News tagged with diagnostic marker
Plastic products and jet fuel exposures raising incidences of 'epigenetic transgenerational inheritance'
Washington State University researchers have lengthened their list of environmental toxicants that can negatively affect as many as three generations of an exposed animal's offspring.
Genetics Jan 24, 2013 | 5 / 5 (2) | 0 |
Epstein-Barr virus (EBV) is the cause of infectious mononucleosis and a risk for serious disease in liver transplant recipients. Molecular tests that can identify early protein markers produced by EBV may ...
Other Nov 16, 2012 | not rated yet | 0
Based on their previous discovery of progesterone-induced blocking factor (PIBF), European scientists have developed a diagnostic assay that could be used to detect pregnancy complications or cancer.
Medical research Aug 16, 2012 | not rated yet | 0
Diagnostic tests are increasingly capable of identifying plaques and tangles present in Alzheimer's disease, yet the disease remains untreatable. Questions remain about how these tests can be used in research studies examining ...
Alzheimer's disease & dementia Jul 17, 2012 | not rated yet | 0
New results presented at 3rd European Lung Cancer Conference in Geneva, Switzerland show important steps being made to improve the diagnosis and treatment of malignant pleural mesothelioma, an aggressive cancer of the outer ...
Cancer Apr 18, 2012 | 5 / 5 (1) | 0
Cleveland Clinic Children's Hospital has launched a study to determine whether genetic markers can be used to help identify children who are at risk of developing autism.
Autism spectrum disorders Feb 29, 2012 | not rated yet | 0
A rise in periprosthetic joint infection (PJI) rates has the orthopedic community moving to develop it's first-ever agreed upon definition and diagnostic criteria to help better treat patients.
Other Nov 04, 2011 | not rated yet | 0
Autism and autistic spectrum disorders (ASD) are currently diagnosed primarily through subjective observation of autistic behaviors. However, new research, presented at CHEST 2011, the 77th annual meeting of the American ...
Diseases, Conditions, Syndromes Oct 24, 2011 | 4 / 5 (1) | 0
The first report of the presence of alternative lengthening of telomeres (ALT) in cancers arising from the bladder, cervix, endometrium, esophagus, gallbladder, liver, and lung was published today in The American Journal of ...
Cancer Sep 01, 2011 | 5 / 5 (1) | 0
Scientists have shown a molecular chaperone is working like a waste management company to collect and detoxify high levels of toxic amyloid beta peptide found in Alzheimer's disease.
Medical research Jun 20, 2011 | not rated yet | 0