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13:55 EST 21st February 2017 | BioPortfolio

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Boston Scientific

Boston Scientific is a global medical device company, the 8th largest (based on annual sales, which were over $8 billion in 2010). It is the world's second largest maker of heart devices; prod...

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The Middle East has a wealth of biotechnology companies and is an important player in the global biotechnology industry. Following a World Summit on the Information Society, Arab countries are str...

Vitamin B6

Vitamin B6 is a water-soluble vitamin that exists in three major chemical forms: pyridoxine, pyridoxal, and pyridoxamine. It is commenly used in the body as a co-enzyme, and thus regulates many of t...

Gaucher's disease

Gaucher's (go-SHAYZ) disease occurs when certain harmful fatty substances accumulate to excessive levels in your liver, spleen, lungs, bone marrow and, less commonly, brain. This accumulation of...

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We need safe and better labelled vitamin D products on the market

Recommended vitamin D intakes for all of us living in the UK have changed following the publication of a report from the Scientific Advisory Committee on Nutrition (SACN) on 22 July 2016. New guidelin...

Study suggests possible new target for treating and preventing Alzheimer's

(Oregon Health & Science University) A new scientific discovery may provide a future avenue for treatment and prevention of Alzheimer's disease. A study published Nov. 28 in the journal JAMA Neurology...

Gene Therapy for Sickle Cell Aces Vital Preclinical Test

Sickle-cell disease falls into an intriguing scientific paradigm—it is very well studied from multiple scientific angles and most of the molecular mechanisms associated with the disease have b...

Opinion: The revelation that Big Sugar manipulated heart disease research is not an outlier

In the 1950s, heart disease ravaged America. When the then-President of the United States, Dwight D. Eisenhower, himself suffered a heart attack while in office, desperation grew among the ranks of go...

Can vitamin D reduce asthma attacks? An interview with Professor Adrian Martineau

In the past vitamin D was just thought to be important in regulating calcium homeostasis and bone health as vitamin D deficiency is best known for causing rickets in children and osteomalacia in adult...

Deadly disease outbreak linked to commercial breeding of piglets

In a case of sophisticated scientific sleuthing, a UNSW researcher has helped pin down the source of an unprecedented outbreak of streptococcal disease in China.

New report calls for use of emerging scientific data to better assess public health risks

Recent scientific and technological advances have the potential to improve assessment of public health risks posed by chemicals, yet questions remain how best to integrate the findings from the new to...

Kidney disease in plantation workers

Poor working conditions in a hot climate with regular dehydration and mineral deficiency is probably what causes the chronic kidney disease Mesoamerican nephropathy in Central American and Mexican agr...

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Clinical and Genetic Characterization of Tunisian Children with Hereditary 1,25-Dihydroxyvitamin D-Resistant Rickets.

Hereditary vitamin D-resistant rickets (HVDRR) is an autosomal recessive disorder characterized by the early onset of rickets and is caused by mutations in the vitamin D receptor (VDR) gene. Some HVDR...

Nutritional rickets around the world: an update.

Worldwide, nutritional rickets continues to be an evolving problem with several causes. This paper provides an updated literature review characterising the prevalence, aetiology, pathophysiology and t...

Vitamin-D-deficiency rickets even with abundant sunlight -A case to highlight emerging problem.

We describe a case of vitamin-D-deficiency rickets in a young child to highlight its existence in Malaysia where sunlight is abundant throughout the year. The child presented with deformity of both le...

Extensive ossification of the paraspinal ligaments in a patient with vitamin D-resistant rickets: Case report with literature review.

Ectopic ossification of the spinal ligaments is not uncommon in patients with Vitamin D-resistant rickets (VDRR), but the long-term consequences of this condition have not been reported.

Scientific and ethical features of English-language online tests for Alzheimer's disease.

Freely accessible online tests for the diagnosis of Alzheimer's disease (AD) are widely available. The objective of this study was to evaluate these tests along three dimensions as follows: (1) scien...

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