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Researchers at King's College London and Hiroshima University, Japan, have identified a specific gene linked to throat cancer following a genetic study of a family with 10 members who have developed the condition.
Cancer Mar 08, 2012 | 5 / 5 (2) | 0 |
Some of the most widely used prescription drugs, including those to treat cholesterol and high blood pressure, could be available over the counter under a new proposal being weighed by government regulators.
Medications Mar 08, 2012 | not rated yet | 0
One of the most difficult things optometrists and ophthalmologists must tell a patient is that he or she has an eye disease that already has or could permanently rob them of their vision. Today, the most common diseases in ...
Ophthalmology Feb 27, 2012 | not rated yet | 0
Vietnam says a large ongoing outbreak of a common childhood virus could worsen this year.
Diseases, Conditions, Syndromes Feb 21, 2012 | 4 / 5 (1) | 0
As oncologists already know and newly diagnosed lung cancer patients learn, the kind of treatment given to patients is increasingly becoming dependent on the specific gene mutation present in the cancer. But, as lung cancer ...
Cancer Feb 15, 2012 | not rated yet | 0
Researchers from the University of Southampton, in collaboration with a research group in Delhi, India, have shown that growth in early childhood can affect bone density in adult life, which could lead to an increased risk ...
Diseases, Conditions, Syndromes Feb 02, 2012 | not rated yet | 0
Genetic regulation of metabolomic biomarkers -- paths to cardiovascular diseases and type 2 diabetes
In a study to the genetic variance of human metabolism, researchers have identified thirty one regions of the genome that were associated with levels of circulating metabolites, i.e., small molecules that ...
Diabetes Jan 29, 2012 | not rated yet | 0
(Medical Xpress) -- An international team of researchers has discovered 13 new regions of the genome associated with the timing of menopause.
Genetics Jan 23, 2012 | not rated yet | 0 |
The Indian government on Tuesday dispatched a team of medical experts to the financial capital, Mumbai, to assess reports of a handful of cases of apparently untreatable tuberculosis.
Diseases, Conditions, Syndromes Jan 17, 2012 | not rated yet | 0
Age-related macular degeneration (AMD) is a common disease that can result in blindness. It is caused by cell death in the eyes retina, which is partly responsible for transforming visual stimuli into ...
Diseases, Conditions, Syndromes Jan 13, 2012 | 4 / 5 (2) | 0 |
(Medical Xpress) -- Since 2005, genome-wide association studies (GWAS) have successfully identified thousands of genes responsible for common human diseases.
Genetics Jan 13, 2012 | not rated yet | 0 |
With the trend in healthcare moving toward an era of personalized medicine, there is much anticipation and hope that customized approaches to prevention and treatment based on a person's genetic make-up will result in better ...
Diseases, Conditions, Syndromes Jan 09, 2012 | not rated yet | 0
Brigham and Women's Hospital (BWH) researchers have created a vaccine that is more potent than traditional vaccines available today. The glycoconjugate vaccine prototype is 100 times more effective than traditional glycoconjugate ...
Medical research Nov 28, 2011 | 5 / 5 (2) | 0 |
Public health should focus not only on reducing the burden of common diseases but also address the needs of people with blood disorders , experts say in a supplement to December's American Journal of Preventive Medicine.
Health Nov 16, 2011 | not rated yet | 0
In what is so far the largest investigation of its kind, researchers uncovered a wide range of new insights about common diseases and how they are affected by differences between two persons' genes. The results from this ...
Genetics Oct 26, 2011 | 3.3 / 5 (3) | 0 |