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miscarriage

Womb Natural Killer Cell Discovery Could Lead to Screening for Miscarriage...

• Previously unknown functions of natural killer cells identified • Cells remodel and ‘refresh’ the lining of the womb in preparation for pregnancy • Process isn’t...
tuberculosis

Decoding Tuberculosis: Using Analysis to Better Understand Disease, Develop New Treatments

Mycobacterium tuberculosis (Mtb) is the causative agent of the serious lung disease, tuberculosis, that is widespread throughout the world. About one-third of the human...
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Mass. General Team Identifies DNA Element That May Cause Rare Movement...

A team of Massachusetts General Hospital (MGH) researchers has identified a specific genetic change that may be the cause of a rare but severe...
brain disease

Updated Brain Cell Map Connects Various Brain Diseases to Specific Cell...

Researchers have developed new single-cell sequencing methods that could be used to map the cell origins of various brain disorders, including Alzheimer’s, Parkinson’s, schizophrenia...
Lyme Disease

New Lyme Disease Tests Could Offer Quicker, More Accurate Detection

New tests to detect early Lyme disease – which is increasing beyond the summer months – could replace existing tests that often do not...
human life

Parental Lifespan Genes Could Hold Clue to Longer Life

How long we live is determined by a range of factors including our lifestyle and how well we treat factors including blood pressure and...
chronic health, neurological disorder, sleep duration, heart failure, acute myeloid leukemia, Tourette's syndrome, acute myeloid leukemia, Insomnia, breast cancer, brain cells, HPV infection, schizophrenia, opioid overdose, cardiovascular health, metastatic breast cancer, depression, ovarian cancer, HIV protein function, menopause, Down syndrome, Alzheimer's disease, melanoma treatment, muscular dystrophy therapies, Ezogabine treatment, hereditary angioedema, hypertension, melanoma, cervical cancer, depression, neurodegenerative diseases, anesthetic drug ketamine, Olfactory cells, Dopamine Receptors, Muscular Dystrophy, Alzheimer’s disease, Alzheimer's, brain tumors, amygdala, freezing point, brain tumors, Rett Syndrome, cardiovascular death, Chronic viral infection, folic acid, diabetes, brain function, post-traumatic stress disorder, X chromosome, Maternal Fatty Acid, chronic sciatica, preemie blindness, gliomas, breast cancer, Combination immunotherapy, prostate cancer, acute heart failure, Metastatic lymph nodes, obesity, spontaneous coronary artery dissection, movement disorder, Safe-sleep, electronic cigarettes, prostate cancer, radiation therapy, neonatal disease, chemotherapy, tumor cells, X-linked disorders, autoimmune disease, neurological disorder, transplantation, tumor cells, Pulmonary Fibrosis, Nerve-damage Disorder, Mature B Lymphocytes, Alzheimer's Disease, hepatitis c infection, depression, penicillin, Leukemia, Anti-Angiogenesis, diabetes, conversion disorder, lymphoma, kidney disease, cancer, diabetes, autism, Tourette syndrome

Novel Harvesting Method Rapidly Produces Superior Stem Cells for Transplantation

A new method of harvesting stem cells for bone marrow transplantation – developed by a team of investigators from the Massachusetts General Hospital (MGH) Cancer...
Blood pressure

Blood Pressure Declines 14 to 18 Years Before Death

Researchers from the University of Exeter Medical School and UConn Healthin the US looked at the electronic medical records of 46,634 British citizens who...
Multiple Sclerosis

Multiple Sclerosis Linked to Gut Bacteria, Rutgers Study Finds

Exposure to certain gut bacteria – particularly in young adulthood – may trigger multiple sclerosis, according to researchers at Rutgers Robert Wood Johnson Medical...
lead poisoning

Lead Poisoning a Risk at Indoor Firing Ranges

Indoor firing ranges may put hobby shooters, law enforcement officers and employees at risk from lead exposure, particularly if proper dust-control measures are not...
memories

To Forget or to Remember? Memory Depends on Subtle Brain Signals,...

The fragrance of hot pumpkin pie can bring back pleasant memories of holidays past, while the scent of an antiseptic hospital room may cause...
river blindness, anti-cancer drugs, Heroin vaccine, breast cancer, Scientific Breakthroughs, Parkinson’s disease, malaria vaccine, autism, Antibody, Diabetes, cancer

Potential New Autism Drug Shows Promise in Mice

Scientists have performed a successful test of a possible new drug in a mouse model of an autism disorder. The candidate drug, called NitroSynapsin,...
wound healing

Wound Healing with New Technology

The cost of treating venous ulcers is estimated at between SEK 260 million and 600 million per year. And that is only venous ulcers....
chronic health, neurological disorder, sleep duration, heart failure, acute myeloid leukemia, Tourette's syndrome, acute myeloid leukemia, Insomnia, breast cancer, brain cells, HPV infection, schizophrenia, opioid overdose, cardiovascular health, metastatic breast cancer, depression, ovarian cancer, HIV protein function, menopause, Down syndrome, Alzheimer's disease, melanoma treatment, muscular dystrophy therapies, Ezogabine treatment, hereditary angioedema, hypertension, melanoma, cervical cancer, depression, neurodegenerative diseases, anesthetic drug ketamine, Olfactory cells, Dopamine Receptors, Muscular Dystrophy, Alzheimer’s disease, Alzheimer's, brain tumors, amygdala, freezing point, brain tumors, Rett Syndrome, cardiovascular death, Chronic viral infection, folic acid, diabetes, brain function, post-traumatic stress disorder, X chromosome, Maternal Fatty Acid, chronic sciatica, preemie blindness, gliomas, breast cancer, Combination immunotherapy, prostate cancer, acute heart failure, Metastatic lymph nodes, obesity, spontaneous coronary artery dissection, movement disorder, Safe-sleep, electronic cigarettes, prostate cancer, radiation therapy, neonatal disease, chemotherapy, tumor cells, X-linked disorders, autoimmune disease, neurological disorder, transplantation, tumor cells, Pulmonary Fibrosis, Nerve-damage Disorder, Mature B Lymphocytes, Alzheimer's Disease, hepatitis c infection, depression, penicillin, Leukemia, Anti-Angiogenesis, diabetes, conversion disorder, lymphoma, kidney disease, cancer, diabetes, autism, Tourette syndrome

Molecular Pathway Offers Treatment Targets for Pulmonary Fibrosis, Related Conditions

A study led by investigators at Massachusetts General Hospital (MGH) and University Health Network(UHN) in Toronto has identified a molecular pathway that appears to...
magnetic resonance imaging

Manganese-Based MRI Contrast Agent May Be Safer Alternative to Gadolinium-Based Agents

A team of Massachusetts General Hospital (MGH) researchers has developed a potential alternative to gadolinium-based contrast agents (GBCAs) for magnetic resonance imaging (MRI). In...
eczema

Breastfed Babies Are Less Likely to Have Eczema as Teenagers, Study...

The study, which is published today in the Journal of the American Medical Association (JAMA) Pediatrics, examined more than 13,000 Belarussian teenagers enrolled in...
sensory neurons

Why Head and Face Pain Causes More Suffering

Hate headaches? The distress you feel is not all in your -- well, head. People consistently rate pain of the head, face, eyeballs, ears...
hippocampus

New Wake-Promoting Node Pinpointed in Brain

Scientists have identified an additional group of cells in the brain responsible for keeping us awake: the supramammillary nucleus, part of the caudal hypothalamus. Neurologists...
chronic health, neurological disorder, sleep duration, heart failure, acute myeloid leukemia, Tourette's syndrome, acute myeloid leukemia, Insomnia, breast cancer, brain cells, HPV infection, schizophrenia, opioid overdose, cardiovascular health, metastatic breast cancer, depression, ovarian cancer, HIV protein function, menopause, Down syndrome, Alzheimer's disease, melanoma treatment, muscular dystrophy therapies, Ezogabine treatment, hereditary angioedema, hypertension, melanoma, cervical cancer, depression, neurodegenerative diseases, anesthetic drug ketamine, Olfactory cells, Dopamine Receptors, Muscular Dystrophy, Alzheimer’s disease, Alzheimer's, brain tumors, amygdala, freezing point, brain tumors, Rett Syndrome, cardiovascular death, Chronic viral infection, folic acid, diabetes, brain function, post-traumatic stress disorder, X chromosome, Maternal Fatty Acid, chronic sciatica, preemie blindness, gliomas, breast cancer, Combination immunotherapy, prostate cancer, acute heart failure, Metastatic lymph nodes, obesity, spontaneous coronary artery dissection, movement disorder, Safe-sleep, electronic cigarettes, prostate cancer, radiation therapy, neonatal disease, chemotherapy, tumor cells, X-linked disorders, autoimmune disease, neurological disorder, transplantation, tumor cells, Pulmonary Fibrosis, Nerve-damage Disorder, Mature B Lymphocytes, Alzheimer's Disease, hepatitis c infection, depression, penicillin, Leukemia, Anti-Angiogenesis, diabetes, conversion disorder, lymphoma, kidney disease, cancer, diabetes, autism, Tourette syndrome

Autoimmunity May Underlie Newly Discovered Painful Nerve-damage Disorder

An analysis of the medical records of patients treated at Massachusetts General Hospital (MGH) for an often-mysterious condition involving damage to small nerve fibers...
stem cells

Rice U. Undergrad Co-authors Study of How Fats Affect Stem Cells

You really are what you eat … especially when it comes to fats, according to a study this week in the journal Science Advances...