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Researchers at the Charité – Universitätsmedizin Berlin have managed to predict the probability of a cardiovascular patient suffering a heart attack, stroke or arterial occlusion within three months. In the long-term, ...
Cardiology Apr 04, 2013 | not rated yet | 0
In interviews with nearly 6,000 residents of five U.S. cities, African-Americans were more likely than other racial and ethnic groups to express an interest in participating in medical research, even if studies involved providing ...
Health Apr 03, 2013 | not rated yet | 0
(Medical Xpress)—A little more than a year after the FDA approved Kalydeco (Vx-770), the first drug of its kind to treat the underlying cause of cystic fibrosis, University of Missouri researchers believe ...
Medical research Mar 21, 2013 | 4.5 / 5 (2) | 0 |
The American College of Medical Genetics and Genomics (ACMG) released the widely-anticipated "ACMG Recommendations for Reporting of Incidental Findings in Clinical Exome and Genome Sequencing" report at its 2013 Annual Clinical ...
Genetics Mar 21, 2013 | 4 / 5 (1) | 0
In the early 1950's, a 66-year-old woman, sick with colon cancer, received a blood transfusion. Then, unexpectedly, she suffered a severe rejection of the transfused blood. Reporting on her case, the French ...
Medical research Mar 20, 2013 | 5 / 5 (11) | 0 |
A small French study of 14 HIV patients who have remained healthy for years after stopping drug treatment offers fresh evidence that early medical intervention may lead to a "functional cure" for AIDS, researchers said Thursday.
HIV & AIDS Mar 14, 2013 | not rated yet | 0
Work by researchers at The University of Western Australia could revolutionise testing for Type 1 diabetes around the world.
Diabetes Mar 11, 2013 | not rated yet | 0
For the first time, an international team of researchers has found that a combination of a particular virus in the mother and a specific gene variant in the child increases the risk of the child developing schizophrenia.
Psychology & Psychiatry Mar 08, 2013 | 5 / 5 (2) | 0
In ten years time, routine preventive health care for adults may include genetic testing alongside the now familiar tests for cholesterol levels, mammography and colonoscopy. As genomic testing prepares to enter the realm ...
Genetics Mar 07, 2013 | not rated yet | 0
Researchers at Karolinska Institutet in Sweden have found an explanation for why the level of kynurenic acid (KYNA) is higher in the brains of people with schizophrenia or bipolar disease with psychosis. The study, which ...
Psychology & Psychiatry Mar 05, 2013 | 5 / 5 (1) | 0
The bacteria that cause acne live on everyone's skin, yet one in five people is lucky enough to develop only an occasional pimple over a lifetime. What's their secret?
Diseases, Conditions, Syndromes Feb 28, 2013 | 5 / 5 (2) | 0 |
(HealthDay)— New guidelines on testing newborns and children for genetic diseases recommend screening for childhood diseases but note that testing for diseases that strike in adulthood may not be worthwhile.
Genetics Feb 21, 2013 | not rated yet | 0
A new, large-scale study of triple-negative breast cancer shows that small molecules called microRNA can be used to define four subtypes of this aggressive malignancy.
Cancer Feb 07, 2013 | not rated yet | 0 |
The non-O ABO blood type is the most important risk factor for venous thromboembolism (blood clots in veins), making up 20% of attributable risk for the condition, according to a new study in CMAJ (Canadian Medical Associati ...
Diseases, Conditions, Syndromes Feb 04, 2013 | not rated yet | 0 |
Germany's upper house of parliament on Friday gave its green light to testing embryos after in vitro fertilisation in certain cases after a passionate ethical debate in the country on the issue.
Obstetrics & gynaecology Feb 01, 2013 | not rated yet | 0