A University of Connecticut researcher is advancing the understanding of the devastating inherited condition known as spinal muscular atrophy.
Neuroscience Jan 29, 2013 | 5 / 5 (1) | 0
UCLA researchers, in a finding that runs counter to conventional wisdom, have discovered for the first time that a gene thought to express a protein in all cells that come under stress is instead expressed only in specific ...
Medical research Jan 29, 2013 | not rated yet | 0 |
Researchers use skin cells from patients with an inherited heart condition to recreate the adult-onset disease in a laboratory dish—producing the first maturation-based disease model for testing new therapies.
Medical research Jan 27, 2013 | 5 / 5 (2) | 0 |
(HealthDay)—The drug Oxytrol has been approved by the U.S. Food and Drug Administration as the first over-the-counter treatment for women 18 and older with overactive bladder.
Medications Jan 25, 2013 | not rated yet | 0
The other incontinence: New treatments helping sufferers regain bowel control, decrease suffering, shame
In an era when people talk about just about anything, fecal incontinence is one of the few medical conditions that is so embarrassing, so disturbing, that people don't even tell their doctors about it.
Diseases, Conditions, Syndromes Jan 25, 2013 | 3 / 5 (1) | 0
Long non-coding RNA molecules necessary to regulate differentiation of embryonic stem cells into cardiac cells
When the human genome was sequenced, biologists were surprised to find that very little of the genome—less than 3 percent—corresponds to protein-coding genes. What, they wondered, was all the rest of ...
Medical research Jan 25, 2013 | 5 / 5 (2) | 0 |
Implementation of smoke-free legislation reduces the number of acute myocardial infarctions by 11 percent
Researchers participating in the REGICOR Study (Girona Heart Registry), with the participation of IMIM (Hospital del Mar Medical Research Institute) from Barcelona, the Josep Trueta Hospital, the Blanes Hospital and IDIAP ...
Health Jan 23, 2013 | not rated yet | 0
(HealthDay)—There's a link between depression and anxiety symptoms and temporomandibular joint (TMJ) disorder pain, a condition that affects the jaw, according to a new study.
Psychology & Psychiatry Jan 23, 2013 | not rated yet | 0
(Medical Xpress)—Muscular dystrophy is caused by the largest human gene, a complex chemical leviathan that has confounded scientists for decades. Research conducted at the University of Missouri and described ...
Medical research Jan 22, 2013 | 5 / 5 (2) | 0 |
A collaborative research team including a Medical College of Wisconsin (MCW) pediatric neuropathologist successfully mitigated some of the effects of a muscular disease by using a new targeted enzyme replacement therapy strategy ...
Genetics Jan 22, 2013 | 5 / 5 (1) | 0
The old saying that you should wait at least 30 minutes after eating before you swim is based on the idea that after a big meal, blood will be diverted away from your arms and legs, towards your stomach's ...
Health Jan 22, 2013 | not rated yet | 0
The risk of ischaemic heart disease – a disease affecting some 150,000 Danes – is three times higher in persons with high levels of the so-called 'ugly' cholesterol. This is the finding of a new study of 73,000 Danes, ...
Cardiology Jan 21, 2013 | 2.5 / 5 (2) | 0
Parkinson's disease (PD) is a progressive neurological condition. At present, it is usually diagnosed only when motor features are present. Hence, there is a need to develop objective and measurable biomarkers to improve ...
Parkinson's & Movement disorders Jan 21, 2013 | not rated yet | 0
(HealthDay)—The U.S. Food and Drug Administration on Friday gave its approval for the use of Botox against a form of urinary incontinence known as overactive bladder.
Diseases, Conditions, Syndromes Jan 19, 2013 | not rated yet | 0
With a new insight into a model of Parkinson's disease, researchers from the University of Pennsylvania School of Veterinary Medicine have identified a novel target for mitigating some of the disease's toll on the brain.
Parkinson's & Movement disorders Jan 19, 2013 | 5 / 5 (2) | 0 |