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The gut mycobiome influences the metabolism of processed foods

University of Alabama at Birmingham | 03-05-2021

Mouse study points to a significant role for gut fungi in shaping host metabolism, including fat deposition, and metabolic hormones. …

Putting a protein into overdrive to heal spinal cord injury

UT Southwestern Medical Center | 03-05-2021

Researchers have reprogrammed scar-forming cells in mouse spinal cords to create new nerve cells, spurring recovery after spinal cord injury. …

Huntington’s disease driven by slowed protein-building machinery in cells

Scripps Research Institute | 03-05-2021

The mutated huntingtin protein that causes Huntington’s disease slows the protein synthesis machinery in brain cells. …

Retinal implants can give artificial vision to the blind

EPFL | 03-05-2021

An experimental retinal implant is designed to give blind people a form of artificial vision by using electrodes to stimulate their retinal cells. …

Easy-to-deliver mRNA treatment shows promise for stopping influenza and COVID-19 viruses

Georgia Institute of Technology | 03-04-2021

A new mRNA treatment appears to stop replication of both influenza and COVID-19 viruses. …

Mutant proteins from SARS-CoV-2 block T cells’ ability to recognize and kill infected cells

AAAS | 03-04-2021

Study highlights the capacity of SARS-CoV-2 to subvert immune surveillance through mutations that hamper T cell responses. …

New evidence COVID-19 antibodies, vaccines less effective against variants

Washington University School of Medicine | 03-04-2021

New fast-spreading SARS-CoV-2 variants can evade antibodies that neutralize the original form of the virus. …

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Biomedical Advances

Biomedical Advances

The gut mycobiome influences the metabolism of processed foods

University of Alabama at Birmingham | 03-05-2021

Mouse study points to a significant role for gut fungi in shaping host metabolism, including fat deposition, and metabolic hormones. …

The gut mycobiome influences the metabolism of processed foods

University of Alabama at Birmingham | 03-05-2021

Mouse study points to a significant role for gut fungi in shaping host metabolism, including fat deposition, and metabolic hormones. …

Diet and Lifestyle

Diet and Lifestyle

Green tea supplements modulate facial development of children with Down syndrome

KU Leuven | 03-03-2021

The intake of green tea extracts can reduce facial dysmorphology in children with Down syndrome when taken during the first three years of life. …

Green tea supplements modulate facial development of children with Down syndrome

KU Leuven | 03-03-2021

The intake of green tea extracts can reduce facial dysmorphology in children with Down syndrome when taken during the first three years of life. …

Preventive Medicine

Preventive Medicine

Immunotherapy drug delays onset of type 1 diabetes in at-risk group

Yale University | 03-03-2021

Follow-up study further supports the use of immunotherapy drug, teplizumab, for the prevention of type 1 diabetes. …

Immunotherapy drug delays onset of type 1 diabetes in at-risk group

Yale University | 03-03-2021

Follow-up study further supports the use of immunotherapy drug, teplizumab, for the prevention of type 1 diabetes. …