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Mechanism identified showing how air pollution affects lung tissue

Researchers at Nanjing University have identified a mechanism by which air pollutants affect the structure of lung tissue and increase cancer risk. According to a research published today in eLife,

Cancer, Diabetes, Diet, Featured, Metabolic syndrome, Neuroscience, Obesity, World health
Yale researchers uncover key regulator of weight-gain suggesting a treatment target for metabolic disorders

A Yale research team found that a protein called, augmentor-alpha, is a key regulator of body weight in mice. (Picture: Obese mice (right) and normal-sized mice (left) in a study

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Growth factor deficiency identified in TNF-induced inflammatory bowel disease

A Cornell research team has identified a new target for treatment in inflammatory bowel disease.

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New drug delivery system shown to effectively deliver therapeutic levels of gene-editing proteins

A Harvard research team has developed a new generation of virus-like particles, capable of delivering gene-editing proteins with high-specificity.

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Neurodegeneration in Parkinson’s disease can be slowed by inhibition of Bach1 protein

Researchers have found that the suppression of Bach1 protein, a known transcriptional repressor of the Nrf2 pathway, slows the deterioration of neurons in Parkinson’s diseased brains. Parkinson’s disease (PD) is

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Diets limiting lipid intake effectively reduce cancerous tumor growth compared to ketogenic diets

According to a new study out of Massachusetts Institute of Technology (MIT), cutting off lipid supply to cells can limit tumor growth in mice. Throughout the last few years, a