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Medical Research: Latest World News and Information Document List

Summary: Our library below features 172 published articles, research papers, and documents from the Disabled World Medical Research News category. Although some of these documents may have since been updated, re-written, replaced, or revised, they are sorted by their original publish date. The most recent publications are listed at the top of the table with older articles being listed in descending order by the date they were created. You can also receive our latest communications as soon as they are released by subscribing to our Medical Research News RSS feed.

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Predicting Cognitive Scores by Utilizing Movie Watching FMRI and Eye Tracking
(Announcement / Notification) Researchers unveil groundbreaking Attention-CensNet (A-CensNet), a fusion model that predicts cognitive scores by amalgamating movie-watching mfMRI and eye-tracking data.
Publish Date: 2023/09/16

America Unprepared for Zoonotic Disease Threats
(Reports and Proceedings) Animal industries in the U.S. pose serious risk of future pandemics and the government lacks a comprehensive strategy to address these threats.
Publish Date: 2023/07/06

I Can Not See, I Can Not Hear, But Somehow I Know
A study involving blind and deaf people shows that the brain innately possesses a specific architecture to integrate information coming from the senses.
Publish Date: 2023/01/16

Light Source Producing Two Entangled Light Beams Developed
A new light source producing two entangled light beams could be used to enhance the sensitivity of atomic magnetometers used to measure alpha waves emitted by the brain.
Publish Date: 2023/01/03 - Updated: 2023/01/17

Don't Look at Me Like That - Gazes and Facial Expressions
Researchers decode new information about how humans process gazes and facial expressions.
Publish Date: 2022/09/21

Belief Change: A New Predictive Network Model
Belief revision study presents a framework to accurately predict if a person will change their opinion about a specific topic.
Publish Date: 2022/08/21 - Updated: 2023/01/04

Scientists Restore Cell and Organ Function After Death
Using new technology developed that delivers a specially designed cell-protective fluid to organs and tissues, researchers restored blood circulation and other cellular functions an hour after their deaths.
Publish Date: 2022/08/06 - Updated: 2023/01/04

Bear Blood Protects Against Human Muscle Breakdown
Researchers observe muscle gain in cultured human skeletal muscle cells infused with serum from hibernating black bears.
Publish Date: 2022/07/16 - Updated: 2023/01/04

Mother's Empathy and Epigenetic Changes to Oxytocin Gene Link
Research article regarding study that shed light on inter-connectedness among Oxytocin gene, brain structure, and maternal empathy.
Publish Date: 2020/12/09 - Updated: 2021/02/27

New Bone Bandage Accelerates Repair of a Break
Pro-Healing Biochemical bandage captures and holds a pro-healing molecule at site of a bone break to accelerate and improve natural healing process.
Publish Date: 2019/12/13

New Urine Test Detects Onchocerciasis a Disease that Causes Blindness
(Announcement / Notification) Researchers develop urine diagnostic to detect parasitic worms that cause river blindness or onchocerciasis, a tropical disease that afflicts 18 - 120 million people worldwide.
Publish Date: 2018/09/02 - Updated: 2023/09/20

Mobile Phone Radiation May Affect Adolescent Memory
(Research Study Analysis) Research conducted looks at the relationship between exposure to RF-EMF from wireless communication devices and memory performance in adolescents.
Publish Date: 2018/07/28 - Updated: 2023/10/01

Tungsten: Concern Over Possible Health Risk by Human Exposure to Tungsten
New findings could add doubt over the once-universal assumption that tungsten poses little or no health risk to the general human population.
Publish Date: 2018/04/17

Cancer Genome Atlas: Identifying Genetic Roots of Cancer
Scientists have completed genetic sequencing and analyses of over 11,000 tumors from patients, spanning 33 types of cancer - part of The Cancer Genome Atlas (TCGA) project.
Publish Date: 2018/04/05 - Updated: 2018/04/06

Metabolomics - Promising Tool for Advancing in Treatment Personalization of Oncological Patients
Metabolomics studies have been successfully applied to get a better understanding of many diseases, including a number of neoplastic processes.
Publish Date: 2018/02/15

Effects of Genetic Engineering by Changing DNA
Scientists involved in the field of genetic research have been moving toward the goal of being able to change DNA.
Publish Date: 2017/12/20 - Updated: 2021/02/10

Majority in Favor of Spinal Muscular Atrophy (SMA) Screening
Recent research indicates most people are in favour of newborn screening for the potentially deadly condition spinal muscular atrophy (SMA).
Publish Date: 2017/12/09 - Updated: 2017/12/15

Studying Chromosomes Centers May Reveal Link to Down Syndrome
PCR-based approach to a frontier of the human genome could speed discovery in chromosome-based diseases and birth defects.
Publish Date: 2017/11/20 - Updated: 2020/06/02

Drinking Glasses Can Contain Potentially Harmful Levels of Lead and Cadmium
Research reveals enamelled drinking glasses and popular merchandise can contain potentially toxic levels of lead and cadmium.
Publish Date: 2017/11/07 - Updated: 2018/03/15

Brain Games or Training Have No Effect On Decision Making or Cognitive Function
Study reveals commercial brain training with Lumosity have no effect on decision-making, and no effect on cognitive function beyond practice effects on the training tasks.
Publish Date: 2017/07/10 - Updated: 2020/07/19

Hope for Patients with Friedreich's Ataxia and Related Diseases
Neurodegenerative disease mechanism identified in studies of progressive neurodegenerative diseases provides hope for developing biomarker and potential drug for treating such diseases.
Publish Date: 2017/06/08 - Updated: 2020/02/16

Left-handed? Slender Face Identified as Marker for Left-Handedness
Study reveals people with a slender lower face are about 25% more likely to be left-handed.
Publish Date: 2017/04/27

Paralyzed Man Moves Legs Using Electrical Stimulation of Spinal Cord
Electrical stimulation on the spinal cord and physical therapy help man intentionally move his paralyzed legs, stand and make steplike motions.
Publish Date: 2017/04/03

Unexpected Link Between Cancer and Autism
A protein called SHANK prevents spread of breast cancer cells to surrounding tissue and it is known that its absence or gene mutations are related to autism.
Publish Date: 2017/03/16 - Updated: 2021/03/27

Potential New Causes for TMAU - A Fishy Smelling Body Odor Disorder
Study provides new insight into causes of trimethylaminura, a genetically transmitted metabolic disorder that leads to accumulation of a chemical that smells like rotting fish.
Publish Date: 2017/02/15 - Updated: 2020/05/12

Gene Discovery Helps Children with Dystonia and Movement Disorder Walk Again
Researchers discover new genetic cause for dystonia, a movement disorder, enabling treatment with Deep Brain Stimulation which has been so successful that children have been able to walk again.
Publish Date: 2016/12/20 - Updated: 2021/04/15

Brain Scans of Children with Tourette's Provides Clues
Researchers identify areas in the brains of children with Tourette's syndrome that appear markedly different from same areas in other children.
Publish Date: 2016/11/09

Focused Ultrasound for Treatment of Essential Tremor Proves Safe and Effective
Researchers explore focused ultrasound for conditions ranging from breast tumors to Parkinsons Disease.
Publish Date: 2016/08/25 - Updated: 2021/05/11

WellSpringboard - Crowdfunding Medical Breakthroughs
WellSpringboard is a crowdfunding medical research platform from The University of Michigan Health System.
Publish Date: 2016/06/10 - Updated: 2019/05/08

Everyone Wants to Help the Ill - But Not the Unemployed
Research reveals why healthcare costs are running out of control, while costs to unemployment protection are kept in line.
Publish Date: 2016/06/06

Candida Yeast Infection and Mental Illness Link
Study reveals yeast infection linked to mental illness and Candida infections also more common among those with memory loss.
Publish Date: 2016/05/05 - Updated: 2020/06/05

Course of Human Evolution Could Change With Gene Editing Technology
(Observational Study) New gene-editing technology could eliminate some inherited diseases but also change the course of human evolution.
Publish Date: 2016/04/07 - Updated: 2023/06/28

Social Media: Study of Patient Experience Sharing
Research shows social media beneficial for sharing and building upon patient experiences.
Publish Date: 2016/03/24 - Updated: 2023/06/08

Genetic Cause of Spinocerebellar Ataxia (SCA) Identified
Researchers identify new mutation responsible for Spinocerebellar Ataxia (SCA), a degenerative and ultimately fatal movement disorder.
Publish Date: 2016/03/14 - Updated: 2022/08/17

Short or Overweight? Socioeconomic Factors Link
Research reveals being a shorter man or overweight woman leads to lower chances in life - including lower income.
Publish Date: 2016/03/09 - Updated: 2020/11/05

Brain Waves May Spread by Electrical Fields
Discovery could lead to possible new targets to investigate brain waves associated with memory and epilepsy and better understand healthy physiology.
Publish Date: 2016/02/26 - Updated: 2021/06/20

MicroRNA: A General Overview
Micro RNA (miRNA) is a small non-coding RNA molecule, containing about 22 nucleotides, found in plants, animals, and some viruses, which functions in RNA silencing and post-transcriptional regulation of gene expression.
Publish Date: 2016/01/29 - Updated: 2021/06/30

Hope for Huntington's Disease Patients
Texas Tech University Health Sciences Center Researchers Identify Promising Molecule for Treatment of Huntington's Disease.
Publish Date: 2016/01/24

Gene Editing - A Future Disease Cure?
Gene Editing has potential to help with diseases like cystic fibrosis or sickle cell anemia, and diseases where a single gene is broken.
Publish Date: 2015/11/24 - Updated: 2017/09/22

New ResearchKit Studies for Autism, Epilepsy & Melanoma - Apple
Apple announces new ResearchKit, enabling new studies on autism, epilepsy and melanoma for medical research.
Publish Date: 2015/10/16

Schistosomiasis Japonica: Skin Hyperthermia Treatment
Using hyperthermia to prevent and treat schistosomiasis as a result of its heat sensitivity.
Publish Date: 2015/10/14 - Updated: 2021/06/27

DNA Sequencing for Urinary Tract Infection Treatment
Urinary tract infections (UTIs) could be treated quickly and efficiently using DNA sequencing device.
Publish Date: 2015/09/21 - Updated: 2017/06/26

Detecting Klinefelter Syndrome Disorder in Boys
Klinefelter syndrome is the most common disorder of the male sex chromosomes, yet is rarely diagnosed in children.
Publish Date: 2015/09/02 - Updated: 2021/08/01

Epigenetic Inheritance: Facts and General Information
General facts and information regarding Epigenetic inheritance, the transmission of information from a cell or multicellular organism to its descendants without that information being encoded in the nucleotide sequence of genes.
Publish Date: 2015/08/26 - Updated: 2020/12/23

Predicting if Children with DiGeorge Syndrome will Develop Autism or Psychosis
Genetic differences between people with chromosomal deletion, 22q11.2, or DiGeorge syndrome, who have autism and those with psychosis.
Publish Date: 2015/07/31 - Updated: 2017/06/26

The ALS Therapy Development Institute (ALS TDI)
Information regarding The ALS Therapy Development Institute (ALS TDI), a non-profit biotech that focuses on ALS research.
Publish Date: 2015/07/20 - Updated: 2017/06/25

Can You Hear Inaudible Sound Such as Wind Turbines
EMRP project asks if wind farms are harmful to humans, experts examine hearing in lower limit range of audible frequency range (infrasound), and upper limit range (ultrasound).
Publish Date: 2015/07/13 - Updated: 2020/09/15

Google Maps for Human Body at Cellular Level
Using Google algorithms to zoom in and out from the whole joint down to cellular level as you would with Google Maps.
Publish Date: 2015/03/30 - Updated: 2021/08/24

The Personal Genome Project (PGP) at Harvard
Information regarding the Harvard Personal Genome Project, the founding project in the PGP network.
Publish Date: 2015/03/27 - Updated: 2020/09/29

Growing Muscle from Cells to Produce a Graft
Scientists grow leg muscle starting from engineered cells cultured in a dish to produce a graft for implanting.
Publish Date: 2015/02/26 - Updated: 2020/10/05

Synthetic Triheptanoin Oil May Help Huntington's Disease
Study reveals a synthetic triglyceride oil called triheptanoin may provide hope for people with Huntingtons disease.
Publish Date: 2015/01/10 - Updated: 2021/09/21

Tobacco Smoke Toxins Can Increase SCI Pain and Worsen MS
Neurotoxin called acrolein found in tobacco smoke thought to increase pain in people with spinal cord injury.
Publish Date: 2014/12/04 - Updated: 2020/11/13

Converting Skin Cells into Sensory Neurons that Detect Body Sensations
(Study) Method to convert human skin cells into specialized neurons that detect pain, itch, touch and other bodily sensations.
Publish Date: 2014/11/24 - Updated: 2023/09/12

New Approach for Treating Amyotrophic Lateral Sclerosis (ALS)
The research paves a way for improving the efficacy of an already ALS approved drug, if the findings hold true in human clinical trials.
Publish Date: 2014/11/23 - Updated: 2020/11/19

Breast Cancer Drug Shows Promise in Combination Therapy for Ewing Sarcoma
Researchers have identified a promising new triple-drug combination therapy that exploits DNA repair problem in Ewing sarcoma tumors.
Publish Date: 2014/10/28

ALS is a Protein Aggregation Disease
Researchers at Cornell University uncover new insight into underlying causes of Amyotrophic Lateral Sclerosis (ALS).
Publish Date: 2014/10/27 - Updated: 2020/12/08

Over 400 Genes Linked to Height Determination
Largest genome-wide association study to date roughly doubles the number of known gene regions influencing human height to more than 400.
Publish Date: 2014/10/11 - Updated: 2020/12/11

Copper Compound May Help Lou Gehrig's Disease Patients
Researchers find copper compound may form basis for therapy for amyotrophic lateral sclerosis (ALS), or Lou Gehrig's disease.
Publish Date: 2014/06/13 - Updated: 2021/11/29

Daily Tomato Pill Improves Blood Vessels in Cardiovascular Disease Patients
A daily supplement of an extract found in tomatoes may improve the function of blood vessels in patients with cardiovascular disease.
Publish Date: 2014/06/13 - Updated: 2014/09/02

New Delhi Metallo-Beta Lactamase (NDM-1)
Information regarding SuperBug NDM-1 an enzyme that renders bacteria resistant to several antibiotics. A sign that a person is infected with bacteria carrying NDM-1 is the failure of antibiotic treatments.
Publish Date: 2014/04/30 - Updated: 2021/08/30

Bariatric Surgery Linked to Major Health Benefits
Bariatric surgery has positive effects not only on weight loss but also on diabetes and heart disease.
Publish Date: 2014/04/23 - Updated: 2016/04/06

Mutant Protein in Muscle Linked to Kennedy's Disease or Spinal and Bulbar Muscular Atrophy
New study indicate mutant protein levels in muscle cells, not motor neurons, fundamentally involved in SBMA, suggesting an alternative and promising new avenue of treatment.
Publish Date: 2014/04/17 - Updated: 2015/04/19

Using Google Glass During Medical Surgery
Published study investigates tested applicability of Google Glass in daily pediatric surgical practice.
Publish Date: 2014/04/17 - Updated: 2016/09/23

Neural Prosthetics: New Hope for Medically Disabled
Information on research into neural prosthetic devices that surgeons can implant in brain tissue to compensate for disabilities to the human nervous system.
Publish Date: 2014/03/23 - Updated: 2021/08/19

How Emotions are Mapped in the Human Body
Researchers find most common emotions trigger strong bodily sensations and the bodily maps of these sensations were topographically different for different emotions.
Publish Date: 2013/12/31 - Updated: 2021/02/25

LASIK Eye Surgery Came from Leftover Thanksgiving Dinner
Interesting information on the discovery of LASIK Eye Surgery involving a turkey bone.
Publish Date: 2013/12/22 - Updated: 2021/02/27

Advances in Genetic Sequencing Diagnose Paralympic Hopeful's Rare Condition
Tom Staniford has an extremely rare condition where he is unable to store fat under his skin yet has type 2 diabetes and suffered hearing loss as a child.
Publish Date: 2013/06/16 - Updated: 2021/12/02

Executioner Protein Provides New Options for Stroke ALS and SCI
Latest findings show that oxidation results in a much more targeted attack to specific parts of the cell.
Publish Date: 2013/03/06 - Updated: 2021/05/19

Omalizumab Effective in Treating Severe Hives and Itch
Commonly used asthma drug Omalizumab is highly effective in treating teens and adults chronically afflicted with hives and severe itchy rash.
Publish Date: 2013/02/24 - Updated: 2022/02/12

Sunken Chest Syndrome - Non-surgical Treatment
Using a vacuum bell to treat pectus excavatum a common congenital deformity of the chest wall caused by overgrowth of cartilage in the ribs and sternum.
Publish Date: 2012/11/22

Stem Cell Agency Funds Huntington's Disease Research
California stem cell agency approves grant proposal for researchers at UC Davis Health System toward FDA approved cellular therapy for HD patients.
Publish Date: 2012/07/30 - Updated: 2021/08/17

How Our Hearing Sense Works
Researchers have gained important new insights into how our sense of hearing works when cells turn that hair movement into brain electrical signals.
Publish Date: 2012/05/12 - Updated: 2021/09/11

Possible New Treatment for Fabry Disease
Promising new treatment for a rare childhood metabolic disorder known as Fabry disease.
Publish Date: 2011/12/22 - Updated: 2021/11/12

Lyme Disease Research - More Aggressive Treatments
Standard treatment following a tick bite is 2 weeks of antibiotics however longer more aggressive treatment with antibiotics can help prevent Lyme disease.
Publish Date: 2011/08/07

Controlling Movements with Light
We are now going to use this method to find out exactly what goes wrong in the nerve cells in movement disorders such as ataxias.
Publish Date: 2011/07/20

Chloroquine Treatment for Arthritis, MS, Cancer, Other Diseases
Chloroquine represses inflammation which may provide new strategies for treating inflammation and autoimmune diseases such as arthritis multiple sclerosis and certain cancers.
Publish Date: 2011/07/19 - Updated: 2022/02/07

Myelofibrosis - New Potential Treatment
New study sheds light on possible new approach to treat the bone marrow disease known as myelofibrosis by inhibiting an enzyme that connects extracellular fibers.
Publish Date: 2011/06/23

Spinal Muscular Atrophy - New Approaches
New findings reveal loss of the SMA gene makes nerve fibers from the spinal cord unable to navigate toward and form synapses with the muscles they are meant to control.
Publish Date: 2011/06/11

Huntington's, Alzheimer's and Parkinson's Disease Research Shows Promise
Medical researchers may have uncovered a novel approach to treat Huntingtons disease an incurable and ultimately fatal neurodegenerative disease.
Publish Date: 2011/06/02 - Updated: 2018/01/26

Discovery May Block ALS Disease Process
Louisiana State University Health Sciences Center research discovery may block ALS disease process.
Publish Date: 2011/04/19

Fanconi Anemia: New Advances in Genetic Studies
Fanconi anaemia is a rare hereditary disease which mainly affects the bone marrow and causes it to produce less blood cells.
Publish Date: 2011/03/03 - Updated: 2022/05/19

Converting Skin Cells to Beating Heart Cells
Converting adult skin cells directly into beating heart cells without the process of generating embryonic-like stem cells.
Publish Date: 2011/01/31

Onconase a Cure for Human Papillomavirus (HPV)?
Test results confirm two compounds showed excellent in vitro antiviral activity and no cellular toxicity at dose levels tested for Human Papillomavirus (HPV).
Publish Date: 2010/11/29 - Updated: 2022/04/22

Control of Neglected Tropical Diseases is Feasible
Disability caused by a group of chronic infectious diseases found in very poor populations can now be substantially reduced according to a new report by WHO.
Publish Date: 2010/10/18 - Updated: 2018/01/04

Why People Who are Deaf Have Enhanced Vision
Persons who are deaf or blind often report enhanced abilities in their remaining senses.
Publish Date: 2010/10/10 - Updated: 2010/10/11

Physicians Unfamiliar with Chagas Disease Survey Shows
Survey reveals Chagas disease information among obstetricians and gynecologists severely limited and highlights need for increased awareness.
Publish Date: 2010/10/10 - Updated: 2019/03/05

Genes that Influence Human Height
Combination of large number of genes in an individual helps to determine a persons stature.
Publish Date: 2010/09/30 - Updated: 2016/04/07

World's First Transcontinental Anesthesia
Researchers and anesthesiologists will ultimately apply drugs intravenously which are then controlled remotely through an automated system.
Publish Date: 2010/09/10

Leap Forward in Early Detection for Alzheimer's and Cancer
The work could pave the way for new tools to detect early stages of Alzheimers and cancer at the molecular level.
Publish Date: 2010/09/08

Vaccine Has Cut Child Cases of Bacterial Pneumonia
Children admitted to hospitals with bacterial pneumonia decreased by a fifth following introduction of a vaccine.
Publish Date: 2010/08/27 - Updated: 2015/03/15

Scientists Unlock the Secrets of Fused Chromosomes by Making a Human Model
People with dicentric chromosomes can continue to function in a way that does not threaten their overall health.
Publish Date: 2010/08/16

Chagas Disease T. cruzi and Dogs
Many of the dogs are not in good shape with parasites and worms and they just get scraps to eat, however eliminating the dogs is not an option.
Publish Date: 2010/07/12 - Updated: 2020/05/30

Surgery Linked to Creutzfeldt-Jakob Disease
Possibility of transmission of the sporadic form of CJD through general surgery.
Publish Date: 2010/07/08

Non-Stick Cookware and Carpet Coating Linked to Thyroid Disease
People with higher concentrations of PFOA in their blood have higher rates of thyroid disease.
Publish Date: 2010/01/21 - Updated: 2016/06/13

Too much Television Wastes Lives and Causes Premature Death
High correlation between cardiovascular disease and the amount of time spent sitting watching television.
Publish Date: 2010/01/15 - Updated: 2013/07/12

Ongoing Human Evolution Could Explain Rise in Certain Medical Disorders
Pressures of human evolution could explain rise of disorders such as autism autoimmune diseases and reproductive cancers.
Publish Date: 2010/01/11 - Updated: 2018/03/15

Regenerating the Nerves - Combat Injuries
Treating wounded service men and women a new medical emphasis known as regenerative medicine.
Publish Date: 2009/12/24 - Updated: 2010/06/27

New Therapy Targets for Amyloid Disease
Major step forward in our understanding of amyloid fibrils which play a role in such a large number of diseases.
Publish Date: 2009/12/04

Microchip Detects Type and Severity of Cancer
Nano-materials microchip determines type and severity of cancer so it can be detected earlier for effective treatment.
Publish Date: 2009/09/27 - Updated: 2010/07/14

Obesity Causes Over 124,000 New Cancers a Year in Europe
The number of new cases of obesity-related esophageal cancer was particularly high in the UK relative to the rest of Europe.
Publish Date: 2009/09/24

Using Magnetism to Turn Drugs On and Off
Combining magnetism with nanotechnology to turn drugs on and off in the human body.
Publish Date: 2009/09/18 - Updated: 2010/06/29

Lasers Promise Better Artificial Joints and Arterial Stents
Researchers are developing technologies that use lasers to create arterial stents and longer-lasting medical implants.
Publish Date: 2009/09/15

Artificial Intelligence Helps Diagnose Cardiac Infections
Software designed to mimic the human brain may help diagnose cardiac infections without invasive exam.
Publish Date: 2009/09/14 - Updated: 2023/02/15

Study Rejects Cancer Fear of Most Common Heartburn Treatments
Fears about the cancer causing effects of heartburn drugs put to rest after largest ever study.
Publish Date: 2009/09/09

Lead in Bone Associated with Increased Risk of Cardiovascular Disease
Bone lead associated with higher risk of death particularly from cardiovascular disease.
Publish Date: 2009/09/09 - Updated: 2010/07/03

Red Wine Health Benefits
Mystery unraveled that has perplexed scientists since red wine was first discovered to have health benefits.
Publish Date: 2009/07/30 - Updated: 2010/06/25

Stressing Out Paying Bills Causes Weight Gain
Relationship between weight gain and stress in difficulty paying bills strained family relationships depression or anxiety disorder.
Publish Date: 2009/07/07

Mayo Clinic Proceedings Reviews Deep Brain Stimulation to Treat Psychiatric Diseases
Therapeutic trials investigate effectiveness of deep brain stimulation in depression obsessive compulsive disorder and Tourettes syndrome.
Publish Date: 2009/07/01 - Updated: 2010/07/11

Risk of Transmission of Huntington's Disease to Children
Researchers quantified probability of male who carries high normal variant of Huntingtons Disease gene having a child who develops the disease.
Publish Date: 2009/06/09 - Updated: 2021/08/19

Obesity and Diabetes Double Risk of Heart Failure
The twin epidemics of obesity and type 2 diabetes will continue to fuel an explosion in heart failure.
Publish Date: 2009/05/31

Caffeine Beneficial for Males with Lou Gehrig's Disease
Study investigates role of dietary intervention for ALS focused on an antioxidant popular in diets worldwide coffee.
Publish Date: 2009/04/17 - Updated: 2018/03/15

Vaccine for E. coli Diarrheal Diseases Discovered
Vaccine discovered for a strain of E. coli that kills 2 million to 3 million children each year in the developing world.
Publish Date: 2009/04/14

Rare Eye Retinal Disorder Treatment Success
Patients with a rare blinding eye disease saw their vision improve after treatment with drugs to suppress their immune systems.
Publish Date: 2009/04/14 - Updated: 2018/03/15

Hospital Infections - Research may Lead to New Non-antibiotic Drugs
Pseudomonas aeruginosa is one of the most serious hospital infections or pathogens a common cause of lung infections.
Publish Date: 2009/04/08

Mayo Clinic and IBM Host Medical Language Initiative
Biomedical informatics researchers at Mayo Clinic and IBM launched a Web site for the newly founded Open Health Natural Language Processing Consortium.
Publish Date: 2009/04/05 - Updated: 2010/07/11

1,000 Kidney Transplant Milestone by Arizona Mayo Clinic
Approximately 55 percent of Mayo Clinic 1000 kidney transplants come from living donors.
Publish Date: 2009/04/03

Waking up During Surgery Prevention
Consciousness during general anaesthesia is an extremely distressing condition leading to post-operative psychological trauma.
Publish Date: 2009/04/02 - Updated: 2010/06/30

Point Genetic Disease Develops in Humans
The process of RNA splicing is vital to human cell development and survival.
Publish Date: 2009/03/27 - Updated: 2016/04/07

Redefining DNA: Darwin from the Atom Up
Producing a self-sustaining molecule capable of Darwinian evolution and reproduction.
Publish Date: 2009/03/23

Garden Pea Fights High Blood Pressure and Kidney Disease
Proteins found in a pea show promise as natural food additive or new dietary supplement for fighting high blood pressure and chronic kidney disease.
Publish Date: 2009/03/22 - Updated: 2011/11/01

New TB Test Will Cut Diagnosis Time
On-site test to quickly diagnose tuberculosis TB and expose deadly drug-resistant strains that mingle undetected with treatable TB strains.
Publish Date: 2009/03/19 - Updated: 2010/10/05

Shellfish and Inkjet Printers May Hold Key to Faster Healing
Traditionally, there have been two ways to join tissue together in the wake of a surgery sutures and synthetic adhesives.
Publish Date: 2009/03/19

Spinal Taps Carry Higher Risks for Infants and Elderly
An X-ray-guided spinal tap procedure fails more than half of the time in young infants and should be used sparingly.
Publish Date: 2009/03/18

Potential Pathway for Drug Intervention
Molecular pathways that direct stem cells to produce glial cells yields insights into neurobiology of Downs syndrome and central nervous system disorders.
Publish Date: 2009/03/13 - Updated: 2016/06/13

Biomarkers Detected for Chikungunya fever
Three specific biomarkers provide an accurate indication of the severity of Chikungunya fever CHIKF which is emerging as a threat in South-East Asia.
Publish Date: 2009/03/04 - Updated: 2016/03/07

Drug Improves Mobility For Some Multiple Sclerosis Patients
Experimental drug fampridine 4-aminopyridine improves walking ability in some individuals with multiple sclerosis MS.
Publish Date: 2009/02/27

Arthritis Hinders Vital Physical Activity for Adults with Heart Disease
Arthritis affects more than half of adults with heart disease and appears to be a substantial barrier to utilizing physical activity to help manage their condition.
Publish Date: 2009/02/26

Dark Cells of Eye Retina Imaged for the First Time
A layer of dark cells in the eye retina has been imaged in a living retina for the first time.
Publish Date: 2009/02/26

When Parents Seek Siblings of their Donor Conceived Children
Parents who conceived children with help of sperm or egg donors and try to find donors and other children conceived with the donors help often end up creating new forms of extended families.
Publish Date: 2009/02/23

Researchers See Brain Memory
Using functional magnetic resonance imaging researchers can see information people are holding in memory based on patterns of activity in the brain.
Publish Date: 2009/02/20 - Updated: 2010/07/03

NASA Study Predicted Rift Valley Fever Outbreak
An early warning system successfully predicted the 2006-2007 outbreak of the deadly Rift Valley fever in northeast Africa.
Publish Date: 2009/02/17 - Updated: 2014/10/16

New Drug may Prevent Colon Cancer
Researchers at the Mayo Clinic have found a drug being tested to treat a range of human cancers significantly inhibited colon cancer.
Publish Date: 2009/02/12 - Updated: 2010/10/16

Angiogenesis Poor Survival in patients with Ovarian Cancer
Increased angiogenesis and vascular endothelial growth factor expression associated with poor survival in women with sex cord-stromal ovarian tumors.
Publish Date: 2009/02/05

Climate Change and Disease Spread
Climate change concerns raised about spread of arboviruses or disease viruses carried by arthropods mosquitoes midges and ticks.
Publish Date: 2009/02/05 - Updated: 2018/10/10

Vaccines and Autism No Correlation
New epidemiological and biological studies refute the claim of a link between vaccines and autism.
Publish Date: 2009/02/01 - Updated: 2016/06/13

Treating Neurodegenerative Diseases Drug Combination is Key
Combining the benefits of multiple drugs in a single pill may hold the key to treating neurodegenerative diseases.
Publish Date: 2009/01/31

Rheumatoid Arthritis - New Treatment Possible
Findings provide new insight into the pathogenic mechanism of RA and emphasize the importance of PIGF and flt-1 as potential candidates for Rheumatoid Arthritis therapy.
Publish Date: 2009/01/29 - Updated: 2009/02/03

Omega 3 oils Ease Menopause Depression Symptoms
Omega 3 oils ease psychological distress and depressive symptoms often suffered by menopausal and perimenopausal women.
Publish Date: 2009/01/28

Spinal Fluid Proteins Can Show Lou Gehrig's Disease
High levels of certain proteins in the spinal fluid could signal the onset of Lou Gehrigs disease.
Publish Date: 2009/01/28

I Feel Your Pain: Neural Mechanisms of Empathy
Study uses brain imaging technique to see if possible to share pain observed in others provides insight into brain mechanisms involved in empathy.
Publish Date: 2009/01/28 - Updated: 2015/09/09

Acupuncture Pain Relieving Effects Limited
The pain relieving effects of acupuncture compared with placebo are small and seem to lack clinical relevance.
Publish Date: 2009/01/28 - Updated: 2016/05/20

Rasagiline Hope for Parkinson's Patients
The drug Rasagiline slows the progression of Parkinsons disease a brain condition that robs peoples ability to move and function.
Publish Date: 2009/01/26 - Updated: 2010/07/11

Immune System has Ability to Learn
Half of the immune system has a hidden talent finding will help scientists understand the human immune system.
Publish Date: 2009/01/26 - Updated: 2018/03/16

New Way to Stop Autoimmune Diseases and Transplant Rejection
New finding opens up a new way to stop autoimmune diseases and transplant rejection in patients.
Publish Date: 2009/01/22 - Updated: 2009/03/29

Dynamical Theory and 4-D Colorimetric Reveals Function of Living Brain
Researchers propose a theoretical model of the brains coordination dynamics and apply a novel 4D colorimetric method to human neuro-physiological data collected in the laboratory.
Publish Date: 2009/01/21

Impaired Kidney Function Raises Risk of Heart Problems in Elderly
Study reveals older adults with damaged kidneys are at greater risk of cardiovascular diseases, such as heart failure and stroke, and other causes of mortality.
Publish Date: 2009/01/21 - Updated: 2022/08/18

Antibiotic Resistant Disease ESBL Killing People
(Opinion Piece / Editorial) Health officials watch with apprehension as the antibiotic resistant bacteria ESBL continues to kill both people and pigs in Denmark.
Publish Date: 2009/01/18 - Updated: 2023/06/29

Researchers Assess the State of Stroke Telemedicine
Stroke telemedicine is a lifesaving practice developed nationally and internationally as a reliable means of aiding patients.
Publish Date: 2009/01/17 - Updated: 2015/01/21

Slow Bone Healing in Seniors - New Research
Researchers have unraveled details of how aging causes broken bones to heal slowly in seniors.
Publish Date: 2009/01/15

Abnormal DNA Repair Genes may Predict Risk of Pancreatic Cancer
Abnormalities in genes that repair DNA replication may help identify people at high risk of developing pancreatic cancer.
Publish Date: 2009/01/15

Traumatic Brain Injury Severity Reduced with Contraceptive Pill
Individuals with a traumatic brain injury see severity reduced by progesterone a contraceptive pills for women.
Publish Date: 2009/01/14 - Updated: 2009/01/22

Liver Disease Marked by Cell Stress
Researchers make link between onset of cell stress and the development of liver disease in humans.
Publish Date: 2009/01/14 - Updated: 2011/10/28

New Drug Holds Promise of Normal Diet for Sufferers of Phenylketonuria
New drug being developed at McGill University is offering Phenylketonuria sufferers hope of being able to eat normal protein rich diet.
Publish Date: 2009/01/14 - Updated: 2009/01/22

Surgery Provides Good Outcome for Gastrointestinal Cancers
Research published in Journal of the American College of Surgeons finds gastrointestinal cancer survival rate of nearly 80 percent.
Publish Date: 2009/01/14 - Updated: 2010/07/11

Researchers Identify Protein Trigger of Breast Cancer
New protein trigger in the progression of breast cancer discovered by Canadian researchers at Universite de Montreal and University of Alberta.
Publish Date: 2009/01/14 - Updated: 2009/01/21

Treadmill Exercise Improves Endurance for Patients with PAD
Patients with peripheral arterial disease who participated in treadmill exercise improved walking endurance and quality of life.
Publish Date: 2009/01/13 - Updated: 2013/12/22

Epidurals and Spinal Anesthetics Safer than Previously Reported
Study into the major complications of epidurals and spinal anesthetics concludes previous studies over estimated the risks of severe complications.
Publish Date: 2009/01/12

Tiny Capsules May Provide Drug Delivery that Targets Diseased Cells
A tiny particle syringe composed of polymer layers and nanoparticles may provide drug delivery that targets diseased cells.
Publish Date: 2009/01/12 - Updated: 2010/06/30

Mustard Gas Studies on U.S. Soldiers Race-Based
American scientists used mustard gas on soldiers for race based experiments during the Second World War.
Publish Date: 2009/01/11 - Updated: 2013/07/12

Researchers Unlock Molecular Origin of Blood Stem Cells
Researchers have identified the location and developmental timeline in which bone marrow stem cells form in the mouse embryo.
Publish Date: 2009/01/11

Synthetic HDL Fights Cholesterol
Northwestern University scientists show synthetic high density lipoprotein HDL could help fight high cholesterol levels and heart disease.
Publish Date: 2009/01/09

Unique Skeletal Muscle Design Contributes to Spine Stability
The design of a muscle along the spinal column may be key to spinal support and a healthy back.
Publish Date: 2009/01/07 - Updated: 2009/01/22

Avian Flu Becoming More Resistant to Antiviral Drugs
A new University of Colorado at Boulder study shows the resistance of the avian flu virus to a major class of antiviral drugs.
Publish Date: 2009/01/07 - Updated: 2010/07/08

New Therapy may Ease Spinal Muscular Atrophy Symptoms - MU Researchers
Researchers have discovered a new therapeutic target that improves deteriorating skeletal muscle tissue caused by Spinal Muscular Atrophy.
Publish Date: 2009/01/07 - Updated: 2010/09/28

Fragile X Syndrome Fenobam Drug Evaluation
Findings by researchers could lead to a new drug for treating Fragile X Syndrome inherited disorder.
Publish Date: 2009/01/07 - Updated: 2022/07/13

Smoking During Pregnancy Fosters Aggression in Children
Women who smoke during pregnancy risk delivering aggressive kids according to a new Canada Netherlands study.
Publish Date: 2009/01/06 - Updated: 2010/01/17

Proteins Role in Repairing Damaged Cells Revealed
University of Michigan researchers discovered a key protein in cells plays a critical role in two processes affecting the development of cancer.
Publish Date: 2009/01/06 - Updated: 2010/06/27

Folic Acid and Iodine in Australian and New Zealand Bread
Mandatory fortification of bread with folic acid (Australia) and iodine (Australia and New Zealand) was introduced from September 2009 under the Australia New Zealand Food Standards Code.
Publish Date: 2009/01/03 - Updated: 2019/11/30

Leukaemia Drug Alemtuzumab Treats Multiple Sclerosis
Scientists have discovered alemtuzumab a drug used to treat leukaemia is effective in combating multiple sclerosis and is more effective than interferon beta-1a.
Publish Date: 2009/01/03 - Updated: 2009/03/13

Research Shows ACTEMRA Improves Rheumatoid Arthritis
Roche announces new therapy ACTEMRA tocilizumab can significantly inhibit structural damage to joints in patients with rheumatoid arthritis.
Publish Date: 2009/01/03 - Updated: 2022/06/10

Medication Overuse Headache (MOH) Research
Critical need to review current treatment strategies for the increasingly common problem of medication overuse headaches (MOH).
Publish Date: 2009/01/03 - Updated: 2020/12/03

Curing Inflammatory Disease
Although many inflammatory diseases seem to have a genetic component some are triggered by other processes.
Publish Date: 2009/01/03 - Updated: 2018/03/15

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