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Gene therapy may hold key to treating life-threatening Danon disease

Gene therapy may hold key to treating life-threatening Danon disease

A new study has found that  gene therapy improved cardiac, muscle and liver function in Danon disease mouse models. Danon disease is a very rare,...
COVID-19: advice for patients with digestive conditions such as IBD

COVID-19: advice for patients with digestive conditions such as IBD

A new paper has outlined key information for patients living with chronic digestive conditions, such as IBD, in relation to COVID-19, or coronavirus. A paper...
Avoidable deficiencies in heart failure cost NHS £21m

Avoidable deficiencies in heart failure cost NHS £21m

Real-world NHS data has revealed that inadequate management of iron deficiency (ID) and iron deficiency anaemia (IDA) in heart failure patients is costing the...
Brain inflammation may be linked to several different forms of dementia

Brain inflammation may be linked to several different forms of dementia

According to a new study, brain inflammation may be linked to a number of different forms of dementia. Brain inflammation may be more widely implicated...
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Can saliva biomarkers predict obesity in children?

Researchers have found a molecular marker in saliva that has been linked to childhood obesity in a group of preschool-aged Hispanic children. Research published in...
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The impact of late liver disease diagnosis on children is cause for concern

On Big Yellow Friday, we need to discuss the need for improvements to public awareness and earlier diagnoses of childhood liver disease. Patients and clinicians...
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Children are more likely to have other allergies if they have FPIES

Researchers from CHOP have discovered that children with FPIES have a significantly higher chance of being diagnosed with other allergies The researchers from the Children's...
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Utilising funding from Horizon 2020 to combat the coronavirus outbreak

The European Commission has announced that they are granting over €10m from Horizon 2020 to support the research into finding a cure for the...
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New collaborative partnership focuses on type 2 diabetes prevention

The new partnership will offer a digital service to complement the face-to-face intervention programme in delivering type 2 diabetes and obesity prevention. Liva Healthcare and Living Well...
A man not able to get to sleep because of sleep disorder

AI and sleep disorders: enhancing diagnosis and treatment

According to the American Academy of Sleep Medicine, artificial intelligence has the potential to improve efficiencies and precision in sleep medicine. The new position statement...
Learn about Rare Disease Day with MPS Austria

Learn about Rare Disease Day with MPS Austria

Did you know that one in 20 people will live with a rare disease at some point in their life? 29 February 2020 marked...
Neurons in Parkinson's disease

Research shows that Parkinson’s disease may begin before birth

Stem cell study finds malfunctioning brain cells in Parkinson’s patients diagnosed before the age of 50 – but researchers might have a new treatment People...

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