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Study gives clues to the origin of Huntington’s disease, and a new way to find drugs

Rockefeller University | 09-17-2019

Using a new technology, scientists were able to trace the causes of Huntington’s disease back to early developmental stages when the brain has only just begun to form. …

New piece of Alzheimer’s puzzle found

University of Alberta - Faculty of Medicine & Dentistry | 09-17-2019

Researchers discover that two short strings of amino acids could pave the way to new treatments for Alzheimer’s disease. …

Gene editing enables researchers to correct mutation in muscle stem cells in DMD model

University of Missouri - Columbia | 09-17-2019

Correction of mutation in muscle stem cells with CRISPR editing may pave the way for lifelong treatments for muscular dystrophy. …

Electronic nose can sniff out which lung cancer patients will respond to immunotherapy

European Society for Medical Oncology | 09-17-2019

An electronic nose that detects chemicals in the breath of lung cancer patients can identify with 85% accuracy those who will or will not respond to immunotherapy, …

Alzheimer’s disease risk gene APOE4 impairs function of brain immune cells

University of Eastern Finland | 09-16-2019

A new study reveals the most prevalent genetic risk factor of Alzheimer’s disease (AD), apolipoprotein E4 (APOE4), impairs the function of human brain immune cells. …

Vitamin E found to prevent muscle damage after heart attack

Baker Heart and Diabetes Institute | 09-16-2019

A pre-clinical study sheds new light on the potential of acute vitamin E therapy in treatment of heart attack patients. …

Gene-targeted cancer drugs, slow release overcome resistance

Duke University | 09-16-2019

Promising cancer therapy overcomes body’s innate resistance using CRISPR/Cas targeting and drug delivery gel. …

Transplanted mouse brain stem cells survive without anti-rejection drugs

Johns Hopkins Medicine | 09-16-2019

In experiments in mice, researchers have developed a way to successfully transplant certain protective brain cells without the need for lifelong anti-rejection drugs. …

Tiny bubbles in our body could fight cancer better than chemo

Michigan State University | 09-13-2019

New research suggests extracellular vesicles could become mini treatment transporters, carrying a combination of therapeutic drugs and genes that target cancer cells and kill them. …

Predicting risk of heart failure for diabetes patients with help from machine learning

Brigham and Women's Hospital | 09-13-2019

Investigators used artificial intelligence to identify top 10 variables that can predict, with a high degree of accuracy, future heart failure among patients living with diabetes. …

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Biomedical Advances

Biomedical Advances

Study gives clues to the origin of Huntington’s disease, and a new way to find drugs

Rockefeller University | 09-17-2019

Using a new technology, scientists were able to trace the causes of Huntington’s disease back to early developmental stages when the brain has only just begun to form. …

Study gives clues to the origin of Huntington’s disease, and a new way to find drugs

Rockefeller University | 09-17-2019

Using a new technology, scientists were able to trace the causes of Huntington’s disease back to early developmental stages when the brain has only just begun to form. …

Diet and Lifestyle

Diet and Lifestyle

High-fat diets affect your brain, not just your physical appearance

Yale University | 09-09-2019

A recent study has discovered that high-fat diets contribute to irregularities in the hypothalamus region of the brain, which regulates body weight homeostasis and metabolism. …

High-fat diets affect your brain, not just your physical appearance

Yale University | 09-09-2019

A recent study has discovered that high-fat diets contribute to irregularities in the hypothalamus region of the brain, which regulates body weight homeostasis and metabolism. …

Preventive Medicine

Preventive Medicine

Vitamin E found to prevent muscle damage after heart attack

Baker Heart and Diabetes Institute | 09-16-2019

A pre-clinical study sheds new light on the potential of acute vitamin E therapy in treatment of heart attack patients. …

Vitamin E found to prevent muscle damage after heart attack

Baker Heart and Diabetes Institute | 09-16-2019

A pre-clinical study sheds new light on the potential of acute vitamin E therapy in treatment of heart attack patients. …