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Next-Generation Sequencing – News and Features

High magnification micrograph of microglia cells stained with Rio-Hortega's method (silver carbonate). This type is the ramified or resting microglia that appears in normal brain tissue.
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Mobilizing Microglia in the Fight Against Alzheimer’s Disease

Recently approved Alzheimer's drugs work by tagging amyloid plaques for clearance by the brain's microglia. Washington University School of Medicine in St. Louis researchers are developing an alternative approach, using a homemade antibody to directly mobilize microglia.
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Study Uncovers Potential Immunotherapy Approach for Rare Eye Cancer

New research explains why metastatic uveal melanoma is resistant to conventional immunotherapies and how adoptive therapy can successfully treat this rare and aggressive cancer.
Red blood cells in a blood vessel.
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Novel Cell Type in Blood Vessels Found Responsible for Vascular Growth

The discovery of a new cell type responsible for vascular growth could allow for novel treatment strategies for some cardiovascular disease.
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Copper Beads in Pig Feed Show Potential for Gut Health Benefits

Since pigs can tolerate high levels of the metal, researchers at Texas Tech University in Amarillo recently investigated whether copper might be used to promote pig gut health and reduce the shedding of microbes to the environment.
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Urine Test Detects DNA Released by Head and Neck Tumors

Researchers have developed a urine-based test that can detect DNA fragments released by head and neck cancers, potentially facilitating early diagnosis.
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Lewy Bodies in Brain Cells Reveal Parkinson’s Disease Insights

A new study from Van Andel Institute scientists offers a first look into the complex molecular changes that occur in brain cells with Lewy bodies, which are key pathological hallmarks of Parkinson’s disease and some dementias.
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Discovery of Long COVID Brain Fog Cause Hints at Future Treatments

Recent findings that leaky blood vessels in the brain and heightened immune activity are key drivers of long COVID brain fog provide insights into possible targets for treatment.
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Nasal Cells Specific to Children Protect Against COVID-19

Important differences in how the nasal cells of young and elderly people respond to the SARS-CoV-2 virus, could explain why children typically experience milder COVID-19 symptoms, finds a new study.
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Is Left-Handedness Tied to Your Genetics? Possibly, New Study Suggests

Why are some people right-handed, while others are left-handed? A new study has found left-handed people carry a specific genetic variation at a higher rate than righties.
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Possible Therapeutic Target Identified for Small Cell Lung Cancer

Northwestern Medicine investigators have discovered that inhibiting a chromatin remodeling complex associated with a particular gene in small-cell lung cancer (SCLC) cells may decrease cancer cell differentiation and tumor growth.
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