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According to Swedish study, muscle fibres found in extraocular muscles seem to be resistant and even increase in proportion in those with ALS. This offers new treatment avenues for slowing down the disease.
The new group of molecules can be chemically altered, showing potential for the development of effective antibiotics with few side effects.
In brain tissues, researchers have shown that two different nanosized polyoxoniobate molecules can inhibit the assembly of amyloid plaques.
Using cryo-electron microscopy, researchers have observed the structure of a diarrhoea enteric adenovirus to see how it can survive the stomach.
Breaking down or slowing the production of a hyaluronan jelly which builds up in the lungs of some severe COVID-19 patients could reduce respiratory distress and prevent death.
The patent office has declared an interference between 10 University of California (UC) patent applications.
Researchers have identified a metabolite 'signature' that can accurately distinguish typhoid from other fever-inducing tropical diseases using patient blood samples.
Traditional toxicological investigations performed on animals (in vivo) are expensive, time-consuming and may cause animal suffering.
Umeå researchers have created datasets that map the three-dimensional distribution and volume of the insulin-producing cells in the pancreas.
3 May 2016 | By Victoria White, Digital Content Producer
The deadly nerve agent sarin can be stopped if treated with an antidote. Now, a new study describes how such a drug works...