New genes implicated in an incurable spinal disease

The discovery of eight new genes associated with a disease known as ossification of the posterior longitudinal ligament of the spine (OPLL) is a key step toward the development of effective treatments for this currently incurable ...


Virtual drug quiets noise in heart tissue images

If you've ever tried taking a picture of a puppy, you likely ended up with a blur of fur. Now try reading a stock ticker on the puppy's fur, and you'll have the challenge that faces researchers studying electrical conduction ...


Researchers identify gene associated with kidney disease

Chronic kidney disease is a public health burden impacting more than 37 million people worldwide, including nearly one million Americans. It is characterized by the accumulation of toxins, which further damages the kidney, ...

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