Alzheimer's disease & dementia

Study takes next step toward treatment for Alzheimer's disease

To date, scientists have identified 32 genetic mutations associated with an increased risk of Alzheimer's disease, with BYU contributing to many of those discoveries. Finding those links is important foundational research, ...

Medical research

Study details molecular effects of exercise

A simple blood test may be able to determine how physically fit you are, according to a new study conducted by scientists at the Stanford University School of Medicine.

Diseases, Conditions, Syndromes

GCS centres support research to mitigate impact of COVID-19 pandemic

In December 2019, the world learned of a new and deadly pathogen. News coming out of Wuhan, China confirmed public health experts' worst fears—a novel coronavirus appeared to have jumped from animals to humans. It was extremely ...

Diseases, Conditions, Syndromes

Researchers look to 'trap and zap' coronavirus

Rice University researchers plan to reconfigure their "trap and zap" wastewater-treatment technology to capture and deactivate the virus that causes COVID-19.

Oncology & Cancer

Specific gene predicts higher chance of surviving prostate cancer

According to Statistics Austria about 5,600 men are diagnosed with prostate cancer in Austria every year, meaning it accounts for roughly a quarter of all cancers in men. For some the cancer develops slowly and requires minimal ...

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