MÜNSTER (DE), September 2021 — The brain holds numerous unsolved medical mysteries. Only a few years ago it was discovered that the outer layer of the meninges is interlaced with lymphatic vessels.
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Edmonton, AB(CA), September 2021 — An immunological molecule called fractalkine can boost the production of brain cells that produce myelin, a key factor in diseases such as multiple sclerosis (MS), according to recent research from the University of Alberta.
MUNICH (DE), September 2021 — As we age, our bones become thinner, we suffer fractures more often and bone-diseases such as osteoporosis are more likely to occur.
KYOTO (JP), September 2021 — For species that rely on sexual reproduction, including mice and men, offspring can only happen if sperm from the male fertilize eggs from the female. Even artificial fertilization techniques depend on donors for both of these cells.
BUFFALO, NY (US), September 2021 — A University at Buffalo-led research team has shown that a protein named for the mythical land of youth in Irish folklore is effective at reversing aging in skeletal muscle cells.
URBANA, IL (US), September 2021 — Bone injuries in the face and skull – known as craniomaxillofacial (CMF) defects – can be caused by sports injuries, vehicle accidents or battlefield injuries.
SINGAPORE, September 2021 – Tiny brains-in-a-dish that mimic the major pathological features of Parkinson’s disease have been made for the first time.
UTRECHT (NL), September 2021 — Stem cell transplants do not lead to changes in the DNA of the donor cells. That’s according to a new study, which provides important evidence for the safety of this procedure.
TAMPERE (FI), September 2021 — Prostate cancer is the most common male cancer and approximately 5,000 Finnish men are diagnosed with it each year. While most prostate cancers are not aggressive, some tumors develop into a deadly castration-resistant form of the disease.
BOSTON, MA (US), September 2021 — Idiopathic pulmonary fibrosis (IPF) is the most common and severe form of lung disease, characterized by relentless scarring leading to death within an average of four years from the time of diagnosis.