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Immune cell found to play important role in photosensitivity
NEWS MEDICAL Researchers at Hospital for Special Surgery have discovered that a type of immune cell known as Langerhans appears to play an important role in photosensitivity, an immune system reaction to... 3 days
Immune cell dysfunction linked to photosensitivity, study finds
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Ambitious 'Human Cell Atlas' Aims To Catalog Every Type Of Cell In The Body
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Study: Rare lymphoid cells play key role in development of inflammatory arthritis
NEWS MEDICAL Immunologists at Friedrich-Alexander-Universität Erlangen-Nürnberg have demonstrated that ILC2, a group of rare lymphoid cells, play a key role in the development of inflammatory arthritis. 1 week
Researchers discover new genes involved in Alzheimer’s Disease
NEWS MEDICAL Scientists have used deep gene sequencing to uncover new genetic variations involved in the development of Alzheimer’s disease. 6 days
Study finds link between degenerative eye conditions and Alzheimer's disease
NEWS MEDICAL Alzheimer's disease is difficult to diagnose as well as treat, but researchers now have a promising new screening tool using the window to the brain: the eye. 2 weeks
Eye conditions provide new lens screening for Alzheimer's disease
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Clinical trial to use stem cell transplants for treating Crohn's disease
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What is NASA's Heat Melt Compactor?
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Researchers propose new theory for how rare gene mutations cause Alzheimer's disease
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Connection between Alzheimer’s disease and degenerative eye diseases
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Changes in gut microbiome in only one subset of helminth-infected patients
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Study shows link between use of benzodiazepines and increased risk of Alzheimer's disease
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Benzodiazepines are associated with increased risk of Alzheimer's disease
SCIENCE DAILY The use of benzodiazepines and related drugs (Z drugs) is associated with a modestly increased risk of Alzheimer's disease, according to a recent study. 7 days
Key factor may be missing from models that predict disease outbreaks from climate change
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Can rare lymphocytes combat rheumatoid arthritis?
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Alzheimer's disease and type 2 diabetes: Hope for inhibitors against amyloid plaques
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Key factor may be missing from models that predict disease outbreaks from climate change
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Scientists propose a new lead for Alzheimer's research
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Study finds why some people with brain markers of Alzheimer's never develop dementia
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Key role found for enzymes in DNA replication and sensitivity to chemotherapeutic drugs
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High rates of dementia in older adults after starting dialysis
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Scientists define key binding characteristics of protein associated with heart disease and breast cancer
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Synthetic matrix enhances transplanted satellite cell engraftment in dystrophic and aged skeletal muscle with comorbid trauma
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Highly infectious vehicle for virus transmission among humans
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Mathematical model shows the influence of human behavior on spread of infectious diseases
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Why some people with brain markers of Alzheimer's have no dementia
SCIENCE DAILY A new study has uncovered why some people that have brain markers of Alzheimer's disease (AD) never develop the classic dementia that others do. The results... 3 days
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Bio-based plastics can reduce waste, but only if we invest in both making and getting rid of them
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Donald Trump's Space Force plans analysed by a sci-fi expert
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Aboriginal traditions describe the complex motions of planets, the 'wandering stars' of the sky
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Oort clouds around other stars should be visible in the cosmic microwave background
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