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Anxiety and Depression: a new genetic approach in zebrafish

08 - 26 - 2017

Anxiety and Depression: a new genetic approach

Researchers have recently discovered that removing the Left1 gene in mice and fish favored the development of anxiety and...

Allergy and food intolerance: how to care for dogs, cats and horses?

08 - 24 - 2017

Allergy and food intolerance: how to care for dogs, cats and horses?

Pets may suffer from intolerance or food allergies. Five European universities report in an article...

Discovery in mice of a gene that promotes chronic infections

08 - 16 - 2017

Discovery of a gene that promotes chronic infections

A gene allowing chronic retrovirus infections was recently discovered in mice.

 

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Stress, social status and depression

07 - 18 - 2017

Stress, social status and depression

Can the risk of depression be linked to stress and social status and could predictive ...

The intestinal microbiota: a health factor not to be neglected

07 - 18 - 2017

The intestinal microbiota: a health factor not to be neglected

The intestinal microbiota, made up of all the microorganisms present in the digestive tract, influence in many ways our health, notably...

In vivo Phagotherapy: how does it work?

07 - 17 - 2017

In vivo Phagotherapy: how does it work?

Phagotherapy uses bacteriophages, viruses that infect bacteria to fight against bacterial infections. In vitro testing has long since verified the...

Exploring the still mysterious world of neurons

07 - 03 - 2017

Exploring the still mysterious world of neurons

Neuroscience studies how the brain functions. The main excitatory neurons of...

A lead for anti-coronavirus drugs

06 - 29 - 2017

A lead for anti-coronavirus drugs

Coronaviruses are a family of viruses commonly encountered in animals that include the SARS and MERS viruses....

Preclinical research should no longer favour the male sex

06 - 28 - 2017

Preclinical research should no longer favour the male sex

Preclinical studies in vitro and in vivo give a high...

Pasteur Institute: modified viruses that vaccinate then disappear

06 - 26 - 2017

Pasteur Institute: modified viruses that vaccinate then disappear

What do Chikungunya, Zika, MERS and Ebola  have in common? These are diseases caused by RNA viruses...