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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...

The study of our immunity has been using for decades a mouse model whose immune system has been humanized.

08 - 23 - 2017

Urgent: perfecting the immune model of humanized mice

The study of our immunity uses a mouse model whose immune system has been humanized.

 

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Vitamin C could protect elderly people from the risk of leukemia

08 - 22 - 2017

Vitamin C could protect elderly people from the risk of leukemia

A study has just shown in mice that blood stem cells consume a lot of vitamin C to protect themselves from the risk of leukemia...

Autism: new primate models in support of research

08 - 21 - 2017

Autism: new primate models in support of research

Medical progress depends very much on the predictability of animal models. Sometimes the use of primates is essential.

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How an individual chooses a reproductive system

08 - 18 - 2017

How an individual chooses a reproductive system

Androgens are not the one to determine the presence of a male reproductive apparatus in adults, according to a new study in mice...

A substance validated in preclinical trials in a cat model, gave encouraging clinical results in the fight against Niemann-Pick disease.

08 - 17 - 2017

Therapeutic advances against a deadly genetic disease

A substance validated in preclinical trials in a cat model, gave encouraging clinical results against Niemann-Pick...

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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Tregs can block or activate the immune response to CMV in a mouse model

08 - 11 - 2017

How to control cytomegalovirus infections?

Cytomegaloviruses (CMV) are responsible for a large number of infections in humans, which go unnoticed most of the time. The virus persists in...

How the immune system preserves male fertility

08 - 10 - 2017

How the immune system preserves male fertility

Spermatozoa appear in the testicles only at puberty, which makes them susceptible to be identified as foreign and destroyed by the immune system....

Intestinal bacteria treat multiple sclerosis in mice

08 - 09 - 2017

Intestinal bacteria treat multiple sclerosis in mice

No probiotic has ever been shown to treat a non-digestive disease....