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Study Uncovers Metabolic Cause for Rare Eye Disease

September 16, 2019

An international team of researchers has discovered a cause for a rare eye disease affecting the macula that…
Link between diabetes and heart failure stronger in women than men

July 19, 2019

Researchers from The George Institute for Global Health determined that this differential was greater in type 1 than…
How Colon Cancer Unfolds in the Body

April 26, 2019

‘Protein whisperers’ create a new line of sight into the deadly disease PNNL scientists and colleagues have taken…
Ebola-fighting protein discovered in human cells

December 27, 2018

Researchers have discovered a human protein that helps fight the Ebola virus and could one day lead to…
The Eyes Have It

November 23, 2018

By the time symptoms of sporadic Creutzfeldt-Jakob disease (sCJD) are typically discovered, death is looming and inevitable. But,…
Viruses discern, destroy E. coli in drinking water

September 20, 2018

To rapidly detect the presence of E. coli in drinking water, Cornell food scientists now can employ a…
Study finds multiple sclerosis drug slows brain shrinkage

September 7, 2018

Results from a clinical trial of more than 250 participants with progressive multiple sclerosis (MS) revealed that ibudilast was better…
Magnetic nanoparticles leap from lab bench to breast cancer clinical trials

May 1, 2018

Longstanding Sandia, industry collaboration produces precise particles Sandia National Laboratories materials chemist Dale Huber has been working on…
New apple disease spoils even pasteurized foods

March 30, 2018

New Yorkers love apples. The Empire State is the second-largest apple grower in the U.S. and is the…
Research reveals new direction to halt citrus greening epidemic

March 29, 2018

Citrus greening – also known as huanglongbing (translation: “yellow dragon disease”) – is a serious disease dramatically affecting…
Unraveling the Genetics of Disc Disease in Dogs

October 12, 2017

Since the early 1900s, veterinarians have observed intervertebral disc disease — a common cause of back pain, rear limb…
New technique scours the genome for genes that combat disease

October 12, 2017

Using a modified version of the CRISPR genome-editing system, MIT researchers have developed a new way to screen…
Researchers uncover new treatment options for common debilitating skin disease

July 24, 2017

Researchers focusing on the common debilitating skin disease Hidradenitis suppurativa (HS), which causes deep, painful lesions and leads to…
Scientists warn of seasonal increase of deadly rabbit disease

June 19, 2017

Scientists at the University of Liverpool are using big data and text mining methods to create a warning…
International team uncovers new approach to combat deadly fungal infection

June 16, 2017

Each year, invasive fungal infections sicken an estimated 2 million people worldwide and kill nearly 800,000 — but…
Stool Microbes Predict Advanced Liver Disease

May 3, 2017

Nonalcoholic fatty liver disease (NAFLD) — a condition that can lead to liver cirrhosis and cancer — isn’t…
Algorithm matches genetic variation to disease symptoms and could improve diagnosis of rare diseases

April 20, 2017

A faster and more accurate method of identifying which of an individual’s genes are associated with particular symptoms…
Pathogen uses light to facilitate invasion of wheat plant

April 14, 2017

Researchers at The University of Western Australia in collaboration with The Australian National University have discovered the deadly…
In Four Related Papers, Researchers Describe New and Improved Tools for Stem Cell Research

April 7, 2017

Induced pluripotent stem cells (iPSCs), derived from human adult cells and capable of being differentiated to become a…
When human illness rises, the environment suffers, too

April 4, 2017

A toxic environment is known to create health problems for people, but sick people can also create health…
Blood spatters reveal a suspect’s age through new technique

March 22, 2017

Researchers at King’s College London have discovered a new method of forensic analysis which could more accurately predict…
Scans could replace invasive procedures for assessing heart patients, new research finds

March 20, 2017

Heart patients could have quick, non-invasive, magnetic resonance (MR) scans to determine if they need to have a…
Research suggests a new model of chronic disease

February 25, 2017

Genes play a key role in determining whether someone experiences multiple chronic diseases, according to new research by…
Gene Variant Identified for Kawasaki Disease Susceptibility

February 10, 2017

Kawasaki disease (KD) is the most common acquired heart disease in children. Untreated, roughly one-quarter of children with…
Bacteria links Crohn’s disease, arthritis, researchers find

February 10, 2017

Patients with Crohn’s disease, a type of inflammatory bowel disease (IBD) that causes abdominal pain and diarrhea, can…
Women with early periods at increased risk of early or premature menopause

January 27, 2017

A large international study has linked early puberty and childlessness with an increased risk of early menopause. Professor…
Latest research offers hope for patients with inflammatory diseases

January 20, 2017

University of Queensland researchers have discovered a molecular trigger for inflammation that could lead to new treatments for…
World of viruses uncovered – not just unwanted house bugs

November 24, 2016

1445 viruses have been discovered in the most populous animals – those without backbones such as insects and…
New capsule achieves long-term drug delivery

November 18, 2016

Researchers at MIT and Brigham and Women’s Hospital have developed a new drug capsule that remains in the…
Cells implicated in dementia related to high blood pressure

November 16, 2016

High blood pressure transforms immune system cells that reside around cerebral blood vessels and normally protect the brain…
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