Wednesday, June 19, 2019

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Rare form of blindness could be treated by breakthrough gene therapy

Rare form of blindness could be treated by breakthrough gene therapy

The world’s first breakthrough gene therapy trial for choroideremia, a genetic cause of blindness, has had successful results. As reported in the Nature Medicine, the...
The immune landscape of breast cancer

The immune landscape of breast cancer

At the University of Turku, Maija Hollmén, PhD, is helping to elucidate the significance of macrophage-expressed Clever-1 in defining the immune cell composition in...
Have scientists discovered a way of treating migraines without medicine?

Have scientists discovered a way of treating migraines without medicine?

By changing the body’s molecules using a small inhaler, scientists have discovered that treating migraines without medication is a possibility. Patients suffering from migraines can...
Are malaria parasites adapting to mosquito feeding times?

Are malaria parasites adapting to mosquito feeding times?

Research shows that malaria parasites have evolved to become most infectious during the feeding times of mosquitos. According to a study conducted by scientists from...
Did you know that many patients aren’t aware of all the hip surgery options?

Did you know: many patients aren’t aware of all the hip surgery options?

Surgeon highlights how most patients that require hip surgery are not aware of all the options that are available to them. According to Simon Mellor,...
Whole grain health benefits explained

Whole grain health benefits explained

Scientists report newly discovered compounds that could explain whole grain health benefits. Led by researchers at the University of Finland, whole grain health benefits include...
Could HPV be linked to improving cervical cancer survival rates?

Could HPV be linked to improving cervical cancer survival rates?

Researchers believe that high-risk HPV can be another important analytical marker that can improve cervical cancer survival rates. The occurrence of high-risk human papillomavirus (HrHPV)...
Type 2 diabetes: current services and strategies may be inefficient

Type 2 diabetes: current services and strategies may be inefficient

Studies show that unless social and cultural factors are addressed, healthcare services and public health strategies designed to reduce tackling Type 2 diabetes may...
Fertility in women: psychological stress could massively reduce odds of conception

Fertility in women: psychological stress could reduce odds of conception

New study, published in the American Journal of Epidemiology, finds that psychological stress has the ability to reduce fertility in women. According to the Boston...
Breast cancer deaths predicted to increase by 2022

Breast cancer deaths predicted to increase by 2022

According a to report conducted by Breast Cancer Now, the number of breast cancer deaths, though currently decreasing, will start to increase by 2022. Right...
China announces 14% surge in HIV and Aids

China announces 14% surge in HIV and Aids

The number of citizens in China with HIV and Aids has reportedly increased by 14% As reported by the BBC, more than 820,000 people are...

Therapies for fibromyalgia may be on the horizon

Researchers at Karolinska Institutet, Sweden, and Harvard University, USA, have made a groundbreaking step towards finding new therapies for fibromyalgia. Therapies for fibromyalgia have been...

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