A Trojan Horse Delivery of Possible Treatment for a Rare, Potentially Deadly, Blood-Clotting Disorder
In proof-of-concept experiments, researchers have highlighted a potential therapy for a rare but potentially deadly blood-clotting disorder, TTP. Researchers deliver a therapeutic enzyme via the cellular equivalent of a Trojan Horse, using platelets...
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Attention has focused on how NSAIDs may cause dysfunction of the immune system. Researchers now have found that sub-acute pretreatment with the NSAID carprofen before experimental heart attack in mice impaired resolution of acute inflammation...
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Women with ovarian or endometrial cancer who followed the ketogenic diet for 12 weeks lost more body fat and had lower insulin levels compared to those who followed the low-fat diet. Researchers say ketogenic diets limit the ability of cancer to...
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For people with the genetic disorder neurofibromatosis type 1, a three-base pair deletion in the NF1 gene has a mild phenotype, but the mutation causes complications that include non-optic brain tumors, mostly low-grade and asymptomatic, as well as...
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UAB researchers will implement a new home-intervention model to teach mothers and children to form healthy habits right in the comfort of their homes.
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In a paper published in the journal Science, researchers have detailed a mechanism that sets the stage for the fate decision that gives rise to two major subsets of effector cells: T follicular helper cells and non-T follicular helper cells, known...
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In mouse experiments, scientists have shown a way to hit an immunological “reset button” that ends inappropriately sustained inflammation. This reset reverses the pathologic enlargement and pumping failure of the heart, and it suggests a...
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Researchers have found a mechanism that links epigenetic changes to translational control during fear memory reconsolidation — several particular epigenetic changes in the hippocampus of the rat brain control downstream regulation of translation...
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