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Penn Medicine Study: Attacking a Rare Disease at its Source With Gene Therapy - Penn: Office of University Communications
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 ...
Tue, 26 Aug 2014 03:54:29 GMT
'Sleep Drunkenness' Disorder May Affect One in Seven People
For the study, researchers interviewed more than 19,000 people aged 18 and older about their sleep habits and whether they had experienced any symptoms of the disorder. Participants were also asked about mental illness diagnoses and any medications ...
Wed, 20 Aug 2014 13:39:56 GMT
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Severe Combined Immunodeficiency Disorder Twice as Common as Previously ...
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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 ...
Wed, 20 Aug 2014 01:53:56 GMT
'Bubble boy' disorder more common than thought
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 ...
Mon, 18 Aug 2014 11:30:46 GMT
Drug could regrow hair in some with hair loss
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 ...
Sun, 17 Aug 2014 23:30:33 GMT
Genes point to immune role in Alzheimer's disease
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.
Fri, 15 Aug 2014 17:38:05 GMT
Study: Instant noodles may increase risk of heart disease
A new study from The Journal of Nutrition shows that instant noodles may increase the risk of a scary condition called cardiometabolic syndrome, which could lead to heart disease, diabetes, or stroke. Researchers found eating noodles at least twice a week ...
Thu, 14 Aug 2014 08:56:40 GMT
UQ study: autism rates unchanged in 20 years
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 ...
Thu, 14 Aug 2014 00:44:37 GMT
40 percent of Americans expected to develop Type 2 diabetes, Lancet study finds
... 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 ...
Wed, 13 Aug 2014 10:24:40 GMT
2CARE study of coenzyme Q for Huntington's disease ends in disappointment
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 ...