Genetics

New liver and kidney disease identified

Scientists have identified a new disease in a ground-breaking discovery that could help patients with unexplained liver and kidney problems.

Medical research

Scientists detect common fungicide in pregnant women and children

For the first time, UNC-Chapel Hill researchers have measured the concentration of a biomarker of the commonly used fungicide azoxystrobin (AZ) in the urine of pregnant women and children ranging from 40–84 months of age. ...

Health

Chemicals in pet feces may signal threats to human health

Dogs and cats may be exposed in their homes to a potentially toxic group of chemicals, with their discovery in the pets' stool being a sign of health issues for humans living with them, a new study shows.

Diseases, Conditions, Syndromes

Study finds extragenital infections are underdiagnosed

An internship in summer 2018 under the auspices of UdeM's PREMIER program for excellence in medicine through introduction to research has culminated in the publication of an article in a scientific journal for undergraduate ...

Diseases, Conditions, Syndromes

Closing in on a new test for schistosomiasis

Researchers have made important progress towards a new diagnostic test for schistosomiasis, which could help the World Health Organisation (WHO) achieve its goal of interrupting transmission of the disease, and eventually ...

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