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Thu, 26 Mar 2015 18:23:59 GMT

Times Gazette

Country-wide study in Iceland sights strong genetic disease links
Times Gazette
The entire study only involved 2,636 people from Iceland but those people can almost trace their blood relatives back to the earliest Europeans settlers that migrated in the country over 1,100 years ago. This also called the “founder effect”. Moreover, the ...

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Thu, 26 Mar 2015 15:16:29 GMT

Palm Beach Post (blog)

New study shows link between gut science and autism
Palm Beach Post (blog)
After scientists discredited the link being made in some circles between vaccines and autism, a new, a more complex line of thought has emerged linking what is called gut science to the developmental disorder. 031512 autism 01. A recent report by a medical ...

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Thu, 26 Mar 2015 13:56:19 GMT

Icelandic genome study uncovers 'super-weird ' process
Worcester Telegram
The scientists also found a rare mutation to a gene called ABDB4 that raises the risk of gallstones. And they identified a gene called ABCA7 as a risk factor for Alzheimer's disease. Previous studies had suggested a gene in the genetic neighborhood of ABCA7 ...

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Thu, 26 Mar 2015 04:34:57 GMT

WCYB

Study: 55% of Alzheimer's patients not given diagnosis
WCYB
"They called it the 'C' word, and it didn't get talked about in doctor's offices," said Beth Kallmyer of the Alzheimer's Association. "It certainly wasn't talked about in the general public, it was whispered." Today it's Alzheimer's, and 55 percent of patients and their ...

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Wed, 25 Mar 2015 21:45:28 GMT

Scicasts (press release) (registration) (blog)

Common Bacteria on Verge of Becoming Antibiotic-Resistant Superbugs, Says ...
Scicasts (press release) (registration) (blog)
The Centers for Disease Control and Prevention named carbapenem-resistant Enterobacteriaceae as one of the three most urgent threats among emerging forms of antibiotic-resistant disease. Studies have shown the fatality rate for these infections is above ...

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Wed, 25 Mar 2015 03:01:16 GMT

FOX 21 Online

New Protein Discovery Could Help Treat Alzheimer's
FOX 21 Online
It's called abnormal tau protein and it collects in the brain causing Alzheimer's disease, according to the study from the Mayo Clinic. Another protein called amyloid accumulates as Alzheimer's progresses, but is not the primary culprit behind the devastating ...

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Tue, 24 Mar 2015 23:51:32 GMT

CBS Local

Study: Whole Grain 'Cereal Fibers' May Help People Live Longer
CBS Local
BOSTON (CBS Connecticut) – Parts of whole grains called “cereal fiber” may help reduce the risk of diseases and early death, a new study finds. Researchers asked over 367,000 U.S. adults between the ages of 50 and 71 how frequently they ate certain ...

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Tue, 24 Mar 2015 23:34:51 GMT

CBS News

​New trial to treat Alzheimer's seen as "game changing"
CBS News
BOSTON -- Helene DeCoste of Boston is a patient in a ground breaking clinical trial, testing whether a drug called Solanezumab can slow down or even prevent Alzheimer's disease. No drug has even ... Helene DeCoste, a patient in the A4 Alzheimer's Study.

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Tue, 24 Mar 2015 16:46:09 GMT

Haaretz

Researchers to study link between disease and pollution in Haifa
Haaretz
Researchers to study link between disease and pollution in Haifa. The Health Ministry, a participant in the new study, has already called for tougher limits on emissions in advance of a new plan to increase Haifa Bay fuel production. By Zafrir Rinat | Mar.

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Tue, 24 Mar 2015 13:09:11 GMT

Researchers Pinpoint Possible Protein Culprit Behind Alzheimer's
HealthDay
TUESDAY, March 24, 2015 (HealthDay News) -- Abnormal tau protein collecting in the brain may be the main cause of Alzheimer's disease, a new study claims. Another protein called amyloid accumulates as Alzheimer's progresses, but is not the primary ...

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