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2014-05-29 13:53:42

Johns Hopkins Medicine Understanding of mechanism could lead to new drug treatment A genetic variant linked to sudden cardiac death leads to protein overproduction in heart cells, Johns Hopkins scientists report. Unlike many known disease-linked variants, this one lies not in a gene but in so-called noncoding DNA, a growing focus of disease research. The discovery, reported in the June 5 issue of The American Journal of Human Genetics, also adds to scientific understanding of the...

2014-05-28 08:30:01

CARLSBAD, Calif., May 28, 2014 /PRNewswire/ -- Essentialis announced today that the U.S. Food and Drug Administration's Office of Orphan Products Development has granted orphan drug designation to diazoxide choline, the patent protected active in DCCR for the treatment of Prader-Willi syndrome, a rare complex neurobehavioral/metabolic disease for which there is no FDA-approved therapy. Prader-Willi syndrome afflicts about 1 in 15,000 to 1 in 25,000 individuals, with the US...

2014-05-26 23:04:04

Antibody prevalence (for EBV), adjusted for age and sex in non-Hispanic blacks is 74%, much higher than other segments of the population, according to an article published on May 11, 2014 in Clinical Infectious Diseases(1). polyDNA recommends Gene-Eden-VIR and Novirin against the Epstein Barr Virus, a virus that studies show infects African Americans at high rates. Rochester, NY (PRWEB) May 26, 2014 polyDNA has learned that African Americans are infected with the Epstein Barr Virus (EBV)...

2014-05-26 11:30:37

Emory Health Sciences Differences in basal ganglia, similarity to inflammation-induced fatigue A brain imaging study shows that patients with chronic fatigue syndrome may have reduced responses, compared with healthy controls, in a region of the brain connected with fatigue. The findings suggest that chronic fatigue syndrome is associated with changes in the brain involving brain circuits that regulate motor activity and motivation. Compared with healthy controls, patients with...

PMS symptoms and menopause
2014-05-22 07:07:28

April Flowers for redOrbit.com - Your Universe Online Premenstrual Syndrome (PMS) is one of the worst parts of being a woman. Symptoms often include mood swings, tender breasts, food cravings, fatigue, irritability and depression, and according to the Mayo Clinic, three out of every four women experience some form of PMS, but not every woman experiences the same symptoms, or with the same severity. A new study from Helsinki University Central Hospital and Folkhälsan Research Institute...

2014-05-21 23:15:50

“The HZ (herpes zoster/shingles) cohort showed a significantly higher cumulative incidence rate of developing CFS (chronic fatigue syndrome),”according to a study published on May 1, 2014 in The European Journal of Clinical Microbiology & Infectious Diseases (1). polyDNA reviews the study and recommends that patients with severe fatigue talk to their doctors about Gene-Eden-VIR and Novirin. Rochester, NY (PRWEB) May 21, 2014 Many studies found a link between Chronic Fatigue...

2014-05-21 08:29:37

MOUNTAIN VIEW, Calif., May 21, 2014 /PRNewswire-USNewswire/ -- The Open Medicine Institute (OMI), an organization with a mission to improve health care by applying a multi-disciplinary, "big data" approach, today announced that it will begin development of a biomarker for Chronic Fatigue Syndrome (CFS) and other prevalent, chronic but difficult-to-diagnose diseases. Plans are in place for development of two key tests - a detection biomarker based on RNA expression data from patients...

2014-05-20 23:00:25

Dr. Timothy J. Bartness, a Regents’ Professor of Biology and director of the Center for Obesity Reversal at Georgia State University, has received a five-year, $2.5 million renewal of the MERIT (Method to Extend Research in Time) Award from the National Institute of Diabetes and Digestive and Kidney Diseases (NIDDK) to study lipolysis, the breakdown of body fat, and thermogenesis, or heat production, from specialized fat cells. Atlanta, GA (PRWEB) May 21, 2014 Dr. Timothy J. Bartness, a...

2014-05-17 23:03:04

PCOS Unlocked created Stefani Ruper is a new book that reveals to people natural remedies, techniques, tips, and detailed instructions on how to treat their polycystic ovary syndrome (PCOS). An overview on the website Vinaf.com shows if the program is good for people to use. New York, NY (PRWEB) May 17, 2014 PCOS Unlocked is a new program that provides natural remedies, techniques, tips, and detailed instructions on how to treat polycystic ovary syndrome (PCOS). In the program, people...

2014-05-15 23:09:19

Farshid Rahbar of LA Integrative GI & Nutrition Comments on Study Linking Gut Health to Microbial Diversity Beverly Hills, CA (PRWEB) May 15, 2014 Irritable bowel syndrome (IBS) is a disorder that affects a patient’s large intestine, causing symptoms such as abdominal pain, gas, and most commonly, bloating. In the past, IBS was primarily considered to be a psychological condition brought on by stress and anxiety; however, new research has definitively linked IBS to an imbalance of...


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Marfan's Syndrome
2013-07-19 15:22:33

Marfan's syndrome is a genetic disorder of the connective tissue that causes excessively tall stature and long extremities. It is carried by the gene FBN1, which encodes the connective protein fibrillin-1, and is a dominant trait. The human genetic makeup contains a pair of FBN1 genes, so because of its dominance, inheriting one affected FBN1 gene from either parent will result in Marfan's syndrome. It effects both males and females, and has no ethnic bias. It was named after Antoine Marfan,...

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Word of the Day
cacodemon
  • An evil spirit; a devil.
  • A nightmare.
  • In astrology, the twelfth house of a scheme or figure of the heavens: so called from its signifying dreadful things, such as secret enemies, great losses, imprisonment, etc.
'Cacodemon' comes from a Greek term meaning 'evil genius.'
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