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January 20, 2020
A study published in JCI Insight determined miR-543, an RNA gene, plays a significant role in the epigenetic landscape of myelofibrosis, specifically via its targeting of the dioxygenases ten-eleven translocation 1 and 2.
 
January 20, 2020
Hypertrophic cardiomyopathy is an abnormal thickening of the heart muscle, with causes that include genetic mutations and myofiber disarray (an abnormal heart muscle cell arrangement). Individuals who have this condition are prone to obesity (body mass index, 25 to <30 kg/m2).
January 20, 2020
A UK study published in PeerJ compared the results of eye movement tests between younger and older cohorts to confirm brain aging effects.
 
January 20, 2020
The CDC announced it will screen for the emerging coronavirus from China in 3 US airports; the US birth rate is at an all-time low; tech giants strike deals with hospitals to access millions of medical records. 
January 20, 2020
Patients with Multiple sclerosis (MS) treated with mitoxantrone (MTX)—an antracyclin drug used to treat chronic refractory MS—may be at an increased risk of developing early and late left ventricular (LV) dysfunction, suggesting the need for these patients to be periodically evaluated for complications, a recent study found.
 
January 20, 2020
Despite challenges of rare disease drug development, genetic skeletal disorder (GSD) therapies continue to be developed through novel approaches such as drug repurposing and in-utero stem cell transplants, according to a recent review.
 
January 19, 2020
A study identifying the different factors influencing peripheral blood hematopoietic stem cell (PBSC) mobilization and collection in multiple myeloma (MM) and lymphoma cases determined that PBSC mobilization yielded sufficient CD34+ cell counts in both patients with MM and lymphoma, but the failure rates were high.
January 19, 2020
The presence and severity of diabetic retinopathy (DR) may be independently associated with subclinical cardiovascular disease (CVD) in patients with type 2 diabetes (T2D), suggesting the need for a rationalized screening for coronary artery disease in patients with T2D and DR.
January 18, 2020
Researchers outline the significant role IL-37 plays in psoriasis, and other skin and connective tissue diseases, suggesting the need for further research, according to a review.
January 18, 2020
Individuals’ susceptibility to genetic and epigenetic factors may be responsible for the transformation of episodic migraine to chronic migraine in some patients, according to a new review published in The Journal of Headache and Pain.
 
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