Tag Archives | Disease

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Is West Nile virus coming to your town?

Since its introduction to the U.S. in 1999, West Nile virus has spread rapidly across North America, threatening wildlife populations and posing a serious health risk to humans. In 2012, […]

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Schizophrenics at greater risk of getting diseases

People suffering from schizophrenia are at greater risk of developing autoimmune diseases such as psoriasis and multiple sclerosis. This is the conclusion of new research from Aarhus University. It appears […]

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Well-child visits make lots of kids sick

New research shows that well-child doctor appointments for annual exams and vaccinations are associated with an increased risk of flu-like illnesses in children and family members within two weeks of […]

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You smell sick. No, really.

Humans are able to smell sickness in someone whose immune system is highly active within just a few hours of exposure to a toxin, according to new research published in […]

Dartmouth Researchers Develop New Tool to Identify Genetic Risk Factors

New Tool to Identify Genetic Risk Factors

Dartmouth researchers developed a new biological pathway-based computational model, called the Pathway-based Human Phenotype Network (PHPN), to identify underlying genetic connections between different diseases as reported in BioDataMining; this week. […]