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Stroke comes in at number five at the top ten killers in the US, affecting more than 800,000 people a year in the US alone. The problem is that there are no symptoms of a stroke, until it actually occurs. A large percentage of those are caused by atrial fibrillation. Traditionally, atrial fibrillation (or...
There has been ground breaking advances made in the field of science when it comes to finding cures for Parkinson’s disease. Medical scientists have been studying cures for a long time, and it seems as if they have finally found some luck with a “hugely promising” new technique, which reprograms the...

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45-Year-Old Female with Asymptomatic Solitary Papule

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Doctors made history recently when they used a technique called zinc-finger nucleases to cure a rare genetic disorder. Brian Madeux was diagnosed with Hunter syndrome, which is caused by the lack of a gene that is used to produce an enzyme that breaks down certain carbohydrates within the body. This leads...
The Hepatitis C related cirrhosis is one of the most devastating chronic viral infections in the world. Now, a newly discovered gene called ‘PNPLA3’ may give clues to which patients will benefit from their treatment and which patients won’t. An estimated 71 million people have Chronic Hepatitis C...
The longer one lives the more likely they are to develop a cognitive disease or problems with decision-making etc. Parkinson’s Disease often starts off as a motor function disorder. To mark the 200th anniversary of the discovery of Parkinson’s, researchers are looking for ways to stop the disease...

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43-Year-Old Male With Asymptomatic Papules On Both Eyelids

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Enjoy these highlights from the 2018 fundraising event for the USA Olympic Bobsled and Skeleton teams in Washington, DC. Co-founder of The Doctor’s Channel, David Best, MD, MBA, was recently elected to the National Governing Board of the USOC for Bobsled/Skeleton. Support Team USA by visiting...
When it comes to the treatment of complex diseases, such as cancer, Alzheimer’s, and autism, doctors need to understand the molecular basis of the disease before they can develop a treatment. By tracking multiple genes and finding out how they interact with each other and by finding out how they interact...
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