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Sat, 12 Apr 2014 22:54:06 GMT

Intercept's liver disease drug proves highly effective in study
Pakistan Observer
... in Belgium, said in a telephone interview. He called results “highly, highly significant.” Results of the 217-patient Phase III study, called Poise, were presented at the annual meeting of the European Association for the Study of the Liver (EASL) in London.

Fri, 11 Apr 2014 19:14:15 GMT

Drug Discovery & Development

Study Findings May Drive Parkinson's Treatment Research
Drug Discovery & Development
They have been implicated in as many as 10% of inherited forms of the disease and in about 4% of patients who have no family history. One study showed that the most common LRRK2 mutation, called G2019S, may be the cause of 30-40% of all Parkinson's ...

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Fri, 11 Apr 2014 17:16:56 GMT

Drug Provides Health Benefits To Diabetics With Kidney Disease
A drug called atrasentan provides health benefits for patients who have both diabetes and kidney disease, according to a study appearing in an upcoming issue of the Journal of the American Society of Nephrology (JASN). The findings suggest that ...

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Fri, 04 Apr 2014 21:57:30 GMT

Study Helps Unravel the Tangled Origin of ALS
Also called Lou Gehrig's disease, ALS causes paralysis and death. According to the ALS Association, as many as 30,000 Americans are living with ALS. In this microscope photo of motor neurons created in the laboratory of Su-Chun Zhang After a genetic ...

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Thu, 03 Apr 2014 22:20:08 GMT

Study: Blood test could predict whether a person will develop Alzheimer's Disease
It's being called a "potential game-changer." In a new study, researchers at Georgetown University claim they have a test that can actually predict whether a person will develop Alzheimer's disease. The study, published in "Nature Medicine", uses a simple ...

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Tue, 01 Apr 2014 18:52:42 GMT

$2.5 Million Defense Department Grant Funds Gene Therapy Study for Lou ...
Newswise (press release)
... has received a $2.5 million grant from the Department of Defense to conduct animal studies that, if successful, could provide the basis for a clinical trial of a gene therapy product for patients with Lou Gehrig's disease, also called amyotrophic lateral sclerosis ...

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Wed, 26 Mar 2014 03:11:03 GMT

Food Poisoning Bulletin

New Study Questions Saturated Fat Heart Disease Link
Food Poisoning Bulletin
A new study published in the Annals of Internal Medicine questions the information the public has been told about a link between saturated fat intake and heart disease risk. The study, called “Association of Dietary, Circulating, and Supplement Fatty Acids with ...

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Sun, 23 Mar 2014 18:05:29 GMT

Mass. General study identifies path to safer drugs for heart disease, cancer
EurekAlert (press release)
Massachusetts General Hospital (MGH) investigators may have found a way to solve a problem that has plagued a group of drugs called ligand-mimicking integrin inhibitors, which have the potential to treat conditions ranging from heart attacks to cancer ...

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