Researchers at the University of Florida have discovered that a modified version of an important immune cell protein, TLR5, could be used to treat Alzheimer's disease.
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11 October 2016 | By Niamh Louise Marriott, Digital Content Producer
The European Society of Clinical Microbiology and Infectious Diseases (ESCMID) and the American Society for Microbiology (ASM) have just closed a joint conference in Vienna, which aimed to help researchers accelerate the development of new antimicrobials and to shed light on the challenges associated with antimicrobial resistance.
4 March 2016 | By Victoria White
Working with lab-grown human stem cells, a team of researchers suspect they have discovered how the Zika virus probably causes microcephaly in foetuses...
9 December 2015 | By Victoria White
Researchers at University of Florida have used gene therapy in a rat model to show that the expression of a particular receptor can reinstate lost memory function...
16 June 2015 | By Victoria White
Rapamycin, a pharmaceutical used to coat coronary stents and prevent transplant rejection, reduces obesity and preserves lean body mass when given to rats...