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  • Only Excitatory Neurons Could Be Responsible For Alzheimer's Disease By Medindia Health   -   Dec 18, 2018

    ONLY EXCITATORY NEURONS COULD BE RESPONSIBLE FOR ALZHEIMER'S DISEASE

    Excitatory neurons, those that are more likely to trigger action are more vulnerable to the accumulations of abnormal tau protein,...

    Alzheimer
  • Nurses Can Provide Better End-Of-Life Care If The Opportunity Is Given By Medindia Health   -   Dec 18, 2018

    NURSES CAN PROVIDE BETTER END-OF-LIFE CARE IF THE OPPORTUNITY IS GIVEN

    Nurses could be the solution to the current End-of-life care quality, finds a new study. In this study, they have found that people...

  • Children Born To Problem Drinkers Repeat Their Parent's Mistakes: Study By Medindia Health   -   Dec 18, 2018

    CHILDREN BORN TO PROBLEM DRINKERS REPEAT THEIR PARENT'S MISTAKES: STUDY

    Kids born to a parent with a drinking problem may choose a life partner that has the same alcohol problem, finds a new study. They...

    Alcohol
  • Stepping Closer to Develop Vaccine or Drug for Late-onset Alzheimer's By Medindia Health   -   Dec 18, 2018

    STEPPING CLOSER TO DEVELOP VACCINE OR DRUG FOR LATE-ONSET ALZHEIMER'S

    Get ready to fight Alzheimer's: New potential therapeutic approach can pave the way for developing a vaccine or drug to prevent late-onset...

    Drugs, Vaccination, Alzheimer
  • New Target for Treating Allergic Asthma By Medindia Health   -   Dec 18, 2018

    NEW TARGET FOR TREATING ALLERGIC ASTHMA

    Russian scientists have learned the role of interleukin-6 in the development of allergic asthma, which could become a new target for...

    Asthma
  • New Epigenetic Cervical Cancer Test Shows 100 Percent Detection Rate By Medindia Health   -   Dec 18, 2018

    NEW EPIGENETIC CERVICAL CANCER TEST SHOWS 100 PERCENT DETECTION RATE

    New screening method for cervical cancer has shown 100 percent accuracy in testing compared to human papillomavirus and Pap smear test...

    Cancer
  • Geographical Discrimination in Allocating Lungs for Transplant in the US By Medindia Health   -   Dec 18, 2018

    GEOGRAPHICAL DISCRIMINATION IN ALLOCATING LUNGS FOR TRANSPLANT IN THE US

    From the study of medical records of 7000 patients awaiting a lung transplant in the United States, there is geographical discrimination...

  • CRISPR Fights Obesity By Medindia Health   -   Dec 18, 2018

    CRISPR FIGHTS OBESITY

    CRIPSR could be used to prevent obesity with predispositions to weight gain. CRISPRa regulation produced more SIM1 and MCR4 genes,...

    Obesity
  • Perfect Tools for Measuring Severity of Delirium By Medindia Health   -   Dec 18, 2018

    PERFECT TOOLS FOR MEASURING SEVERITY OF DELIRIUM

    Tools such as the Confusion Assessment Method, Confusional State Examination, Delirium-O-Meter, Delirium Observation Scale, Delirium...

  • Strong, Committed Relationships can Decrease Military Suicides By Medindia Health   -   Dec 18, 2018

    STRONG, COMMITTED RELATIONSHIPS CAN DECREASE MILITARY SUICIDES

    Being in a strong, committed relationship can decrease the risk of suicide, finds a new study.

  • Home-based Monitoring of Lung Function More Effective for Teens with Duchenne Muscular Dystrophy By Medindia Health   -   Dec 18, 2018

    HOME-BASED MONITORING OF LUNG FUNCTION MORE EFFECTIVE FOR TEENS WITH DUCHENNE MUSCULAR DYSTROPHY

    Regular monitoring of lung function at home can be more effective for teens with Duchenne muscular dystrophy , reveals a new study.

  • New Genetic Mechanism Underlying Migraines Discovered By Medindia Health   -   Dec 18, 2018

    NEW GENETIC MECHANISM UNDERLYING MIGRAINES DISCOVERED

    Novel genetic mutation that makes neurons in the brain hyperexcitable resulting in migraine headaches has been identified recently....

    Drugs, Brain
  • Anxiety, Depression May Take Same Toll on Health as Obesity and Smoking By Medindia Health   -   Dec 18, 2018

    ANXIETY, DEPRESSION MAY TAKE SAME TOLL ON HEALTH AS OBESITY AND SMOKING

    Are you depressed or anxious? A new study suggests that anxiety and depression may take the same toll on health as obesity and smoking.

    Obesity, Depression
  • New Strains of Hepatitis C Discovered in Africa By Medindia Health   -   Dec 18, 2018

    NEW STRAINS OF HEPATITIS C DISCOVERED IN AFRICA

    Three new hepatitis C virus strains are circulating in the general population in sub-Saharan Africa, finds a new study.

    Hepatitis
  • Mechanisms Behind Neonatal Diabetes Identified By Medindia Health   -   Dec 18, 2018

    MECHANISMS BEHIND NEONATAL DIABETES IDENTIFIED

    A new study uncovers the mechanisms behind neonatal diabetes. Scientists have described mechanisms linking chronic cellular stress...

    Stress, Diabetes
  • 'Organoid' Model for Patient-Specific Treatment of Appendix Cancer By Medindia Health   -   Dec 18, 2018

    'ORGANOID' MODEL FOR PATIENT-SPECIFIC TREATMENT OF APPENDIX CANCER

    For individualized treatment of various cancers, scientists from WFIRM have developed patient-specfic 'organoid' model.

    Cancer
  • New Transcription Factor Keeps Immune System in Check By Medindia Health   -   Dec 18, 2018

    NEW TRANSCRIPTION FACTOR KEEPS IMMUNE SYSTEM IN CHECK

    Transcription factor JunB modulates gene expression, plays a critical role in keeping the immune system in line in mice.

  • Looking on Bright Side may Reduce Money Anxiety Disorder By Medindia Health   -   Dec 18, 2018

    LOOKING ON BRIGHT SIDE MAY REDUCE MONEY ANXIETY DISORDER

    Socioeconomic status has a powerful effect on whether reframing a situation can reduce anxiety, both in the short term and the long...

    Power
  • Sutimlimab Shows Promise for Improving Severe Hemolytic Anemia By Medindia Health   -   Dec 18, 2018

    SUTIMLIMAB SHOWS PROMISE FOR IMPROVING SEVERE HEMOLYTIC ANEMIA

    New therapy with sutimlimab improves severe hemolytic anemia in cold agglutinin disease, a rare blood disorder.

    Cold
  • Migraines Linked to Lowered Type 2 Diabetes Risk By Medindia Health   -   Dec 18, 2018

    MIGRAINES LINKED TO LOWERED TYPE 2 DIABETES RISK

    Lower risk of type 2 diabetes was observed among women who reported current migraines compared with women with no history of the painful...

    Diabetes