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Wed, 23 Apr 2014 14:13:20 GMT

Early Sign of Kidney Disease Often Ignored, Study Says
WEDNESDAY, April 23, 2014 (HealthDay News) -- Too much protein in your urine -- an early sign of kidney disease and a risk factor for heart disease -- often goes undetected and untreated, a new study finds. Researchers also found that many people with this problem, called proteinuria, reported taking common over-the-counter pain medicines called non-steroidal anti-inflammatory drugs (NSAIDs), which can harm kidney function. Researchers tested nearly 300 patients who were admitted to a hospital in Albany, ...

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Wed, 23 Apr 2014 03:12:50 GMT

Study to understand more about Parkinson's disease
People with Parkinson's disease often suffer hypomimia, more commonly known as facial masking. It's a lack of mobility of the facial muscles and is one of the lesser acknowledged symptoms of the disease. Waikato University psychology student Adrienne ...

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Fri, 18 Apr 2014 18:13:00 GMT

So-Called 'Apple Shape' Not a Risk Factor for Breast Cancer: Study
Previous studies have suggested that being "apple-shaped" or having excess fat around the waist is linked to a slew of health problems, like heart disease and type 2 diabetes. But the new study conducted by researchers at the American Cancer Society ...

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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.

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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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