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Liquid Crystal Liver

The currently used simplified model of mammalian liver tissue can only show in a limited way how liver tissue is structured and...
Vitamin D deficiency

Vitamin D Deficiency Affects Many Pregnant Women

One in three pregnant women has a vitamin D deficiency at the end of her pregnancy, a study recently published in PLOS ONE has...
liver disease

Gut Bacteria Markers Could Be a ‘Smoking Gun’ for Liver Disease

The findings, published in the journal Nature Medicine, hint at the potential for chemical by-products produced by the microbes living inside us to be used...
Liver Surgery

Algorithms for Liver Surgery – Performing Operations More Safely Worldwide

Four complex, interwoven vascular systems pass through the liver. Surgically removing tumors is therefore often a great challenge. The Fraunhofer Institute for Medical Image...
Cholesterol vaccine

‘Cholesterol Vaccine’: Twice-Yearly Jab Could Help to Halve ‘Bad’ Cholesterol

Researchers say the drug, which works by silencing genes in the liver and could be delivered by injection at a GP surgery just twice...
malariavideo

AI ‘Scientist’ Finds That Toothpaste Ingredient May Help Fight Drug-Resistant Malaria

An ingredient commonly found in toothpaste could be employed as an anti-malarial drug against strains of malaria parasite that have grown resistant to one...
malaria

Research Highlights Role of Molecule That Directs Immune Response in Cases...

A fierce war begins raging in the human organism only days after a bite by a mosquito of the genus Anopheles infected with Plasmodium,...
Longevity Proteinvideo

Secrets of Longevity Protein Revealed in New Study

Named after the Greek goddess who spun the thread of life, Klotho proteins play an important role in the regulation of longevity and metabolism....
fat burning

Bile Acids Fire up Fat-Burning

Obesity arises from an imbalance between energy intake and energy expenditure. As a result, current treatments try to decrease calorie intake and/or increase energy...
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Gut Bacteria Implicated in Liver Inflammation

Persistent liver inflammation in sufferers of chronic viral hepatitis is likely caused by interactions between pro-inflammatory immune cells in the liver and products from...
electrotherapy

Virginia Tech Researchers Attack Cancers, Parkinson’s with Electrical Fields

Virginia Gov. Terry McAuliffe announced funding for Virginia Tech’s research on electrotherapy, a process that attacks brain cancer and tumors associated with Parkinson’s disease...
HIV-Positive Kidney Transplants

Johns Hopkins is the First Center in the United States Approved...

Johns Hopkins hopes to become the first hospital in the U.S. to perform HIV-positive to HIV-positive organ transplants from living donors.Potential kidney donors are...
obese

Obese Fat Becomes ‘Inflamed’ and Scarred

The fat of obese people becomes distressed, scarred and inflamed, which can make weight loss more difficult, research at the University of Exeter has...
radiation therapy

Radiation Therapy Algorithm Could Substantially Reduce Side Effects, Maintain Effect Against...

Researchers at North Carolina State University have developed a mathematical model for computing radiation therapy treatments that could substantially reduce patient side effects while...
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Adequate Choline in Pregnancy May Have Cognitive Benefits for Offspring

When expectant mothers consume sufficient amounts of the nutrient choline during pregnancy, their offspring gain enduring cognitive benefits, a new Cornell study suggests.Choline –...
regenerative medicine

Penn Study on Super-silenced DNA Hints at New Ways to Reprogram...

Newly described stretches of super-silenced DNA reveal a fresh approach to reprogram cell identity to use in regenerative medicine studies and one day in...
Hormone therapy

Hormone Therapy Combination May Benefit Health Without Increasing Cancer Risk

Treating ovariectomized mice with a combination of conjugated estrogens and the drug bazedoxifene triggers the expression of genes that improve metabolism and prevent weight...
Bowel Diseases

CD4 T Cells, Xenobiotic Transporters, and Metabolites in Inflammatory Bowel Diseases

Our immune system protects our bodies from numerous pathogenic microbes and toxins in the environment. The system comprises innate (non-specific) and adaptive (acquired) immunity....
Pancreatic Cells

Tiny Bilirubin-filled Capsules Could Improve Survival of Transplanted Pancreatic Cells

By encapsulating bilirubin within tiny nanoparticles, researchers from North Carolina State University and the Ohio State University have improved the survival rates of pancreatic...
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Classify and Conquer

Researchers have discovered that cholangiocarcinoma (CCA), a form of liver cancer also known as bile duct cancer, consists of several molecular subtypes with distinct...