Gene-Editing Alternative Corrects Duchenne Muscular Dystrophy

DALLAS - April 12, 2017 - Using the new gene-editing enzyme CRISPR-Cpf1, researchers at UT Southwestern Medical Center have successfully corrected Duchenne muscular dystrophy...
hot flashes

Hot Flashes Could Signal Increased Risk of Heart Disease

CLEVELAND, Ohio (April 12, 2017)—Hot flashes, one of the most common symptoms of menopause, have already been shown to interfere with a woman’s overall...

Vitamin D, Calcium Supplements Have No Impact On Cancer Rate, New Study Shows

Vitamin D status and supplements seem to have become a societal preoccupation. Encouraging the latter’s use as a cure-all, the “magic bullet” commercialization of...
stroke survivors

Some Stroke Survivors Disregard GP Advice On Medications

Some stroke survivors say they are disregarding GP advice on secondary prevention medications, such as statins, with some patients stopping their medication completely after...
doxycycline

Doxycycline May Help To Prevent Or Treat PTSD

The common antibiotic doxycycline can disrupt the formation of negative associations in the brain, according to new research from UCL and the University of...
tb vaccine

TB Vaccine Trial On Adults Begins In June

Pune-based institute to use novel recombinant BCG antigen. In June this year, the Pune-based Serum Institute of India Pvt. Limited will begin a Phase II/III...
Neuroimaging Reveals Differences in Brain Activity of Those with Major Depressive Disorder

Psychologists Enlist Machine Learning To Help Diagnose Depression

Depression affects more than 15 million American adults, or about 6.7 percent of the U.S. population, each year. It is the leading cause of...
exercise

Why Does The Same Exercise Exert Effects On Individuals Differently?

In Japan, due to the changes of lifestyle such as less physical activities than before, more and more people suffer from the lifestyle diseases...
Alzheimer Disease

An Intriguing New Gene Candidate In The Search For Alzheimer Disease Therapies

Tau pathology is one of the defining features of Alzheimer disease (AD), which is the most common form of dementia in older age. While...
cancers

Two Thirds Of Cancers Due To Random DNA Typos

Washington, Mar 24 (PTI) Random, unpredictable DNA copying "mistakes" account for nearly two-thirds of the mutations that cause cancer, according to a new study...
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