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Fri, 25 Jul 2014 02:31:47 GMT

Google Is Going To Collect Health Information From People For A New Genetic ...
Businessinsider India
The project, called Baseline Study, won't be confined to studying specific diseases. Instead it will gather a vast amount of data from 175 people using various diagnostic tools and will hopefully help researchers detect diseases, such as cancer and heart ...

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Mon, 21 Jul 2014 15:05:01 GMT

Science Codex

Study links enzyme to Alzheimer's disease
Science Codex
One example is the cellular disposal system, called autophagy, which is disrupted in patients with AD, causing the accumulation of toxic protein plaques characteristic of the disease. Jae-sung Bae and colleagues had earlier noted that the brains of AD ...

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Thu, 17 Jul 2014 09:28:59 GMT

Worm study provides hope for deadly disease of the brain
HealthCanal.com
The worms have a gene called dnj-14 which is their version of the human DNAJC5. Since the worms lifespan is normally only a few weeks, the symptoms of the disease show within a few days and this opens up the possibility of testing thousands of new ...

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Wed, 16 Jul 2014 21:03:36 GMT

National Geographic

Digging Up the Seafloor Makes Coral Reefs Sick
National Geographic
Months of bathing in a sediment slurry stressed the coral reefs to a chronic degree, leaving them vulnerable to various tissue-rotting diseases. (Learn more about major coral reef diseases.) One group of illnesses, called white syndromes, causes coral tissues ...

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Wed, 16 Jul 2014 19:17:32 GMT

New protein may play a role in Alzheimer's disease, study finds
CBS News
Scientists studying Alzheimer's disease have long been interested in two types of proteins in the brain known as beta-amyloid and tau. In Alzheimer's patients, the proteins create a kind of gunk in the brain made up of "plaques" from beta-amyloid and "tangles" ...

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Wed, 16 Jul 2014 14:09:23 GMT

Researchers Spot Potential New Culprit Behind Alzheimer's
Doctors Lounge
Scientists studying Alzheimer's disease have long been interested in two types of proteins in the brain known as beta-amyloid and tau. In Alzheimer's patients, the proteins create a kind of gunk in the brain made up of "plaques" from beta-amyloid and "tangles" ...

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Wed, 16 Jul 2014 13:38:55 GMT

Maine News

Newly Found Protein Linked to Alzheimer's disease
Maine News
Researchers have found a new protein, which as per their study can be linked to Alzheimer's disease. Scientists said the new brain protein, called TDP-43, is present in everyone. But the abnormal form is found in different parts of the cell. It is present in ...

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Tue, 15 Jul 2014 16:59:49 GMT

Study Finds Cause of Mysterious Food Allergy
University of Cincinnati
CAPN14 encodes an enzyme in the esophagus that is part of the disease process called calpain14, according to Marc Rothenberg, MD, senior investigator on the study, director of the Center for Eosinophilic Disorders at Cincinnati Children's and professor of ...

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Tue, 15 Jul 2014 16:26:28 GMT

Delhi Daily News

Omega-3s may reduce risk of Lou Gehrig's Disease
Delhi Daily News
Eating foods that are high in omega-3 polyunsaturated fatty acids might reduce the danger of developing amyotrophic lateral sclerosis, which is a lethal neurogenerative condition also called Lou Gehrig's disease, according to a new study from researchers at ...

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Tue, 15 Jul 2014 16:02:14 GMT

Arizona Republic

Two new Alzheimer's drugs studied in Phoenix
Arizona Republic
The study will recruit more than 1,300 healthy individuals aged 60 to 75 who carry two copies of a gene, called APOE4, that puts them at greater genetic risk for developing Alzheimer's disease. Banner Alzheimer's Institute will test two Novartis drugs during the ...

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