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Finally, an animal model of FSH myopathy

09 - 19 - 2017

Finally, an animal model of FSH myopathy

Researchers have finally succeeded in creating a mouse model for a form of myopathy, facio-scapulo-humeral...

Lung cancer:  new clue to avoid relapses

09 - 12 - 2017

Lung cancer: new clue to avoid relapses

Danish researchers have discovered in vitro and in a mouse model a strategy to decrease the frequent relapses of lung cancer...

Improving cancer research begins with better use of cell cultures

09 - 08 - 2017

Improving cancer research begins with better use of cell cultures

A study released at the beginning of the year explains why inappropriate use of in vitro models (cell cultures) is a reason why...

Can Zika virus become ammunition against brain cancer?

09 - 07 - 2017

Can Zika virus become ammunition against brain cancer?

Zika virus (ZIKV) has revealed on cells, organoids and amongst mice that it...

Anti asthmatic medication halves  the risk of Parkinson's disease

09 - 04 - 2017

Anti asthmatic medication halves the risk of Parkinson's disease

Based on observations made on cellular models and animals, researchers have confirmed the effectiveness of medication for...

Cell therapy for Parkinson's disease: a study opens the door to clinical trials on patients

09 - 01 - 2017

Cell therapy for Parkinson's disease: a study opens the door to clinical trials on patients

The results of a study on cell therapy for Parkinson's amongst macaque monkeys has opened the door to clinical trials on patients...

Should we tend to stem cells in order to stop the ageing process?

08 - 31 - 2017

Should we tend to stem cells in order to stop the ageing process?

Amongst mammals, the regenerative capacity of adult stem cells decrease with time, which leads to organs’ ageing process. The...

How the paths to immunity are paved

08 - 30 - 2017

How the paths to immunity are paved

 Researchers have discovered how lymph nodes trigger the construction of lymphatic vessels amongst mice.

 

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Opioïdes : Studying addiction through fish

08 - 29 - 2017

Opioïdes : Studying addiction through fish

A study shows that fish may be the right animal to study opioïd addiction.

 

Whilst scientific knowledge of the...

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...