*  hope for a cure
Identical twins have identical genes. Yet when one twin has type 1 diabetes, the other gets the disease at most only half the ... I mean, aren't there enough horrible viruses, diseases and illnesses trying to kill us without us doing it to ourselves with a ... I mean, aren't there enough horrible viruses, diseases and illnesses trying to kill us without us doing it to ourselves with a ... When one twin has type 2 diabetes, the other's risk is at most 3 in 4. ...
  http://www.stylishmedicalid.com/blog/tag/hope-for-a-cure/
*  Little girl's twin brother saves her life with marrow transplant
A 9-year-old girl with a rare genetic disease was fortunate to receive a life-saving bone marrow donation from her own twin ...
  http://www.wlky.com/article/little-girls-twin-brother-saves-her-life-with-marrow-transplant/3920902
*  BJOG release: Are my twins identical? - Healthcanal.com : Healthcanal.com
FDA approves first drug for Eosinophilic Granulomatosis with Polyangiitis, a rare disease formerly known as the Churg-Strauss ... Parents of same sex twins (1586) were asked if they knew whether their twins were identical or not and how they discovered that ... "Finding out if your twins are identical or not is important to parents. However our data suggests that there may be a lack of ... They looked at data from the Gemini study, a birth cohort of 2402 families with twins born in England and Wales in 2007. ...
  https://www.healthcanal.com/pregnancy-childbirth/27106-bjog-release-are-my-twins-identical.html
*  Hyperlipid: Metabolic flexibility and the identical twins
Twin studies reveal specific imbalances in the mucosa-associated microbiota of patients with ileal Crohn's disease If this ... Enrol monozygotic twins in Finland. Hunt out BMI discordant identical twins (they are very rare) from the study, ie pairs of ... Both twins have identical nuclear genes. These may or may not predispose to obesity, who knows? The obese twin has more ... "At age 25, the obese co-twins were only half as active compared with their lean co-twin as demonstrated in the 7-day ...
  http://high-fat-nutrition.blogspot.ro/2011/11/metabolic-flexibility-and-identical.html
*  Multivariate genetic analysis of atopy phenotypes in a selected sample of twins - Thomsen - 2006 - Clinical & Experimental...
Manuel A. R. Ferreira, Improving the Power to Detect Risk Variants for Allergic Disease by Defining Case-Control Status Based ... Methods Within a sampling frame of 21 162 twin subjects, 20-49 years of age, from the Danish Twin Registry, a total of 575 ... Simon Francis Thomsen, Kirsten Ohm Kyvik, Vibeke Backer, Etiological Relationships in Atopy: A Review of Twin Studies, Twin ... S. F. Thomsen, S. Van Der Sluis, K. O. Kyvik, A. Skytthe, V. Backer, Estimates of asthma heritability in a large twin sample, ...
  http://onlinelibrary.wiley.com/doi/10.1111/j.1365-2222.2006.02512.x/abstract
*  Neurological sequelae in twins born after assisted conception: controlled national cohort study | The BMJ
We ranked diseases arbitrarily from 1 to 10 (1 with highest severity) before retrieving data; the ranking is available from AP ... Since 41 IVF twins and 95 control twins were survivors of a stillborn co-twin, the number of children in both twin cohorts was ... We identified one twin pair with neurological sequelae in 30 IVF or ICSI twins and six in 98 control twins, all of the same sex ... For 1676 IVF-ICSI twin pairs and for 5103 control twin pairs the sex of both twins was known. In contrast to 65.3% (3330/5103) ...
  http://www.bmj.com/content/329/7461/311?ijkey=ad1abba5d5b36d8d190fe276dd96443d97ce0763&keytype2=tf_ipsecsha
*  Do twins run in families? - Health questions - NHS Choices
There's no evidence that identical twins run in families. However, non-identical twins can run in families. ... How common are twins?. In the UK, twins happen in about 1 in every 65 pregnancies. Around 12,000 sets of twins are born in the ... However, non-identical twins can run in families. A couple is more likely to have twins if there are twins in the woman's ... Non-identical twins. Non-identical twins happen when two eggs are fertilised by two sperm at the same time. Non-identical twins ...
  https://www.nhs.uk/chq/Pages/2550.aspx?CategoryID=54
*  No Minn. deer positive for chronic wasting disease
deer positive for chronic wasting disease Share this:. *Click to share on Facebook (Opens in new window) ... All were within a 10-mile radius of the location near Pine Island where a deer tested positive for the disease in November. ... PAUL, Minn.-The Minnesota Department of Natural Resources says testing for chronic wasting disease is finished and no deer were ... Although 900 samples would've provided the best estimate of the disease's prevalence, it wasn't an all or nothing goal, the ...
  https://www.twincities.com/2011/04/07/no-minn-deer-positive-for-chronic-wasting-disease/
*  NC hospital: 18 possibly exposed to rare disease
... Share this:. *Click to share on Facebook (Opens in new window) ... WINSTON-SALEM, N.C.-Eighteen patients at a North Carolina hospital may have been exposed to a rare neurological disease after ... The patient was confirmed to have sporadic CJD, which has been associated with mad cow disease. But this particular strain ... President Jeff Lindsay told a news conference Monday that 18 patients may have been exposed to Creutzfeldt-Jakob Disease. A ...
  https://www.twincities.com/2014/02/11/nc-hospital-18-possibly-exposed-to-rare-disease/
*  First Embryos in UK Screened for Disease ( Twins Freddie and Thomas Greenstreet we...)
Disease,medicine,medical news today,latest medical news,medical newsletters,current medical news,latest medicine news ... Twins Freddie and Thomas Greenstreet were born two weeks ago to parent... The Greenstreets already have a daughter affected by ... of diseases such as CF, sickle cell disease, Huntington's disease, Duchenne muscular dystrophy and spinal muscular atrophy. ... First Embryos in UK Screened for Disease. Twins Freddie and Thomas Greenstreet were born two weeks ago to parent... The ...
  http://www.bio-medicine.org/medicine-news/First-Embryos-in-UK-Screened-for-Disease-15827-1/
*  Immune diseases inflict identical twins differently | EurekAlert! Science News
... reports which epigenetic factors in certain chromosomes that make one twin more at risk for autoimmune thyroid diseases. ... including autoimmune thyroid diseases, such as Grave's disease and Hashimoto's disease. In these diseases, the body produces ... Immune diseases inflict identical twins differently Osaka University scientists explain why only one identical twin is at risk ... Immune diseases inflict identical twins differently. Osaka University. Journal. Thyroid. Funder. Japan Society for the ...
  https://eurekalert.org/pub_releases/2017-12/ou-idi121217.php
*  Patient with Polycystic Ovary Disease Has Twins Thanks to Fertility Treatment
... ABC 2, Sept 7, 2010 ... Home - Washington, DC, Fertility Guide - Patient with Polycystic Ovary Disease Has Twins Thanks to Fertility Treatment ... When twins Bryden and Zoey made their big debut 16 months ago, everything changed. Glenn says, "It's changed for the better. I ... Joann had fertility issues and was diagnosed with polycystic ovarian disease, a condition that makes it difficult to get ...
  https://www.fertilityauthority.com/news/2010/sept/7/polycystic-ovary-disease-twins-fertility-treatment
*  Ophthalmic Graves' disease in monozygotic twins | Postgraduate Medical Journal
A pair of identical female twins with ophthalmic Graves' disease is described. Monozygosity was confirmed by analysis of blood ...
  http://pmj.bmj.com/content/52/607/285
*  The innate immune response status correlates with a divergent clinical course in congenital Chagas disease of twins born in a...
The innate immune response status correlates with a divergent clinical course in congenital Chagas disease of twins born in a ... Cells from 10 uninfected infants born to mothers seropositive for Chagas disease were included as control. The obtained data ... The innate immune response from diamniotic and dichorionic twin brothers congenitally infected with Trypanosoma. cruzi (strain ...
  https://www.sigmaaldrich.com/catalog/papers/25149352
*  Pregnancy Toxemia (pregnancy disease, twin lamb disease, lambing paralysis, ketosis) - eXtension
Pregnancy toxemia is a commonly occurring, metabolic disease of pregnant ewes... ... Pregnancy Toxemia (pregnancy disease, twin lamb disease, lambing paralysis, ketosis). Sheep January 11, 2013 ... only occurring, metabolic disease of pregnant ewes near term. The disease usually occurs in older ewes carrying multiple lambs ... Treatment of ewes in the advanced stage of the disease is usually discouraging. If a flock outbreak appears to be occurring, ...
  http://articles.extension.org/pages/66872/pregnancy-toxemia-pregnancy-disease-twin-lamb-disease-lambing-paralysis-ketosis
*  Full text] Birth weight, sex, and celiac disease: a nationwide twin study | CLEP
Through within-twin analyses, we aimed to minimize confounding effects such as twins that share genetic and early environmental ... However, when comparing discordant twin pairs in within-twin pair analyses, there was no statistically significant association ... and we included 407 discordant pairs of CD-non-CD twins. Comparing the 669 CD patients with non-CD twins, the association ... exposures.Materials and methods: Using the Swedish Twin Registry, we examined the birth weight of 146,830 twins according to ...
  https://www.dovepress.com/birth-weight-sex-and-celiac-disease-a-nationwide-twin-study-peer-reviewed-fulltext-article-CLEP
*  Integrated Analysis of Gene Expression Differences in Twins Discordant for Disease and Binary Phenotypes
"Integrated Analysis of Gene Expression Differences in Twins Discordant for Disease and Binary Phenotypes." Scientific Reports 8 ... Integrated Analysis of Gene Expression Differences in Twins Discordant for Disease and Binary Phenotypes. ... One way to identify environmental influences is through a discordant monozygotic (MZ) twin study design. Here, we assessed ... differential gene expression in MZ discordant twin pairs (affected vs. non-affected) for seven phenotypes, including chronic ...
  https://dash.harvard.edu/handle/1/34868782
*  P-ANCA in monozygotic twins with inflammatory bowel disease. | Gut
Furthermore, the study included 21 non-twin patients with ulcerative colitis, 18 non-twin patients with Crohn's disease, and 52 ... This study analysed P-ANCA in monozygotic twins with inflammatory bowel disease to evaluate this hypothesis further. P-ANCA was ... In ulcerative colitis P-ANCA occurred in nine of 14 (64.3%) monozygotic twins and in 13 of 21 (61.9%) non-twin cases, which was ... immunofluorescence technique in 12 monozygotic twin pairs with ulcerative colitis and 14 twin pairs with Crohn's disease. ...
  http://gut.bmj.com/content/36/6/887
*  Wilm's tumour, hypospadias, and cryptorchidism in twins. | Archives of Disease in Childhood
... he is disease-free 12-years later. Although the histological appearances were similar in each twin, the tumours did not develop ... The first twin was found to have an advanced multifocal tumour at the age of 15 months and died with local recurrence and ... Twin boys, both of whom had hypospadias and bilateral cryptorchidism, each developed a left-sided Wilms's tumour. ... The diagnosis was made in the second twin one month later and at nephrectomy the tumour was found to be encapsulated without ...
  http://adc.bmj.com/content/52/3/243
*  Primary Raynaud's phenomenon in monozygotic twins | Annals of the Rheumatic Diseases
The female twins were born at 38 weeks of gestation by caesarean section. Obstetric anamnesis was normal. The twins' past ... and development in identical twins may indicate that genetic factors have a role in the occurrence of this disease. Larger ... mixed connective tissue disease, systemic lupus erythematosus, occlusive vascular disease, drug effects, haematological ... The twins were admitted to the dermatology department with a one year history of the sudden onset of episodic purple lesions on ...
  http://ard.bmj.com/content/63/2/219
*  The first large population based twin study of coeliac disease | Gut
We have evaluated the genetic component in coeliac disease by estimating the concordance rate for the disease among twin pairs ... Systemic lupus erythematosus and related systemic disease in a nationwide twin cohort: an increased prevalence of disease in MZ ... 1 Disease concordance rate studies in monozygotic (MZ) twin pairs, who are genetically identical, versus dizygotic (DZ) twin ... Disease status. In 13 of the 47 pairs identified, both twins had a clear diagnosis of CD. Five individuals, who were considered ...
  http://gut.bmj.com/content/50/5/624
*  Cardiovascular Disease Mortality in The NAS-NRC Twin Registry - Tabular View - ClinicalTrials.gov
Cardiovascular Disease Mortality in The NAS-NRC Twin Registry. The safety and scientific validity of this study is the ... To analyze cardiovascular disease mortality and total mortality in the NAS-NRC Twin Registry using a new methodology that ... 16-year incidence of ischemic heart disease in the NHLBI twin study. A classification of subjects into high- and low-risk ... Carmelli D, Swan GE, Robinette D, Fabsitz R. Genetic influence on smoking--a study of male twins. N Engl J Med. 1992 Sep 17;327 ...
  https://clinicaltrials.gov/ct2/show/record/NCT00005266
*  Weather extremes take twin crop and disease toll | Simple Climate
Weather extremes take twin crop and disease toll. April 5, 2014 - andyextance Using MODIS data of red and infra-red emissions ... 3 Responses to "Weather extremes take twin crop and disease toll". * Last Week on ResearchBlogging.org - Page 3.14. Says: April ... 2014/04/05: SimpleC: Weather extremes take twin crop and disease toll […] ... Hunger and disease. Culex pipiens, the northern house mosquito, a leading vector of West Nile virus in the US. Image copyright ...
  https://simpleclimate.wordpress.com/2014/04/05/weather-extremes-take-twin-crop-and-disease-toll/
*  Anyone had twins!!!!! - Crohn's Disease Forum - Support group and forum for Crohn's Disease, Ulcerative Colitis, and other IBD
Anyone had twins!!!!! Hi!. Just wondering if there is anyone out there who has had twins and could give me some advice. I had ... Crohn's Disease Forum » Pregnancy, Trying to Conceive & Breast Feeding with IBD » Anyone had twins!!!!! ... Crohn's Disease Forum » Pregnancy, Trying to Conceive & Breast Feeding with IBD » Anyone had twins!!!!! ... They are fraternal twins. Had a scan last Tuesday and the approx due date is the 1st July. One is 4 days older than the other. ...
  http://www.crohnsforum.com/showthread.php?t=8455
*  The Heritability of Dry Eye Disease in a Female Twin Cohort | IOVS | ARVO Journals
Are twins and singletons comparable? A study of disease-related and lifestyle characteristics in adult women. Twin Res. 2001; 4 ... The Heritability of Dry Eye Disease in a Female Twin Cohort Jelle Vehof; Bin Wang; Diana Kozareva; Pirro G. Hysi; Harold ... twins, who share on average 50% of their segregating genes. Twin models assume that MZ and DZ twins share roughly the same ... The Heritability of Dry Eye Disease in a Female Twin Cohort You will receive an email whenever this article is corrected, ...
  http://iovs.arvojournals.org/article.aspx?articleid=2266025