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Unlocking a Mystery of Human Disease…in Space

An experiment just launched into orbit by a team of Caltech researchers could be an important step toward understanding a devastating neurodegenerative disease. Huntington's disease...
Fish oil may help cure leukemia

Link found between Down syndrome and leukemia

Although doctors have long known that people with Down syndrome have a heightened risk of developing acute lymphoblastic leukemia (ALL) during childhood, they haven't...
Irritable Bowel Syndrome

Researchers Find Genetic Clue to Irritable Bowel Syndrome

Is irritable bowel syndrome (IBS) caused by genetics, diet, past trauma, anxiety? All are thought to play a role, but now, for the first time, researchers...

New test for cystic fibrosis may lead to more treatments

A new sweat test for cystic fibrosis developed at Stanford produces more detailed information than before, which may aid treatment of the disease. Treatments for...

Bacterial food web may be key to cystic fibrosis

Cystic fibrosis patients suffer from chronic bacterial infections and thick mucous in their lungs, due largely to a combination of microbial infections and resulting...

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