Researchers find earliest known signs of Alzheimer's in people with genetic mutation that causes inherited form
Researchers have found the earliest signs of Alzheimer's disease yet detected in a group of people with a rare, inherited form of the disease, according to two Articles published in The Lancet Neurology. The findings raise ...
Alzheimer's disease & dementia Nov 05, 2012 | 5 / 5 (1) | 0 |
Genetic testing for a certain mutation in pediatric patients is valuable in determining a cause for unexplained hearing loss, according to a study in the November 2012 issue of Otolaryngology–Head and Neck Surgery.
Surgery Nov 05, 2012 | not rated yet | 0
(Medical Xpress)—A new study in mice has shown that genetically engineered bacteria can protect against inflammatory bowel disease (IBD), which includes a host of conditions including ulcerative colitis and Crohn's disease.
Medical research Nov 02, 2012 | 5 / 5 (5) | 0 |
(Medical Xpress)—Two researchers funded by the EU have succeeded in developing and testing a state-of-the-art HIV detection test. The Imperial College London, United Kingdom duo says the test is 10 times ...
HIV & AIDS Nov 01, 2012 | not rated yet | 0
(Medical Xpress)—It could happen during a nasty spill on the ski slopes, a hard tackle at football practice, or even a car accident. ASU nursing student Sarah Hollowell sustained her concussion playing ...
Diseases, Conditions, Syndromes Nov 01, 2012 | 5 / 5 (1) | 0
(Medical Xpress)—A new drug developed by researchers from Flinders University, in partnership with collaborators in Melbourne, could hold the key to better treatment of some blinding eye diseases.
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By studying a specific part of the male DNA, it may be possible to refine the interpretation of PSA tests. This would reduce the risk of men being treated for prostate cancer unnecessarily.
Cancer Oct 30, 2012 | not rated yet | 0
(Medical Xpress)—While Omega-3 essential fatty acids—found in foods like wild fish and grass-fed livestock—are necessary for human body functioning, their effects on the working memory of healthy young adults have not ...
Health Oct 25, 2012 | not rated yet | 0
Collaborators at Cottage Health System and University of California, Santa Barbara (UCSB) have identified biomarkers that may yield a revolutionary diagnostic test for pre-eclampsia, a complex and potentially ...
Diseases, Conditions, Syndromes Oct 22, 2012 | not rated yet | 0 |
(HealthDay)—Risk factors for heart disease—such as being overweight, having high cholesterol levels and smoking—are common in patients who undergo angioplasty and stent procedures to open blocked coronary ...
Cardiology Oct 18, 2012 | not rated yet | 0
(Medical Xpress)—Prescription pain killers – a leading cause of youth addiction and easily accessible in the family medicine cabinet – have caused an alarming rise in heroin abuse in New Jersey and ...
Addiction Oct 18, 2012 | not rated yet | 0
Early signs of lung cancer could be diagnosed using a simple blood test following a new discovery by scientists at the University of York.
Cancer Oct 15, 2012 | 5 / 5 (1) | 0 |
Thousands of Americans who may have been injected with a tainted steroid will have to wait weeks to see if they have been infected with meningitis as investigators seek answers to a widening outbreak.
Diseases, Conditions, Syndromes Oct 13, 2012 | not rated yet | 0
Researchers have discovered a panel of 13 blood proteins that may be effective biomarkers to detect malignant mesothelioma, according to a study published Oct. 3 in the open access journal PLOS ONE by Rachel Ostroff from t ...
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A simple blood test could one day be a more accurate way to test for the early signs of breast cancer than using mammograms to spot a lump say researchers today, as Breast Cancer Awareness Month gets underway.
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