Medical research

Researchers reveal genetic glitch at the root of allergies

Newly published research by investigators at Johns Hopkins Children's Center and the Johns Hopkins Institute of Genetic Medicine reveals that a faulty genetic pathway already known for its role in some connective tissue disorders ...

Alzheimer's disease & dementia

Key molecular pathways leading to Alzheimer's identified

Key molecular pathways that ultimately lead to late-onset Alzheimer's disease, the most common form of the disorder, have been identified by researchers at Columbia University Medical Center (CUMC). The study, which used ...

Genetics

New approach for late-stage prostate cancer

(Medical Xpress)—For the past 70 years, androgen deprivation therapy (ADT) has been the standard treatment for men diagnosed with late-stage prostate cancer.

Cancer

Metabolic molecule drives growth of aggressive brain cancer

(Medical Xpress)—A study led by researchers at The Ohio State University Comprehensive Cancer Center – Arthur G. James Cancer Hospital and Richard J. Solove Research Institute (OSUCCC – James) has identified an abnormal ...

Alzheimer's disease & dementia

Key mechanism for a common form of Alzheimer's disease discovered

Scientists from the Icahn School of Medicine at Mount Sinai, in collaboration with researchers from Icelandic Heart Association, Sage Bionetworks, and other institutions, have discovered that a network of genes involved in ...

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