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Multiple sclerosis treatment could ‘reset’ immune system with stem cell therapy

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New research provides further evidence of autologous hematopoietic stem cell transplantation as an effective treatment for multiple sclerosis, after finding ...
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Lack of exercise, as much as genetic factors, may contribute to dementia

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One of the biggest risk factors for Alzheimer's disease is the apolipoprotein E (APOE) e4 gene. According to the Alzheimer's ...

Gene mutation that slows down brain activity found in people with autism

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There is currently no cure for autism or treatments that tackle the core symptoms, only behavioral therapies and medications that ...

US Marines study finds link between PTSD and immune system

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A new study of blood samples from US Marines has identified genetic markers associated with post-traumatic stress disorder that are ...

Promising new findings on BRCA2 gene give hope for improving breast cancer treatment

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For the first time, researchers from the UK have created pictures of the BRCA2 protein. Mutations in the gene that ...

Protein found in dogs may trigger human nerve regeneration

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There are approximately six million people in the U.S. living with paralysis - the loss of muscle function caused by ...

Discovery of genetic links to Parkinson’s gives new hope for treatment

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A new study led by researchers from the National Institutes of Health details how a state-of-the-art gene chip led to ...

BRCA1 linked to development of brain’s cortical layers

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It is well known that females with a BRCA1 gene mutation are at a much higher risk of developing breast ...
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