Neuroscience

Link discovered between immune system, brain structure and memory

In two independent studies, scientists at the University of Basel have demonstrated that both the structure of the brain and several memory functions are linked to immune system genes. The scientific journals Nature Communications ...

Psychology & Psychiatry

Anxiety might be alleviated by regulating gut bacteria

People who experience anxiety symptoms might be helped by taking steps to regulate the microorganisms in their gut using probiotic and non-probiotic food and supplements, suggests a review of studies published today in the ...

Oncology & Cancer

Biologists discover process that neutralizes tumors

Researchers from the University of California San Diego have identified an unexpected mechanism that could help determine whether a cancer patient will respond to immunotherapy.

Medical research

Lung disease and melanoma: A common molecular mechanism?

A Yale-led team of researchers has solved a biological mystery about the common genesis of many serious diseases such as asthma and metastatic melanoma, identifying the first known pathway by which their cellular functions ...

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