Mutations in the p63 protein lead to a number of disorders, but none is as severe as the AEC syndrome. Scientists at Goethe University Frankfurt in collaboration with a research group have now discovered that AEC syndrome resembles diseases such as Alzheimer's, Parkinson's or ALS more closely than it does other p63-based syndromes. The findings were published in the Proceedings of the National Academy of Sciences.
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In this study, the visual impairment and intracranial pressure (VIIP) syndrome is a neuro–ophthalmologic condition described in astronauts returning from long duration space missions. Idiopathic intracranial hypertension (IIH), also known as pseudotumor cerebrum, is characterized by a chronic elevation of intracranial pressure (ICP) in the absence of an intracranial mass lesion.
The opioid epidemic has become so severe it's considered a national public health emergency. Addiction to prescription painkillers, such as oxycodone and morphine, has contributed to a dramatic rise in overdose deaths and health care costs. What many don't realize, it's also associated with an alarming number of children placed into foster care.
A new study published in the Journal of Internal Medicine reported that misperceptions about the harms of marijuana use, including the lack of understanding of the harms associated with secondhand smoke, point to the importance of education and policies that focus public and public health attention on secondhand marijuana smoke.
A study on the health of football players found career participation in the NFL was not associated with a statistically significant increase in death rates when compared with other players who spent less time in the league.
Researchers assessed the outcomes of Diabetic macular edema persisting at least 24 weeks after randomization to treatment with 2.0-mg aflibercept, 1.25-mg bevacizumab, or 0.3-mg ranibizumab. The study findings were published in the JAMA Ophthalmology
A research team of the UNN Faculty of Chemistry has developed and synthesized a new multifunctional compound that possesses anti-tumor properties that are due to several independent effects.
Starting with the daughter’s date of birth, the study team examined whether a mother had any abortions from four years prior to 12 years after her daughter’s birth, as well as whether the daughter had any abortions between the ages of 12 and 20. The study findings were published in the Canadian Medical Association Journal.
According to a large Swedish study that followed millions of people age 50 or older for decades, the risk of developing dementia rises four- to six-fold during the first year after a traumatic brain injury (TBI),
New research published in BMJ Open has shed light on the reasons driving doctors out of General Practice, following earlier findings that around two out of every five GPs in the South West are planning to leave direct patient care in the next five years.
For the last 100 years, researchers have constantly pushed the boundaries for our knowledge about medicine and how different bodies can respond differently to it. However, the methods for the production of medicine have not yet moved away from mass production. Many who have a given illness get the same product with the equal amount of an active compound.