Positive Allosteric Modulator Improves Neurodegenerative Outcomes

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Global collaboration shows positive allosteric modulation of M1 Muscarinic receptors slows prion neurodegeneration and restores memory loss.

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Gut Bugs Advance Alzheimer's Disease

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Study, published in Nature Scientific Reports, describes how reducing gut bacteria prevented the advancement of neurodegeneration in a mouse model of Alzheimer's Disease.

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Do You Have A Games Console? You Could Be Solving The Structure Of Proteins

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Sjors Scheres solves the 3D structures of proteins. In this article, he tells us how Cryo-Electron Microscopy is shining new light on the workings of the protein machines in our cells.

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FDA Approval For Lysosomal Storage Disease Screen In Newborns

FDA Approval For Lysosomal Storage Disease Screen In Newborns

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Baebies Inc. receives FDA approval for it benchtop screening device for lysosomal storage disease. The device quantitatively measures the activity of lysosomal enzymes from newborn dried blood spots.

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Building Better Cancer Models
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Study shows that the aberrant genetic signatures found in aggressive cancers are not random but reflect selective forces in tumor evolution.

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A One Two Punch for Brain Cancer
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A promising combination of immunotherapies for brain cancer tumours has demonstrated a high cure rate in mice.

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Rapid HIV Nanosensor 100,000 Times More Sensitive Than Current Tests
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Nanomechanical optoplasmonic HIV test is 100,000 times more sensitive than current clinical testing methods. It can detect the presence of the virus within the first week of infection, and takes just 4.5hours to complete.

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