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Study: Two New Early Signs of Parkinson’s Disease Identified

Study: Two New Early Signs of Parkinson’s Disease Identified

Hearing loss and epilepsy have been identified as two new, early signs of Parkinson’s disease, according to new research published in JAMA Neurology. The newly uncovered features—along with other symptoms seen in the years before a diagnosis—may help health care providers recognize and treat the disease at earlier stages. “Our results uncovered novel risk factors and early symptoms: epilepsy [...]

April 5, 2022 Loknath Das Health Comments Off on Study: Two New Early Signs of Parkinson’s Disease Identified

New subtype of prostate cancer identified by researchers

New subtype of prostate cancer identified by researchers

Researchers have identified a new subtype of prostate cancer that occurs in about 7% of patients with advanced diseases. The subtype is characterised by loss of the gene CDK12. It was found to be a more common in metastatic prostate cancer compared to early stage tumours that had not spread, said the study published in [...]

June 26, 2018 Loknath Das Health Comments Off on New subtype of prostate cancer identified by researchers

Depression Gene Identified: 5 Foods You Must Have for a Healthy Brain

Depression Gene Identified: 5 Foods You Must Have for a Healthy Brain

A new study, published in the Journal of Neuroscience, shows that a particular gene may be responsible for amplifying or reducing stress, depending on its level of activity and thus, triggering the risk of depression . This particular gene is known as Slc6a15 and its link with depression has been found in both animals and humans. The study throws [...]

July 8, 2017 Loknath Das Health Comments Off on Depression Gene Identified: 5 Foods You Must Have for a Healthy Brain

Hormone That Reverses Cell Aging in Humans Identified

Hormone That Reverses Cell Aging in Humans Identified

The human body has hidden secrets scientists are just now discovering. Scientists have known that the human body can heal itself naturally, and now they realize that it can ultimately regenerate dying cells. During a clinical trial, the discovery of a new hormone found in males has shown some promising results in countering the effects [...]

August 6, 2016 Saheli Health Comments Off on Hormone That Reverses Cell Aging in Humans Identified

New targets for prostate cancer screening, treatment identified by scientists

New targets for prostate cancer screening, treatment identified by scientists

Researchers in England have identified a large group of genes that may be significant for better testing and treatment of prostate cancer. Glycan sugar groups on the surface of prostate cancer cells were found to react to changes in testosterone levels that help the disease grow and spread, and may prove to be a good [...]

August 1, 2016 Saheli Health Comments Off on New targets for prostate cancer screening, treatment identified by scientists

North Korea detains man identified as defector

North Korea detains man identified as defector

North Korea said it has in custody a defector and South Korean national who was attempting to abduct a North Korean orphan when he was apprehended by local authorities. On Friday Pyongyang identified the detainee as Ko Hyun-chol, a man in his early fifties. North Korea staged a press conference where Ko confessed to spying [...]

July 17, 2016 Saheli Business Comments Off on North Korea detains man identified as defector

Genetic syndrome causing common disabilities in children identified

Genetic syndrome causing common disabilities in children identified

SAN FRANCISCO, April 14 — Researchers found an array of birth defects that affect the brain, eye, ear, heart and kidney are caused by mutations to a single gene, according to a new study. A gene called RERE is responsible for the broad range of developmental, physical and intellectual disabilities, researchers at the University of [...]

April 17, 2016 Saheli Health Comments Off on Genetic syndrome causing common disabilities in children identified

Dudley children’s services: ‘Serious failings’ identified by Ofsted

Dudley children’s services: ‘Serious failings’ identified by Ofsted

Ofsted inspectors said there was no assurance that vulnerable children were safe or “effectively protected” due to inadequate services at Dudley Council. The authority had been aware of the deficits for “some time” but had not acted quickly enough, they added. Dudley Council said it would “continue at pace” to radically improve services. Inspectors who [...]

April 7, 2016 Saheli Education Comments Off on Dudley children’s services: ‘Serious failings’ identified by Ofsted