Latest human disease Stories

2011-02-24 05:00:00

THE WOODLANDS, Texas, Feb. 24, 2011 /PRNewswire/ -- Lexicon Pharmaceuticals, Inc.

2011-02-03 20:37:48

A new study takes advantage of genetic similarities between mammals and fruit flies by coupling a complex genetic screening technique in humans with functional validation of the results in flies.

2011-01-17 12:29:30

In a technique that could eventually shed light on how gene expression influences human disease, scientists at Albert Einstein College of Medicine of Yeshiva University have for the first time ever successfully visualized single molecules of naturally-occurring messenger RNA (mRNA) transcribed in living mammalian cells.

2011-01-07 09:16:00

JAX Track at Tufts Combines Training in Human Genetics, Mouse Models and Bioinformatics to Accelerate Research into Human Disease BAR HARBOR, Maine and BOSTON, Jan.

2011-01-06 05:00:00

THE WOODLANDS, Texas, Jan. 6, 2011 /PRNewswire/ -- Lexicon Pharmaceuticals, Inc.

2010-12-10 13:40:03

For years, scientists have tried to understand why children with Duchenne muscular dystrophy experience severe muscle wasting and eventual death.

2010-11-05 06:00:00

THE WOODLANDS, Texas, Nov. 5, 2010 /PRNewswire-FirstCall/ -- Lexicon Pharmaceuticals, Inc.

2010-10-12 18:45:03

Xenotropic murine leukemia virus–related virus (XMRV) has been the subject of many studies since its discovery in 2006, but conflicting reports have created an unclear picture of XMRV’s role in human disease.

2010-08-26 12:23:29

Great excitement greeted the discovery a few years ago that certain cells from mice and humans could be reprogrammed to become inducible pluripotent stem cells (iPS cells), as they hold promise for cell replacement therapy and modeling human disease.

2010-08-09 05:30:00

THE WOODLANDS, Texas, Aug. 9 /PRNewswire-FirstCall/ -- Lexicon Pharmaceuticals, Inc.

Word of the Day
  • The act of burning, scorching, or heating to dryness; the state or being thus heated or dried.
  • In medicine, cauterization.
The word 'adustion' comes from the Latin 'adustio', 'burning'.