Diseases, Conditions, Syndromes

Study explores new strategy to develop a malaria vaccine

A serum developed by Yale researchers reduces infection from malaria in mice, according to a new study. It works by attacking a protein in the saliva of the mosquitos infected with the malaria parasite rather than the parasite ...

Diseases, Conditions, Syndromes

Test detects prior infection by Zika virus

A test that detects antibodies against Zika virus in samples of blood serum with high specificity—and hence a low risk of cross-reaction with related microorganisms such as dengue virus—is set to enter the Brazilian market ...

Parkinson's & Movement disorders

Caffeine as a biomarker for Parkinson's disease

Researchers at Juntendo University report in Neurology the potential use of blood levels of caffeine and its byproducts as biomarkers for Parkinson's disease. The finding is promising for the development of a method enabling ...

Health

Blood sodium levels may affect cognition in older adults

A new study has found that lower level of sodium in the blood—known as hyponatremia—is linked with declines in cognitive function with advancing age. The results, which are described in an upcoming issue of the Clinical ...

Diseases, Conditions, Syndromes

Serum homocysteine higher in acne patients

(HealthDay)—Acne patients have higher levels of serum homocysteine (HCY), according to a study published online Nov. 21 in the Journal of Cosmetic Dermatology.

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