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  1. Colorful clones: Researchers track development, behavior of individual blood stem cells

    Category: Arabian Researchers/News

    ... and capillaries back to their parent stem cell in the marrow. Their findings contribute to the understanding of blood development as well as blood diseases. Posted: 2016-11-23 19:25:47 ...
    Thursday, 24 November 2016
  2. Just add water: New discovery in plant-disease mechanism

    Category: Arabian Researchers/News

    Too much rain, coupled with prolonged high levels of humidity, can result in more plant disease, new research indicates. Posted: 2016-11-23 19:02:38 ...
    Thursday, 24 November 2016
  3. Link between surgery and Guillain-Barré syndrome discovered

    Category: Arabian Researchers/News

    ... syndrome had a surgical procedure within two months prior to developing the disease. Posted: 2016-11-23 19:20:55 ...
    Thursday, 24 November 2016
  4. Benzodiazepine, related drug use increases hip fractures in persons with Alzheimer's disease

    Category: Arabian Researchers/News

    The use of benzodiazepines and related drugs increases the risk of hip fracture by 43% in persons with Alzheimer's disease, according to a new study. The hip fracture risk was investigated in community-dwelling ...
    Thursday, 24 November 2016
  5. Aspartame may prevent, not promote, weight loss by blocking intestinal enzyme's activity

    Category: Arabian Researchers/News

    ... product phenylalanine interferes with the action of an enzyme previously shown to prevent metabolic syndrome - a group of symptoms associated with type 2 diabetes and cardiovascular disease. Posted: ...
    Thursday, 24 November 2016
  6. Study sheds light on parasite that causes river blindness

    Category: Arabian Researchers/News

    The parasite that causes river blindness infects about 37 million people in parts of Africa and Latin America, causing blindness and other major eye and skin diseases in about 5 million of them. A study ...
    Thursday, 24 November 2016
  7. Surgery for back pain reduces problems with sex life-related pain

    Category: Arabian Researchers/News

    For patients with degenerative spinal disease, surgery is more effective in reducing pain that interferes with sexual activity, compared to nonsurgical treatment. Posted: 2016-11-11 19:08:38 ...
    Sunday, 13 November 2016
  8. Will unanticipated genetic mutations lead to subsequent disease?

    Category: Arabian Researchers/News

    People carrying a genetic mutation in certain cancer and cardiovascular conditions are at greater risk for those conditions regardless of family history, new research reveals. Posted: 2016-11-10 2
    Sunday, 13 November 2016
  9. Link between constipation, kidney disease uncovered

    Category: Arabian Researchers/News

    Individuals with constipation had a 13% higher likelihood of developing chronic kidney disease and a 9% higher likelihood of developing kidney failure compared with individuals without constipation, report ...
    Sunday, 13 November 2016
  10. New findings show promise for treatment of Graves' disease and other ocular disorders

    Category: Arabian Researchers/News

    Aryl hydrocarbon receptor ligands that block myofibroblast formation and collagen production in thyroid eye disease may be the key, according to a new report. Posted: 2016-11-11 17:07:27 ...
    Sunday, 13 November 2016
  11. New findings about the deformed wing virus, a major factor in honey bee colony mortality

    Category: Arabian Researchers/News

    ... for the alarming bee mortality. Researchers have succeeded for the first time in simulating the course of disease using artificial genetic material of the virus. Posted: 2016-11-11 17:07:31 ...
    Sunday, 13 November 2016
  12. Skin bacteria could protect against disease

    Category: Arabian Researchers/News

    ... human skin secrete a protein which protects us from the reactive oxygen species thought to contribute to several skin diseases. The protein has an equally strong effect on dangerous oxygen species as known ...
    Sunday, 13 November 2016
  13. Protozoan parasite increases risk of colitis, study reveals

    Category: Arabian Researchers/News

    ... that can affect the health of their host and suggest that related parasites may cause gastrointestinal disease in humans. Posted: 2016-11-11 17:11:37 ...
    Sunday, 13 November 2016
  14. Catching a tumor in a spider's web

    Category: Arabian Researchers/News

    ... amyloid structures can be used to rationally develop a novel class of biotechnological molecules that are able to fight a wide array of diseases. Next steps to translate this groundbreaking technology ...
    Sunday, 13 November 2016
  15. New treatment strategy could cut Parkinson's disease off at the pass

    Category: Arabian Researchers/News

    ... and cultured cells suggests that an immunotherapy already in clinical trials as a cancer therapy should also be tested as a way to slow the progress of Parkinson's disease, the researchers say. Posted: ...
    Tuesday, 04 October 2016
  16. New genetic variations discovered

    Category: Arabian Researchers/News

    New research identifies 17 rare human genetic variations associated with risk factors for diseases. The study shows how large scale genomic datasets can be used to help identify potential novel biological ...
    Tuesday, 04 October 2016
  17. Caffeine-based compounds show promise against Parkinson's disease

    Category: Arabian Researchers/News

    Two caffeine-based chemical compounds have been developed that show promise in preventing the ravages of Parkinson’s disease. Parkinson’s disease attacks the nervous system, causing uncontrolled shakes, ...
    Tuesday, 04 October 2016
  18. As the thermostat goes up, COPD symptoms may worsen

    Category: Arabian Researchers/News

    High indoor temperatures appear to worsen symptoms of chronic obstructive pulmonary disease, or COPD, particularly in homes that also have high levels of air pollutants, according to new research. Posted: ...
    Tuesday, 04 October 2016
  19. Adaptation to food deprivation as a clue for treating metabolic diseases

    Category: Arabian Researchers/News

    When people are deprived of food, a number of biological mechanisms are set in motion to adapt the body’s metabolism to the conditions of scarcity. One of these processes has been revealed by a team of ...
    Tuesday, 04 October 2016
  20. New insights into how drug-resistant bacteria build their defenses

    Category: Arabian Researchers/News

    Improved understanding of the way in which hundreds of different types of disease-causing bacteria operate could help pave the way to tackling their effects, according to leading scientists. Posted: ...
    Tuesday, 04 October 2016
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