Tag archive for ‘disease’
By admin On Friday, November 22nd, 2019
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Insufficient sleep may explain why disadvantaged groups have more heart disease

Insufficient sleep is one reason why disadvantaged groups have more heart disease. That’s the finding of a study published today in Cardiovascular Research, a journal of the European Society of Cardiology More...

By admin On Friday, November 22nd, 2019
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New disease hits corals

Credit: CC0 Public Domain The emergence of a new coral disease in Micronesian reefs, termed grey-patch disease, is reported in the open access journal Microbiome. The disease More...

By admin On Friday, November 22nd, 2019
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Researchers discover molecular underpinnings of Alexander disease

Scientists have known that genetic mutations leading to the production of a defective protein called GFAP cause Alexander disease (AxD), a debilitating neurodegenerative condition that can present during infancy, More...

By admin On Thursday, November 21st, 2019
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Sphingolipids associated with heart disease in African Americans with lupus

When it comes to cholesterol, we’ve come to accept a simple narrative. Our risk of heart disease is lower when we have more “good cholesterol,” or high-density lipoproteins (HDL), and less More...

By admin On Wednesday, November 20th, 2019
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Scientists discover new molecular drivers of Parkinson’s disease

Scientists at the Icahn School of Medicine at Mount Sinai have uncovered new molecular drivers of Parkinson’s disease using a sophisticated statistical technique called multiscale gene network analysis More...

By admin On Tuesday, November 19th, 2019
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Researchers develop new technology to inhibit the development of Alzheimer’s disease

Researchers at the Technion-Israel Institute of Technology and their partners at Bar Ilan University have developed new technology to inhibit the development of Alzheimer’s disease. The work was recently More...

By admin On Tuesday, November 19th, 2019
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Treatment for coronary heart disease is just as good as stents or bypass

After 4 whole decades of thinking that invasive treatment (stenting or bypass surgery) for a local block in an artery due to cardiovascular (CV) disease could extend life and preserve heart health in patients More...

By admin On Monday, November 18th, 2019
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Switching to e-cigarettes could help smokers with heart disease

A study has revealed that switching from traditional cigarettes to e-cigarettes could help patients with heart disease within a few weeks. The study from the University of Dundee promotes quitting smoking. The More...

By admin On Monday, November 18th, 2019
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Scientists uncover resistance genes for deadly ash tree disease

Credit: CC0 Public Domain New research has identified the genetic basis of resistance to ash dieback in UK trees, opening up new avenues for conservation. Researchers More...

By admin On Monday, November 18th, 2019
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Treatment gaps exist for patients with peripheral arterial disease, 15-year study finds

Peripheral arterial disease (PAD) is a progressive and life-threatening form of atherosclerosis that narrows the arteries serving the legs, arms, chest, and abdominal organs. It affects more than 8.5 million More...