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Hypertension Drugs Could Prevent Memory Loss in Lupus Patients, Study Suggests

Researchers from The Feinstein Institute for Medical Research have discovered that the activation of brain cells called microglia likely contributes to the memory loss and other cognitive impairments suffered by many patients with systemic lupus...
4-Sep-2018 8:05 AM EDT Add to Favorites

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Researchers Identify New Potential Biotherapy for Alzheimer’s Disease

Researchers at the University of Florida have discovered that a modified version of an important immune cell protein could be used to treat Alzheimer’s disease. The study, which will be published August 29 in the Journal of Experimental Medicine,...
22-Aug-2018 9:50 AM EDT Add to Favorites

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Researchers develop “cytological ruler” to build 3D map of human genome

It has been almost 20 years since the human genome was first sequenced, but researchers still know little about how the genome is folded up and organized within cells. In a paper to be published August 28 in the Journal of Cell Biology, researchers...
22-Aug-2018 9:45 AM EDT Add to Favorites

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Host Antibodies Shape Gut Microbiome by Changing Bacteria Gene Expression

Researchers at the RIKEN Center for Integrative Medical Science in Japan have discovered how antibodies secreted in the gut promote the growth of beneficial bacteria. Their study, which will be published July 24 in the Journal of Experimental...
17-Jul-2018 10:50 AM EDT Add to Favorites

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Breast Cancer Growth Signals Are Enhanced by a Protein Outside Cells

New research uncovers how a sticky protein called fibronectin promotes the activity of estrogen in breast cancer cells. The study, “Fibronectin rescues estrogen receptor α from lysosomal degradation in breast cancer cells,” will be published...
28-Jun-2018 12:00 PM EDT Add to Favorites

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Researchers Identify Brain Cells Responsible for Removing Damaged Neurons After Injury

Researchers at the University of Virginia School of Medicine have discovered that microglia, specialized immune cells in the brain, play a key role in clearing dead material after brain injury. The study, which will be published June 25 in the...
19-Jun-2018 9:00 AM EDT Add to Favorites

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Researchers Uncover New Target to Stop Cancer Growth

Researchers at the University of Wisconsin-Madison have discovered that a protein called Munc13-4 helps cancer cells secrete large numbers of exosomes—tiny, membrane-bound packages containing proteins and RNAs that stimulate tumor progression. The...
18-Jun-2018 12:00 PM EDT Add to Favorites

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Breast Cancer Could Be Prevented by Targeting Epigenetic Proteins, Study Suggests

Researchers at the Princess Margaret Cancer Centre in Toronto have discovered that epigenetic proteins promote the proliferation of mammary gland stem cells in response to the sex hormone progesterone. The study, which will be published June 19 in...
12-Jun-2018 11:25 AM EDT Add to Favorites


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