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Hype or hope? Unlocking genes to block diseases

As a child, Larry Weakland watched his grandfather die, painfully, from pancreatic cancer. So when he was diagnosed with the same affliction two years ago, Weakland, 71, resolved two things: He wasn't going to go like that, and his children weren't going ...

Source: Star Tribune
Published: 15 Sep 2018

Unity Biotech CEO: We can 'absolutely' create drugs that slow, halt or reverse diseases of aging

Unity Biotechnology wants to create drugs that slow, halt or even in some cases reverse specific diseases of aging, says Unity Biotech CEO Keith Leonard. "The evidence is mounting, both in our company and outside, that you can intervene and you can change ...

Source: CNBC
Published: 13 Sep 2018

Cord blood clue to respiratory diseases

New research has found children born in the last three months of the year in Melbourne may have a greater risk of developing respiratory diseases such as asthma. Led by La Trobe University, a team ...

Source: Medical Xpress
Published: 15 Sep 2018

New approach improves detection of diseases at birth

The combination of a new sequencing technique and machine learning can speed up the diagnosis of diseases in newborns and reduce false-positive results, Yale researchers and their collaborators report. Blood is routinely drawn from a pinprick of an infant ...

Source: ScienceBlog
Published: 13 Sep 2018

Global Estimates Belittle Burden of Skin Diseases

PARIS — The Global Research on the Impact of Dermatological Diseases (GRIDD) project is working to change the way the burden of skin disease is measured. Currently, in the rankings of disease burden, skin disease is near the bottom. "That's because the ...

Source: Medscape
Published: 15 Sep 2018

Infectious Disease Update

It is an honor and pleasure to guest edit this issue of Pediatric Annals on infectious diseases. Infectious disease medicine is a stimulating field, with new challenges constantly presenting themselves. Whether it is an emerging infection, resurgence of ...

Source: Healio
Published: 13 Sep 2018

Mediaplanet Partners Up with NORD, Global Genes, Clay Matthews and More to Help Raise Awareness for Rare Diseases

Mediaplanet’s Rare Diseases campaign found within USA TODAY and online highlights approved treatment options along with new investigational research and innovations in rare diseases. Today, Mediaplanet announces the launch of this September’s edition ...

Source: ABC7
Published: 15 Sep 2018

Genetics, lifestyle major causes for heart diseases

Every two seconds, someone dies in the world due to cardiovascular (CVD) disease. Experts at a media workshop titled 'Towards new treatments for cardiovascular diseases' organised by Bayer and held along the sidelines of the recently concluded European ...

Source: Khaleej Times
Published: 15 Sep 2018

Report Card: Rheumatic Diseases Painful in TN, Literally, Figuratively

People in Tennessee with arthritis and other rheumatic conditions confront pain in their body, and in their lifestyle, according to a report card released this month from the American College of Rheumatology. The college gives Tennessee a C grade in terms ...

Source: WGNS
Published: 13 Sep 2018

ADHD Boosts Risk of Early-Onset Parkinson's, Other Diseases

"That there is a link between pediatric mental health problems (eg, ADHD) and their treatment (eg, stimulants) and neurodegenerative diseases (eg, PDLDs) that typically express in older, and even geriatric, populations is a relatively new and somewhat ...

Source: Medscape
Published: 14 Sep 2018

Mosquito-borne Diseases Market Global Analysis by Excellent Growth Scope 2018

The report firstly introduced the Mosquito-borne Diseases Drug basics: definitions, classifications, applications and market overview; product specifications; manufacturing processes; cost structures, raw materials and so on. Then it analyzed the world's ...

Source: emailwire.com
Published: 13 Sep 2018

Medical foods are vital to treat rare diseases — but some insurers won't pay

Every day, Amanda Moller scoops powdered formula out of a can and shakes it up with water from her kitchen sink. It's like mixing a cocktail, she said, "but not that much fun." The formula doesn’t taste great – like watery pudding with a biting, cheesy ...

Source: KBIA
Published: 14 Sep 2018

Enhanced 3-D imaging poised to advance treatments for brain diseases

Researchers have developed a combination of commercially available hardware and open-source software, named PySight, which improves rapid 2-D and 3-D imaging of the brain and other tissues.

Source: Phys.org
Published: 13 Sep 2018

New Genetic Ophthalmologist Specializes in Inherited Eye Diseases

UK is the University for Kentucky. At UK, we are educating more students, treating more patients with complex illnesses and conducting more research and service than at any time in our 150-year history. To read more about the UK story and how you can ...

Source: uknow.uky.edu
Published: 13 Sep 2018

Medical Implant Market to Witness Growth Owing to Increasing Prevalence of Cardiac Diseases and Parkinson's Disease Till 2022 | Million Insights

The global medical implant market is subject to witness a substantial growth due to the increasing prevalence of disorders like epilepsy, cardiac disorders, and Parkinson's disease. Factors driving the growth of medical implants market include growing ...

Source: The Business Journals
Published: 13 Sep 2018

"Atypical" virus discovered to be driver of certain kidney diseases

An international research team led by Wolfgang Weninger has discovered a previously unknown virus that acts as a "driver" for certain kidney diseases (interstitial nephropathy). This "atypical ...

Source: Medical Xpress
Published: 14 Sep 2018

LSTM led partnership receives funding to develop drug for treating two neglected tropical diseases

An LSTM led partnership has been awarded nearly £1.5 million from the Medical Research Council (MRC) for the pre-clinical development of a candidate drug to treat onchocerciasis and lymphatic filariasis, by targeting the bacterial symbiont Wolbachia.

Source: News Medical
Published: 15 Sep 2018

KKH develops rapid genomic sequencing to diagnose critically ill children with rare diseases

A multi-disciplinary team at KK Women's and Children's Hospital (KKH) has developed a test to enable faster diagnosis of rare diseases to help critically ill children. Rapid Genomic Sequencing or RapidSeq of critically ill children in the neonatal and ...

Source: EurekAlert!
Published: 14 Sep 2018

Increasing incidence of chronic diseases and rising geriatric population will help to grow the iv equipment market just published

IV Equipment Market report categories the global market by Product (Catheter, Infusion Pump, Solution and Blood Administration Set, Stopcock, Securement Device, Cannula, Needleless Connector),End User (Hospitals & Clinics, Homecare, Ambulatory Care Center ...

Source: WhaTech
Published: 14 Sep 2018

Rising demand for effective therapeutic treatment for genetic diseases is expected to propel high growth rate for Europe Southern Blotting Market.

In the molecular biology, blotting process is referred as electrophoretic transfer of DNA, RNA and protein samples in a suitable carrier such as nylon or nitrocellulose membrane and a ...

Source: emailwire.com
Published: 14 Sep 2018

A potential new way to treat some of the most common blinding diseases

Many eye diseases, including diabetic retinopathy and macular degeneration, exhibit increased permeability of blood vessels in the macular (central) portion of the retina leading to abnormal fluid accumulation and vision loss. Therapies targeting a ...

Source: Webwire.com
Published: 14 Sep 2018

MediaPlanet and Dante Labs Team Up to Highlight the Role of Whole Genome Sequencing within Rare Diseases

Today, Mediaplanet announces the launch of this September's edition of "Rare Diseases." This campaign will showcase the innovative work being done within rare diseases research, diagnostics, and will highlight what industry experts and patients see as ...

Source: StreetInsider
Published: 14 Sep 2018

His View: Sexually transmitted diseases at all-time high

The Centers for Disease Control released preliminary data on sexually transmitted diseases, and they show a dramatic increase in infections over four years. In 2017, there were 2.3 million new ...

Source: Moscow-Pullman Daily News
Published: 13 Sep 2018

Study: aPKC inhibitors may provide new therapeutic option for blinding eye diseases

Many eye diseases, including diabetic retinopathy and macular degeneration, exhibit increased permeability of blood vessels in the macular (central) portion of the retina leading to abnormal fluid accumulation and vision loss. Therapies targeting a ...

Source: News Medical
Published: 14 Sep 2018

Smell the coffee and treat the real diseases killing our farmers

Elvis Mogaka a coffee farmer tends to his coffee trees at Kiamabundu in Kisiii County.Coffee farmers in the region now wants the government beef up security at coffee farmers Union stores to avert theft following reports of thousands of coffee bags in the ...

Source: standardmedia.co.ke
Published: 13 Sep 2018

Intravenous Access Devices Market – Rise in prevalence of the diseases is anticipated to fuel the Demand 2025

Increase in prevalence of diabetes, road accidents and increase in number of surgical procedures. As per the stats published by Centers for Disease Control and Prevention in the year 2016 more than 29 million Americans are living with diabetes, and 86 ...

Source: openpr.com
Published: 15 Sep 2018

Addressing the escalating burden of noncommunicable diseases in Afghanistan

28 August 2018, Kabul – Dr Sadiq is examining the feet of his colleague Mr Dauod. This is the first time they are learning to look for changes to the feet of diabetic patients. Dr Sadiq and ...

Source: ReliefWeb
Published: 14 Sep 2018

Sexually Transmitted Diseases Testing Market is Thriving Worldwide with CAGR of 8.61% | Abbott, bioMerieux, Bio-Rad Laboratories

HTF Market Report released a new research document of 109 pages on industry titled as 'Global Sexually Transmitted Diseases Testing Market 2018-2022' with detailed analysis, Competitive landscape, forecast and strategies. The study covers geographic ...

Source: openpr.com
Published: 13 Sep 2018

University of Virginia Pairs Engineering with Medicine, Launching an Innovative Center that Generates New Ideas to Treat Diseases

Charlottesville, Va., Sept. 13, 2018 (GLOBE NEWSWIRE) — Recognizing that major breakthroughs in healthcare occur when engineering and medicine join forces, the University of Virginia has made a ...

Source: ForexTV
Published: 13 Sep 2018

Mauna Kea Technologies Introduces Its Needle-Based Cellvizio Endomicroscopy Solution for Applications in Lung Cancer and Other Pulmonary Diseases During the European ...

PARIS--(BUSINESS WIRE)--Regulatory News: Mauna Kea Technologies (Paris:MKEA) (OTCQX:MKEAY) (Euronext: MKEA) inventor of Cellvizio®, the multidisciplinary confocal laser endomicroscopy (CLE) platform, today announced the introduction of its needle-based ...

Source: Business Wire
Published: 13 Sep 2018