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PubMed Articles [14502 Associated PubMed Articles listed on BioPortfolio]

Preventing and controlling zoonotic tuberculosis: a One Health approach.

The expression One Health refers to the unified human and veterinary approach to zoonoses, an approach that used to be identified with Medicine throughout the 20th Century. Zoonotic tuberculosis (TB),...

Cardiovascular disease associated with the human immunodeficiency virus: an update.

With the advent of increasingly available antiretroviral therapy (ART), the life expectancy of HIV-infected persons is increasing. As they age, HIV-infected persons have increased propensity to typica...

Genetic heterogeneity in Alzheimer disease and implications for treatment strategies.

Since the original publication describing the illness in 1907, the genetic understanding of Alzheimer's disease (AD) has advanced such that it is now clear that it is a genetically heterogeneous condi...

Cerebral thrombosis and myeloproliferative neoplasms.

Myeloproliferative neoplasms (MPN) are acquired clonal disorders characterized by the proliferation of bone marrow myeloid cells. Different somatic mutations have been recently associated with MPN, th...

Biomarkers in psoriatic arthritis: recent progress.

Psoriatic arthritis (PsA) is an inflammatory arthritis associated with psoriasis. About a quarter of patients with psoriasis of the skin will develop PsA, although it is currently challenging-if not i...

Prion-like Mechanisms in the Pathogenesis of Tauopathies and Synucleinopathies.

Neurodegenerative diseases, including Alzheimer's disease and Parkinson's disease, are characterized by the abnormal aggregation of a small number of intracellular proteins, with tau and α-synuclein ...

Understanding Parkinson disease: An evolving case study.

Thirty years ago, Parkinson disease was described as a shortage of the neurotransmitter dopamine. Today, understanding of this disorder includes possible genetic influences, premorbid and nonmotor iss...

The association of traumatic brain injury with rate of progression of cognitive and functional impairment in a population-based cohort of Alzheimer's disease: the Cache County dementia progression study by Gilbert et al. Late effects of traumatic brain injury on dementia progression.

Ventilator Use, Respiratory Problems, and Caregiver Well-Being in Korean Patients With Amyotrophic Lateral Sclerosis Receiving Home-Based Care.

Aim: The purpose of this study was to describe the status of ventilator use, respiratory problems, and caregiver well-being relating to patients with amyotrophic lateral sclerosis (ALS) using a home-b...

Cytopathology: SS06-1 A SMALL ROUND CELL LESION IN THE NECK OF AN 11-YEAR-OLD CHILD.

Small round cell lesions in the neck of a pediatric patient may involve a lymph node or present as an extra-nodal solid tumor. Various proliferative lymph node lesions include non-specific reactive hy...

News Articles [9299 Associated News Articles listed on BioPortfolio]

Researchers discover key cell-signaling pathway that contributes to development of Alzheimer's disease

Researchers at Jacksonville's campus of Mayo Clinic have discovered a defect in a key cell-signaling pathway they say contributes to both overproduction of toxic protein in the brains of Alzheimer's d...

Sierra Leone reaches final day of Ebola lockdown

Frustrated residents complained of food shortages in some neighborhoods of Sierra Leone's capital on Sunday as the country reached the third and final day of a sweeping, unprecedented lockdown designe...

Medical News Today: World Alzheimer Report 2014: the key points

As September is World Alzheimer’s Month, we look at the core messages on dementia and risk reduction presented in Alzheimer’s Disease International's 2014 report.

Sierra Leone burial team attacked despite lockdown

FREETOWN (Reuters) - A team burying Ebola victims was attacked in Sierra Leone's capital on Saturday, a member of parliament said, as a small group defied a three-day lockdown aimed at halting the wor...

Get a Flu Shot During Checkup, Doctor Says

SATURDAY, Sept. 20, 2014 (HealthDay News) -- As flu season approaches, the best way to stay healthy and avoid infection is to get a flu shot and a checkup, according to an infectious disease specialis...

Dr. Kerry M. Goad Urges Richardson, TX Residents to Seek Treatment for Gum Disease through a Minimally Invasive Laser Surgery, in Honor of Self-Improvement Month

Celebrating Self-Improvement Month this September, Dr. Kerry M. Goad, a dentist in Richardson, TX uses a minimally invasive laser surgery to treat gum disease. Gum disease has been linked to many seri...

Dr. J. Michael Robertson Aims to Create Brighter Smiles for Tupelo, MS Residents this Month, through Dental Implants

Tupelo, MS patients who are in search of a better smile can celebrate Self-Improvement Month by seeking dental implants from Dr. J. Michael Robertson, a periodontist with North Mississippi Periodontic...

Pfizer acquires license option for Medgenesis’s potential Parkinson’s treatment technology

Victoria, B.C.-Canadian biotech company MedGenesis Therapeutix says it has granted Pfizer an exclusive, worldwide option to license its glial cell line-derived neurotrophic factor (GDNF) protein and c...

New Regimens Boost Optimism for Pancreatic Ca (CME/CE)

SAN FRANCISCO (MedPage Today) -- Stereotactic ablative radiation allowed 40% of patients with inoperable pancreatic cancer to proceed to surgery, which left no residual disease in 92% of cases, interi...

Arrowhead to Present at BioCentury’s NewsMakers in the Biotech Industry Conference

Arrowhead Research Corporation (NASDAQ: ARWR), a biopharmaceutical company developing targeted RNAi therapeutics, today announced that Bruce Given, M.D., Arrowhead’s chief opera...

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Companies [274 Associated Companies listed on BioPortfolio]

Global Virus Network (GVN)

The Global Virus Network (GVN) is an independent, not for profit organization, comprised of leading medical virologists from Argentina, Australia, Belgium, Canada, China, France, ...

Tricida, Inc.

Tricida, Inc., is a pre-clinical-stage biopharmaceutical company focused on the discovery and development of first-in-class therapeutics. Tricida’s lead program is TRC101, a ...

Catabasis Pharmaceuticals, Inc.

Catabasis Pharmaceuticals is leveraging its pathway pharmacology drug development platform to bring important medicines to patients with severe lipid disorders and rare inflammato...

BioSensics

BioSensics is a research and product development company specializing in wearable sensors for healthcare, offering innovative monitoring solutions for telehealth, aging-in-place, ...

Stemedica International S.A.

Founded in Epalinges, Switzerland, in 2008, Stemedica International S.A. is a global biotechnology company that develops therapeutic applications for the treatment and prevention ...

Shoo the Flu

The flu, also called influenza, is a contagious disease that spreads by coughing, sneezing and close contact. Flu symptoms include fever/chills, sore throat, muscle aches, fatigue...

480 Biomedical, Inc.

480 Biomedical is using the most sophisticated tools of advanced materials science to create innovative products to treat serious vascular disease and injury.

Premier Biomedical Inc.

Premier Biomedical, Inc. is a research-based company that intends to discover and develop medical treatments for humans, in collaboration with the University of Texas at El Paso a...

Devicor® Medical Products, Inc.

Devicor Medical Products, headquartered in Cincinnati, Ohio, has more than 400 employees around the world. As the global market leader, Devicor is committed to advancing technolog...

FORUM Pharmaceuticals Inc.

FORUM Pharmaceuticals Inc. and its subsidiaries (“FORUM Pharmaceuticals” or “FORUM”) are dedicated to developing groundbreaking medicines in support of all tho...

Clinical Trials [1279 Associated Clinical Trials listed on BioPortfolio]

Evaluation of Patient Retention of Fingolimod vs. Currently Approved Disease Modifying Therapy in Patients With Relapsing Remitting Multiple Sclerosis.

A 12 month study where 1000 patients with relapsing remitting MS will be randomized 1:1 to fingolimod or approved disease modifying therapy. Patients will be in early stages of the diseas...

Hematopoietic Stem Cell Transplant for Sickle Cell Disease

This is a phase I/II study of patients with sickle cell disease. It aims to find out if people with sickle cell disease can be cured by changing their immune system before they have blood ...

Growth and Development Study of Myozyme (Alglucosidase Alfa).

Pompe disease (also known as glycogen storage disease Type II) is caused by a deficiency of a critical enzyme in the body called acid alpha-glucosidase (GAA). Normally, GAA is used by the ...

Comparison Between Rituximab Treatment and General Corticotherapy Treatment in Patients With Pemphigus

Pemphigus is a severe and sometimes life-threatening disease with a mortality rate between 5 and 10 percent depending on the severity of disease and age of patients. The standard of care ...

A Study of RO4602522 in Patients With Alzheimer Disease and in Healthy Volunteers

This open-label, multiple dose, parallel group study will assess the monoamine o xidase in the brain by in vivo positron emission tomography (PET) and safety of RO4602522 in patients with ...

The International ITP Registry

Primary immune thrombocytopenia (ITP) is an uncommon disease characterised by a low platelet count, which may cause the patient to have a higher risk or increased duration of bleeding. Ind...

Pompe Disease Registry

The Pompe Registry is an ongoing, international multi-center, strictly observational program that tracks the routine clinical outcomes for patients with Pompe disease, irrespective of trea...

A Dose Finding Study of Preladenant (SCH 420814) for the Treatment of Parkinson's Disease (PD) in Japanese Patients (P06402)

This study is to evaluate the efficacy of a range of preladenant doses compared with placebo in subjects with moderate to severe Parkinson's disease (PD) experiencing motor fluctuations an...

A Study of Prasugrel in Pediatric Participants With Sickle Cell Disease (SCD)

The main purpose of the study is to evaluate the efficacy and safety of the study drug known as prasugrel for the reduction of Vaso-Occlusive Crisis events in pediatric participants with s...

FG-4592 (ASP1517) in the Treatment of Anemia in Chronic Kidney Disease Patients Not Requiring Dialysis

This study is conducted to treat anemia in patients with chronic kidney disease. Anemia is a reduced number of red blood cells or hemoglobin. Hemoglobin is important for the transport of o...

Medical and Biotech [MESH] Definitions

Animate or inanimate sources which normally harbor disease-causing organisms and thus serve as potential sources of disease outbreaks. Reservoirs are distinguished from vectors (DISEASE VECTORS) and carriers, which are agents of disease transmission rather than continuing sources of potential disease outbreaks.

Analyses for a specific enzyme activity, or of the level of a specific enzyme that is used to assess health and disease risk, for early detection of disease or disease prediction, diagnosis, and change in disease status.

The worsening of a disease over time. This concept is most often used for chronic and incurable diseases where the stage of the disease is an important determinant of therapy and prognosis.

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