Navigation Links
Chronic Pain Syndrome May Be In The Genes

Researchers have found that gene mutation is associated with the neurological disorder called hereditary neuralgic amyotrophy (also called HNA) that generally is associated with chronic pains. //

HNA episodes are often triggered by an infection, an immunization, childbirth, or overworking the arms and shoulders. Nerve inflammation and changes in the blood suggest that problems with the person's immune response are contributing to the episode. The on again/off again course of the condition, and the environmental triggers, are unusual among inherited nerve disorders.

Twenty-seven medical scientists at universities in Germany, Belgium, the United States, Finland, and Spain conducted the research to find the specific gene responsible for HNA. The study appears in the latest edition of Nature Genetics.

By studying several multigenerational families who had several relatives with HNA, the researchers identified mutations in a gene named septin-9 ( known as SEPT9). Cells from a variety of life forms, ranging from yeast to fruit flies to humans, contain septins. Septins form protein filaments that provide the internal scaffolding of cells, and play key roles in the process by which cells divide. Out-of-control septins are implicated in certain abnormal cell divisions that lead to tumor formation, including breast cancer. Cells depleted of SEPT9 often fail to complete normal cell division. HNA is the first genetic disease found to be caused by a mutation in a gene of the septin family.

According to the authors of the SEPT9 gene mutations study, SEPT9 has particular structures that distinguish it from all other septins, but the significance and function of these structures is as yet unknown.

Source: Newswise
'"/>




Page: 1

Related medicine news :

1. Roller coasters – cause “Chronic Headache?
2. In Chronic Diseases - Poor compliance of Patients with drug treatment
3. New Treatment for Chronic Eczema
4. Novel Therapy for Chronic Problem
5. Overcoming Chronic Fatigue
6. Chronic Fatigue, Pain Linked to Sinusitis
7. Chronic Diseases said to Cause Falls in the Elderly
8. Epilepsy Drug May Relieve Chronic Headaches
9. Women Worse Affected By Chronic Cough
10. A Drug That Might Relieve Chronic Cough
11. A Sedentary Childhood Could Lead To Chronic Fatigue Latter In Life
Post Your Comments:
*Name:
*Comment:
*Email:
TAG: Chronic Pain Syndrome May The Genes

(Date:9/17/2014)... North Central Surgical Center is proud to announce ... top-notch services. The hospital was the recipient for several ... , Hospital-wide, North Central was the recipient of the ... award for two years in a row (2013-2014). They ... nation for Patient Safety in 2014 and ranked among ...
(Date:9/17/2014)... blood test that measures DNA from a prostate cancer ... the state of a man,s disease, a new study ... could reveal when treatment for advanced prostate cancer ... researchers suggested. "Our study showed that a steroid ... often initially very effective started to activate harmful mutations ...
(Date:9/17/2014)... New York, New York (PRWEB) September 17, 2014 ... ) filings involving the Conserve line of metal-on-metal ... litigation now underway in U.S. District Court, Northern ... to an updated Case List issued by the ... 15, 2014, at least 397 product liability claims ...
(Date:9/17/2014)... Why are Asian Americans at higher risk of ... to develop the disease at lower body weights? One ... from traditional high-fiber, low-fat Asian diets to current westernized ... Asian heritage, says George King, M.D., Senior Vice President ... the senior author of the study. , A Joslin ...
(Date:9/17/2014)... London, UK (PRWEB) September 17, 2014 ... of the total medical technology market, focusing on molecular ... cancer, chronic diseases, and genetic testing. The IVD market ... billion by the end of 2017. The major drivers ... testing; need for speed, which is evidenced by the ...
Breaking Medicine News(10 mins):Health News:North Central Surgical Center Receives Several Accolades 2Health News:DNA Blood Test Might Identify Status of Prostate Cancer 2Health News:Wright Hip Lawsuit News: Nearly 400 Filings Reported in Federal Wright Conserve Hip Replacement Litigation, Bernstein Liebhard LLP Reports 2Health News:Wright Hip Lawsuit News: Nearly 400 Filings Reported in Federal Wright Conserve Hip Replacement Litigation, Bernstein Liebhard LLP Reports 3Health News:In Joslin trial, Asian Americans lower insulin resistance on traditional diet 2Health News:In Joslin trial, Asian Americans lower insulin resistance on traditional diet 3Health News:World In Vitro Diagnostics Market Analysed by VPG in In-demand Research Report Available at MarketPublishers.com 2Health News:World In Vitro Diagnostics Market Analysed by VPG in In-demand Research Report Available at MarketPublishers.com 3
... explain the increased cases , FRIDAY, Nov. 6 (HealthDay News) ... people at higher risk of getting a type of thyroid ... related to cancer, but researchers suspect that the toxic compounds ... also unsure of why thyroid cancer rates are rising around ...
... a sneeze, people worry more about flu, heart attacks, accidents and ... may sound hard to believe, but just one sneeze is enough ... of dying from a heart attack at an early age, dying ... new research shows. , Of greater concern, however, was that people ...
... Nov. 6 HeartWare International, Inc. (Nasdaq: ... provider of less invasive, miniaturized circulatory support technologies revolutionizing ... it is scheduled to make presentations at two upcoming ... be made at the Third Annual Canaccord Adams Cardiovascular ...
... ... Award. , ... LA (PRWEB) November 6, 2009 -- Gilsbar, a national leader in health benefit ... was recently honored with Platinum-Level recognition for the American Heart Association Start! Fit-Friendly Companies ...
... ... and the recently released World Alzheimer Report declares that more than 35 million people ... innovator with 16 independent living and assisted living, and Alzheimer,s/memory care communities in Wisconsin ... of Alzheimer,s disease. , ...
... Tobacco-Free Kids, American Cancer Society, American Cancer Society Cancer ... American Legacy Foundation , WASHINGTON, Nov. 5 ... judge in Kentucky today rejected a motion by tobacco ... giving the U.S. Food and Drug Administration (FDA) the ...
Cached Medicine News:Health News:Thyroid Cancer Higher in Volcanic Areas 2Health News:Health Fears Are Nothing to Sneeze At 2Health News:Health Fears Are Nothing to Sneeze At 3Health News:HeartWare to Present at Upcoming Investment Conferences in November 2Health News:Gilsbar is Sole Louisiana Company to Win National Award from the American Heart Association 2Health News:Top 10 Ways to Prevent or Delay Alzheimer's 2Health News:Federal Judge Rejects Tobacco Companies' Effort to Block Key Provisions of New Tobacco Regulation Law 2
(Date:9/17/2014)... IRVING, Texas , Sept. 17, 2014 /PRNewswire/ ... Physician Direct Accountable Care Organization (Physician Direct ACO) ... help their physicians in providing better care while ... Physician Direct Accountable Care ... Physician Network Services (OPNS). The OPNS mission is ...
(Date:9/17/2014)... , Sept. 17, 2014   MedeAnalytics ... solution that brings complete visibility to a provider,s ... an ever-evolving reimbursement landscape. Powered by the industry,s ... to the critical point between patient access and ... The solution will improve revenue capture, minimize audit ...
(Date:9/17/2014)... Fla. , Sept. 17, 2014   myMatrixx, a pharmacy ... today that Business Insurance magazine has awarded ... distinction for the third year in a row. ... effort of Business Insurance  and the Best Companies ... is open to all publicly or privately-held insurance industry ...
Breaking Medicine Technology:Physician Direct Accountable Care Organization Selects Lightbeam Health to Enable Better Care at a Lower Cost 2Physician Direct Accountable Care Organization Selects Lightbeam Health to Enable Better Care at a Lower Cost 3MedeAnalytics Unveils New Revenue Integrity Solution to Support the Transition to Value-Based Healthcare 2MedeAnalytics Unveils New Revenue Integrity Solution to Support the Transition to Value-Based Healthcare 3myMatrixx Honored with "Best Places to Work in Insurance" Award 2
... Laboratories is a national reference laboratory and ... and development. ARUP offers an extensive test ... tests in clinical and anatomic pathology. Owned ... clients include more than half of the ...
... a national reference laboratory and a worldwide ... ARUP offers an extensive test menu of ... clinical and anatomic pathology. Owned by the ... more than half of the nation's university ...
... a national reference laboratory and a worldwide ... ARUP offers an extensive test menu of ... clinical and anatomic pathology. Owned by the ... more than half of the nation's university ...
... ARUP Laboratories is a national reference laboratory ... research and development. ARUP offers an extensive ... medical tests in clinical and anatomic pathology. ... Laboratories' clients include more than half of ...
Medicine Products: