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Behcet’s Disease Has Genetic Link To Ancient Silk Road Trade Route
2013-01-07 10:42:03

Researchers continuing the study of the human genome have mapped out four new regions that are associated with a painful and often dangerous condition (Behcet's disease) found in people with a lineage to ancestors along the Silk Road.

2012-07-19 02:35:57

One of the challenges to HIV vaccine development has been the lack of an animal model that accurately reflects the human immune response to the virus and how the virus evolves to evade that response.

2012-05-31 23:00:20

"Ankylosing spondylitis is now being treated with regenerative medicine at he center for regenerative medicine." according to A.J.

2012-05-29 08:12:26

Adverse drug reactions are a major issue that cause harm, are costly and restrict treatment options for patients and the development of new drugs.

2012-05-22 23:00:55

Potentially severe hypersensitivity reactions to the anti-HIV drug abacavir occur through an autoimmune mechanism, resulting from the creation of drug-induced immunogens that are attacked by the body's immune system.

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2011-08-26 05:05:08

Sexual encounters with Neanderthals produced offspring who inherited vital genes that have helped modern humans combat illness and disease.

2011-07-11 20:04:33

A study involving over 5,000 people living with the joint disorder ankylosing spondylitis has identified a series of genetic variants associated with increased susceptibility to the condition as well as providing new clues to how the condition may be treated in the future.


Word of the Day
obdormition
  • Sleep; the state or condition of being asleep.
  • The state or condition of numbness of a part due to pressure on a nerve: as, the obdormition of a limb.
The word 'obdormition' comes from a Latin word meaning "to fall asleep".
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