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Medical Research: News & Information Document List

This page contains the full list of articles and documents from the Disabled World Medical Research category. Though topics may have since been updated they are listed by their original publish date, with the most recent documents first.

Publication List

2017-12-09Majority in Favor of Spinal Muscular Atrophy (SMA) Screening
2017-11-20New Approach to Studying Chromosomes' Centers May Reveal Link to Down Syndrome and More
2017-11-07Drinking Glasses Can Contain Potentially Harmful Levels of Lead and Cadmium
2017-07-10Brain Training and Brain Games Have No Effect On Decision Making or Cognitive Function
2017-06-08Hope for Patients with Friedreich's Ataxia and Related Diseases - Neurodegenerative Disease Mechanism and Potential Drug Identified
2017-04-27Left-handed? Slender Face Identified as Marker for Left-Handedness
2017-04-03Paralyzed Man Moves Legs Using Electrical Stimulation of Spinal Cord
2017-03-16Unexpected Link Between Cancer and Autism
2017-02-15Potential New Causes for TMAU - A Fishy Smelling Body Odor Disorder
2016-12-20Gene Discovery Helps Children with Dystonia and Movement Disorder Walk Again
2016-11-09Brain Scans of Children with Tourette's Provides Clues
2016-08-25Focused Ultrasound for Treatment of Essential Tremor Proves Safe and Effective
2016-06-10WellSpringboard - Crowdfunding Next Medical Breakthroughs
2016-06-06Everyone Wants to Help the Ill - But Not the Unemployed
2016-05-05Candida Yeast Infection and Mental Illness Link
2016-04-07Course of Human Evolution Could Change With Gene Editing Technology
2016-03-24Social Media - Study of Patient Experience Sharing
2016-03-14Genetic Cause of Spinocerebellar Ataxia (SCA) Identified
2016-03-09Short or Overweight? Socioeconomic Factors Link
2016-02-26Brain Waves May Spread by Electrical Fields
2016-01-29MicroRNA: A General Overview
2016-01-24Hope for Huntington's Disease Patients
2015-11-24Gene Editing - A Future Disease Cure?
2015-10-16New ResearchKit Studies for Autism, Epilepsy & Melanoma - Apple
2015-10-14Schistosomiasis Japonica: Skin Hyperthermia Treatment
2015-09-21DNA Sequencing for Urinary Tract Infection Treatment
2015-09-02Detecting Klinefelter Syndrome Disorder in Boys
2015-08-26Epigenetic Inheritance: Facts & General Information
2015-07-31Predicting if Children with DiGeorge Syndrome will Develop Autism or Psychosis
2015-07-20The ALS Therapy Development Institute (ALS TDI)
2015-07-13Can You Hear Inaudible Sound Such as Wind Turbines
2015-03-30Google Maps for the Human Body at Cellular Level
2015-03-27The Personal Genome Project at Harvard
2015-02-26Growing Muscle from Cells to Produce a Graft
2015-01-10Synthetic Triheptanoin Oil May Help Huntington's Disease
2014-12-04Tobacco Smoke Toxins Could Increase SCI Pain and Worsen MS
2014-11-24Converting Skin Cells into Sensory Neurons that Detect Body Sensations
2014-11-23New Approach for Treating Amyotrophic Lateral Sclerosis (ALS)
2014-10-28Breast Cancer Drug Shows Promise in Combination Therapy for Ewing Sarcoma
2014-10-27Amyotrophic Lateral Sclerosis (ALS) is a Protein Aggregation Disease
2014-10-11Over 400 Genes Linked to Height Determination
2014-06-13Study Finds Copper Compound May Help Lou Gehrig's Disease Patients
2014-06-13Daily Tomato Pill Improves Blood Vessels in Cardiovascular Disease Patients
2014-04-30New Delhi Metallo-Beta Lactamase (NDM-1) a SuperBug
2014-04-23Bariatric Surgery Linked to Major Health Benefits
2014-04-17Mutant Protein in Muscle Linked to Kennedy's Disease or Spinal and Bulbar Muscular Atrophy
2014-04-17Using Google Glass During Medical Surgery
2014-03-23Neural Prosthetics - New Hope for Medically Disabled
2013-12-31How Emotions are Mapped in the Human Body
2013-12-22How LASIK Eye Surgery Came About from a Leftover Thanksgiving Dinner
2013-06-16Advances in Genetic Sequencing Diagnose Paralympic Hopeful's Rare Condition
2013-03-06Executioner Protein Provides New Options for Stroke ALS and SCI
2013-02-24Omalizumab - Highly Effective in Treating Severe Hives and Itch
2013-02-23New Antivirals Block Progression of Flu Virus
2012-11-22Sunken Chest Syndrome - Non-surgical Treatment
2012-07-30Huntington's Disease Research Receives $19M from Stem Cell Agency
2012-05-12How Our Hearing Sense Works - New Pieces of Puzzle Found
2011-12-22Promising New Treatment Direction for Fabry Disease
2011-08-07Lyme Disease Research - More Aggressive Treatments
2011-07-20Controlling Movements with Light
2011-07-19Chloroquine May Lead to Treatment for Arthritis, MS, Cancer, and Other Diseases
2011-06-23Myelofibrosis - New Potential Treatment
2011-06-11Spinal Muscular Atrophy - New Approaches
2011-06-02Huntington's, Alzheimer's and Parkinson's Disease Research Shows Promise
2011-04-19Discovery May Block ALS Disease Process
2011-03-03Advances in Genetic Studies of Fanconi Anemia
2011-01-31Converting Skin Cells to Beating Heart Cells
2010-11-29Discovery May Offer Cure for Human Papillomavirus
2010-10-18Control of Neglected Tropical Diseases is Feasible - WHO
2010-10-10Why People Who are Deaf Have Enhanced Vision
2010-10-10Physicians Unfamiliar with Chagas Disease Survey Shows
2010-09-30Genes that Influence Human Height
2010-09-10World's First Transcontinental Anesthesia
2010-09-08Leap Forward in Early Detection for Alzheimer's and Cancer
2010-08-27Vaccine Has Cut Child Cases of Bacterial Pneumonia
2010-08-16Scientists Unlock the Secrets of Fused Chromosomes by Making a Human Model
2010-07-12Chagas Disease and Dogs
2010-07-08Surgery Linked to Creutzfeldt-Jakob Disease
2010-01-21Non-Stick Cookware and Carpet Coating Linked to Thyroid Disease
2010-01-15Too much Television Wastes Lives and Causes Premature Death
2010-01-11Ongoing Human Evolution Could Explain Rise in Certain Medical Disorders
2009-12-24Regenerating the Nerves - Combat Injuries
2009-12-04New Therapy Targets for Amyloid Disease
2009-09-27Microchip Detects Type and Severity of Cancer
2009-09-24Obesity Causes Over 124,000 New Cancers a Year in Europe
2009-09-18Using Magnetism to Turn Drugs On and Off
2009-09-15Lasers Promise Better Artificial Joints and Arterial Stents
2009-09-14Artificial Intelligence Helps Diagnose Cardiac Infections
2009-09-09Study Rejects Cancer Fear of Most Common Heartburn Treatments
2009-09-09Lead in Bone Associated with Increased Risk of Cardiovascular Disease
2009-07-30Red Wine Health Benefits
2009-07-07Stressing Out Paying Bills Causes Weight Gain
2009-07-01Mayo Clinic Proceedings Reviews Deep Brain Stimulation to Treat Psychiatric Diseases
2009-06-09Risk of Transmission of Huntington's Disease to Children
2009-05-31Obesity and Diabetes Double Risk of Heart Failure
2009-04-17Caffeine Beneficial for Males with Lou Gehrig's Disease
2009-04-14Vaccine for E. coli Diarrheal Diseases Discovered
2009-04-14Rare Eye Retinal Disorder Treatment Success
2009-04-08Hospital Infections - Research may Lead to New Non-antibiotic Drugs
2009-04-05Mayo Clinic and IBM Host Medical Language Initiative
2009-04-031,000 Kidney Transplant Milestone by Arizona Mayo Clinic
2009-04-02Waking up During Surgery Prevention
2009-03-27Point Genetic Disease Develops in Humans
2009-03-23Redefining DNA: Darwin from the Atom Up
2009-03-22Garden Pea Fights High Blood Pressure and Kidney Disease
2009-03-19New TB Test Will Cut Diagnosis Time
2009-03-19Shellfish and Inkjet Printers May Hold Key to Faster Healing
2009-03-18Spinal Taps Carry Higher Risks for Infants and Elderly
2009-03-13Potential Pathway for Drug Intervention
2009-03-04Biomarkers Detected for Chikungunya fever
2009-02-27Drug Improves Mobility For Some Multiple Sclerosis Patients
2009-02-26Arthritis Hinders Vital Physical Activity for Adults with Heart Disease
2009-02-26Dark Cells of Eye Retina Imaged for the First Time
2009-02-23When Parents Seek Siblings of their Donor Conceived Children
2009-02-20Researchers See Brain Memory
2009-02-17NASA Study Predicted Rift Valley Fever Outbreak
2009-02-12New Drug may Prevent Colon Cancer
2009-02-05Angiogenesis Poor Survival in patients with Ovarian Cancer
2009-02-05Climate Change and Disease Spread
2009-02-01Vaccines and Autism No Correlation
2009-01-31Treating Neurodegenerative Diseases Drug Combination is Key
2009-01-29Rheumatoid Arthritis - New Treatment Possible
2009-01-28Omega 3 oils Ease Menopause Depression Symptoms
2009-01-28Spinal Fluid Proteins Can Show Lou Gehrig's Disease
2009-01-28I Feel Your Pain: Neural Mechanisms of Empathy
2009-01-28Acupuncture Pain Relieving Effects Limited
2009-01-26Rasagiline Hope for Parkinson's Patients
2009-01-26Immune System has Ability to Learn
2009-01-22New Way to Stop Autoimmune Diseases and Transplant Rejection
2009-01-21Dynamical Theory and 4-D Colorimetric Reveals Function of Living Brain
2009-01-21Impaired Kidney Function Raises Risk of Heart Problems in Elderly
2009-01-18Antibiotic Resistant Disease ESBL Killing People
2009-01-17Researchers Assess the State of Stroke Telemedicine
2009-01-15Slow Bone Healing in Seniors - New Research
2009-01-15Abnormal DNA Repair Genes may Predict Risk of Pancreatic Cancer
2009-01-14Traumatic Brain Injury Severity Reduced with Contraceptive Pill
2009-01-14Liver Disease Marked by Cell Stress
2009-01-14New Drug Holds Promise of Normal Diet for Sufferers of Phenylketonuria
2009-01-14Surgery Provides Good Outcome for Gastrointestinal Cancers
2009-01-14Researchers Identify Protein Trigger of Breast Cancer
2009-01-13Treadmill Exercise Improves Endurance for Patients with PAD
2009-01-12Epidurals and Spinal Anesthetics Safer than Previously Reported
2009-01-12Tiny Capsules May Provide Drug Delivery that Targets Diseased Cells
2009-01-11Mustard Gas Studies on U.S. Soldiers Race-Based
2009-01-11Researchers Unlock Molecular Origin of Blood Stem Cells
2009-01-09Synthetic HDL Fights Cholesterol
2009-01-07Unique Skeletal Muscle Design Contributes to Spine Stability
2009-01-07Avian Flu Becoming More Resistant to Antiviral Drugs
2009-01-07New Therapy may Ease Spinal Muscular Atrophy Symptoms - MU Researchers
2009-01-07Fragile X Syndrome Drug being Evaluated
2009-01-06Smoking During Pregnancy Fosters Aggression in Children
2009-01-06Proteins Role in Repairing Damaged Cells Revealed
2009-01-03Iodine to be added to Bread in Australia
2009-01-03Leukaemia Drug Alemtuzumab Treats Multiple Sclerosis
2009-01-03Research shows ACTEMRA Improves Rheumatoid Arthritis
2009-01-03Research Needed for Treatment of Medication Overuse Headaches
2009-01-03Curing Inflammatory Disease

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