Research from WorldCare Consortium™ member Mayo Clinic is moving towards clinical trials for ALS

10:38 12 March in Uncategorized
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Groundbreaking research into amyotrophic lateral sclerosis (ALS) from a research team at WorldCare Consortium™ member Mayo Clinic discovered the genetic repeat mutation known as c9orf72 in 2011 could potentially hold insight on how to cure or possibly even prevent ALS in patients. This mutation occurs...

Could a bone marrow transplant to an unmatched donor be possible?

14:37 27 February in Uncategorized
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Patients who endure the lengthy and painful process of hematopoietic (blood-forming) stem cell transplants, otherwise known as bone marrow transplants, often suffer a lengthy and in many cases unsuccessful transplant. To receive donors, blood patients must first undergo high-dose, whole body chemotherapy and/or radiation in...

A link between drug usage and strokes in young adults

16:13 15 February in Business, Diagnosis, doctor, Health, Medicine
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Cardiovascular complications are diagnoses Doctors frequently deal with cardiovascular complications in patients over 65. However, doctors are noticing an increase in patients suffering strokes at an alarmingly young age. The theory behind this is that the younger generation are consuming illicit drugs at a higher...

How dangerous could a misdiagnosed Penicillin allergy be?

15:43 15 February in Business, Diagnosis, doctor, Health, Medicine
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Clinicians at Massachusetts General Hospital and Kaiser Permanente with the collaboration of The American Academy of Allergy, Asthma & Immunology (AAAAI), the Infectious Diseases Society of America (IDSA), and The Society of Healthcare Epidemiology of America (SHEA) were tasked with commissioning a review on the...

WorldCare Consortium™ member Mayo Clinic finds zombie cells in brains of mice precede neurodegenerative disease

08:00 24 September in Health, Medicine
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Research from WorldCare Consortium™ member Mayo Clinic has found that prior to cognitive loss, “zombie” cells (also referred to as senescent cells) collect in certain brain cells. Researchers at the hospital were able to decrease tau protein accumulation, death of neurons and memory loss by...