Alzheimer’s disease: Neuronal loss very limited

Your daily selection of the latest science news! According to Medical Xpress PET scan of a human brain with Alzheimer’s disease. Credit: public domain Frequently encountered in the elderly, Alzheimer’s … Continue reading Alzheimer’s disease: Neuronal loss very limited

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Scientists identify climatic risks for dengue disease outbreaks

The study was conducted by the University of Liverpool in collaboration with the Hyderabad-based Indian Institute of Chemical Technology (IICT), National Institute of Pharmaceutical Education and Research (NIPER), Guwahati.

Tests For Lyme Disease Miss Early Cases — But a New Approach Might Help

The Lyme disease bacteria, Borrelia burgdorferi, are shown labeled with fluorescent markers.NIH As a kid in rural Connecticut in the early 2000s, Kathleen McWilliams was well acquainted with the danger … Continue reading Tests For Lyme Disease Miss Early Cases — But a New Approach Might Help

Blocking cancer—scientists find new way to combat disease

Members of Dean Guy’s lab (l-r): Jared Hammill, Yizhe Chen, Kip Guy, Gabriela Salinas, Armand Guiguemde and Hoshin Kim. Credit: University of Kentucky New findings published in Nature Chemical Biology … Continue reading Blocking cancer—scientists find new way to combat disease

Study finds relationship between common brain disease and gut microbiome

MRI of a patient with (cerebral cavernous malformation) CCM disease. Credit: Issam Awad, University of Chicago   Bacteria in the gut microbiome drive the formation of cerebral cavernous malformations (CCMs), … Continue reading Study finds relationship between common brain disease and gut microbiome

A kidney disease’s genetic clues are uncovered

This image shows a cross section of a kidney. Credit: Holly Fischer/Wikipedia Researchers have uncovered new genetic clues to understanding IgA nephropathy (IgAN), or Berger’s disease, an autoimmune kidney disease … Continue reading A kidney disease’s genetic clues are uncovered