News tagged with human disease
University of Michigan research sheds new light on why certain people are more likely to suffer from rheumatoid arthritis – paving the way to explore new treatments for both arthritis and other autoimmune diseases.
Arthritis & Rheumatism Jan 24, 2013 | 5 / 5 (1) | 0
The mosquitoes that spread dengue fever tap into the domestic networks of humans, along with their bloodstreams, finds a study recently published in the Proceedings of the National Academy of Sciences (PNAS).
Diseases, Conditions, Syndromes Jan 24, 2013 | not rated yet | 0 |
A new study could provide the link that scientists have been looking for to confirm that reactivation of a latent herpes virus is a cause of some heart problems.
Cardiology Jan 22, 2013 | 5 / 5 (2) | 0 |
(HealthDay)—The cervical cancer vaccine has turned into one of the biggest success stories in the field.
Cancer Jan 19, 2013 | 5 / 5 (1) | 0
(HealthDay)—Octaplas has been approved by the U.S. Food and Drug Administration to augment insufficient clotting proteins that could otherwise lead to excessive bleeding or excessive clotting.
Medications Jan 17, 2013 | not rated yet | 0
One of the most insidious ways that parasitic diseases such as malaria and toxoplasmosis wreak their havoc is by hijacking their host's natural cellular processes, turning self against self. Researchers from ...
Medical research Jan 16, 2013 | 5 / 5 (1) | 0 |
Usually, results from a new study help scientists inch their way toward an answer whether they are battling a health problem or are on the verge of a technological breakthrough. Once in a while, those results ...
Medical research Jan 15, 2013 | 5 / 5 (3) | 0 |
Exposure to a chemical once used widely in plastic bottles and still found in aluminum cans appears to be associated with a biomarker for higher risk of heart and kidney disease in children and adolescents, according to an ...
Health Jan 09, 2013 | not rated yet | 0 |
In 2006, the lab of Dr. David Ginsburg at the Life Sciences Institute put a call out for siblings attending the University of Michigan to donate blood for a study of blood-clotting disorders.
Medical research Jan 08, 2013 | not rated yet | 0 |
A report from the nation's leading cancer organizations shows rates of death in the United States from all cancers for men and women continued to decline between 2000 and 2009. The findings come from the latest Annual Report ...
Cancer Jan 08, 2013 | 4.3 / 5 (3) | 1
Despite the decline in cancer death rates in the U.S., there is an increase in incidence rates for cancers associated with human papillomavirus (HPV) infection and more efforts are needed to increase HPV vaccination coverage ...
Cancer Jan 07, 2013 | 2 / 5 (1) | 0
The US Supreme Court declined Monday to enter the emotionally-charged debate over stem cell research, refusing to hear an appeal centered on the issue of federal government funding.
Other Jan 07, 2013 | 5 / 5 (1) | 4
We can blame all sorts of things on the weather. But a stomach bug? It seems unlikely. Yet, scientists say greater quantities of rainfall and bigger storms will lead to more stomach upsets in parts of Europe. ...
Diseases, Conditions, Syndromes Jan 07, 2013 | not rated yet | 2
The notion that police can identify a suspect based on the tiniest drop of blood or trace of tissue has long been a staple of TV dramas, but scientists at Harvard have taken the idea a step further. Using ...
Genetics Jan 07, 2013 | 5 / 5 (7) | 0 |
New research led by the Karolinska Institutet, Sweden and the University of Glasgow, Scotland, has identified a link between a human gene and the composition of human gastrointestinal bacteria. In a study published as a letter ...
Medical research Jan 07, 2013 | 5 / 5 (1) | 0 |