Type 1 diabetes and coeliac disease linked

10 Dec 2008

Type 1 (juvenile) diabetes and coeliac disease appear to share a common genetic origin, scientists at the University of Cambridge and Barts and The London School of Medicine and Dentistry, have confirmed.

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Temporal Artery Aneurysm

Anti-ageing for arteries

26 Sep 2008

New research has revealed that statins can prevent the premature ageing of arteries in patients in the advanced stages of heart disease - suggesting a process in addition to cholesterol-lowering through which they prevent heart attacks.

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Type 1 diabetes and Crohn's disease genes identified

07 Jun 2007

A major collaboration of UK scientists has provided an insight into the genetics underlying a number of diseases including Crohn's disease, a type of inflammatory bowel disease, and type 1 diabetes. The Crohn's and type 1 research, led by Cambridge University scientists, has identified for the first time a gene linking these two autoimmune diseases.

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Holographic indicator for heart problems

Revolution in near-patient diagnostics

01 Feb 2007

Good health is a basic human requirement for a high quality of life. Diagnostic tests and procedures are vital tools in the armoury of the physician to help confirm or rule out affliction with a medical condition.

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