New research has suggested that a compound often exuded by fungus could be linked to symptoms of Parkinson's disease. The investigators say Parkinson's has previously been linked to exposure of human-made toxins, but their findings show that biological compounds also have the potential to set off symptoms of the condition.
A new study suggests that genetic testing used to determine the correct prescriptions for cardiovascular therapy is "underutilized." Researchers say their findings are likely to reflect the "unclear impact and physician uncertainty" in terms of evolving treatment using pharmacogenomics - the analysis of how an individual's genetic make-up affects their response to drugs.
Vintage life seems to be all the rage. Whether a Roaring Twenties party, an Art Deco mirror or a vintage record collection, it would appear that nostalgia is here to stay. And according to new research, this yearning for the past increases optimism for the future.