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Approximately 250,000 people in the United States suffer from muscular dystrophy, which occurs when damaged muscle tissue is replaced with fibrous, bony or fatty tissue and loses function. Three years ago, University of Missouri ...
Medical research Dec 07, 2012 | 4.5 / 5 (2) | 0 |
Consuming large quantities of a key ingredient in beer can protect against winter sniffles and even some serious illnesses in small children, a Japanese brewery said citing a scientific study.
Diseases, Conditions, Syndromes Dec 06, 2012 | 4 / 5 (1) | 0
A new study published in BJS has demonstrated for the first time that a simple breath analysis could be used for colorectal cancer screening. The study is part of the "Improving Outcomes in Gastrointestinal Cancer" supple ...
Cancer Dec 05, 2012 | 5 / 5 (1) | 0
The ALS Therapy Development Institute (ALS TDI) and the Gladstone Institutes today announced the formation of a research collaboration to speed the discovery of potential treatments for ALS through the preclinical drug development ...
Medical research Dec 04, 2012 | not rated yet | 0
Researchers at the University of Minnesota's Center for Drug Design have developed a synthetic compound that, in a mouse model, successfully prevents the neurodegeneration associated with Alzheimer's disease.
Alzheimer's disease & dementia Dec 03, 2012 | 5 / 5 (1) | 0 |
The scents which permeate our health spas from aromatic essential oils may provide more benefits than just a sense of rest and well-being.
Cardiology Nov 29, 2012 | 4 / 5 (3) | 0 |
Herbs widely used throughout history in Asian and early European cultures have received renewed attention by Western medicine in recent years. Scientists are now isolating the active compounds in many medicinal ...
Ophthalmology Nov 27, 2012 | 4.2 / 5 (6) | 1 |
Researchers at the University of California, Santa Cruz, have developed a new strategy for finding novel antibiotic compounds, using a diagnostic panel of bacterial strains for screening chemical extracts from natural sources.
Medications Nov 26, 2012 | not rated yet | 0
Last March, researchers at UCLA reported the development of a molecular compound called CLR01 that prevented toxic proteins associated with Parkinson's disease from binding together and killing the brain's neurons.
Alzheimer's disease & dementia Nov 15, 2012 | 4.5 / 5 (6) | 3 |
In a sobering study published in the journal Environmental Health, researchers at UC Davis and UCLA measured food-borne toxin exposure in children and adults by pinpointing foods with high levels of toxic compounds and de ...
Health Nov 13, 2012 | 5 / 5 (1) | 0 |
Canada's top court on Thursday stripped Pfizer of its patent for Viagra, saying the pharmaceutical giant failed in the patent to identify the active compound in the drug.
Medications Nov 08, 2012 | not rated yet | 0
(Medical Xpress)—Office workers may suffer more intense migraines and more frequent headaches due to an uncomfortable indoor environment, more commonly known as sick building syndrome, says a new report from Ball State ...
Diseases, Conditions, Syndromes Nov 06, 2012 | 5 / 5 (3) | 0 |
The death toll from a meningitis outbreak linked to tainted drugs rose to 30 as the number of cases climbed to a whopping 419, US health officials said Monday.
Diseases, Conditions, Syndromes Nov 05, 2012 | not rated yet | 0
A person doesn't have to go far to find a polycyclic aromatic hydrocarbon (PAH). These carcinogen precursors are inhaled through automobiles exhaust during the morning commute, are present in a drag of cigarette ...
Cancer Nov 02, 2012 | not rated yet | 0 |
(Medical Xpress)—Peanuts taste good and are good for you. But a new NC State study shows that putting a bit of skin in the game can make peanut products even healthier while keeping them flavorful.
Health Nov 02, 2012 | not rated yet | 0