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Amyloidosis is the term applied to a group of conditions caused by deposits of an abnormal protein called amyloid. This rare but serious condition affects between 1 and 5 people in every 100,000 each year in the UK. The condition is mainly seen among the elderly.
SNMMI recognizes contributions to nuclear medicine and molecular imaging at 2017 annual meeting

SNMMI recognizes contributions to nuclear medicine and molecular imaging at 2017 annual meeting

Researchers unravel how acidic conditions favor protein misfolding in deadly diseases

Researchers unravel how acidic conditions favor protein misfolding in deadly diseases

Blood-based screening test can detect key Alzheimer's marker

Blood-based screening test can detect key Alzheimer's marker

Black light helps determine disease extent of melasma in pregnant women

Black light helps determine disease extent of melasma in pregnant women

Diabetes leads to increase in autonomic and small fiber neuropathy

Diabetes leads to increase in autonomic and small fiber neuropathy

Modified skin biopsy could provide faster and better diagnosis of inherited, fatal nerve disease

Modified skin biopsy could provide faster and better diagnosis of inherited, fatal nerve disease

Newly developed ultrafast cardiac imaging test changes clinical management in one-third of patients

Newly developed ultrafast cardiac imaging test changes clinical management in one-third of patients

Boosting clinical trial research in London

Boosting clinical trial research in London

Researchers produce images that predate formation of beta-amyloid plaques in Alzheimer’s disease

Researchers produce images that predate formation of beta-amyloid plaques in Alzheimer’s disease

New London Major Early-Phase Contract Research Center Opened on Rare Disease Day

New London Major Early-Phase Contract Research Center Opened on Rare Disease Day

Scientists identify 'molecular barcode' in blood samples that can predict survival of Ebola patients

Scientists identify 'molecular barcode' in blood samples that can predict survival of Ebola patients

Ionis announces FDA approval of first SMA drug in the U.S for pediatric and adult patients

Ionis announces FDA approval of first SMA drug in the U.S for pediatric and adult patients

PET imaging can accurately identify difficult-to-diagnose cardiac amyloidosis

PET imaging can accurately identify difficult-to-diagnose cardiac amyloidosis

New imaging technique may help detect amyloid-related heart failure

New imaging technique may help detect amyloid-related heart failure

Long-term antibiotic treatment slows progression of Alzheimer's disease through changes in gut bacteria

Long-term antibiotic treatment slows progression of Alzheimer's disease through changes in gut bacteria

TSRI study reveals new approach to intervene in deadly disease

TSRI study reveals new approach to intervene in deadly disease

JAD announces recipient of 2016 Alzheimer Award

JAD announces recipient of 2016 Alzheimer Award

Alnylam reports new results from investigational RNAi therapeutic programs

Alnylam reports new results from investigational RNAi therapeutic programs

Novel animal model helps understand mechanisms that lead to multiple myeloma

Novel animal model helps understand mechanisms that lead to multiple myeloma

Cairn launches non-invasive Gastric Emptying Breath Test for measuring rate of gastroparesis in adults

Cairn launches non-invasive Gastric Emptying Breath Test for measuring rate of gastroparesis in adults