Diseases, Conditions, Syndromes

New insights into treatment of hypothyroidism

An international research team led by physician-scientists at Rush University Medical Center have gained new insights into hypothyroidism – a condition affecting about 10 million people in the U.S. – that may lead to ...

Parkinson's & Movement disorders

Scientists uncover new targets for treating Parkinson's disease

Scientists at La Jolla Institute for Immunology (LJI) have found that people with Parkinson's disease have a clear "genetic signature" of the disease in their memory T cells. The scientists hope that targeting these genes ...

Medical research

Researchers map direct gut-brain connection

After each one of those big meals you ate over the holidays, the cells lining your stomach and intestines released hormones into the bloodstream to signal the brain that you were full and should stop eating.

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