Scientists have identified a new mutation in the gene that causes the inherited disease known as Alpha-1 Antitrypsin Deficiency (Alpha-1), which affects roughly one in 2,500 people of European descent.
Inflammatory disorders Dec 13, 2012 | not rated yet | 0
An Australian study reveals that people with the rare genetic disorder known as Prader-Willi Syndrome may have an impaired autonomic nervous system. This discovery opens up a new way of looking at the insatiable appetite ...
Diseases, Conditions, Syndromes Nov 15, 2012 | 5 / 5 (2) | 0
A diabetes specialist and Artificial Intelligence expert have collaborated to test the prototype of an artificial pancreas. Should a planned clinical study and clinical trial support the excellent 'simulated' results obtained ...
Medical research Nov 12, 2012 | 5 / 5 (4) | 0
Australian scientists have confirmed a 'weak link' in the immune system – identifying the exact conditions under which an infection can trigger an autoantibody response, a process not clearly understood until now.
Immunology Nov 09, 2012 | 5 / 5 (1) | 1 |
Bariatric surgery, which significantly curtails the amount of food a person can eat, is the most effective treatment against obesity and is being recognized as a potentially valuable tool in the fight against diabetes related ...
Overweight and Obesity Nov 02, 2012 | not rated yet | 1
(Medical Xpress)—A large-scale study that defines the complexity of underlying mutations responsible for pancreatic cancers in more than 100 patients was published in Nature.
Cancer Oct 25, 2012 | 4.3 / 5 (3) | 0 |
Formoterol, a new generation asthma medication, shows great promise for improving fat and protein metabolism, say Australian researchers, who have tested this effect in a small sample of men.
Medical research Jun 05, 2011 | not rated yet | 1
While it is already known that breast cancer cells create the conditions for their own survival by communicating their needs to the healthy cells that surround them, Australian researchers have identified a new way of turning ...
Cancer Jun 02, 2011 | not rated yet | 0
Research from Perth's Telethon Institute for Child Health Research has found a link between the number of stressful events experienced during pregnancy and increased risk of behavioural problems in children.
Health Apr 20, 2011 | 3.5 / 5 (2) | 0