Diseases, Conditions, Syndromes

Rare disease challenges ICT researchers

People with cystic fibrosis (CF) need help to ensure they are getting correct nutrition and the right amount of enzymes. They also need constant reminders. Researchers are now developing a digital support device to promote ...

Obstetrics & gynaecology

Genetic heart diseases may be responsible for unexplained stillbirths

Genetic researchers have made an important step towards resolving the mystery of the causes of intrauterine fetal demise (IUFD), or stillbirth, where a baby dies in the womb after the 14th week of gestation. IUFD is responsible ...

Medical research

Doctors find cochlear implants restore hearing in rare disorder

Clinical-researchers from University Hospitals (UH) Case Medical Center report that cochlear implantation provides an effective and safe way of restoring hearing in patients with far advanced otosclerosis (FAO), a hereditary ...

Oncology & Cancer

New throat cancer gene uncovered

Researchers at King's College London and Hiroshima University, Japan, have identified a specific gene linked to throat cancer following a genetic study of a family with 10 members who have developed the condition.

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