According to the research, more than 2 million people worldwide live with inherited and untreatable retinal conditions, including retinitis pigmentosa, which slowly erodes vision
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Researchers investigated the prognostic value of 18F-fluorodeoxyglucose positron emission tomography/computed tomography (18F-FDG PET/CT) in patients with multiple myeloma (MM)
Autism diagnosis is slow and cumbersome, but new findings linking a hormone called vasopressin to social behaviour in monkeys and autism in people may change that. Low vasopressin in cerebrospinal fluid was related to less sociability in both species, indicating the hormone may be a biomarker for autism
In low and middle-income countries, reliable data on the epidemiology of Childhood acute kidney injury (AKI) is lacking. The Global Snapshot, conducted by the ISN “0by25” AKI initiative, was a world-wide cross-sectional, observational study to evaluate AKI in hospitalized patients
In the present study, the researchers show that an immune-system generated molecule called nitric oxide (NO) inhibits the ability of the Staphylococcus aureus?? to transform, producing toxins to cause disease
A UMD researcher has uncovered new mechanisms that dictate the development of germline stem cells or germ cells, the only cell type capable of passing genetic information on to the next generation
According to the study, newer tenofovir-based three-drug antiretroviral therapy (ART) regimen for pregnant women with HIV is not associated with an increased risk of preterm birth or low birth weight
A new technology developed by Stony Brook University researchers affiliated with the Institute of Chemical Biology and Drug Discovery (ICB & DD) that has identified Fatty Acid Binding Proteins (FABPs) as drug targets of the body's endocannabinoid system is licensed to Artelo Biosciences, Inc.
Endocannabinoids are natural marijuana-like substances in the body and have potential as the basis for new medicines. Artelo has an exclusive license to the intellectual property portfolio of FABP inhibitors for the modulation of the endocannabinoid system for the treatment of pain, inflammation and cancer.
A 12-week rehabilitation program that offers cognitive-behavioral therapy (CBT) in addition to physical therapy is proving beneficial for patients with chronic low back pain.
Around the world, an estimated 1,000 people a day die of asthma-related conditions, with some 340 million affected by this common chronic disease. In New Zealand, more than 521,000 people are taking medicines for asthma − one in nine adults and one in seven children. It causes a death here every week.