Disease


Diabetes Drug Slows Progress of Parkinson’s Disease

Diabetes Drug Slows Progress of Parkinson’s Disease

MSDC-0160 is said to not only treat diabetes but it may slow down the progress of Parkinson’s Disease. Trials will begin in hum...

10 hours ago, 11:15am CST

Parkinson’s Disease may be Linked to Gut Bacteria

Parkinson's Disease may be Linked to Gut Bacteria

New study suggests that changes in gut microbes can affect brain regions associated with controlling movement....

4 days ago, 2:13pm CST

Google Glass is Helping Scientists to Study Brain Disease

Google Glass is Helping Scientists to Study Brain Disease

Using Google Glass, Siberian scientists are developing a prototype of a model to study an individual's proneness to certain br...

Nov 25 2016, 12:11am CST

Eyes can Tell Onset of Alzheimer's Disease

Eyes can Tell Onset of Alzheimer's Disease

In a breakthrough research, US scientists have identified that early signs of Alzheimer's disease can be detected by looking a...

Nov 20 2016, 12:41am CST

Addiction is a Chronic Brain Disease Claims US Surgeon General

Surgeon General Calls Addiction a Chronic Brain Disease

The surgeon general has spoken up regarding the scourge of addiction being a disease of the brain. He reiterated that it was no...

Nov 18 2016, 4:36am CST

Gut Microbes Influence Major Eye Disease and Vision Loss, Study Finds

Gut Microbes Influence Major Eye Disease and Vision Loss, Study Finds

Gut bacteria that are brought on by high fat diet can aggravate diseases like wet AMD...

Nov 16 2016, 7:58am CST

Constipation Increases Risk of Kidney Disease: Study

Constipation Increases Risk of Kidney Disease: Study

A novel study which took place recently showed that if you are constipated, you may get kidney disease too with the passage of...

Nov 15 2016, 6:21am CST

Constipation May Increase the Risk of Kidney Disease, Study Suggests

Constipation May Increase Risk of Kidney Disease, Study Suggests

Study uncovers link between constipation and kidney disease...

Nov 11 2016, 1:12pm CST

Deadly Fungus Arrives in the United States

Deadly Fungus Arrives in the United States

A yeast is drifting throughout hospitals, taking root in open wounds, blood, and even inside of people's ears. It is almost imp...

Nov 7 2016, 11:36am CST

Scientists Develop New Strategy to Prevent Alzheimer’s Disease

Scientists Develop New Strategy to Prevent Alzheimer’s Disease

Taking a pill that prevents the accumulation of toxic molecules in the brain might someday help prevent or delay Alzheimer'...

Oct 23 2016, 7:16am CDT

Mysterious Polio-Like Disease that Causes Paralysis is Striking US Children

Mysterious Polio-Like Disease that Causes Paralysis is Striking US Children

As of August 2016, there have been 50 confirmed cases of AFM across 24 states, CDC reports...

Oct 6 2016, 12:57pm CDT

Genetic Tool Created to Identify Risk of Heart Disease

Genetic Tool Created to Identify Risk of Heart Disease

London, Sep 24 (IANS) To identify individuals at risk of coronary heart disease (CHD) much earlier and improve its prevent...

Sep 24 2016, 6:33am CDT

Gluten-Free Diet is Becoming More Popular in U.S. Despite No Rise in Celiac Disease

Gluten-Free Diet is Becoming More Popular in U.S. Despite No Rise in Celiac Disease

The percentage of Americans who follow a gluten-free diet is three times higher than the percentage of Americans with celiac di...

Sep 7 2016, 4:01am CDT

Virtual Reality Used to Diagnose Multiple Sclerosis, Parkinson’s Disease and Other Neurodegenerative Diseases

Virtual Reality Used to Diagnose Multiple Sclerosis, Parkinson’s Disease and Other Neurodegenerative Diseases

Novel use of virtual reality detects Neurodegenerative Diseases in users....

Sep 5 2016, 8:07am CDT

New Dengue Vaccine Could Increase the Disease

New Dengue Vaccine Could Increase the Disease

A novel dengue vaccine could in fact prove to be pretty harmful in the end. Far from lessening the chances of the spread of the...

Sep 2 2016, 7:45am CDT

Apollo Lunar Astronauts Show Greater Heart Disease Mortality due to Deep-Space Radiation

Apollo Astronauts Mostly Die due to Heart Disease

It is being said that the radiation found in outer space may have harmed astronauts’ hearts....

Jul 29 2016, 5:59am CDT

Odd Behavior Changes may be First Signs of Alzheimer’s Disease

Odd Behavior Changes may be First Signs of Alzheimer’s Disease

It is a surety that odd behavior may be a hallmark of Alzheimer’s Disease. Therefore family members ought to be on the lookout...

Jul 25 2016, 5:22am CDT

High Fat Mediterranean Diet Cuts Risk of Breast Cancer, Diabetes and Heart Disease

High Fat Mediterranean Diet Cuts Risk of Breast Cancer, Diabetes and Heart Disease

A high fat Mediterranean nutritional regimen is very healthy for those who want the benefits of a good diet....

Jul 19 2016, 7:57am CDT

FDA Approves World’s First Absorbable Stent to Heart Disease

FDA Approves World’s First Absorbable Stent to Heart Disease

The FDA has given the green signal to the marketing and usage of the world’s first absorbable stent....

Jul 11 2016, 7:57am CDT

Artificial Intelligence may Predict Alzheimer's Disease

Artificial Intelligence may Predict Alzheimer's Disease

Combining machine learning method -- a type of artificial intelligence -- with a special MRI technique may help physicians pred...

Jul 6 2016, 4:04am CDT

Marijuana Have Potential to Cure Alzheimer's Disease

Marijuana Have Potential to Cure Alzheimer's Disease

An active compound in marijuana can contribute to the removal of toxic proteins in the brain, which are thought to kickstart t...

Jul 3 2016, 10:30am CDT

Disease Type may Lead to End-of-Life Care

Disease Type may Lead to End-of-Life Care

The type of ailment that the patient has may lead to the sort of terminal health care that is suitable for the afflicted....

Jun 28 2016, 5:23am CDT

Diabetes Drug could Cure Alzheimer's Disease

Diabetes Drug could Cure Alzheimer's Disease

Alzheimer's Disease and Type-2 diabetes are so closely related that drugs currently used to control glucose levels in diabetes...

Jun 22 2016, 5:11am CDT

Disrupting Tiny Liver Protein Can Cause Heart Disease

Disrupting Tiny Liver Protein Can Cause Heart Disease

Scientists have identified for the first time a tiny liver protein that when disrupted can lead to cardiovascular disease as we...

Jun 12 2016, 9:37am CDT

IVF technique that cuts genetic disease risk found safe

IVF technique that cuts genetic disease risk found safe

London, June 11 (IANS) A groundbreaking IVF-based technique that reduces the risk of debilitating genetic disorders from being...

Jun 12 2016, 12:27am CDT

Autism not just a Disease of the Brain: Study

Autism Is Not Just A Disease Of The Brain: Study

Autism, which significantly impairs an individual's ability to communicate as well as interact socially, has also been found to...

Jun 10 2016, 4:26am CDT

Blood test that detects early Alzheimer's disease developed

Blood test that detects early Alzheimer's disease developed

New York, June 9 (IANS) Researchers have developed a blood test that leverages the body's immune response system to detect an e...

Jun 9 2016, 1:09pm CDT

Shift Workers are at Greater Risk of Heart Disease, Says Study

Shift Workers are at Greater Risk of Heart Disease, Says Study

Lake of sleep and disturbed sleep cycle increases the heart disease risk....

Jun 7 2016, 7:01am CDT

Women With Migraines are at Higher Risk of Heart Disease and Death

Women With Migraines are at Higher Risk of Heart Disease and Death

Studies have found that females suffering from migraine headaches are prone to CV disease and sudden death....

Jun 1 2016, 10:18am CDT

Common Antimicrobial Agent Found to Cause Heart Disease

Common Antimicrobial Agent Found to Cause Heart Disease

An antimicrobial agent found in many consumer products ranging from hand soaps to toys and even toothpaste can rapidly disrupt...

May 22 2016, 5:18am CDT

Exercise at Any Age Could Keep Alzheimer's Disease Away

Exercise at Any Age Could Keep Alzheimer's Disease Away

Regular exercise at any age could keep the mind young and help you stave off Alzheimer's disease and other dementias.People wit...

May 17 2016, 5:39am CDT

Cholesterol-lowering Drug could Stop Spread of Lyme Disease

Cholesterol-lowering Drug could Stop Spread of Lyme Disease

A drug that is normally used to lower cholesterol could stop the spread of Lyme disease, says a study co-authored by an Indian-...

May 11 2016, 12:58am CDT

Hepatitis C is the Deadliest Disease in US Today

Hepatitis C is the Deadliest Disease in US Today

The disease known as hepatitis C is the newest and deadliest medical scourge to hit America....

May 5 2016, 8:42am CDT

Chronic Skin Disease Psoriasis Linked to Obesity and Diabetes

Chronic Skin Disease Psoriasis Linked to Obesity and Diabetes

New research, which involved twin pairs, reveals that inflammatory skin disease is associated with obesity and type 2 diabetes....

May 1 2016, 9:40pm CDT

Lonely People More Likely to Get Heart Diseas

Lonely People More Likely to Get Heart Disease

Lonely people who are isolated from family, friends, or romantic relationships are more likely to get heart disease and have a...

Apr 19 2016, 8:35pm CDT

Parasitic Worms May Help Treat Inflammatory Bowel Disease

Parasitic Worms May Help Treat Inflammatory Bowel Disease

The latest studies show that if you have bowel or stomach disease, swallowing worm-like parasites may ease your gut problems....

Apr 15 2016, 6:42am CDT

Replacing Butter with Vegetable Oil Does Not Reduce Heart Disease Risk, Says Study

Replacing Butter with Vegetable Oil Does Not Reduce Heart Disease Risk, Says Study

Study questions health value of switching from butter to vegetable oil....

Apr 13 2016, 11:38am CDT

Inflammatory reasons for diabetic kidney disease revealed

Inflammatory reasons for diabetic kidney disease revealed

New York, April 9 (IANS) A team of researchers, including an Indian-origin scientist, has identified key inflammatory mechanism...

Apr 9 2016, 4:30am CDT

Age, gender linked to peripheral vascular disease risk

Age, gender linked to peripheral vascular disease risk

New York, April 4 (IANS) A person's age and gender can affect the prevalence of certain types of peripheral vascular diseases (...

Apr 4 2016, 8:52pm CDT

Red Raspberry Plays Role in Cardiovascular Disease Risk Reduction, Maintaining Blood Glucose and Liver Function

Red Raspberry Plays Role in Cardiovascular Disease Risk Reduction, Maintaining Blood Glucose and Liver Function

The benefits of red raspberries are to be mentioned in the upcoming Experimental Biology conference which will take place in Sa...

Apr 4 2016, 4:55am CDT