New approach could be used to treat Duchenne muscular dystrophy

Scientists at the UCLA Eli and Edythe Broad Center of Regenerative Medicine and Stem Cell Research and Center for Duchenne Muscular Dystrophy at UCLA have developed a new approach that could eventually be used to treat Duchenne muscular dystrophy. Via:: Medical...

Discovery opens door to preventing diet-induced heart disease

Four years ago, Stanley Hazen, MD, PhD, Chair of Cellular and Molecular Medicine, and colleagues made a landmark discovery linking intestinal bacteria to heart disease. His team found that when our digestive systems digest the nutrients carnitine and choline (abundant...

Flu Hits Poor Neighborhoods the Hardest, Study Shows

Title: Flu Hits Poor Neighborhoods the Hardest, Study ShowsCategory: Health NewsCreated: 2/11/2016 12:00:00 AMLast Editorial Review: 2/12/2016 12:00:00 AM Via:: Medical news – Medicinenet...

Bacterial Peritonitis

Bacterial peritonitis: This bacterial infection inside of the abdomen involves the inner lining tissue, the peritoneum. Bacterial peritonitis can be spontaneous, such as can occur in people with severe alcoholic liver disease, or be caused by bacteria contaminating...