Month: April 2021

New research on why mutations in a gene leads to mitochondrial disease — ScienceDaily

[ad_1] Monash University researchers have uncovered for the first time the reason mutations in a particular gene lead to mitochondrial disease. The finding, published in PNAS journal and led by Professor Mike Ryan from Monash University’s Biomedicine Discovery Institute, shows that a gene responsible for causing loss of vision and hearing, TMEM126A, makes a protein …

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Protein linked to sex differences in age-related dopamine neuron loss — ScienceDaily

[ad_1] It is not every day that scientists come across a phenomenon so fundamental that it is observed across fruit flies, rodents and humans. In a paper published today in Aging Cell, neuroscientists from the University of Pittsburgh Schools of the Health Sciences discovered that a single protein — a glutamate transporter on the membrane …

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Blood Type Might Raise Odds for Certain Health Conditions

[ad_1] By Robert PreidtHealthDay Reporter MONDAY, May 3, 2021 (HealthDay News) — Certain blood types may increase a person’s risk of different health problems, a new study suggests. The research confirms some previous findings and reveals new links between blood types and diseases, according to the authors of the study published April 27 in the …

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Results from phase two study show improved language and daily functioning among participants — ScienceDaily

[ad_1] An experimental treatment produced improvements in cognitive function and language in patients with fragile X syndrome, according to study results published on April 29 in Nature Medicine. Fragile X syndrome (known as FXS for short) is the most common known genetic cause of autism and the most common cause of inherited intellectual disability. “These …

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Adenoma detection rate correlates with risk for mortality in colorectal cancer

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