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Scientists advance the study of fragile digestive organelles by developing strategy to rapidly extract...

The correct functioning of our cells rests upon the precise orchestration of many complex processes and organelles. Lysosomes -- vital cell organelles -- are enzyme-filled subunits found within many animal cells that help break...

Taking high-dose vitamin D supplements for five years did not affect the incidence of...

A trial by the University of Eastern Finland found that taking a much higher dose of vitamin D than recommended for five years did not affect total mortality or the incidence of cardiovascular disease...

New molecular pathway controls blood glucose, circumventing insulin resistance — ScienceDaily

The discovery of insulin 100 years ago opened a door that would lead to life and hope for millions of people with diabetes. Ever since then, insulin, produced in the pancreas, has been considered...

Lymphoma cell metabolism may provide new cancer target — ScienceDaily

Aggressive and relatively common lymphomas called diffuse large B cell lymphomas (DLBCLs) have a critical metabolic vulnerability that can be exploited to trick these cancers into starving themselves, according to a study from researchers...

Evidence suggests dietary limits may help — ScienceDaily

A molecular building block of many animal proteins, the amino acid valine, plays a key role in cancerous growth seen in T cell acute lymphoblastic leukemia, a new study shows. Led by researchers at NYU...

Promising new target for tuberculosis treatment — ScienceDaily

Mycobacterium tuberculosis (Mtb), the hardy bacterial species that causes tuberculosis (TB), has an unexpected vulnerability that future drugs may be able to exploit, according to a study from researchers at Weill Cornell Medicine. The researchers,...

New discovery on how omega-3 fatty acids can reduce atherosclerosis — ScienceDaily

A receptor activated by substances formed from omega-3 fatty acids plays a vital role in preventing inflammation in blood vessels and reducing atherosclerosis, a new study from Karolinska Institutet in Sweden published in The...

Gallic acid and stretching decrease osteoarthritis markers in cartilage cells — ScienceDaily

A healthy diet and a little exercise appear to be good for arthritis, even on the cellular level. A team led by Washington State University researchers used gallic acid, an antioxidant found in gallnuts, green...

‘Drink your peas!’ Benefits of supplementing cow milk with plant protein — ScienceDaily

Scientists from the Department of Food Science and Technology at The Ohio State University (Columbus, Ohio, USA) have developed a novel method of supplementing cow milk with vegetable protein using readily available current dairy...

Late-onset retinal degeneration mechanism and potential Rx — ScienceDaily

A study led by the National Eye Institute (NEI) that included five researchers from the Bazan Lab at the LSU Health New Orleans Neuroscience Center of Excellence has discovered how late-onset retinal degeneration can...
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Scientists Identify Malfunctioning Brain Cells as Potential Target for Alzheimer’s Treatment

Newswise — WINSTON-SALEM, N.C. – Dec. 10, 2021– For the first time, scientists have identified a rare population of potentially toxic senescent cells in...

How to prevent cognitive decline — ScienceDaily

Physical activity, nutrition and cognitively stimulating activities are all known to be good ways to prevent Alzheimer's disease and dementia. And older adults at...