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Combating Neurodegenerative & Age-related Diseases – Technology Networks

We recently spoke to Karoly Nikolich, chairman and chief executive officer of Alkahest, a clinical-stage biotechnology company, to learn more about their approach to developing therapeutics for both neurodegenerative and age-related diseases. Karoly touches on the company’s mission and highlights the development of GRF6021, which is currently being investigated for the treatment of cognitive impairment and dementia in patients with Parkinson’s ...

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Medical Detectives: The Last Hope For Families Coping With Rare Diseases – wgbh.org

All over the country, specialized teams of doctors are giving hope to families who are desperately searching for a diagnosis. The medical sleuths, scattered across 12 clinics nationwide, form the Undiagnosed Disease Network. Since the program began in 2014, they’ve identified 31 previously unknown syndromes and they’ve cracked more than a third of their cases, according to a recent paper ...

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Antarctic penguins in danger from human diseases, researchers say – CNN

Previous studies had found scattered instances of transmission of bacteria from humans to animals, known as reverse zoonosis, in the region, but research remained fragmented. Now, however, researchers have found widespread evidence of human-linked pathogens among Antarctic seabirds for the first time — which they say could have devastating consequences for the continent’s wildlife. “This is the first time that ...

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Antarctic penguins in danger from human diseases, researchers say – WPLG Local 10

(CNN) – Scientists have long thought that animals in Antarctica were isolated from harmful human-linked bacteria, but a new study provides evidence that this is no longer the case. Previous studies had found scattered instances of transmission of bacteria from humans to animals, known as reverse zoonosis, in the region, but research remained fragmented. Now, however, researchers have found widespread ...

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Medical Detectives: The Last Hope For Families Coping With Rare Diseases – KUNC

All over the country, specialized teams of doctors are giving hope to families who are desperately searching for a diagnosis. The medical sleuths, scattered across 12 clinics nationwide, form the Undiagnosed Disease Network. Since the program began in 2014, they’ve identified 31 previously unknown syndromes and they’ve cracked more than a third of their cases, according to a recent paper ...

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