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Asthma Management Failure in Emergency Department Linked to Genetic Factors

February 05, 2019 Share this content: A selection of 53 candidate SNPs were examined and were chosen for prior correlation with asthma. Management failure in emergency departments in children with asthma has been associated with 3 single nucleotide polymorphisms (SNP), according to a study published in Pediatric Pulmonology. These genetic factors can supplement clinical predictors… Read More »

Could Gut Bacteria Be Linked to Dementia Risk?

For the study, Dr. Naoki Saji and colleagues at the National Center for Geriatrics and Gerontology in Obu, Aichi, Japan, analyzed stool samples from 128 older adults — with and without dementia. In general, the investigators found, dementia patients had higher concentrations of certain compounds — including ammonia, indole and phenol — but lower levels… Read More »