Medical Research: Latest News and Information Document List
Updated/Revised Date: 2018-10-02
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Although some of these documents from our Medical Research category may have since been updated, re-written, replaced, or revised, they are sorted below 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.
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List of Medical Research Publications:
Research article regarding study that shed light on inter-connectedness among Oxytocin gene, brain structure, and maternal empathy.
Pro-Healing Biochemical bandage captures and holds a pro-healing molecule at site of a bone break to accelerate and improve natural healing process.
Researchers develop urine diagnostic to detect parasitic worms that cause river blindness or onchocerciasis, a tropical disease that afflicts 18 - 120 million people worldwide.
Research conducted looked at the relationship between exposure to RF-EMF from wireless communication devices and memory performance in adolescents.
New findings could add doubt over the once-universal assumption that tungsten poses little or no health risk to the general human population.
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.
Metabolomics studies have been successfully applied to get a better understanding of many diseases, including a number of neoplastic processes.
Scientists involved in the field of genetic research have been moving toward the goal of being able to change DNA.
Recent research indicates most people are in favour of newborn screening for the potentially deadly condition spinal muscular atrophy (SMA).
PCR-based approach to a frontier of the human genome could speed discovery in chromosome-based diseases and birth defects.
Research reveals enamelled drinking glasses and popular merchandise can contain potentially toxic levels of lead and cadmium.
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.
Neurodegenerative disease mechanism identified in studies of progressive neurodegenerative diseases provides hope for developing biomarker and potential drug for treating such diseases.
Study reveals people with a slender lower face are about 25% more likely to be left-handed.
Electrical stimulation on the spinal cord and physical therapy help man intentionally move his paralyzed legs, stand and make steplike motions.
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.
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.
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.
Researchers identify areas in the brains of children with Tourette's syndrome that appear markedly different from same areas in other children.
Researchers explore focused ultrasound for conditions ranging from breast tumors to Parkinsons Disease.
WellSpringboard is a crowdfunding medical research platform from The University of Michigan Health System.
Research reveals why healthcare costs are running out of control, while costs to unemployment protection are kept in line.
Study reveals yeast infection linked to mental illness and Candida infections also more common among those with memory loss.
New gene-editing technology could eliminate some inherited diseases but also change the course of human evolution.
Research shows social media beneficial for sharing and building upon patient experiences.
Researchers identify new mutation responsible for Spinocerebellar Ataxia (SCA), a degenerative and ultimately fatal movement disorder.
Research reveals being a shorter man or overweight woman leads to lower chances in life - including lower income.
Discovery could lead to possible new targets to investigate brain waves associated with memory and epilepsy and better understand healthy physiology.
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.
Texas Tech University Health Sciences Center Researchers Identify Promising Molecule for Treatment of Huntington's Disease.
Gene Editing has potential to help with diseases like cystic fibrosis or sickle cell anemia, and diseases where a single gene is broken.
Apple announces new ResearchKit, enabling new studies on autism, epilepsy and melanoma for medical research.
Using hyperthermia to prevent and treat schistosomiasis as a result of its heat sensitivity.
Urinary tract infections (UTIs) could be treated quickly and efficiently using DNA sequencing device.
Klinefelter syndrome is the most common disorder of the male sex chromosomes, yet is rarely diagnosed in children.
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.
Genetic differences between people with chromosomal deletion, 22q11.2, or DiGeorge syndrome, who have autism and those with psychosis.
Information regarding The ALS Therapy Development Institute (ALS TDI), a non-profit biotech that focuses on ALS research.
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).
Using Google algorithms to zoom in and out from the whole joint down to cellular level as you would with Google Maps.
Information regarding the Harvard Personal Genome Project, the founding project in the PGP network.
Scientists grow leg muscle starting from engineered cells cultured in a dish to produce a graft for implanting.
Study reveals a synthetic triglyceride oil called triheptanoin may provide hope for people with Huntingtons disease.
Neurotoxin called acrolein found in tobacco smoke thought to increase pain in people with spinal cord injury.
Method to convert human skin cells into specialized neurons that detect pain, itch, touch and other bodily sensations.
The research paves a way for improving the efficacy of an already ALS approved drug, if the findings hold true in human clinical trials.
Researchers have identified a promising new triple-drug combination therapy that exploits DNA repair problem in Ewing sarcoma tumors.
Researchers at Cornell University uncover new insight into underlying causes of Amyotrophic Lateral Sclerosis (ALS).
Largest genome-wide association study to date roughly doubles the number of known gene regions influencing human height to more than 400.
Researchers find copper compound may form basis for therapy for amyotrophic lateral sclerosis (ALS), or Lou Gehrigs disease.
A daily supplement of an extract found in tomatoes may improve the function of blood vessels in patients with cardiovascular disease.
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.
Bariatric surgery has positive effects not only on weight loss but also on diabetes and heart disease.
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.
Published study investigates tested applicability of Google Glass in daily pediatric surgical practice.
Information on research into neural prosthetic devices that surgeons can implant in brain tissue to compensate for disabilities to the human nervous system.
Researchers find most common emotions trigger strong bodily sensations and the bodily maps of these sensations were topographically different for different emotions.
Interesting information on the discovery of LASIK Eye Surgery involving a turkey bone.
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.
Latest findings show that oxidation results in a much more targeted attack to specific parts of the cell.
Commonly used asthma drug is highly effective in treating teens and adults chronically afflicted with hives and severe itchy rash.
Researchers have discovered a new antiviral that targets the host rather than viruses which could prevent viruses from acquiring drug resistance.
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.
California stem cell agency approves grant proposal for researchers at UC Davis Health System toward FDA approved cellular therapy for HD patients.
Researchers have gained important new insights into how our sense of hearing works when cells turn that hair movement into brain electrical signals.
Promising new treatment for a rare childhood metabolic disorder known as Fabry disease.
Standard treatment following a tick bite is 2 weeks of antibiotics however longer more aggressive treatment with antibiotics can help prevent Lyme disease.
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.
Chloroquine represses inflammation which may provide new strategies for treating inflammation and autoimmune diseases such as arthritis multiple sclerosis and certain cancers.
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.
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.
Medical researchers may have uncovered a novel approach to treat Huntingtons disease an incurable and ultimately fatal neurodegenerative disease.
Louisiana State University Health Sciences Center research discovery may block ALS disease process.
Fanconi anaemia is a rare hereditary disease which mainly affects the bone marrow and causes it to produce less blood cells.
Converting adult skin cells directly into beating heart cells without the process of generating embryonic-like stem cells.
Human Papillomavirus (HPV) is the name for a group of viruses that includes more than 100 types.
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.
Persons who are deaf or blind often report enhanced abilities in their remaining senses.
Survey reveals Chagas disease information among obstetricians and gynecologists severely limited and highlights need for increased awareness.
Combination of large number of genes in an individual helps to determine a persons stature.
Researchers and anesthesiologists will ultimately apply drugs intravenously which are then controlled remotely through an automated system.
The work could pave the way for new tools to detect early stages of Alzheimers and cancer at the molecular level.
Children admitted to hospitals with bacterial pneumonia decreased by a fifth following introduction of a vaccine.
People with dicentric chromosomes can continue to function in a way that does not threaten their overall health.
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.
Possibility of transmission of the sporadic form of CJD through general surgery.
People with higher concentrations of PFOA in their blood have higher rates of thyroid disease.
High correlation between cardiovascular disease and the amount of time spent sitting watching television.
Pressures of human evolution could explain rise of disorders such as autism autoimmune diseases and reproductive cancers.
Treating wounded service men and women a new medical emphasis known as regenerative medicine.
Major step forward in our understanding of amyloid fibrils which play a role in such a large number of diseases.
Nano-materials microchip determines type and severity of cancer so it can be detected earlier for effective treatment.
The number of new cases of obesity-related esophageal cancer was particularly high in the UK relative to the rest of Europe.
Combining magnetism with nanotechnology to turn drugs on and off in the human body.
Researchers are developing technologies that use lasers to create arterial stents and longer-lasting medical implants.
Software designed to mimic the human brain may help diagnose cardiac infections without invasive exam.
Fears about the cancer causing effects of heartburn drugs put to rest after largest ever study.
Bone lead associated with higher risk of death particularly from cardiovascular disease.
Mystery unraveled that has perplexed scientists since red wine was first discovered to have health benefits.
Relationship between weight gain and stress in difficulty paying bills strained family relationships depression or anxiety disorder.
Therapeutic trials investigate effectiveness of deep brain stimulation in depression obsessive compulsive disorder and Tourettes syndrome.
Researchers quantified probability of male who carries high normal variant of Huntingtons Disease gene having a child who develops the disease.
The twin epidemics of obesity and type 2 diabetes will continue to fuel an explosion in heart failure.
Study investigates role of dietary intervention for ALS focused on an antioxidant popular in diets worldwide coffee.
Vaccine discovered for a strain of E. coli that kills 2 million to 3 million children each year in the developing world.
Patients with a rare blinding eye disease saw their vision improve after treatment with drugs to suppress their immune systems.
Pseudomonas aeruginosa is one of the most serious hospital infections or pathogens a common cause of lung infections.
Biomedical informatics researchers at Mayo Clinic and IBM launched a Web site for the newly founded Open Health Natural Language Processing Consortium.
Approximately 55 percent of Mayo Clinic 1000 kidney transplants come from living donors.
Consciousness during general anaesthesia is an extremely distressing condition leading to post-operative psychological trauma.
The process of RNA splicing is vital to human cell development and survival.
Producing a self-sustaining molecule capable of Darwinian evolution and reproduction.
Proteins found in a pea show promise as natural food additive or new dietary supplement for fighting high blood pressure and chronic kidney disease.
On-site test to quickly diagnose tuberculosis TB and expose deadly drug-resistant strains that mingle undetected with treatable TB strains.
Traditionally, there have been two ways to join tissue together in the wake of a surgery sutures and synthetic adhesives.
An X-ray-guided spinal tap procedure fails more than half of the time in young infants and should be used sparingly.
Molecular pathways that direct stem cells to produce glial cells yields insights into neurobiology of Downs syndrome and central nervous system disorders.
Three specific biomarkers provide an accurate indication of the severity of Chikungunya fever CHIKF which is emerging as a threat in South-East Asia.
Experimental drug fampridine 4-aminopyridine improves walking ability in some individuals with multiple sclerosis MS.
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.
A layer of dark cells in the eye retina has been imaged in a living retina for the first time.
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.
Using functional magnetic resonance imaging researchers can see information people are holding in memory based on patterns of activity in the brain.
An early warning system successfully predicted the 2006-2007 outbreak of the deadly Rift Valley fever in northeast Africa.
Researchers at the Mayo Clinic have found a drug being tested to treat a range of human cancers significantly inhibited colon cancer.
Increased angiogenesis and vascular endothelial growth factor expression associated with poor survival in women with sex cord-stromal ovarian tumors.
Climate change concerns raised about spread of arboviruses or disease viruses carried by arthropods mosquitoes midges and ticks.
New epidemiological and biological studies refute the claim of a link between vaccines and autism.
Combining the benefits of multiple drugs in a single pill may hold the key to treating neurodegenerative diseases.
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.
Omega 3 oils ease psychological distress and depressive symptoms often suffered by menopausal and perimenopausal women.
High levels of certain proteins in the spinal fluid could signal the onset of Lou Gehrigs disease.
Study uses brain imaging technique to see if possible to share pain observed in others provides insight into brain mechanisms involved in empathy.
The pain relieving effects of acupuncture compared with placebo are small and seem to lack clinical relevance.
The drug Rasagiline slows the progression of Parkinsons disease a brain condition that robs peoples ability to move and function.
Half of the immune system has a hidden talent finding will help scientists understand the human immune system.
New finding opens up a new way to stop autoimmune diseases and transplant rejection in patients.
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.
Elderly people with damaged kidneys are at greater risk of cardiovascular disease heart failure and stroke.
Health officials watch with apprehension as the antibiotic resistant bacteria ESBL continues to kill both people and pigs in Denmark.
Stroke telemedicine is a lifesaving practice developed nationally and internationally as a reliable means of aiding patients.
Researchers have unraveled details of how aging causes broken bones to heal slowly in seniors.
Abnormalities in genes that repair DNA replication may help identify people at high risk of developing pancreatic cancer.
Individuals with a traumatic brain injury see severity reduced by progesterone a contraceptive pills for women.
Researchers make link between onset of cell stress and the development of liver disease in humans.
New drug being developed at McGill University is offering Phenylketonuria sufferers hope of being able to eat normal protein rich diet.
Research published in Journal of the American College of Surgeons finds gastrointestinal cancer survival rate of nearly 80 percent.
New protein trigger in the progression of breast cancer discovered by Canadian researchers at Universite de Montreal and University of Alberta.
Patients with peripheral arterial disease who participated in treadmill exercise improved walking endurance and quality of life.
Study into the major complications of epidurals and spinal anesthetics concludes previous studies over estimated the risks of severe complications.
A tiny particle syringe composed of polymer layers and nanoparticles may provide drug delivery that targets diseased cells.
American scientists used mustard gas on soldiers for race based experiments during the Second World War.
Researchers have identified the location and developmental timeline in which bone marrow stem cells form in the mouse embryo.
Northwestern University scientists show synthetic high density lipoprotein HDL could help fight high cholesterol levels and heart disease.
The design of a muscle along the spinal column may be key to spinal support and a healthy back.
A new University of Colorado at Boulder study shows the resistance of the avian flu virus to a major class of antiviral drugs.
Researchers have discovered a new therapeutic target that improves deteriorating skeletal muscle tissue caused by Spinal Muscular Atrophy.
Findings by researchers could lead to a new drug for treating Fragile X Syndrome inherited disorder.
Women who smoke during pregnancy risk delivering aggressive kids according to a new Canada Netherlands study.
University of Michigan researchers discovered a key protein in cells plays a critical role in two processes affecting the development of cancer.
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.
Scientists have discovered alemtuzumab a drug used to treat leukaemia is effective in combating multiple sclerosis and is more effective than interferon beta-1a.
Roche announces new therapy ACTEMRA tocilizumab can significantly inhibit structural damage to joints in patients with rheumatoid arthritis.
Critical need to review current treatment strategies for the increasingly common problem of medication overuse headaches (MOH).
Although many inflammatory diseases seem to have a genetic component some are triggered by other processes.
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