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Chronic Kidney Disease

Simple Public Health Intervention May Prevent Chronic Kidney Disease

A simple and inexpensive public health intervention helped prevent many cases of chronic kidney disease (CKD) in Pakistan. The intervention, described in a study in the Clinical...
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Lowering Blood Pressure Reduces Risk of Heart Disease in Older Adults...

Intensive therapies to reduce high blood pressure can cut the risk of heart disease in older adults without increasing the risk for falls, according...
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New study suggests rethink of dementia causes

University of Adelaide researchers have developed a new theory for the causes of dementia and other neurodegenerative diseases, involving an out-of-control immune system. Published in...
live cells

Smartphone lights can activate live cells

Scientists at the University of St Andrews have discovered that the lighting used in smartphone displays can activate live cells that are genetically programmed...
Disease Resistant Wheat

Developing a Mildew and Disease Resistant Wheat Variety

Rolling across the landscape in abundant golden rows, it is easy to forget that wheat is not just a symbol of plenty, but one...
Parkinson’s

New Light Shed On Causes Of Movement Disorders Parkinson’s Disease

A possible cause has been found for the disrupted communication between brain cells exhibited by Parkinson's patients. Bettina Schwab, a researcher at the University...
HPV

New HPV vaccine could curb cervical cancers and health costs if...

A Yale-led study finds that a new vaccine for human papillomavirus (HPV) would significantly reduce both cervical cancer incidence and healthcare costs if states...
cigarette smoke, epilepsy, lupus, malaria, PCORI Project, General Anesthesia, brain disease, sodium, Alzheimer's, heart failure

PCORI Project to Examine Dietary Interventions for Crohn’s Disease

A national research study to focus on diet as a tool for managing Crohn’s disease symptoms, led by James Lewis, MD, MSCE, a professor of...
phantom limb pain

Emory radiologists freeze phantom limb pain using minimally invasive procedure

J. David Prologo, MD, delivered new findings from an Emory Interventional Radiology and Image Guided Medicine study at the Society of Interventional Radiology’s 2016...
tuberculosis

TB research reveals new angle for drug research

Francis Crick Institute-led research shows that sodium chloride triggers phenotypic - or non-genetic - resistance to antibacterial drugs by the bacteria that causes tuberculosis...
Cerebral cavernous

Penn Study Describes the Molecular Cause of Common Cerebrovascular Disease

Cerebral cavernous malformations (CCMs) are clusters of dilated, thin-walled blood vessels in the brain that can cause stroke and seizures, yet exactly how they...
malaria

Mixed-strain malaria infections influence drug resistance

Scientists have documented for the first time how competition among different malaria parasite strains in human hosts could influence the spread of drug resistance. “We...
Diagnosing Disease

Diagnosing Disease

Proteins are important indicators in diagnosing diseases. A young ETH researcher has developed a method by which it is possible to test minute amounts...
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Some Chronic Viral Infections Could Contribute to Cognitive Decline with Aging

Certain chronic viral infections could contribute to subtle cognitive deterioration in apparently healthy older adults, according to a study led by researchers from the University...
Alzheimer's

Sounding the alarm on a future epidemic: Alzheimer’s disease

UCLA biostatistics team forecasts prevalence of the disease under different circumstances
huntington's

Orphan Drug Designation for New Huntington’s Disease Drug

Ionis Pharmaceuticals Receives Orphan Drug Designation from the US FDA for IONIS-HTT Rx for the Treatment of Patients with Huntington's Disease