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Thu, 28 Aug 2014 17:57:39 GMT

Penn Medicine Study: Attacking a Rare Disease at its Source With Gene Therapy
Penn: Office of University Communications
Treating the rare disease MPS I is a challenge. MPS I, caused by the deficiency of a key enzyme called IDUA, eventually leads to the abnormal accumulation of certain molecules and cell death. The two main treatments for MPS I are bone marrow ...

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Wed, 20 Aug 2014 13:39:56 GMT

News Tonight Africa

Severe Combined Immunodeficiency Disorder Twice as Common as Previously ...
News Tonight Africa
A UCSF-led study has revealed that an immune disorder, known as bubble boy, is rare but twice as common as previously believed. The disorder is potentially fatal but treatable. Researchers found that one in 58,000 newborns is affected by severe combined ...

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Wed, 20 Aug 2014 01:53:56 GMT

SFGate

'Bubble boy' disorder more common than thought
SFGate
A potentially fatal but treatable immune disorder known as "bubble boy" disease is rare but twice as common as previously believed, according to a UCSF-led study published Tuesday. Researchers, in what's considered the first look at the national impact of ...

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Mon, 18 Aug 2014 11:30:46 GMT

Fox News

Drug could regrow hair in some with hair loss
Fox News
Now, new research suggests that a drug already used to treat people with other conditions could restore hair growth in patients with one disease that can cause hair loss. In a small new study, three people who took a drug called ruxolitinib daily for four to five ...

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Sun, 17 Aug 2014 23:30:33 GMT

ABC Online

Genes point to immune role in Alzheimer's disease
ABC Online
The second study took post-mortem brain samples from four individuals. Both groups examined the tissue for well-known pathological signs of Alzheimer's disease, known as neurofibrillary tangles, then analysed the DNA in the brains for 'epigenetic' changes.

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Fri, 15 Aug 2014 17:38:05 GMT

WGNtv.com

Study: Instant noodles may increase risk of heart disease
WGNtv.com
College students have a reason other than avoiding the Freshman-15 to watch what they eat this year. A new study from The Journal of Nutrition shows that instant noodles may increase the risk of a scary condition called cardiometabolic syndrome, which ...

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Thu, 14 Aug 2014 08:56:40 GMT

UQ study: autism rates unchanged in 20 years
ABC Online
AMANDA BAXTER: It is an organic disorder and so it really reinforces the research that's been done over the past 14, 15 years that shows that there is no link in those populations between children being vaccinated and rates of autism. So where vaccinations ...

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Thu, 14 Aug 2014 00:44:37 GMT

40 percent of Americans expected to develop Type 2 diabetes, Lancet study finds
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... used to be called Adult Onset Diabetes but is now simply called Type 2 since more children and teens are developing the disease, a study published Wednesday in The Lancet suggests that up to 40 percent of the US population is expected to be diagnosed ...

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Wed, 13 Aug 2014 10:24:40 GMT

HDBuzz

2CARE study of coenzyme Q for Huntington's disease ends in disappointment
HDBuzz
The largest ever therapeutic trial for Huntington's disease was halted early this week because an analysis of the results to date showed that it was very unlikely to show positive results. The study, called 2CARE, was designed to test whether a treatment called ...

Tue, 12 Aug 2014 14:18:36 GMT

The News Ledge

Gender and Racial Lines? Heart Disease Risk Factors
The News Ledge
The new study, published in the journal Circulation, show that women and blacks endure a greater impact from the risk factors for heart disease. The new study looked at what is called the population attributable risk for the five major risk factors noted above.

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