Researchers identify process cells use to destroy damaged organelles, with links to diseases

Researchers identify process cells use to destroy damaged organelles, with links to diseases

Researchers at UT Southwestern Medical Center have uncovered the mechanism that cells use to find and destroy an organelle called mitochondria that, when damaged, may lead to genetic problems, cancer, neurodegenerative diseases, inflammatory disease, and aging.

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Higher Oxidative Stress Linked to Metabolic Syndrome

Higher Oxidative Stress Linked to Metabolic Syndrome

Increasing odds ratios for metabolic syndrome with increasing quartiles of oxidized LDL after adjustment. Oxidized low-density lipoprotein (ox-LDL) as a proxy for oxidative stress is associated with metabolic syndrome (MetS) and its components, according to a study published online Dec. 19 in Diabetes.

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Low thyroid linked to negative reproductive health of women: Doctors

Low thyroid linked to negative reproductive health of women: Doctors

Low thyroid functioning may be directly linked to negative impact on women's reproductive health, medical experts here said on Monday.

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Nivolumab-based therapy effectively treats mucosal melanoma

Nivolumab-based therapy effectively treats mucosal melanoma

The combination of nivolumab and ipilimumab appeared safe and effective in patients with mucosal melanoma, according to a pooled analysis.

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Biomarker Identified To Treat Gastric Cancer: Study

Biomarker Identified To Treat Gastric Cancer: Study

Around 700,000 people worldwide die due to gastric cancer. Gastric cancer stands second to lung cancer and a potential protein biomarker to treat the disease has been identified.

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Physical Activity Within 7 Days After Concussion Linked With Reduced Risk

Physical Activity Within 7 Days After Concussion Linked With Reduced Risk

Among people who experienced concussion, physical activity within 7 days of injury compared with no physical activity was associated with reduced risk of persistent postconcussive symptoms at 28 days, says a study appearing in JAMA.

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Hidden hearing loss revealed

Hidden hearing loss revealed

Two researchers at UConn School of Medicine have developed a new hearing test that can identify hearing loss or deficits in some individuals considered to have normal or near-normal hearing in traditional tests.

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Shortness of breath could mean potential heart failure, say researchers!

Shortness of breath could mean potential heart failure, say researchers!

Heart failure has numerous symptoms which let you help detect the condition, for example, acute chest pain, chronic coughing or wheezing, fatigue or lightheadedness, nausea, etc.

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Bloated stomach? Avoid eating these foods!

Bloated stomach? Avoid eating these foods!

Do you often suffer from bloated stomach? Well, it is usually caused by drinking carbonated beverages and eating beans, legumes and cruciferous vegetables like broccoli, cabbage and cauliflower.

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World’s first Chikungunya vaccine developed

World’s first Chikungunya vaccine developed

US researchers have developed a vaccine for chikungunya fever made from an insect-specific virus that does not have any effect on people, making the vaccine safe and effective

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