Asymmetric left ventricular hypertrophy, also known as hypertrophic cardiomyopathy (HCM), is associated with high mortality in young athletes. There is speculation that, in addition to disturbances of calcium handling proteins, a genetic mutation may be involved in the pathogenesis of HCM.
According to the data released by the Morbidity and Mortality Weekly Report of Centers for Disease Control and Prevention (CDC) today, the mortality rates for Alzheimer's disease (AD) have increased to 55% between 1999 and 2014.
Recent research in mice indicates that destructive activity of cells in the brain is increased after sleep deprivation and may increase the risk of developing dementia, such as Alzheimer's disease.
According to a study published online in the Journal of Personalized Medicine, fitness activity trackers measure heart rates precisely but not the number of calories burned.
Scientists at the Scripps Translational Science Institute (TSRI) have mapped the entry of the Zika virus into the US by analysing its DNA. Miami was found to be a hot spot for transmission of Zika.
Cluster headaches are probably the most painful types of pain a human can suffer and it is for no small reason that this condition is also sometimes referred to as suicide headache.
A new Zika threat hovers as summer’s mosquitoes get bzzzzy
New research recasts timeline for development of the brain's vision-processing center
TSRI scientists give new superpowers to lifesaving antibiotic
Quitting methamphetamine use can prevent drug-related heart damage
Beta blockers may not benefit some heart attack patients
Visual cortex of the brain develops gradually throughout life, study reveals
Nearsightedness and Farsightedness
Dry Eye Syndrome
Genetic Mutation Associated with Hypertrophic Cardiomyopathy
Using CLARIOstar® Microplate Reader for Real-Time Detection of Gi and Gs Signaling in Living Cells
Smart temperature control enhances PCR sample preparation
Amino Acids and Protein Sequences
Types of Electron Microscopes
Cataract is a clouding of the lens within the eye and affects tens of millions of people. At present, there is no cure for cataract, and consequently the only available method to treat cataract is by surgical removal.
Choroideremia (CHM) is a rare genetic eye disease that affects the retina, which is the area at the back of the eye that processes all we see into signals that are sent to the brain via the optic nerve.
Scientists have been working hard to bring about a time in the future when we can grow “an eye in a dish” and use it for transplantation to restore the vision of someone who is blind, and they are not as far off as you might think.
Dr. Nick Silver
During this period, there was a revival of the Classical medicine of Ancient Greece and Rome, particularly the ideas of the Greek philosopher Hippocrates and the Roman physician Galen of Pergamon.
Dr. Merit Cudkowicz
ALS is a neurodegenerative disease in which motor neurons in the brain and spinal cord are damaged. As ALS progresses, neurons are unable to send impulses to muscles, making voluntary muscle movement difficult, including standing, walking and sitting, as well as speaking and swallowing.
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