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New link between diet, intestinal stem cells and disease discovered

Written by | 1 Dec 2021

The intestine is essential for maintaining our energy balance and is a master at reacting quickly to changes in nutrition and nutrient balance. It manages to do this… read more.

Radiological images confirm ‘COVID-19 can cause the body to attack itself’

Written by | 1 Dec 2021

Imaging illustrates severity, long-term prognosis of COVID-19-related muscle, joint pain. Muscle soreness and achy joints are common symptoms among COVID-19 patients. But for some people, symptoms are more… read more.

Natural compound in basil may protect against Alzheimer’s disease pathology

Written by | 24 Nov 2021

Fenchol, a natural compound abundant in some plants including basil, can help protect the brain against Alzheimer’s disease pathology, a preclinical study led by University of South Florida… read more.

Kidney cancer: children in the UK and Ireland diagnosed late

Written by | 14 Nov 2021

Children with kidney cancers in the UK and Ireland are diagnosed with larger and more advanced tumours than in other Western European countries, according to research presented at… read more.

Lung cancer screening for survivors of head and neck cancer

Written by | 11 Nov 2021

Head and neck cancer survivors with long smoking histories had a 2.5-fold greater risk of developing lung cancer than those without prior head and neck cancer, according to… read more.

Leaking calcium in neurons an early sign of Alzheimer’s pathology

Written by | 7 Nov 2021

Alzheimer’s disease is known for its slow attack on neurons crucial to memory and cognition. But why are these particular neurons in aging brains so susceptible to the… read more.

Coffee Consumption Is Associated With Lower Liver Stiffness

Written by | 3 Nov 2021

High coffee consumption was associated with a lower risk for increased liver stiffness (a proxy for fibrosis) but not with steatosis, according to researchers at the University of… read more.

Using artificial intelligence for early detection and treatment of illnesses

Written by | 25 Aug 2021

Artificial intelligence (AI) will fundamentally change medicine and healthcare: Diagnostic patient data, e.g. from ECG, EEG or X-ray images, can be analyzed with the help of machine learning,… read more.

Vitamin C essential for immune cell function

Written by | 4 Aug 2021

Investigations carried out at the La Jolla institute for Immunology (LJI) Show that the combination of vitamin C and TET proteins are essential for the proper function of… read more.

Parkinson’s disease: How lysosomes become a hub for the propagation of the pathology

Written by | 30 Jul 2021

Over the last few decades, neurodegenerative diseases became one of the top 10 global causes of death. Researchers worldwide are making a strong effort to understand neurodegenerative diseases… read more.

Mutations associated with early onset dementia

Written by | 28 Dec 2020

Scientists at Trinity College Dublin announced a significant advance in our understanding of an early onset form of dementia that may also progress our understanding of conditions such… read more.

Coronavirus tests – findings amongst laboratory staff and implications for herd immunity

Written by | 28 Oct 2020

Article by Christine Clark and Peter Mas-Mollinedo Interview by Peter Mas-Mollinedo Testing of hospital laboratory staff for antibodies to covid-19 revealed some interesting findings and led to questions… read more.

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