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Parkinson’s and Autoimmunity Strongly Linked in New Study
Bits of a protein that builds up in Parkinson’s disease trigger the immune system, causing it to tag them as foreign invaders.
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| Categories: | Tags: Brain, cognitive health, immunity, immune system, T cells, Parkinson's disease | Comments: (0) | View Count: (848)
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Fetal Immune System Operational By Second Trimester

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Fetal Immune System Operational By Second Trimester
Research shows that human immunity develops much earlier than previously thought, but functions differently in adults.
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Scientists reverse mechanism of fatty liver disease

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Scientists reverse mechanism of fatty liver disease
Researchers have identified the mechanism which causes a build-up of fat in the liver in a disease affecting one in five in the UK -- and were able to reverse it in a mouse model.
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Could removal of aging cells extend human life?

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Could removal of aging cells extend human life?
A research team has confirmed that targeting SnCs could treat age-related degenerative joint disease.
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Scientists find molecule that inhibits fruit flies from overeating
Researchers are one-step closer to finding the ultimate weight loss treatment – a signal in the human body that stops us from overeating.
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Programming human cells to follow sets of logical instructions
A team of researchers at Boston University has developed a new way to engineer mammalian cells that allows for programming them to behave in desired ways.
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| Categories: | Tags: stem cells, CRISPR/Cas9, T cells, synthetic biology, genetics, genome modification, gene engineering | Comments: (0) | View Count: (676)