Diseases, Conditions, Syndromes

BNP peptide found to be a culprit in eczema

Researchers from North Carolina State University have pinpointed a particular peptide's role in activating atopic dermatitis, or eczema. The work could lead to more effective treatments for the condition.

Alzheimer's disease & dementia

Intermittent fasting improves Alzheimer's pathology in mouse model

One of the hallmarks of Alzheimer's disease is disruption to the body's circadian rhythm, the internal biological clock that regulates many of our physiological processes. Nearly 80% of people with Alzheimer's experience ...

Medical research

New therapeutic target for osteoarthritis identified

Investigators have discovered that a subset of sensory neurons promote osteoarthritis-related joint pain and inflammation, suggesting a new therapeutic target for pain management, according to findings published in Nature ...

Obstetrics & gynaecology

How an autism gene contributes to infertility

A University of California, Riverside, study has identified the biological underpinnings of a reproductive disorder caused by the mutation of a gene. This gene mutation also causes Fragile X Syndrome, a leading genetic cause ...

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