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--Use of Crowdsourced Clinical Trial Protocols and Telemonitoring for Remote Patient Data Collection Is Potential Game-Changer for Orphan Diseases NEW YORK, Sept.
Inflammation has long been considered an integral part of the biological process that leads to deadly scarring in idiopathic pulmonary fibrosis.
Among patients with suspected stage I/II pulmonary sarcoidosis who were undergoing confirmation of the condition via tissue sampling, the use of the procedure known as endosonographic nodal aspiration compared with bronchoscopic biopsy, the current diagnostic standard, resulted in greater diagnostic yield.
Sometimes our immune defence attacks our own cells.
A neuropeptide called Substance P is the cause of seizures in patients with brains infected by the pork tapeworm (Taenia solium), said Baylor College of Medicine researchers in a report that appears online in the open access journal PLoS Pathogens.
Scientists have discovered a signaling pathway that tuberculosis bacteria use to coerce disease-fighting cells to switch allegiance and work on their behalf.
Researchers at the National Institute of Standards and Technology (NIST), in collaboration with private industry and other government agencies, have produced a new reference material for beryllium.
A high school teacher in Sammamish, Wash., says one of her students successfully diagnosed herself with a granuloma. Eastside Catholic High School teacher Mary Margaret Welch said her student, Jessica Terry, uncovered the secret to her failing health while researching intestinal diseases with classmates, Seattle's KOMO-TV reported Wednesday. All of a sudden she says, 'I think I found something.' I say, 'what?' 'Miss Welch, Miss Welch, come over here.
Current research suggests that Mycobacterium tuberculosis can evade the immune response.
By Sarah Howden THERE'S no escaping the fact that summer has been a washout. Forget the winter blues, with sunshine at an all-time low this year some experts claim it's harming our health.