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Thu, 30 Oct 2014 13:52:35 GMT

Lou Gehrig's Disease Study: Renewing Brain's Aging Support Cells May Help ...
Newswise (press release)
Newswise — LOS ANGELES (Oct. 29, 2014) – Lou Gehrig's disease, also known as amyotrophic lateral sclerosis, or ALS, attacks muscle-controlling nerve cells – motor neurons – in the brain, brainstem and spinal cord, leading to progressive weakness and ...

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Thu, 30 Oct 2014 01:24:10 GMT

Study Identifies Potential Target In Huntington's Disease Pathway
Medical Research News and Interviews on MedicalResearch.com (blog)
Dr. Subramaniam: Huntington's disease (HD) is a genetic disorder occurs due to a mutation in a protein called huntingtin (mHtt), which affects 5-10 people per 100000 populations worldwide. Our research revolves around the question— why mutant huntingtin ...

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Wed, 29 Oct 2014 16:38:48 GMT

Heart Valve Disease Tied to Genetic Variants
dailyRx
A recent study found that people with these variations had an increased risk for calcium buildup in their heart valves and narrowing of their aorta, called aortic stenosis. The research team was led by George Thanassoulis, MD, of McGill University Health ...

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Tue, 28 Oct 2014 13:31:59 GMT

Lowering 'bad' cholesterol may help prevent aortic valve disease, study finds
News-Medical.net
An international research team led by the Research Institute of the McGill University Health Centre (RI-MUHC) and Lund University has provided new evidence that aortic valve disease may be preventable. Their findings show that so-called "bad" cholesterol ...

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Tue, 28 Oct 2014 08:44:12 GMT

Lung disease patients needed for new £2 million treatment study
HealthCanal.com
Researchers from the University of East Anglia (UEA) and Norfolk and Norwich University Hospital (NNUH) are looking for people with lung diseases to help with a £2 million study. They hope to find out whether using an old drug can help a relatively new ...

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Mon, 27 Oct 2014 16:51:04 GMT

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Study+explores+ethnicity+and+heart+disease+risk
Netdoctor
More than 3,000 patients were involved in the study, which highlighted wide variances in both the prevalence and awareness of risk factors related to cardiovascular disease from one ethnic group to another. As such, the researchers called for the creation of ...

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Mon, 27 Oct 2014 11:17:30 GMT

Heart drug may treat paralysing disease: study
Financial Express
ALS, also known as Lou Gehrig's disease, destroys the nerve cells that control muscles. This leads to loss of mobility, difficulty breathing and swallowing and eventually death. Riluzole, the sole medication approved to treat the disease, has only marginal ...

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Sun, 26 Oct 2014 18:33:00 GMT

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Heart drug may help treat ALS, mouse study shows
Science Codex
ALS, also known as Lou Gehrig's disease, destroys the nerve cells that control muscles. This leads to loss of mobility, difficulty breathing and swallowing and eventually death. Riluzole, the sole medication approved to treat the disease, has only marginal ...

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Thu, 23 Oct 2014 16:56:24 GMT

New TSRI Studies Bring Scientists Closer to Combating Dangerous Unstable ...
Newswise (press release)
Newswise — LA JOLLA, CA – October 23, 2014 - Scientists at The Scripps Research Institute (TSRI) have discovered a way to decrease deadly protein deposits in the heart, kidney and other organs associated with a group of human diseases called the ...

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Thu, 23 Oct 2014 16:31:02 GMT

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New TSRI studies bring scientists closer to combating dangerous unstable proteins
Science Codex
LA JOLLA, CA – October 23, 2014 - Scientists at The Scripps Research Institute (TSRI) have discovered a way to decrease deadly protein deposits in the heart, kidney and other organs associated with a group of human diseases called the systemic amyloid ...

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