The pathological process amyloidosis, in which misfolded proteins, amyloids, form insoluble fibril deposits, occurs in many diseases, including Alzheimer’s disease and type 2 diabetes mellitus. However, little is known about … Continue Reading Researchers identify amyloid formation link between Alzheimer’s disease and T2 diabetes.
Scientists from the CNRS, INSERM and Université de Limoges have demonstrated that the production of type E immunoglobulins (IgE)2 by B lymphocytes induces a loss in their mobility and the … Continue Reading Researchers map programmed cell death in immune cells to prevent allergy.
Seven-year-old Foster’s fingertips are so calloused from pricking them that he now draws blood from the sides of his fingers instead. His mother, Tricia, says his thighs are next. Diagnosed … Continue Reading Novel ‘smart’ insulin automatically adjusts blood sugar in animal model.
While people who eat a lot of red meat are known to be at higher risk for certain cancers, other carnivores are not, prompting researchers at the University of California … Continue Reading Sugar molecule links red meat consumption and elevated cancer risk in animal model.
Immune cells perform a previously unsuspected role in the brain that may contribute to obesity, according to a new study by UC San Francisco researchers. When the researchers fed mice … Continue Reading Researchers map how obesity starts and is regulated by the brain.