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Kynurenic acid: a healthy ally for

02 - 08 - 2018

Kynurenic acid: a healthy ally for

Researchers have just shown in mice that a substance produced by muscular activity, kynurenic acid, causes weight loss when the...

Multiple sclerosis: humans’ secret revealed

01 - 31 - 2018

Multiple sclerosis: humans’ secret revealed

Multiple sclerosis (MS) is a much more common autoimmune disease in women than in men. Testosterone protects men, but the mechanism behind this...

A hepatitis B drug is effective against Zika in human cells and in mice

01 - 27 - 2018

A hepatitis B drug is effective against Zika in human cells and in mice

A drug used to treat hepatitis B has been shown to be effective in protecting human neural cells infected with ZIKA...

Bacterial toxins causing infectious lymphoedema

01 - 23 - 2018

Bacterial toxins causing infectious lymphoedema

A mouse and in vitro study identified the cause of lymphoedema associated with skin and soft tissue infections...

Will type 2 diabetes be treated using bioelectronics?

01 - 16 - 2018

Will type 2 diabetes be treated using bioelectronics?

A study has restored insulin sensitivity thanks to a bioelectronic method in a rat model of type 2 diabetes.

 

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Will there soon be a treatment against MERS that will be produced by cows?

01 - 10 - 2018

Will there soon be a treatment against MERS that will be produced by cows?

Human antibodies against the MERS virus that were produced by cattle, are effective in a mouse infection model and are well...

Treating leukemia by rendering the MYB oncogene ineffective

01 - 09 - 2018

Treating leukemia by rendering the MYB oncogene ineffective

Researchers have succeeded in stopping leukemia in a mouse model by rendering a powerful oncogene ineffective.
 
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Type 1 diabetes: will insulin injections become obsolete?

01 - 07 - 2018

Type 1 diabetes: will insulin injections become obsolete?

Researchers have developed an insulin-secreting cell implant...

Parkinson's: the beneficial effects of physical exercise

12 - 27 - 2017

Parkinson's: the beneficial effects of physical exercise

A study in mice confirms the beneficial effects of...

Cellular therapy for retinitis pigmentosa: humans next?

12 - 22 - 2017

Cellular therapy for retinitis pigmentosa: humans next?

A cell therapy protocol for retinal diseases has...