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How blood stem cells use fat to fight infection

University of East Anglia | 12-08-2021

New research reveals how blood stem cells use the body’s fat stores to fight infection. …

A potential mechanism linking autism and intestinal inflammation

Picower Institute | 12-07-2021

Study provides mechanistic insights on why prenatal exposure to heightened inflammation in the womb may increase the risk of developing inflammatory diseases and autism spectrum disorder. …

How SARS-CoV-2 evades our immune system

Hokkaido University | 12-07-2021

Scientists have identified a key mechanism used by the SARS-CoV-2 virus to evade the host immune system.

Nanobodies: Miniature llama antibodies could help fight SARS-CoV-2 variants

Rockefeller University | 12-07-2021

A new study demonstrates the therapeutic potential of an unusual class of immune proteins: miniature antibodies derived from llamas, called nanobodies. ….

Viagra (sildenafil) is a promising candidate drug for Alzheimer’s disease

Cleveland Clinic | 12-06-2021

An FDA-approved drug for erectile dysfunction (Viagra) and pulmonary hypertension is a promising drug candidate to help prevent and treat Alzheimer’s disease. …

Cataract surgery linked with lessened dementia risk

UW Medicine | 12-06-2021

Cohort study finds cataract surgery is associated with a 30 percent lower risk of developing dementia. …

Long-term exposure to air pollution linked to fatty liver disease

Elsevier | 12-06-2021

A large-scale epidemiologic study in China has identified links between long-term exposure to ambient air pollution and metabolic-associated fatty liver disease (MAFLD). …

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Biomedical Advances

Biomedical Advances

How blood stem cells use fat to fight infection

University of East Anglia | 12-08-2021

New research reveals how blood stem cells use the body’s fat stores to fight infection. …

How blood stem cells use fat to fight infection

University of East Anglia | 12-08-2021

New research reveals how blood stem cells use the body’s fat stores to fight infection. …

Diet and Lifestyle

Diet and Lifestyle

Daytime meals may reduce health risks linked to night shift work

NIH-NHLBI | 12-03-2021

A small clinical trial found that nighttime eating—like many shift workers do—can increase blood glucose levels, while eating only during the daytime might prevent higher sugar levels …

Daytime meals may reduce health risks linked to night shift work

NIH-NHLBI | 12-03-2021

A small clinical trial found that nighttime eating—like many shift workers do—can increase blood glucose levels, while eating only during the daytime might prevent higher sugar levels …

Preventive Medicine

Preventive Medicine

Which COVID-19 vaccine works better?

Veterans Affairs Research Communications | 12-01-2021

Researchers carry out the first head-to-head comparison of the Pfizer-BioNTech and Moderna COVID-19 vaccines. …

Which COVID-19 vaccine works better?

Veterans Affairs Research Communications | 12-01-2021

Researchers carry out the first head-to-head comparison of the Pfizer-BioNTech and Moderna COVID-19 vaccines. …