News tagged with mucosa

On the trail of mucus-eaters in the gut

The microbiology team of David Berry, Alexander Loy and Michael Wagner from the Faculty of Life Sciences, in collaboration with scientists at the Max F. Perutz Laboratories (University of Vienna and the Medical ...

Mar 05, 2013
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Stomach bacterium damages human DNA

The stomach bacterium Helicobacter pylori is one of the biggest risk factors for the development of gastric cancer, the third most common cause of cancer-related deaths in the world. Molecular biologists from the University of Zur ...

Sep 06, 2011
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Nose spray for panic attacks?

(Medical Xpress) -- Max Planck researchers have succeeded in showing in experiments on mice that the anxiolytic substance neuropeptide S (NPS) can be absorbed through the nasal mucosa and unfold its effect ...

Mar 05, 2012
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(Antibody) orientation matters

The orientation of antibody binding to bacteria can mean life or death to the bug, according to a study published in The Journal of Experimental Medicine on December 10th. These findings may help explain why these bacter ...

Dec 10, 2012
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Three questions about HPV vaccination

In 2009, more than 30,000 people in the U.S. learned they had cancer linked to the human papillomavirus, or HPV. This virus is best known for causing cervical cancer, but it's also the culprit behind many ...

Jan 21, 2013
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