Gastroenterology

Study: Nutrient-regulated hormone alters stem cell function

A new study from the lab of University of Kentucky Markey Cancer Director Mark Evers, M.D., demonstrates the critical role of the hormone neurotensin in cell proliferation and stem cell function in the small intestine.

Medical research

Scientists build whole functioning thymus from human cells

Researchers at the Francis Crick Institute and University College London have rebuilt a human thymus, an essential organ in the immune system, using human stem cells and a bioengineered scaffold. Their work is an important ...

Diseases, Conditions, Syndromes

Common cold combats influenza

As the flu season approaches, a strained public health system may have a surprising ally—the common cold virus.

Medical research

Developing human corneal tissue

Corneal diseases often require a transplant using corneal tissue from a donor. Now, researchers from Osaka University have developed a novel method that could be used to generate corneal tissue in a lab more easily. In a ...

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