A new study led by the researchers from Stanford University School of Medicine revealed that blood plasma infusion, received from young donors, for people with mild-to-moderate Alzheimer’s disease could be safe, feasible and improve their functional ability and capacity to perform daily tasks.
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The scientists from University of Michigan (U-M), in collaboration with the colleagues of AstraZeneca, have developed a new therapeutic approach for patients with Chronic Kidney Disease (CKD). The new collaboration effort would provide advancements towards accelerating the discovery of life-changing therapies for CKD.
New research led by researchers from Penn State University was published in the journal Molecular Psychiatry. They reported that a gene linked to schizophrenia risk regulated early neurodevelopment. This gene played a role in the translation of proteins from RNA and proliferation and migration of neurons in the brain. Thus, understanding its function may help in the development of effective treatment for schizophrenia.
The researcher's new study showed that by using ultrasound imaging in future wearable devices such as smart watches senses hand movements. The research team presented their work in worlds most important on human-computer interfaces , ACM CHI 2017 held in Denver, USA.
A new study published in the recent issue of the Journal of Psychopharmacology revealed that treatment with classic psychedelic drugs such as psilocybin, lysergic acid diethylamide (LSD) and mescaline could decrease the likelihood of an antisocial criminal behavior.
A new study in mice reported that preconception use of the phytoestrogen genistein could adversely affect and pregnancy outcomes, depending on the dosage and duration of exposure. The study was published in the journal Reproductive Toxicology.
Non-smoker using e-cigarette with nicotine might increase adrenaline level in the heart, according to a recent study carried at the University of California, Los Angeles.
Phase I clinical trial shows more than a quarter of patients with recurrent high-grade glioma, a form of brain cancer, were alive more than three years after treatment. High-grade glioma is a lethal form brain cancer. Globally, around 160,000 people diagnosed with high-grade gliomas every year.
Caltech scientists have developed a prototype microscale device that could be used in smart pills to diagnose and treat diseases. The location of the device could be accurately identified within the body which was challenging earlier. A paper describing the new device appears in the September issue of the journal Nature Biomedical Engineering.
A new research study on the increasing United States opioid epidemic reported that deaths from overdoses have increased by two times in the last seven years. Increased critical care costs and hospitalizations are adding to the healthcare economic crisis.
New research revealed the genetic clues that explained why tumours resist a particular drug used for treating advanced prostate cancer. The discovery could guide health care providers to individualized treatments for castration-resistant prostate cancer, did not respond to standard hormone therapy. The research was published in the edition of Annals of Oncology.