disease mechanism

Three share Nobel in Medicine


October 3rd, 2011 - 6:26 pm ICT by IANS
Stockholm, Oct 3 (IANS) Three scientists Monday won the 2011 Nobel Prize in Medicine for their discoveries of the immune system that opened up new avenues for the treatment of ... Read more...

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Culprits in life-threatening clotting disorder uncovered


December 4th, 2010 - 3:18 pm ICT by ANI
Washington, Dec 4 (ANI): Individuals with a potentially life-threatening condition predisposing them to blood clots, or thrombosis, might someday receive therapy to prevent the condition, thanks to new findings by UT Southwestern ... Read more...

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Kidney disease genes discovered


April 12th, 2010 - 3:38 pm ICT by ANI
London, April 12 (ANI): An international team of experts has identified 20 genes that could help explain the causes of kidney disease.The team, including Edinburgh University researchers, found that the genes help ... Read more...

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Scientists find TB disease mechanism along with compound to block it


February 16th, 2010 - 6:01 pm ICT by ANI
Washington, Feb 16 (ANI): Scientists at Indiana University School of Medicine have discovered a TB disease mechanism along with a compound to block it.The tuberculosis bacterium evades the body's immune system using ... Read more...

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Scientists say Alzheimer’s, Down syndrome, atherosclerosis linked


January 16th, 2010 - 5:38 pm ICT by ANI
Washington, January 16 (ANI): Down syndrome, artery-clogging cardiovascular disease appear to share a common disease mechanism with Alzheimer's disease, says a new research.Principal investigator Huntington Potter and colleagues at the Florida Alzheimer's ... Read more...

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Surgery may reverse type 2 diabetes in morbidly obese people


November 24th, 2009 - 2:28 pm ICT by ANI
Washington, Nov 24 (ANI): Bariatric surgery has been found to effectively reverse type 2 diabetes in morbidly obese people, say researchers.The experts present at the Diabetes Surgery Summit (DSS) suggested that surgery ... Read more...

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Gene linked to inflammatory skin disease identified


April 7th, 2009 - 4:56 pm ICT by ANI
London, Apr 7 (ANI): Scientists have identified a new genetic variant associated with an increased risk of atopic dermatitis, a chronic inflammatory skin disease that typically affects the large flexures such as ... Read more...

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Drug to prevent exercise-induced arrhythmias identified


March 30th, 2009 - 5:56 pm ICT by ANI
London, Mar 30 (ANI): Vanderbilt University Medical Center researchers have found that a drug can prevent potentially lethal arrhythmias caused due to exercise or stress, called CPVT.Patients with CPVT experience abnormally rapid ... Read more...

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Carbohydrates help you develop your own vaccines


March 23rd, 2009 - 6:48 pm ICT by IANS
Washington, March 23 (IANS) Carbohydrates are propelling the development of futuristic new vaccines and drugs to battle malaria, HIV and many other disorders. Carbohydrates play vital roles in the body's defences against ... Read more...

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