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multiple sclerosis

MS Treatment That ‘Resets’ Immune System May Halt Disease for at...

In a new study, led by Imperial College London, the treatment prevented symptoms of severe disease from worsening for five years, in 46 per...
metabolic disease

From Mice, Clues to Microbiome’s Influence on Metabolic Disease

The community of microorganisms that resides in the gut, known as the microbiome, has been shown to work in tandem with the genes of...
disease and drug mechanisms

GSK and EMBL Form a New Strategic Collaboration to Enhance Understanding...

EMBL and GSK have signed a collaboration agreement to leverage the skills of both organisations to enhance understanding of disease and drug mechanisms and advance...
fish

Fish Affected by Deepwater Horizon Spill Give Clues To Air Pollution...

A study by Manchester and Stanford scientists into the effects on fish of a 2010 oil disaster could shed new light on how air...
Neglected Tropical Disease

New Research Addresses Complexity of Neglected Tropical Disease (NTD) Control

The University of Notre Dame’s Edwin Michael, Professor, Department of Biological Sciences and member of theEck Institute for Global Health, is on the cutting...
tooth erosion, Alzheimer's Disease, high blood pressure, chronic disease, Anti-ageing, pancreatic cancer

‘Anti-Ageing’ Hormone Could Unlock New Treatments for Kidney and Heart Disease

A new study by researchers at King’s College London has found that patients with diabetes suffering from the early stages of kidney disease have...
inflammatory bowel diseasevideo

Microbiomes More in Flux in Patients with Inflammatory Bowel Disease

Patients with inflammatory bowel disease are more likely to see dramatic shifts in the make-up of the community of microbes in their gut than...
Bacteria

Bacteria Links Crohn’s Disease, Arthritis, Researchers Find

Patients with Crohn’s disease, a type of inflammatory bowel disease (IBD) that causes abdominal pain and diarrhea, can also experience joint pain. In Crohn’s...
Parkinson’s disease

Lost in Translation: Parkinson’s Disease Research Undercut by Study Design

In a review of animal studies of Parkinson’s disease therapies, Yale researchers identified trends that may contribute to the lack of success in human...
streptococcal disease

Deadly Disease Outbreak Linked to Commercial Breeding of Piglets

In a case of sophisticated scientific sleuthing, a UNSW researcher has helped pin down the source of an unprecedented outbreak of streptococcal disease in...
inflammatory diseases, soybean, heavy rainfall, agriculture, mosquitoes, Vector-borne Diseases, plant volatiles, soil moisture, Electrocatalyst, climate change, thermoelectric, plant, blood collection, chronic pain, blood test, global warming, Optogenetics, disease-fighting drugs, tumor, soil health, Tuberculosis, solar, nano ribbons, GMOs, brain's signaling network, fatty tumors, bacteria, caffeinated alcoholic, plant hormone, Cardiac, cancer

Purdue-affiliated Pharmaceutical Company Launches Product to Produce Rare Disease-fighting Compounds

A pharmaceutical company based on Purdue University intellectual property has launched a product line that will allow researchers and medical professionals the ability to...
neurodegenerative disease

Turning off the Protein Tap – A New Clue to Neurodegenerative...

Disabling a part of brain cells that acts as a tap to regulate the flow of proteins has been shown to cause neurodegeneration, a...
Dementia

Dementia Linked to Diet

There is a strong, bi-directional link between diabetes and Alzheimer’s disease. Fiona Harrison, Ph.D., and colleagues tested whether the effects of obesity on diabetic...
cardiovascular disease

Bacterium Lassoes Its Way from the Mouth to the Heart to...

Researchers from the University of Bristol have now revealed a potentially key molecular process that occurs in the case of infective endocarditis, a type...
colonoscopy

Detecting Inflammatory Bowel Disease During a Colonoscopy

Vanderbilt researchers have developed a new optical sensor that can accurately detect different types of inflammatory bowel disease and can be easily integrated into...
disease

New Study Shows How Plants Fight off Disease

A University of Queensland-led study has highlighted the minute details of how the plant’s immune system leads to its ability to resist disease. UQ School...
vaccine

Yale Team Uses Google Analytical Tool to Gauge Vaccine Effectiveness

Using a statistical method initially developed by Google, a Yale School of Public Health-led research team has devised a novel way to better analyze...
Parkinson’s

A New Brain Mapping Technique Reveals Circuitry of Parkinson’s Disease Tremors

If a piece of electronics isn’t working, troubleshooting the problem often involves probing the flow of electricity through the various components of the circuit...
Heart Disease

Certain Fat Found Around the Heart Associated with Higher Risk of...

A higher volume of a certain type of fat that surrounds the heart is significantly associated with a higher risk of heart disease in...
disease

Researchers Develop New Approach to Detecting Disease Outbreaks

Researchers in Carnegie Mellon University's Event and Pattern Detection Laboratory have won the grand prize in Round 7 of the Yelp Dataset Challenge for...