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Florida Tech biological sciences professor earns $257,000 NSF grant to study coral diseases
The project will develop quantitative approaches to assess the clustering of infectious and non-infectious coral diseases, which are decimating the corals. (2012-05-21)
Study links asthma and allergic rhinitis with cataracts
In a study that investigated the association between allergic diseases and ophthalmologic diseases in 14,776 adults, asthma and allergic rhinitis were each associated with a 50 percent increased likelihood of having cataracts. (2018-01-04)
Florida Tech researchers diagnose coral disease
Muller and van Woesik mapped the clustering of three coral diseases in the Caribbean and concluded that they are stress-related rather than contagious. (2012-10-09)
Rino Rappuoli honored for his work in vaccines and vaccinology
Dr. Rino Rappuoli has been chosen to receive the 2011 ESCMID Award for Excellence on Clinical Microbiology and Infectious Diseases by the European Society of Clinical Microbiology and Infectious Diseases (ESCMID). (2011-05-06)
What is and what is not a disease?
What is and what is not a disease? The BMJ recently ran a vote on bmj.com to identify (2002-04-10)
Deadly diseases overlooked for too long, scientists say
Decades of neglect have allowed infectious diseases to devastate the lives of thousands of people in the developing world, a study reveals. (2014-06-06)
Virus discovery helps scientists predict emerging diseases
Fresh insight into how viruses such as SARS and flu can jump from one species to another may help scientists predict the emergence of diseases in future. (2011-09-22)
Loyola neurologist is co-editor of 3-volume, 1,480-page guide to clinical neurology
Loyola University Medical Center neurologist Jose Biller, M.D., is co-editor of a three-volume, 1,480-page comprehensive guide to clinical neurology. (2013-12-13)
Chronic diseases linked to falls in elderly women
Elderly women with chronic diseases, such as arthritis and depression, are at higher risk of falling, finds a study in this week's BMJ. (2003-09-25)
Blocking cell movement for cancer, MS treatment
University of Adelaide researchers in Australia are finding new ways to block the movement of cells in the body which can cause autoimmune diseases and the spread of cancer. (2010-02-10)
Skin diseases are more common than we think
Skin diseases are ranked as the fourth most common cause of human illness, but many affected people do not consult a physician. (2019-03-20)
CEO of GSK talks about HIV in the developing world
J-P Garnier, CEO of the pharmaceutical company GlaxoSmithKline, talks about the company's role in providing HIV drugs for the developing world, in an exclusive interview with The Lancet Infectious Diseases. (2006-07-26)
Neuroinflammation in Alzheimer's and Parkinson's Diseases
This review focuses on four modifiable risk factors including physical inactivity, vascular disease-related conditions, obesity and type two diabetes mellitus, all of which have been identified as risk factors for the development of Alzheimer's Disease (AD) and Parkinson's Disease (PD). (2017-08-25)
Vaccine puts blood-sucking ticks off their food
A new solution to controlling tick-borne diseases of animals and humans is the development of vaccines against the ticks and not the microbes that cause the diseases. (2002-04-08)
Tomatoes found to contain nutrient which prevents vascular diseases
They are the most widely produced fruit in the world and now scientists in Japan have discovered that tomatoes contain a nutrient which could tackle the onset of vascular diseases. (2011-01-06)
Problem of emerging infectious diseases likely to worsen
Emerging infectious diseases pose a global threat to human and animal health, and the problem is likely to worsen, warns an expert in this week's BMJ. (2005-11-24)
Brain inflammation likely key initiator to prion and Parkinson's disease
In a recent publication, researchers of the Computational Biology group at the Luxembourg Centre for Systems Biomedicine showed that neuro-inflammation plays a crucial role in initiating prion disease. (2012-11-29)
Regulating the regulators: Degradation is key to the activity of the miR-21 oncomiR
Scientists from the RIKEN Center for Life Science Technologies in Japan have gained new clues that suggest the existence of a regulatory network that contributes to the irregular proliferation of cells in diseases such as cancers and psoriasis. (2014-07-21)
Consumption of fast food linked with asthma and other allergic diseases
A new Respirology review and analysis of published studies reveals a link between fast food consumption and an increased likelihood of having asthma, wheeze, and several other allergic diseases such as pollen fever, eczema, and rhino-conjunctivitis. (2018-07-05)
Study examines burden of skin disease worldwide
How much do skin diseases contribute to the burden of disease worldwide? (2017-03-01)
Zoonotic diseases - European scientists unite to fight diseases
300 of Europe's top scientists in 16 Institutes/Organisations in 10 European countries come together to form (2004-09-09)
Patients with eating disorders have an increased risk of autoimmune diseases
Finnish researchers have observed an association between eating disorders and several autoimmune diseases with different genetic backgrounds. (2014-08-26)
Large families and animals keep allergies at bay
Having siblings, keeping a pet, or living on a farm helps protect infants against the development of atopic (allergic) diseases, but early infections increase the risk, according to new research from Denmark. (2004-04-29)
Coral disease outbreaks fluctuate with El Niño years, new research finds
Disease outbreaks in corals have followed El Niño-fueled coral bleaching events in the past, leading to speculation about the connection between the diseases and the El Niño cycles. (2017-07-31)
Therapeutic opportunities in neurodegenerative diseases
This conference will examine the latest research efforts towards understanding and treating neurodegenerative diseases such as Alzheimer's Disease, Parkinson's Disease, amyotrophic lateral sclerosis, and prion diseases. (2000-11-14)
Allergic diseases increase the risk of adult-onset asthma
A Finnish study found that the more allergic diseases an individual has, the higher the asthma risk. (2019-09-06)
Taking the wrinkles out of motoneuronal disease
A winner of UniQuest's 2006 Trailblazer innovation competition, Dr. Frederic Meunier, is developing a treatment for motoneuronal diseases based on modifying botox -- the popular anti-wrinkle treatment. (2006-07-05)
Link between Alzheimer's and type 2 diabetes could lead to new treatment
Could a new treatment for Alzheimer's be found by studying type 2 diabetes? (2015-09-15)
New book from CSHLPress provides a comprehensive review of the biology of the skin
'The Skin and Its Diseases' from Cold Spring Harbor Laboratory Press is a vital reference for dermatologists, cancer biologists, cell and developmental biologists, immunologists, and all who seek to understand the numerous functions and diseases of this major organ. (2014-06-13)
New research: Coffee not associated with lifestyle diseases
Danish researchers are the first in the world to have used our genes to investigate the impact of coffee on the body. (2015-07-09)
Forgotten diseases key to lifting developing world from poverty, destitution and despair
One of the main obstacles towards progress in the developing world is the litany of tropical diseases affecting residents that have not been seriously addressed by the public health community. (2008-04-08)
How 'dirt' could educate the immune system and help treat asthma
Scientists believe that knowing exactly which type of dirt provides the best 'education' for the immune system, could be key to providing new treatments for diseases such as asthma. (2005-09-04)
Prion-like proteins drive several diseases of aging
Two leading neurology researchers have proposed a theory that could unify scientists' thinking about several neurodegenerative diseases and suggest therapeutic strategies to combat them. (2013-09-05)
Depression in young people affects the stomach, anxiety the skin
Mental disorders and physical diseases frequently go hand in hand. (2016-11-24)
WHO says the international community must do more to take action against rabies
A new report from the World Health Organisation urges the global community to accelerate action against rabies and other neglected zoonotic diseases. (2015-07-16)
Domesticated animals provide vital link to emergence of new diseases
Research at the University of Liverpool suggests pets and other domesticated animals could provide new clues into the emergence of infections that can spread between animals and humans. (2014-05-15)
Asbestos use in Asia poses serious health dangers
The use of asbestos continues to increase in Asia despite clear health hazards. (2015-04-07)
Possible new treatment for neurodegenerative diseases found
Researchers at the University of Liverpool have found that a well-established anti-epileptic drug could also be used as a treatment for neurodegenerative diseases. (2015-10-13)
More aid required for chronic conditions in low income countries
Chronic conditions such as cardiovascular disease and cancer result in more deaths and account for more years of healthy life lost than most communicable diseases, and yet little international aid is focused on preventing or treating these conditions. (2007-01-17)
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