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An integrated perspective on diabetic, alcoholic, and drug-induced neuropathy
Neuropathic pain (NeuP) is a persistent, debilitating form of chronic pain that results from damaged nerves. (2017-06-22)
Status epilepticus: An overview
Seizures can be divided into three major groups: focal, generalised and unknown. (2017-06-12)
An epidemiologic study of microscopic colitis in Turkey
Microscopic colitis is a chronic diarrheal disease with normal colonoscopic but abnormal histopathologic features. (2008-10-07)
First genetic findings in children and adolescents with obsessive-compulsive disorders
The present multicenter study aims to identify genes involved in the etiology of obsessive-compulsive disorders (OCD). (2002-12-16)
Genome-wide survey examines recessive alzheimer disease gene
Runs of homozygosity (ROHs, regions of the genome where the copies inherited from parents are identical) may contribute to the etiology (origin) of Alzheimer disease, according to a study by Mahdi Ghani, Ph.D., of the University of Toronto, Ontario, Canada, and colleagues. (2013-08-26)
Causes of major birth defects still largely unknown
Causes of major birth defects remain largely unknown, say US researchers in The BMJ today, who were able to establish a definite cause in only one in every five infants they studied. (2017-05-30)
Extracorporeal life support is 'bridge-to-life' for patients with sudden onset cardiogenic shock
A report from researchers in Padua, Italy finds that patients who have an acute onset of cardiogenic shock, for example following a heart attack, and are placed on extracorporeal life support, fare better than those who have a chronic cardiac pathology. (2015-08-20)
Genetics meets metabolomics
An international team of scientists have identified several associations between genetic variants and specific metabolic changes. (2011-09-01)
Linking mental health and the gut microbiome
Better understanding the gastrointestinal microbiome may help psychiatrists treat mental health disorders such as depression, highlights a review in Frontiers in Psychiatry. (2017-08-23)
Study confirms favorable long-term prognosis of epilepsy
A study conducted by researchers in the Netherlands confirmed that children with idiopathic new-onset epilepsy have a significantly higher rate of remission than those with remote symptomatic epilepsy. (2010-06-14)
Viral infection not responsible for exacerbation of lung disease in most patients
Acute viral infection does not appear to be a primary cause of acute exacerbation of idiopathic pulmonary fibrosis, a progressive, deadly disease resulting in thickening and scarring of the lungs, according to a study conducted by researchers from the US, Korea and Japan. (2011-02-25)
New initiative to tackle leading killer of children
Johns Hopkins Bloomberg School of Public Health has received three grants from the Bill & Melinda Gates Foundation totaling more than $43 million to be used to help understand the causes of pneumonia, which go unidentified in up to one third of patients. (2009-02-19)
Abnormal liver tests in a Mediterranean population
A recent population-based study in a small town in Southern Italy found that one in eight residents had abnormal liver tests. (2005-04-26)
Endometriosis may increase the risk of bladder pain syndrome/interstitial cystitis
A new Neurology & Urodynamics study has demonstrated a link between endometriosis and a subsequent diagnosis of bladder pain syndrome/interstitial cystitis (BPS/IC). (2018-01-10)
Is molecular adsorbent recirculating system effective for all the liver failure patients?
A research group from Finland investigated prognostic factors for survival in patients with liver failure treated with adsorbent recirculating system. (2009-07-07)
Changes in clinical progression to AIDS in patients on HAART therapy
Although clinical progression to AIDS of patients infected with HIV has declined since the introduction of Highly Active Antiretroviral Therapy (HAART), there is little data on the changes in incidence of AIDS-defining events during the first few years of therapy. (2005-02-28)
Genetic variation may explain Asian susceptibility to Kawasaki disease
Scientists from the RIKEN Center for Integrative Medical Sciences (IMS) in Yokohama, Japan, in collaboration with researchers from a number of hospitals around Japan, have found two variations in a gene called ORAI1, one of which may help explain why people of Asian descent are more susceptible to Kawasaki disease, a poorly understand ailment that mostly afflicts young children. (2016-01-20)
Hyperferritinemia is another surrogate marker of advanced liver disease
High serum ferritin, being a hallmark of hereditary hemochromatosis , is frequently found in chronic hepatitis C, alcoholic or non-alcoholic steatohepatitis and non-alcoholic fatty liver disease patients . (2009-05-12)
Mayo Clinic leads global effort to standardize diagnosis of kidney disease
Kidney disease is a major health concern worldwide. It's estimated that 1 in 3 American adults are at risk of developing kidney disease, and 26 million adults already have kidney disease. (2015-11-23)
'Coral Disease Handbook: Guidelines for Assessment, Monitoring and Management'
University of Guam Associate Professor Laurie Raymundo is senior editor and co-author of a new book on the etiology and management of coral diseases, (2009-05-05)
Meat -- and how it's cooked -- may impact kidney cancer risk
A new study indicates that a meat-rich diet may increase the risk of developing kidney cancer through mechanisms related to particular cooking compounds. (2015-11-09)
A candidate gene for familial idiopathic pulmonary fibrosis identified
ELMOD2-gene is a prime candidate gene for familial idiopathic pulmonary fibrosis, suggests the recent study. (2006-06-28)
Aphthous ulcers: Causes of mucosal inflammation are unclear
A painful inflamed lesion on the oral mucosa, which often seems to be burning at the periphery: every third individual has at one point had such a lesion -- an aphthous ulcer. (2014-10-22)
Several common differentially expressed genes between Kashin-Beck disease and Keshan disease
Kashin-Beck disease and Keshan disease are mainly endemic to China. (2013-09-15)
Regulation of cell proliferation by the OGF-OGFr axis is dependent on nuclear localization signals
Researchers at the Pennsylvania State University College of Medicine, Hershey, Pennsylvania have discovered that the efficacy of the Opioid Growth Factor (OGF, [Met5]-enkephalin), a clinically important anti-tumor agent, is dependent on nucleocytoplasmic translocation and reliant on the integrity of nuclear localization signals in the OGF receptor. (2009-04-23)
Superior mesenteric artery syndrome in a diabetic patient
A research team from Taiwan reported a 41-year-old man with poorly controlled diabetic mellitus who developed superior mesenteric artery (SMA) syndrome due to rapid weight loss. (2010-01-15)
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)
Genetic variants of USF1 are associated with the increased risk for cardiovascular disease
USF1 gene seems to have an important role in the etiology of cardiovascular diseases, suggests the Finnish study. (2008-04-07)
Scans may help pin down tricky diagnosis
A type of scintigraphy scan may help clinicians properly diagnose and then treat two forms of cardiac amyloidosis, a rare type of heart failure caused by abnormal protein deposition in the heart, according to a new study. (2005-09-15)
You don't walk alone
Breakthrough in detecting early onset of refractory epilepsy in children will lead to effective treatment using non-pharmacological therapies. (2014-09-13)
FASEB Science Research Conference: Reversible Acetylation on Health and Disease
Over the past few years, the 'epigenetic' regulation of the genome has become increasingly important to understanding both the etiology and fundamental mechanisms of aging and age-related diseases. (2017-02-28)
Dietary isoflavones linked to increased risk of advanced prostate cancer
Dietary intake of isoflavones was linked with an elevated risk of advanced prostate cancer in a recent International Journal of Cancer study. (2017-11-08)
New book from CSHLPress covers all aspects of MYC biology
Written and edited by experts in the field, 'MYC and the Pathway to Cancer' from Cold Spring Harbor Perspectives in Medicine covers all aspects of MYC biology. (2014-06-13)
The zebrafish revealed a central regulator for the development of the brain histamine system
Researchers at University of Helsinki have shown in a study conducted on zebrafish, that the presenilin-1 gene associated with Alzheimer's disease functions as a central regulator for the development of the histamine system. (2013-02-05)
A novel cardiac glycogen storage disease
Glycogen storage disorders are inborn errors of metabolism that typically affect the cellular architecture and function of the liver or kidney. (2002-01-30)
Portal vein thrombosis is common in extraportal vein obstruction
The etiology and pathogenesis of portal vein thrombosis is unclear. (2007-10-12)
American Association for Cancer Research's 94th Annual Meeting July 11-14, 2003
American Association for Cancer Research's (AACR) 94th Annual Meeting features the latest and most significant information about laboratory, translational, and clinical cancer research. (2003-07-08)
2004 Research in Dental Caries Award to Beighton
At the Opening Ceremonies of the 82nd General Session of the International Association for Dental Research (IADR), convening here today, David Beighton, Professor of Oral Microbiology, Department of Oral Microbiology, Guy's King's and St Thomas' Dental Institute, London, England, received the 2004 Research in Dental Caries Award. (2004-03-10)
3-D model of esophageal cancer
In the Nov. 1 issue of G&D, a team of scientists led by Dr. (2007-10-31)
Liver diseases exhibit differing patterns in ethnic minorities
Chronic liver disease (CLD) and cirrhosis are serious liver conditions but little is known about how they affect ethnic minority populations in the United States. (2016-07-19)
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