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Alzheimer's disease reversed

04 - 20 - 2015

Alzheimer's disease reversed

  Researchers have identified a mechanism that destroys in an accelerated manner arginine in the brain of mice modelling Alzheimer’s disease. This...
a marker for Huntington's disease

Animal research, Health, Scientific progress

04 - 16 - 2015

Finally understanding Huntington's disease

The changes in gene regulation linked to Huntington’s disease have finally been identified in mice. This work represents an important step forward in...
bacteriophages to fight pneumonia

Health, Scientific progress

04 - 15 - 2015

A 1940s method as efficient as antibiotics

Researcher from the INSERM used a method from the 1940s to cure mice from a severe bacterial pneumonia. Inhaled by mice, bacteriophages, viruses...
efforts to contain swine fever

Health, Scientific progress

04 - 14 - 2015

Controlling African swine fever

African swine fever is a highly contagious viral disease for swine with a death rate close to 100%. The disease has now spread to Eastern Europe. The...
A treatment against strokes relieves Alzheimer’s symptoms

Health, Scientific progress

04 - 13 - 2015

A treatment against strokes relieves Alzheimer’s symptoms

Researchers have discovered that a drug used to treat strokes could alleviate some of the cognitive symptoms of Alzheimer’s disease. The treatment...