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Uncover Novel Amyloidosis: Understanding Human Diseases

This new amyloid protein is known to be the lipopolysaccharide binding protein (LBP) and accumulated very frequently in the mammary gland of aged rats....

Tick-Borne Illness That Can Cause Brain Inflammation Detected In UK For...

Tick-borne encephalitis virus (TBEV) was found in a “small number” of ticks in Thetford Forest in eastern England as well as an “area on...

Combination Therapy Shows Promise For Transplanting HCV-Infected Organs

Data from a new study presented this week at The Liver Meeting® – held by the American Association for the Study of Liver Diseases...

Kratom May Cause Liver Damage: Study

(HealthDay)—The popular herbal supplement kratom may cause liver damage, researchers warn. Kratom is widely available in smoke shops and online. It's a botanical product...

Tips For Pompe Disease Caregivers

Rare genetic diseases such as Pompe disease are difficult to deal with, not only for the patient, but also for caregivers. Here are some...

Have We Found The True Cause Of Diabetes, Stroke And Alzheimer’s?

FOR decades, health experts have been lecturing us about our bad habits, blaming them for the surge in “lifestyle diseases”. These often come on...

Could We Attack Metastatic Breast Cancer With Sound?

Drugs can be safely delivered to cancerous lymph nodes via the lymphatic system and then released inside the nodes using sound waves. Here, published...

Psychosis Linked To More Severe Cognitive, Functional And Behavioral Symptoms, But...

People with Huntington’s disease who develop psychosis tend to have worse cognitive and behavioral disturbances, reduced ability to function, and fewer involuntary movements than...

New York Child Dies Of Flu, Health Officials Say

A New York child under the age of 4 has died of the flu, according to health officials, marking Monroe County’s first flu death...

Illinois Researchers Develop Lab-On-A-Smartphone System To Detect Infectious Diseases

Infectious diseases such as Zika and Dengue remain a top contributor to death and disability across the globe, according to the World Health Organization....

DNA Technology As A Novel Strategy For Delivery Of Anti-HIV Antibodies

Scientists at The Wistar Institute applied synthetic DNA-based technology to drive in vivo production of broadly neutralizing anti-HIV antibodies in small and large-animal models,...

First Case Of Dengue Spread By Sex Confirmed In Spain

Spanish health authorities confirmed Friday a case of a man spreading dengue through sex, a world first for a virus which until recently was...

Study Finds Fewer New Cases Of HCV In HIV-Negative Men Who...

Data from a new study presented this week at The Liver Meeting® – held by the American Association for the Study of Liver Diseases...

Syphilis Testing In Pregnant Women Falls Short In Zambia

PORTLAND, Oregon -- The vast majority of pregnant women in Zambia underwent HIV testing, but testing for syphilis was not nearly as common, researchers...

Salmonella Outbreak Linked To Ground Beef Leaves 1 Dead, 8 Hospitalized,...

A multistate salmonella outbreak seemingly linked to ground beef has left at least one person dead and another eight people hospitalized, health officials said....

Scientists Use Oak Trees For Information On How Infectious Diseases Work

British oak trees are under threat from a disease known as acute oak decline (AOD). Mainly affecting mature trees, it can kill them within...

Inflammation And Changes In Brain’s Striatum Precede Huntington’s Symptoms, Study Finds

Massive inflammation and other changes in the striatum, an area of the brain selectively destroyed in Huntington’s disease (HD), are already present before patients...

Can We Halt Multiple Sclerosis? Catherine Lubetzki Is Finding Out How

People affected by multiple sclerosis hold the key to understanding the condition, says Catherine Lubetzki, and she hopes her work could one day stop...

Could Prenatal Pollution Exposure Be Linked To ADHD And Autism?

Over the past few decades, various studies have investigated prenatal pollution exposure and the impact of air pollution on cognitive capacities in children. However,...

Molecular ‘Tag’ Improves Efficacy Of Gene Therapy For Pompe Disease In...

A molecular “tag” to improve distribution of the acid-alpha glucosidase (GAA) protein within cells enhanced the efficacy of gene therapy in a mouse model...

Enzyme Replacement Therapy Loses Effectiveness In Pompe Patients With Long-Term Use,...

Long-term enzyme replacement therapy (ERT) to treat people with Pompe disease loses effectiveness in maintaining walking ability, muscle strength, and lung function, a new...

Real Time Badger Tracking Shows Culling Could Increase Spread Of TB

The controversial culling of thousands of badgers to prevent them spreading disease to cattle risks backfiring. It turns out the animals travel much further...

Placenta Imaging Method May Aid Diagnosis Of Pregnancy Complications

A new placenta imaging method to track maternal blood flow to the placenta has the potential to help diagnose several common complications – including...

Microprotein Of Mitochondria Helps Regulate Protein Folding And Cell Stress Linked...

PIGBOS — a newly discovered mitochondrial microprotein involved in a cellular stress-response mechanism called unfolded protein response (UPR) — might be a treatment target...

Cancer Treatment Could Be Revolutionised By Targeting A Single Cell, Scientists...

Cancer remains a frightening and largely incurable disease. The toxic side effects of chemotherapy and radiation make the cure often seem as bad as...

Frozen Smoked Salmon Recalled Over Potentially Deadly Bacteria Contamination

A Maine company has issued a recall for frozen smoked salmon because it may be potentially contaminated with bacteria that can cause life-threatening illness...

Study: Copper ICU Beds Mostly Untarnished By Bacteria

Hospital beds with copper surfaces in an intensive care unit had significantly fewer bacteria than hospital beds with plastic surfaces, even after daily cleaning...

Investigational Vaccine Protects Macaques Against Four Types Of Hemorrhagic Fever Viruses

Scientists funded by the National Institutes of Health have developed an investigational vaccine that protected cynomolgus macaques against four types of hemorrhagic fever viruses...

Common Muscle Relaxant Causes Severe Confusion In Patients With Kidney Disease

One in 25 patients with very low kidney function were admitted to hospital with severe confusion and other cognitive-related symptoms a few days after...

Good Vibes Only? Why Positive Thinking Can Be Bad For Your...

Perhaps it's all Oprah's fault, or the Happy Pear boyos, or any Instagram influencer going. It's hard to pinpoint when exactly it started, but...
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