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Long-hidden Metabolic System Unlocks Cancer Secrets
News   Jan 22, 2020

Researchers have identified a long-hidden metabolic system in cells, which could provide a new opportunity to find ways to suppress cell proliferation in cancer.

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Potential Therapeutic Target for Alzheimer's
News   Jan 22, 2020

A previously unknown gene and associated protein which could potentially be suppressed to slow the advance of Alzheimer’s have been discovered, presenting a potential therapeutic target to combat the disease.

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Zebrafish Makes Scientists Think Twice About Atrial Fibrillation
News   Jan 22, 2020

A new study in zebrafish suggests a possible link between a genetic variation and a common type of cardiac arrhythmia, atrial fibrillation.

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Is There a Sustainable Solution to Feeding Our Growing Population?
News   Jan 22, 2020

As world population continues to grow, can our environmentally harmful food production practices last? A study suggests a comprehensive solution package for feeding 10 billion people within our planet’s environmental boundaries but it means big changes for farming and eating habits.

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Drug Combo Reverses Osteoarthritis in Rats
News   Jan 22, 2020

Salk researchers have discovered that a combination of two experimental drugs reverses the cellular and molecular signs of osteoarthritis – in rats and in isolated human cartilage cells.

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Cell Biology: All in a Flash!
News   Jan 22, 2020

Researchers have developed a method for eliminating essential proteins from cells with a flash of light, making it possible to study the function of essential proteins.

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Imaging Approach Refines Breast Cancer Classification
News   Jan 22, 2020

An imaging approach developed at UZH enables the study of breast cancer tissue in greater detail. It uses 35 biomarkers to identify the different cell types in breast tumors and its surrounding area compared to the current standard of testing single markers. This increases the precision of tumor analysis and classification - and improves personalized diagnostics for breast cancer patients.

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New Glaucoma Test To Help Prevent Blindness
News   Jan 22, 2020

After identifying 107 genes that increase a person’s risk of developing the eye disease glaucoma, researchers have now developed a genetic test to detect those at risk of going blind from it.

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Compound Awakens Cancer Cells’ Self-destruct System
News   Jan 22, 2020

Researchers develop a compound that, in mice, awakened cancer cells’ "self-destruct" process, killing the cancer cells and consequently stopping their spread, while leaving "normal" cells untouched.

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Blood Test Could Predict Onset of Tuberculosis
News   Jan 22, 2020

Scientists at UCL have shown a blood test could predict the onset of tuberculosis three to six months before people become unwell, a finding which could help better target antibiotics and save countless lives.

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