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(Medical Xpress)—Scanning the DNA of two people with a rare disease has led scientists to identify the precise genetic error responsible for their disorder, primary ciliary dyskinesia.
Genetics Oct 16, 2012 | 5 / 5 (1) | 0 |
(Medical Xpress)—Researchers at Moffitt Cancer Center and colleagues at the University of South Florida; Duke University; Johns Hopkins University; the Brazilian National Cancer Institute; and the Rio de Janeiro Federal ...
Medical research Oct 16, 2012 | 5 / 5 (1) | 0 |
Early signs of lung cancer could be diagnosed using a simple blood test following a new discovery by scientists at the University of York.
Cancer Oct 15, 2012 | 5 / 5 (1) | 0 |
It's a medical nightmare: a 24-year-old man endures 350 surgeries since childhood to remove growths that keep coming back in his throat and have spread to his lungs, threatening his life. Now doctors have ...
Cancer Sep 26, 2012 | 5 / 5 (2) | 0
A new discovery that sheds light on the genetic make up of ovarian cancer cells could explain why some women survive longer than others with this deadly disease. A multi-disciplinary team led by the Research Institute of ...
Cancer Sep 24, 2012 | not rated yet | 0 |
A new collaboration based at the University of Cambridge will aim to discover and develop new medicines to treat liver disease.
Diseases, Conditions, Syndromes Sep 07, 2012 | not rated yet | 0
(Medical Xpress)—They haven't cured the common cold yet, but a nationwide "big science" team aims to identify new strategies for orchestrating immune responses to better fight disease.
Immunology Aug 30, 2012 | not rated yet | 0 |
(HealthDay) -- A class of heart medications, cardiac glycosides, can induce immunogenic cell death (ICD), whereby dying cancer cells are converted into a vaccine that stimulates antitumor response, according ...
Cancer Jul 23, 2012 | 5 / 5 (3) | 0 |
Imagine millions of cancer cells organized in thousands of small divots. Hit these cells with drugs and when some cells die, you have a candidate for a cancer drug. But a review published this week in the journal Expert Op ...
Medications Jul 20, 2012 | not rated yet | 0 |
An international team led by human genetic researchers at the University of British Columbia and Vancouver Coastal Health has identified the latest gene associated with typical late-onset Lewy body Parkinson's disease (PD), ...
Parkinson's & Movement disorders Jun 27, 2012 | 5 / 5 (1) | 0 |
A picture is worth 1,000 words when it comes to understanding how things work, but 3D moving pictures are even better. That's especially true for scientists trying to stop cancer by better understanding the ...
Cancer Jun 19, 2012 | 5 / 5 (3) | 0 |
The legal system needs to take greater account of new discoveries in neuroscience that show how a difficult childhood can affect the development of a young person's brain which can increase the risk adolescent crimes, according ...
Psychology & Psychiatry Jun 18, 2012 | 2 / 5 (1) | 0
(AP) -- The clock is ticking: The first National Alzheimer's Plan sets a deadline of 2025 to finally find effective ways to treat, or at least stall, the mind-destroying disease.
Alzheimer's disease & dementia May 15, 2012 | not rated yet | 0
Researchers from the University of Notre Dame's Eck Institute for Global Health developed a "gene chip" to contribute to the identification of malaria drug resistance, an effort that will allow for real-time response in modified ...
Diseases, Conditions, Syndromes Apr 05, 2012 | not rated yet | 0 |
In open source drug discovery all data and ideas are freely and immediately shared, and anyone may participate at any level.
Diseases, Conditions, Syndromes Mar 09, 2012 | not rated yet | 0