Medical research

Fighting cardiovascular disease with acne drug

Dilated cardiomyopathy (DCM) is a leading cause of heart failure, affecting 1 in 250 people. The disease is characterized by an increase in size of the left ventricle of the heart. The stretched heart muscle is then unable ...

Genetics

Autoimmune diseases in ALS patients linked to genetic mutation

A study published today in the journal Nature could help explain why certain people who develop amyotrophic lateral sclerosis (ALS), a deadly neurological disorder also known as Lou Gehrig's disease, are prone to autoimmune ...

Diseases, Conditions, Syndromes

Pulmonary fibrosis treatment shows proof of principle

A pre-clinical study led by scientists at Cincinnati Children's demonstrates that in mice the drug barasertib reverses the activation of fibroblasts that cause dangerous scar tissue to build up in the lungs of people with ...

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