Tag : medicine (genomic)

Neurology

New Risks of Prescription Opioids Discovered

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Researchers have uncovered new evidence that prescription opioids have a potentially causal role in the risk for major depression and anxiety disorders. Medscape Medical News...
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Aggression Influenced by Genetic, Environmental Factors

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Aggression in individuals is influenced by genetic and environmental factors, but can be reduced with treatment, researchers found. Medscape Medical News Source link...
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Maybe Memorizing the Krebs Cycle Was Worthwhile After All

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Mitochondrial disorders are often difficult to diagnose and treat due to their multisystem nature. As scientists better understand mitochondrial function, effective treatments are beginning to...
Neurology

Better Sleep Linked to Reduced CVD, Stroke Risk

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Using genetic data on almost 400,000 individuals, a new study shows even those at high genetic risk for CVD or stroke benefit from healthy sleep...
Neurology

SUNFISH: Risdiplam Meets Primary Endpoint in SMA

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Risdiplam, an oral investigational agent designed to increase and sustain SMN protein levels of patients with spinal muscular atrophy (SMA), met the primary endpoint in...
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Cord Blood Test May Flag Neonatal Hypoxia Risk

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Umbilical cord blood microRNA may aid in the detection of impending hypoxic-ischemic brain injury in newborns, new research suggests. Medscape Medical News Source link...
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Periodic Paralysis: Shedding Light on a Rare Neurologic Disorder

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This infrequent neuromuscular disorder is commonly mistaken for a multitude of other disorders, but diagnosis can be confirmed with key clues and genetic testing. Medscape...
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Prenatal Fluoride Exposure Linked to ADHD in Kids

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To think that water fluoridation is unsafe has long been considered a fringe belief, but recent research suggests cause for concern. Medscape Medical News Source...
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WGA Speeds Diagnosis of Devastating Seizure Disorder in Kids

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Whole-genome analysis looks more clinically and economically feasible for diagnosing newborns with a rare, but devastating, epilepsy syndrome, new research shows. Medscape Medical News Source...
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First Biomarker Evidence Autism Is Linked to DDT

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A large study provides the first biomarker evidence that maternal exposure to the pesticide DDT may raise the risk for autism in offspring. News Alerts...
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FDA OKs Patisiran (Onpattro) for Polyneuropathy in hAATR

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Patisiran is the first FDA-approved treatment for polyneuropathy caused by hATTR and the first RNA-based therapy to treat a rare disease. FDA Approvals Source link...

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