Diseases, Conditions, Syndromes

New biomarkers for life-threatening soft tissue infections

Rapid diagnosis is crucial in bacterial soft tissue infections to reduce the risk of severe injury or amputation. Vague symptoms and a heterogeneous patient group increase the risk of misdiagnosis. Researchers at Karolinska ...

Diseases, Conditions, Syndromes

Novel disease biomarkers for newborn epilepsy screening

It is now possible to screen newborn babies for pyridoxine-dependent epilepsy (PDE), a severe inherited metabolic disorder. This screening promises to enable better and earlier treatment of the disease. To identify new biomarkers ...

Neuroscience

Findings could change the way concussions are diagnosed

Two research professors at George Mason University, in collaboration with global partners, have discovered the same protein biomarkers in the saliva of youth and collegiate athletes who have experienced concussive and sub-concussive ...

Cardiology

New markers for coronary microvascular disease identified

Although cardiovascular disease is the main cause of illness among women in the U.S., certain conditions such as coronary microvascular disease (CMD) cannot be easily diagnosed. In a new study, researchers at the University ...

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