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A new century of Alzheimer's disease research

... the basic lab, animal research and drug discovery occurs in Jacksonville. Mayo researchers in Jacksonville,...t, whereas there is plenty of tau aggregation that occurs before these roadblocks appear,” says Dr. Hutton. “In any case, the brain can’t cope without tau.” ...

Rosehips may Be an Effective Alternative for Rheumatoid Arthritis

..., which affects millions of people worldwide. It occurs when the immune system attacks the joints, causing swelling and damage to cartilage and bone. Traditional treatments, such as the disease-modifying anti-rheumatic drug (DMARD) methotrexate, have only limited effectiveness. Newer medicines, inclu...

Ambitious Gastric Cancer Research Project Proposed in Singapore

...ong women, says the Singapore Cancer Society. It occurs most frequently in men and women above 40 years old, and is more common in Chinese than Malay or Indian. There is no scientific conclusion of the actual cause of gastric cancer, people with family history of gastric cancer, high consumption of smo...

Epilepsy Increases Suicide Risks

...ithout psychiatric disease,'' they said. Epilepsy occurs when clusters of nerve cells in the brain signal abnormally, causing strange sensations, behavior, convulsions, muscle spasms and seizures. About 50 million people worldwide suffer from the condition, with roughly 75 new cases diagnosed every day, ac...

New Asthma Gene Identified

... of a new gene called ORMDL3 in their blood, which occurs in higher amounts in children with asthma. The pre...e most common chronic disease of childhood. Asthma occurs in 7-10 percent of children in the United States and one child in seven in the United Kingdom. Its p...

Autophagy may Lead to Heart Disease

...Researchers reported that pressure overload, which occurs in chronic hypertension and is a major risk factor for cardiac hypertrophy, or heart enlargement, and heart failure, triggers autophagy in cardiac cells. We also found that a specific autophagic gene, beclin 1, is a critical factor required for car...

Kids With Crohn's Disease are at Ease Now

...undation of America, IBD can strike at any age but occurs most often in young people between the ages of 15 and 35. Since IBD tends to run in families, scientists know genes play a role in its etiology, but have not determined the exact cause of the disease. Some people have long periods of remission, but...

Liver Cancer More Prevalent in Males

...y the same principle. Bladder cancer, for example, occurs more frequently in males than females, and the differences may be a result of higher IL-6 levels and inflammation in male bladders."...

New Cancer Fighting Virus

... to other parts of the body. Most of the spreading occurs to the liver and 15% of patients have liver metastases at the time of diagnosis. The latest human results reported today follow testing in the lab and in animals where the virus was shown to be effective at killing colorectal cancer cells and liver...

Chromosone Disorders - Unrevealed Facts

... or Klinefelters syndrome. Turners syndrome only occurs in females and is caused when one of the two X chromosomes is missing. Girls with Turners have arrested development and if no treatment is given do not enter puberty. Klinefelters syndrome affects males, who receive an extra X chromosome. Symptoms ...

Fat Horses Face Health Problems

... inflammation, and oxidative stress, a malady that occurs as a result of changes to metabolic processes that alter the delicate balances between the destruction and creation of new cells in the body. Oxidative stress is an imbalance between the production of free radicals and reactive oxygen species and t...

Invisible Gases Form Most Organic Haze in Urban, Rural Areas: Study

...elease VOCs, and he adds that gasoline evaporation occurs during gas station fill-ups, or during some industrial processes. The U.S. Environmental Protection Agency does not currently regulate VOCs except for on-road vehicles and industrial settings, said Jimenez. Jimenez and Zhang are now working on wa...

Visual Impairment Linked to Greater Mortality Risk

...ered by a film that reduces sight, and ARMD, which occurs when the macula, the area at the back of the retina that produces the sharpest vision, deteriorates over time. "After adjusting for factors that predict mortality, neither visual impairment nor ARMD was significantly associated with all-cause morta...

Insights into Acute Promyelocytic Leukemia

...f leukemia.APL is a cancer of the bone marrow that occurs when certain developing white blood cells get stuck at a highly proliferative and immature stage. The abnormal cells accumulate and eventually crowd out the normal, healthy blood cells. Most cases of APL are caused by the expression of the PML/RARA...

Polyclinics Could Threaten NHS Services, Warns BMA

...nicians and patients is unclear. Successful change occurs when it is clinically-led, in partnership with patients, and based on evidence that would enhance patient care. Any changes to health services must be safe, based on sound clinical evidence and be in the best interests of patients. We will need to ex...

New Data Reinforces Correlation Between Carbohydrate Quality and Loss of Vision

...heir age and gender," notes Taylor. AMD typically occurs after middle age, although the events which cause it may begin earlier. A leading cause of irreversible blindness, AMD results from the gradual breakdown of light-sensitive cells in the central region of the eye's retina, called the macula. Although ...

Researchers Develop First Mouse Model of Lung Transplantation

... the model simulates the same immune response that occurs in humans following lung transplantation. Before Okazaki and his Washington University colleagues developed the mouse model, researchers had been studying lung transplantation using a nonphysiological mouse model in which a small section of trache...

Too Much White Rice, Pasta and Bread may Increase Chances of AMD

...eir age and gender," notes Taylor. AMD typically occurs after middle age, although the events which cause it may begin earlier. A leading cause of irreversible blindness, AMD results from the gradual breakdown of light-sensitive cells in the central region of the eye's retina, called the macula. Although ...

New Target for Muscular Dystrophy Drug Therapy Discovered

...ciated protein. How this normal utrophin silencing occurs has been a mystery for long, according to the background information in an article published online in Molecular Biology of the Cell. Dr. Tejvir S. Khurana, Associate Professor of Physiology and Member of the Pennsylvania Muscle Institute, says th...

New Genetic Clue to Type 1 Diabetes

...blished online Sunday by Nature. Type 1 diabetes occurs when the immune system destroys cells in the pancreas that produce insulin, the hormone that regulates blood glucose. It is also called "juvenile" or "childhood" diabetes, because it often emerges in a patient's early years. The research led by H...

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