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Time of day crucial to accurately test for diseases, new research finds

A new study published today in the journal PNAS (Proceedings of the National Academy of Sciences), has found that time of day ...

Understanding ‘attention deficit’ in dyslexics could help improve reading

A new study from researchers in our Department of Psychology has revealed that understanding attention deficits in adults with dyslexia may help ...

New report tackles lack of understanding of Tourette Syndrome in teenagers

Scientists have found the first reliable evidence that physical activity and sport can help children with Tourette Syndrome to reduce and control their tics and could offer new paths for treatment and therapies. ... Full story

Patients with severe ME have little or no access to specialist treatment services

One in three severely affected adults with ME, otherwise known as chronic fatigue syndrome (CFS), have no access to local specialist services, new research has shown. ... Full story

3D scanner to help reduce diseases

The University of Canterbury and New Zealand is leading the world’s pre-clinical imaging market with research work on its commercial 3D scanner improving the treatment of diseases. ... Full story

Increased mucins pinned to worsening cystic fibrosis symptoms

The discovery from UNC School of Medicine researchers overturns a controversial research study and offers a path for creating and testing CF treatments. ... Full story

June survives then fights back against anorexia nervosa

June Alexander has not only survived anorexia nervosa. She's also been fighting back by writing books to help other sufferers and, most recently, by giving blood samples for gene research. ... Full story

Injecting Fat into Hands Reduces Symptoms in Patients With Painful Blood Flow Disorder, Reports PRS

Philadelphia — For patients with Raynaud's phenomenon—episodes of abnormal blood flow in the hands triggered by cold—injections of the patient's own fat into the hands can reduce pain and other symptoms, according to a report in the May issue of Plastic and Reconstructive Surgery®, the official medical journal of the American Society of Plastic Surgeons (ASPS). ... Full story

Women and PAD: Excellent treatment outcomes in spite of disease severity

ANN ARBOR, Mich. – Women face greater limits on their lifestyle and have more severe symptoms as a result of peripheral artery disease (PAD), but minimally invasive procedures used to unclog arteries are just as successful as in men. ... Full story

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