May 14, 2018 A new article published in the Cell Reports describes how a new drug is able to reduce the symptoms and activate the dormant neurons characteristic of Rett Syndrome in preclinical models. The study, led by Dr. Manel Esteller, Director of the Epigenetics and Cancer Biology Program (PEBC) of the Bellvitge Biomedical Research […]Continue Reading ...
May 10, 2018 Infants who are diagnosed with drug withdrawal after birth who are treated with medication as outpatients at home are treated three times longer than infants treated solely as inpatients, according to a new Vanderbilt study. Neonatal abstinence syndrome (NAS) is a drug withdrawal syndrome that occurs shortly after birth, and can occur […]Continue Reading ...
WEDNESDAY, April 25, 2018 — Structural changes in the area of the brain that processes sensations may be linked with restless legs syndrome, a new study suggests. People with restless legs syndrome experience uncomfortable sensations in the legs and a need to move them. It often occurs in the evening and at night, and it […]Continue Reading ...
April 20, 2018 The group, led by the Ikerbasque professor Ugo Mayor of the UPV/EHU’s Department of Biochemistry and Molecular Biology, has just published in the journal Human Molecular Genetics an explanation of the mechanisms affected by Angelman syndrome. Thanks to an innovative, experimental design and the state-of-the-art infrastructure of the UPV/EHU’s General Proteomics Research […]Continue Reading ...
This week, a 40-year-old patient was treated at UNC’s Clinical and Translational Research Center (CTRC) with SB-913, an investigational genome editing therapy for individuals with mucopolysaccharidosis type II (MPS II), a rare lysosomal storage disorder also known as Hunter syndrome. This treatment marks a significant milestone for Joseph Muenzer, MD, Ph.D., and the CTRC. It […]Continue Reading ...
March 28, 2018 The Barth Syndrome Foundation recently announced awardees from its 2017 grant cycle. Miriam Greenberg, Ph.D., professor of biological sciences in the College of Liberal Arts and Sciences at Wayne State University and a resident of Ann Arbor, Michigan, received a one-year, $50,000 grant for the project, “Cardiolipin activates pyruvate dehydrogenase (PDH) – […]Continue Reading ...
Polycystic ovary syndrome is a condition that affects women in their child-bearing years and alters the levels of multiple hormones, resulting in problems affecting many body systems. Most women with polycystic ovary syndrome produce excess male sex hormones (androgens), a condition called hyperandrogenism. Having too much of these hormones typically leads to excessive body hair […]Continue Reading ...
DNMT3A overgrowth syndrome is a dysfunction characterised by means of sooner than standard expansion sooner than and after start, refined variations in facial options, and highbrow incapacity. Folks with DNMT3A overgrowth syndrome are ceaselessly longer than standard at start and are taller than their friends all the way through existence. Many affected folks change into […]Continue Reading ...
In 2013, the American Psychiatric Association stopped using the clinical term Asperger’s syndrome, grouping the condition with other forms of autism under the term ‘Autism Spectrum Disorder.’ Credit: Shutterstock I often get asked “Does my child have Asperger’s?” in my clinical work. Or, “Do I have Asperger’s?” These are challenging questions to answer. They have […]Continue Reading ...
Treatment for Lennox-Gastaut Syndrome, Dravet Syndrome Unanimous Positive Result of FDA Advisory Committee Meeting for First Plant-Based Pharmaceutical Cannabidiol Treatment for Seizures in Patients with Two Rare, Severe Forms of Epilepsy LONDON and CARLSBAD, Calif., April 19, 2018 (GLOBE NEWSWIRE) — GW Pharmaceuticals plc (Nasdaq:GWPH) (“GW”, “the Company” or “the Group”), a biopharmaceutical company focused […]Continue Reading ...
Credit: CC0 Public Domain A single, upfront genomic test is more effective for detecting Lynch syndrome in colorectal cancer (CRC) patients than the traditional multiple, sequential testing approach, according to new clinical data reported by The Ohio State University Comprehensive Cancer Center – Arthur G. James Cancer Hospital and Richard J. Solove Research Institute (OSUCCC […]Continue Reading ...
March 29, 2018 A single, upfront genomic test is more effective for detecting Lynch syndrome in colorectal cancer (CRC) patients than the traditional multiple, sequential testing approach, according to new clinical data reported by The Ohio State University Comprehensive Cancer Center – Arthur G. James Cancer Hospital and Richard J. Solove Research Institute (OSUCCC – […]Continue Reading ...
March 20, 2018 In a new study of one of the most common genetic causes of autism, neuroscientists at MIT’s Picower Institute for Learning and Memory have identified a specific molecular mechanism that appears to undermine the ability of neurons in affected mice to properly incorporate changes driven by experience. The findings published in the […]Continue Reading ...
Power fatigue syndrome is a reasonably mysterious situation. Breaking analysis that examines intestine micro organism yields new clues and gives recent hope.Continue Reading ...
Socioeconomic standing was once tied to the superiority of metabolic syndrome amongst low-income, African American adolescence throughout the remaining U.S. recession, researchers discovered. Black adolescence from rural Georgia whose socioeconomic standing was once at poverty degree previous to the recession and thus endured to say no had the best possible charges of metabolic syndrome at […]Continue Reading ...
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