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  1. A more powerful way to develop therapeutics?

    Category: Arabian Researchers/News

    Scientists have developed a new method for identifying the raw ingredients necessary to build 'biologics,' a powerful class of medications that has revolutionized treatment of diseases like rheumatoid ...
    Sunday, 24 July 2016
  2. Ecologists create a framework for predicting new infectious diseases

    Category: Arabian Researchers/News

    Ecologists are leading a global effort to predict where new infectious diseases are likely to emerge. In a new paper, they describe how macroecology—the study of ecological patterns and processes across ...
    Sunday, 24 July 2016
  3. Ancient feces provides earliest evidence of infectious disease being carried on Silk Road

    Category: Arabian Researchers/News

    Intestinal parasites as well as goods were carried by travelers on the iconic route, say researchers examining an ancient latrine. Posted: 2016-07-21 23:40:21
    Sunday, 24 July 2016
  4. Designer protein gives new hope to scientists studying Alzheimer's disease

    Category: Arabian Researchers/News

    ... in the brain. It's believed the build-up of these clumps causes brain cells to die, leading to the cognitive decline in patients suffering from the disease. Posted: 2016-07-22 13:29:40 ...
    Sunday, 24 July 2016
  5. Simple method developed to characterize immune cells in tumors

    Category: Arabian Researchers/News

    Despite recent achievements in the development of cancer immunotherapies, only a small group of patients typically respond to them. Predictive markers of disease course and response to immunotherapy are ...
    Sunday, 17 July 2016
  6. Ecologists identify potential new sources of Ebola and other filoviruses

    Category: Arabian Researchers/News

    ... of these species overlap, notably in Southeast Asia, should be targeted for disease surveillance and virus discovery efforts. Posted: 2016-07-14 19:25:14 ...
    Sunday, 17 July 2016
  7. Pre-stroke risk factors influence long-term future stroke, dementia risk

    Category: Arabian Researchers/News

    If you had heart disease risk factors, such as high blood pressure, before your first stoke, your risk of suffering subsequent strokes and dementia long after your initial stroke may be higher. Taking ...
    Sunday, 17 July 2016
  8. Optical magnetic field sensor can detect signals from the nervous system

    Category: Arabian Researchers/News

    The human body is controlled by electrical impulses in the brain, the heart and nervous system. These electrical signals create tiny magnetic fields, which doctors could use to diagnose various diseases, ...
    Sunday, 17 July 2016
  9. Key to regulating cell's powerhouse discovered

    Category: Arabian Researchers/News

    Aging, neurodegenerative disorders and metabolic disease are all linked to mitochondria, structures within our cells that generate chemical energy and maintain their own DNA. In a fundamental discovery ...
    Sunday, 17 July 2016
  10. Bacteria can multiply disease-inducing genes to rapidly cause infection

    Category: Arabian Researchers/News

    More than 22 years ago, researchers discovered an infection strategy of human pathogenic Yersinia bacteria -- a protein structure in bacterial cell-walls that resembled a syringe. The structure, named ...
    Saturday, 02 July 2016
  11. Totally new kind of 'mark' discovered in human cell nucleus

    Category: Arabian Researchers/News

    ... of the mechanisms in disease progression. Posted: 2016-07-01 16:03:54 ...
    Saturday, 02 July 2016
  12. Seaweeds get sick too when they're stressed

    Category: Arabian Researchers/News

    Normally harmless bacteria can cause bleaching disease in seaweeds when the "trees of the ocean" become stressed by high water temperatures, researchers have discovered. Understanding these disease processes ...
    Saturday, 02 July 2016
  13. E. coli: The ideal transport vehicle for next-gen vaccines?

    Category: Arabian Researchers/News

    ... success fighting pneumococcal disease, an infection that can result in pneumonia, sepsis, ear infections and meningitis. Posted: 2016-07-01 22:35:54 ...
    Saturday, 02 July 2016
  14. New insight into the most common genetic cause of ALS, FTD

    Category: Arabian Researchers/News

    ... genetic cause of the degenerative diseases. Posted: 2016-06-30 17:59:16 ...
    Saturday, 02 July 2016
  15. New experimental system sheds light on how memory loss may occur

    Category: Arabian Researchers/News

    ... to memory loss in Alzheimer's disease. Posted: 2016-06-30 18:05:16 ...
    Saturday, 02 July 2016
  16. Harnessing an innate repair mechanism enhances success of retinal transplantation

    Category: Arabian Researchers/News

    Cell replacement therapies hold promise for many age-related diseases, but efforts to bring treatments to patients have not been very successful -- in large part because the newly derived cells can't integrate ...
    Saturday, 02 July 2016
  17. Treating autoimmune disease without harming normal immunity

    Category: Arabian Researchers/News

    With potentially major implications for the future treatment of autoimmunity and related conditions, scientists have found a way to remove the subset of antibody-making cells that cause an autoimmune disease, ...
    Saturday, 02 July 2016
  18. Air pollution linked to increased rates of kidney disease

    Category: Arabian Researchers/News

    While air pollution is known to cause respiratory and cardiovascular diseases, a new study indicates that it also likely causes damage to the kidneys. Posted: 2016-07-01 01:45:05 ...
    Saturday, 02 July 2016
  19. New cancer immunotherapy drugs linked to arthritis in some patients

    Category: Arabian Researchers/News

    ... joint and tissue diseases, including inflammatory arthritis, according to a preliminary study. Posted: 2016-06-24 14:10:59 ...
    Sunday, 26 June 2016
  20. Analysis of genetic repeats suggests role for DNA instability in schizophrenia

    Category: Arabian Researchers/News

    ... controls. Patients also showed different disease severity, which appears associated with the CNVs' number and variable expressivity. These findings enabled the researchers to propose a genetic model of ...
    Sunday, 26 June 2016
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