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Smoking linked to higher risk of peripheral artery disease in African-Americans...

African-Americans who smoke appear to be at greater risk for peripheral artery disease, or PAD, new research has found. Additionally, the findings suggest...

Funding for neglected disease research hits record high – BIOENGINEER.ORG

Geneva, 23 January 2019 – Funding for neglected disease R&D in 2017 reached its highest level ever, exceeding US$3.5 billion. This is up...

Cigarette smoking associated with increased risk of peripheral artery disease in...

DALLAS, Jan. 23, 2018 — African Americans who smoke cigarettes are more likely than those who don’t smoke to develop peripheral artery disease,...

FDA puts Translate Bio’s rare disease mRNA drug on hold

The FDA has placed a clinical hold on the IND for Translate Bio’s mRNA treatment for ornithine transcarbamylase (OTC) deficiency, a genetic disease...

Early detection of prediabetes can reduce risk of developing cardiovascular disease...

WINSTON-SALEM, N.C. – Jan. 23, 2019 – A diagnosis of prediabetes should be a warning for people to make lifestyle changes to prevent...

Infectious disease researchers unveil the secret life of flesh-eating bacteria –...

Scientists employ tool used for equine strep throat to identify new group A strep genes HOUSTON-(Jan. 22, 2019) – Using a tool first used...

New test to detect disease and infection — ScienceDaily

Researchers at Queen's University Belfast have developed a highly innovative new enzyme biomarker test that has the potential to indicate diseases and bacterial...

New combination blood test for pancreatic cancer may catch disease earlier...

GRAND RAPIDS, Mich. (Jan. 17, 2019) — A new approach to pancreatic cancer screening may help doctors detect the disease in people at...

Financial stress linked to heart disease risk among African Americans –...

In a longitudinal study, researchers find connections between worrying about finances and development of heart disease Boston, MA — Coronary heart disease (CHD) is...

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