The ‘Big Bang’ of Alzheimer’s: Scientists ID genesis of disease

Your daily selection of the latest science news! According to Latest Science News — ScienceDaily (This article and its images were originally posted on Latest Science News — ScienceDaily July … Continue reading The ‘Big Bang’ of Alzheimer’s: Scientists ID genesis of disease

Drug protects neurons in Parkinson’s disease

Your daily selection of the latest science news! According to Medical Xpress (This article and its images were originally posted on Medical Xpress June 27, 2018 at 07:58AM.) (Cover Image) … Continue reading Drug protects neurons in Parkinson’s disease

A UK Teen Has Caught a Disease That Hasn’t Been Common Since The 18th Century

Your daily selection of the latest science news! According to ScienceAlert (This article and its images were originally posted on ScienceAlert June 19, 2018 at 09:47PM.) Several months ago, doctors … Continue reading A UK Teen Has Caught a Disease That Hasn’t Been Common Since The 18th Century

A New Suspect in Alzheimer’s Disease

Your daily selection of the latest science news! According to RealClearScience – Homepage (This article and its images were originally posted on RealClearScience – Homepage June 6, 2018 at 12:53AM.) … Continue reading A New Suspect in Alzheimer’s Disease

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

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

Biocompatible fibers to use light to stimulate cells or sense signs of disease | ESIST

MIT researchers have developed a stretchy optical fiber in which they have injected multiple organic dyes (yellow, blue, and green regions). In addition to lighting up, the dyes act as … Continue reading Biocompatible fibers to use light to stimulate cells or sense signs of disease | ESIST

Zika virus may persist in eyes: Disease may spread from infected eyes | ESIST

Researchers have found that Zika virus can live in eyes and have identified genetic material from the virus in tears, according to a study from Washington University School of Medicine … Continue reading Zika virus may persist in eyes: Disease may spread from infected eyes | ESIST

Fluorescent 3-D imaging technique tracks disease models without surgery

A new rapid 3-D imaging system offers a non-invasive approach to accurately monitoring tumour development in adult zebrafish. Animal testing is an essential step in developing new drugs for diseases. … Continue reading Fluorescent 3-D imaging technique tracks disease models without surgery