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FAMILIES FIND HOPE AT OUR 10TH ANNUAL RARE DISEASE DAY SYMPOSIUM

The unofficial theme of Sanford Burnham Prebys' 10th annual Rare Disease Day symposium can be summarized in one word: hope. This year's...

Analysts: Proteostasis Data Are No Boost vs. Vertex in Cystic Fibrosis

ANALYSTS: PROTEOSTASIS DATA ARE NO BOOST VS. VERTEX IN CYSTIC FIBROSIS

As with cancer and HIV infections, progress in treatment for the genetic disorder cystic fibrosis has come with ever-more sophisticated...

 
 
 

INFLAZOME GRABS FOX FOUNDATION FUNDING FOR PARKINSON'S R&D

The Michael J. Fox Foundation has provided funding to inflammatory disease biotech Inflazome. The funding will support research intended...

How disease took a little girl's voice

HOW DISEASE TOOK A LITTLE GIRL'S VOICE

US toddler's dwindling voice was chalked up to acid reflux. Her problem was far more serious.

 
 
 

SPRINT-GLY: PREDICTING N- AND O-LINKED GLYCOSYLATION SITES OF HUMAN AND MOUSE PROTEINS BY USING SEQUENCE AND PREDICTED STRUCTURAL PROPERTIES

AbstractMotivationProtein glycosylation is one of the most abundant post-translational modifications that plays an important role in...

Taranaki woman's close shave in memory of friend's son who died of Meningococcal disease

TARANAKI WOMAN'S CLOSE SHAVE IN MEMORY OF FRIEND'S SON WHO DIED OF MENINGOCOCCAL DISEASE

The first thing Nikki Morris thought after shaving her head for Meningococcal awareness was 'my head is so flat'.

 
 
 
What's the Best Heartworm Prevention for Your Pet?

WHAT'S THE BEST HEARTWORM PREVENTION FOR YOUR PET?

Heartworms are parasites that often take up residence in the heart and lungs, resulting in severe lung disease, heart failure, organ...

4 Quick Facts About Heart Disease in Cats

4 QUICK FACTS ABOUT HEART DISEASE IN CATS

Nature plays no favorites when it comes to doling out heart disease. The most common type of heart disease in cats is called hypertrophic...

 
 
 
5 Quick Facts About Heart Disease in Dogs

5 QUICK FACTS ABOUT HEART DISEASE IN DOGS

Yes, dogs get heart disease too, but it affects them differently than it does humans. The most common heart disease in humans is coronary...

My Experience with Integrative Medicine and Natural Therapies

MY EXPERIENCE WITH INTEGRATIVE MEDICINE AND NATURAL THERAPIES

My experience with integrative medicine and natural therapies is over 20 years long and counting. I was diagnosed with both Lyme disease...

 
 
 
Everything You Need to Know About Urinary Tract Infections in Dogs

EVERYTHING YOU NEED TO KNOW ABOUT URINARY TRACT INFECTIONS IN DOGS

What's worse than seeing your dog in pain? Not much. And if you have ever experienced a urinary tract infection, also known as bacterial...

Kentucky governor says he deliberately exposed his 9 children to chickenpox

KENTUCKY GOVERNOR SAYS HE DELIBERATELY EXPOSED HIS 9 CHILDREN TO CHICKENPOX

Kentucky Gov. Matt Bevin says he deliberately exposed his children to chickenpox so they would catch the highly contagious disease...

 
 
 
Biogen's Alzheimer's disease drug crashes in Phase III testing

BIOGEN'S ALZHEIMER'S DISEASE DRUG CRASHES IN PHASE III TESTING

The news sent Biogen's shares down more than 26 percent pre-market, but analysts also wrote that it deals a significant blow to amyloid...

Choosing Adult Day Care for Alzheimer's Patients

CHOOSING ADULT DAY CARE FOR ALZHEIMER'S PATIENTS

No matter how nice and caring you are for somebody with Alzheimer's disease, you may end up needing help. Sometimes, a friend or a...

 
 
 
Researchers Develop Algorithm to Help Detect Early Pancreatic Tumors

RESEARCHERS DEVELOP ALGORITHM TO HELP DETECT EARLY PANCREATIC TUMORS

One of the challenges in treating pancreatic cancer has been catching a tumor at an early stage when it can be surgically removed....

Another Romaine lettuce outbreak takes its toll

ANOTHER ROMAINE LETTUCE OUTBREAK TAKES ITS TOLL

I occasionally write about disease outbreaks caused by food and am especially interested in those caused by romaine lettuce, because...

 
 
 
Low Levels of Leisure-Time Exercise Can Lower Your Death Risk

LOW LEVELS OF LEISURE-TIME EXERCISE CAN LOWER YOUR DEATH RISK

Even very light leisure-time exercises such as gardening and walking in the park can reduce the risk of death from heart disease, cancer,...

Regulators just approved a new depression drug with the potential to be a game-changer

REGULATORS JUST APPROVED A NEW DEPRESSION DRUG WITH THE POTENTIAL TO BE A GAME-CHANGER

Shutterstock On Tuesday, federal regulators approved the second new antidepressant this month after 35 years of little progress combatting...

 
 
 
Everything You Need to Know About Bloat - The Deadly Dog Disease

EVERYTHING YOU NEED TO KNOW ABOUT BLOAT - THE DEADLY DOG DISEASE

Have you heard of bloat? If you've got a dog at home, this disease is something you should learn about. In humans, bloat, also known...

Does most of your paycheck go to rent? That may be hurting your health

DOES MOST OF YOUR PAYCHECK GO TO RENT? THAT MAY BE HURTING YOUR HEALTH

Jessica Owens-Young, a researcher at the American University, explains new research on the links between rent, diet and disease across...