedure,... 2 days
Fresh approach to TB vaccine offers better protection
SCIENCE DAILY A unique platform that resulted in a promising HIV vaccine has also led to a new, highly effective vaccine against tuberculosis that is moving toward testing in humans. The new vaccine completely... 2 days
The mystery of vanishing honeybees is still not definitively solved
SCIENCE-NEWS The case has never been fully closed for colony collapse disorder, and now bees face bigger problems. 2 days
New research could significantly accelerate drug discovery
PHYS.ORG Many drugs work by inhibiting protein enzymes associated with a particular disease. Unfortunately, the same drugs can inhibit protein enzymes unrelated to the disease, resulting in harmful side effects. One potential solution is to... 2 days
Women who have gestational diabetes in pregnancy are at higher risk of future health issues
SCIENCE DAILY Women who have gestational diabetes mellitus (GDM) during pregnancy have a higher than usual risk of developing type... 2 days
Magnetically applied MicroRNAs could one day help relieve constipation
SCIENCE DAILY Micro metal beads and magnets help deliver a biologic where it's needed to improve constipation or rectoanal incontinence in animal models of the disorders. 2 days
Alzheimer's disease: Neuronal loss actually very limited
SCIENCE DAILY Frequently encountered in the elderly, Alzheimer's is considered a neurodegenerative disease, which means that it is accompanied by a significant, progressive loss of neurons and their nerve endings, or synapses. A new study now... 2 days
Nearly 25 percent of chronic ischemic heart disease patients dead or hospitalized in 6 months
SCIENCE DAILY Nearly a quarter of patients with chronic ischemic cardiovascular disease are dead or hospitalized within six months, reports... 2 days
Scientists shed light on a key molecular mechanism of autoimmune and inflammatory diseases
SCIENCE DAILY An international team of researchers has unraveled a crucial aspect of the molecular basis of autoimmune and inflammatory diseases such as psoriasis,... 2 days
Canine distemper confirmed in Far Eastern leopard, world's most endangered big cat
PHYS.ORG The Far Eastern or Amur leopard (Panthera pardus orientalis) is already among the rarest of the world's big cats, but new research reveals that... 2 days
Dopamine deficiency: What you need to know
MNT A dopamine deficiency is linked to several health conditions, including Parkinson's disease and depression. Learn more about the symptoms. 2 days
Women do not receive timely diagnosis for heart disease
NEWS MEDICAL A recent study has indicated that women who start menstruating at the age of 11 or earlier, or enter menopause before 47 have a higher risk of heart disease and... 2 days
Medical News Today: Dopamine deficiency: What you need to know
MNT A dopamine deficiency is linked to several health conditions, including Parkinson's disease and depression. Learn more about the symptoms. 2 days
Scientists identify six new gene regions that may help treat type 1 diabetes
NEWS MEDICAL Six novel chromosomal regions identified by scientists leading a large, prospective study of children at risk for type 1 diabetes will enable... 2 days
Gene Location for Paranoia Found
LIVE SCIENCE Researchers identified a genetic location linked to paranoia by studying a rare neurogenetic disorder. 3 days
Neuronal loss is very limited in Alzheimer’s disease, shows new study
NEWS MEDICAL Frequently encountered in the elderly, Alzheimer's is considered a neurodegenerative disease, which means that it is accompanied by a significant, progressive loss of neurons and their... 3 days
New biodegradable pressure sensor could help monitor serious health conditions
NEWS MEDICAL UConn engineers have created a biodegradable pressure sensor that could help doctors monitor chronic lung disease, swelling of the brain, and other medical conditions before dissolving harmlessly in... 3 days
Medical News Today: Parkinson's: How a 'bad' enzyme might protect the brain
MNT Reduced levels of a mitochondrial enzyme were previously thought to destroy neurons in Parkinson's disease. The opposite may, in fact, be the case. 3 days
Parkinson's: How a 'bad' enzyme might protect the brain
MNT Reduced levels of a mitochondrial enzyme were previously thought to destroy neurons in Parkinson's disease. The opposite may, in fact, be the case. 3 days
Biodegradable sensor could help doctors monitor serious health conditions
SCIENCE DAILY Engineers have created a biodegradable pressure sensor that could help doctors monitor chronic lung disease, swelling of the brain, and other medical conditions before dissolving harmlessly in a patient's body. 3 days
Uganda Confirms Case of Crimean-Congo Hemorrhagic Fever: What Is It?
LIVE SCIENCE A 9-year-old boy in Uganda has tested positive for a potentially life-threatening disease called Crimean-Congo hemorrhagic fever. 3 days
Starting periods before age of 12 linked to heightened risk of heart disease and stroke
SCIENCE DAILY Starting periods early -- before the age of 12 -- is linked to a heightened risk of heart... 3 days
T-cells engineered to outsmart tumors induce clinical responses in relapsed Hodgkin lymphoma
SCIENCE DAILY A research team has validated a way to outfox tumors. They engineered T-cells, essential players in the body's own immune system, to strip tumors... 3 days
Medical News Today: What you should know about neurosarcoidosis
MNT A look at neurosarcoidosis, an inflammatory disease that can affect most organs in the body. Included is detail on outlook and the causes compared to MS. 3 days
What you should know about neurosarcoidosis
MNT A look at neurosarcoidosis, an inflammatory disease that can affect most organs in the body. Included is detail on outlook and the causes compared to MS. 3 days
In chronic disease care, family helpers are key, but feel left out
SCIENCE DAILY People with diabetes, heart failure and other chronic diseases often live independent lives, without a traditional caregiver. But many have a family member or... 3 days
Scientists unleash power of genetic data to identify disease risk
SCIENCE DAILY Massive banks of genetic information are being harnessed to shed new light on modifiable health risks that underlie common diseases. Researchers have pioneered a method to integrate data... 3 days
New study offers insights on genetic indicators of COPD risk
SCIENCE DAILY Researchers have discovered that genetic variations in the anatomy of the lungs could serve as indicators to help identify people who have low, but stable, lung function early... 3 days
Computer-aided facial analysis helps diagnosis
SCIENCE DAILY In rare diseases, the computer-aided image analysis of patient portraits can facilitate and significantly improve diagnosis. This has been demonstrated on the basis of so-called GPI anchor deficiencies. Using data on genetic material, cell surface texture and typical... 3 days
Oral health may have an important role in cancer prevention
SCIENCE DAILY The bacteria that cause periodontitis, a disease affecting the tissues surrounding the teeth, seems to play a part also in the onset of pancreatic cancer. 3 days
More evidence of link between severe gum disease and cancer risk
SCIENCE DAILY A new study adds to accumulating research that gum disease is associated with some cancer risk. It reports a 24 percent increase in the risk of... 3 days
Starting menstruation early increases risk of cardiovascular disease and stroke in later life
NEWS MEDICAL A new study has revealed a significant link between cardiovascular disease and stroke risk in women who began menstruating before the age... 3 days
Being bilingual may help autistic children
SCIENCE DAILY Children with Autism Spectrum Disorders (ASD) often have a hard time switching gears from one task to another. But being bilingual may actually make it a bit easier for them to do so, according to a... 3 days
Early Age of Menarche Increases Risk of Cardiovascular Disease and Stroke in Later Life
NEWS MEDICAL A new study has revealed a significant link between cardiovascular disease and stroke risk in women who began menstruating before... 3 days
Early Age of Menarche Increases Risk of Cardiovascular Disease and Stroke in Later Life, Study Reveals
NEWS MEDICAL A new study has revealed a significant link between cardiovascular disease and stroke risk in women... 3 days
How fatal mitochondrial diseases may strike offspring of families with no history of the conditions
NEWS MEDICAL Researchers from the Medical Research Council (MRC) have discovered how some children inherit a potentially life-threatening mitochondrial disease,... 3 days
Medical News Today: What is hairy cell leukemia and how is it treated?
MNT Learn all about hairy cell leukemia, a form of hematologic cancer. This article looks at the symptoms, causes, and treatment options for... 3 days
Neutrons reveal hidden secrets of the hepatitis C virus
PHYS.ORG The hepatitis C virus (HCV) is a blood born virus that causes liver disease and cancer, with more than 300,000 people dying each year and 71 million people living with... 3 days
Skeleton teeth and historical photography are retelling the story of the plague
PHYS.ORG New portraits of the evolution of some of history's deadliest pandemics have been created through analysis of thousands of skeletons and new collections of... 4 days
Scholars develop new technology to decode gene transcription facilitating discovery of targeted therapy drugs
PHYS.ORG A research team from the School of Chinese Medicine (SCM) of Hong Kong Baptist University (HKBU) has developed the world's... 4 days
Bacteria linked to periodontitis may play role in onset of cancer
NEWS MEDICAL The bacteria that cause periodontitis, a disease affecting the tissues surrounding the teeth, seems to play a part also in the onset of pancreatic cancer, say the researchers... 4 days
The London Clinic exhibits innovative technology to treat Parkinson’s disease at Arab Health
NEWS MEDICAL A pioneering technology that allows patients to control their Parkinson’s disease symptoms using an iPod will be showcased at Arab Health by... 4 days
Bilingualism may benefit children with ASD
NEWS MEDICAL Children with Autism Spectrum Disorders (ASD) often have a hard time switching gears from one task to another. But being bilingual may actually make it a bit easier for them to do so, according to a... 4 days
Experts look for ways to standardize treatments for pediatric rheumatic diseases
NEWS MEDICAL Pediatric rheumatic diseases are a varied group of rare diseases including juvenile forms of arthritis, lupus, fibromyalgia, and other conditions. 4 days
Researchers use immune-mimicking biomaterial scaffolds to fast track T cell therapies
NEWS MEDICAL Immunologists and oncologists are harnessing the body's immune system to fight cancers and other diseases with adoptive cell transfer techniques. In a normal immune response, a... 4 days
Stop the clots, spare the coagulation
SCIENCE DAILY In the fight to cure thromboinflammatory diseases, one of the target molecules is thrombin, a protein that promotes inflammation and can cause blood clots. However, inhibiting thrombin too much can lead to uncontrolled bleeding, limiting the... 4 days
Mitochondrial impairment may actually protect the brain in Parkinson's disease, study shows
NEWS MEDICAL A Norwegian study shows that impairment in mitochondria may actually protect the brain in Parkinson's disease. 4 days
Research sheds new light on genetic, environmental factors that promote prostate cancer metastasis
NEWS MEDICAL Prostate tumors tend to be what scientists call "indolent" - so slow-growing and self-contained that many affected men die with prostate cancer,... 4 days
Study reveals how devastating mitochondrial diseases strike families without any previous history
NEWS MEDICAL Researchers have shown for the first time how children can inherit a severe - potentially fatal - mitochondrial disease from a healthy mother. 4 days
Power stations in cells may protect brain against Parkinson´s
SCIENCE DAILY A new study shows that impairment in mitochondria may actually protect the brain in Parkinson’s disease. 4 days
Medical News Today: Five tips for healthy sight
MNT Are you worried about your eyes? We have compiled some top tips to help you maintain healthy sight, boost eye health, and prevent eye-related diseases. 4 days
Medical News Today: Types of zoonotic diseases
MNT Zoonosis or zoonotic diseases are conditions that can be passed from animals to humans. These include rabies, malaria, and Lyme disease. Learn more. 4 days
Fast-tracking T cell therapies with immune-mimicking biomaterials
PHYS.ORG Immunologists and oncologists are harnessing the body's immune system to fight cancers and other diseases with adoptive cell transfer techniques. In a normal immune response, a type of white blood cell known as T... 4 days
Administration of Two Proteins Shown to Counteract Neurodegeneration in Parkinson's Disease
NEWS MEDICAL A combination therapy made up of two neurotrophic factors can reduce the degenerative effects of Parkinson’s disease, shows new research. 4 days
Researchers Find Administration of Two Proteins Has Regenerating Effect in Model of Parkinson's Disease
NEWS MEDICAL A combination therapy made up of two neurotrophic factors can reduce the degenerative effects of Parkinson’s disease, shows new research. 4 days
Variations in bacterial strains can trigger varying immune responses, study states
NEWS MEDICAL A new study published in PLOS Pathogens revealed the role of genetic variations between different strains of the same bacterial species in inducing variations in immune... 5 days
Can early symptoms predict bipolar disorder? Evidence shows differing patterns of risk factors
SCIENCE DAILY Two patterns of antecedent or 'prodromal' psychiatric symptoms may help to identify young persons at increased risk of developing bipolar disorder (BD),... 6 days
Past exposures influence immune response in children with acute respiratory tract infections
NEWS MEDICAL Acute respiratory tract infections (ARTI) are the leading global cause of death in early childhood, according to the Centers for Disease Control and Prevention. 7 days
Transcendental Meditation technique offers relief for veterans suffering from PTSD
NEWS MEDICAL Veterans of the war in Vietnam, the Gulf War, Somalia, Iraq, and Afghanistan suffering from post-traumatic stress disorder found significant relief from their symptoms as a result of... 7 days
Synergy between two neurotrophic factors exerts beneficial effect in early phase of Parkinson’s disease
NEWS MEDICAL Parkinson's disease is currently the second most widespread neurogenerative pathology. Current therapies are mainly of a replacement type and pose... 7 days
Stem cell transplant can effectively treat patients with rare autoimmune disease, study shows
NEWS MEDICAL An unusual autoimmune disease that causes skin and lung damage can be treated effectively by stem cell transplant, a new study in... 7 days
New polygenic hazard score predicts when men develop prostate cancer
SCIENCE DAILY Medical researchers have developed and validated a genetic tool for predicting age of onset of aggressive prostate cancer, a disease that kills more than 26,000 American men annually. 1 week
Newborn immune activation may have long-term negative impact on brain function
SCIENCE DAILY Neuroscientists have found that even a brief episode of immune system activation within days of birth can cause persistent changes in sleep patterns concurrent with increases... 1 week
Chronic traumatic encephalopathy may start early even without signs of concussions
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