Medical research

High blood sugar levels 'reprogram' stem cells

High levels of glucose in the blood "reprogrames" stem cells, leading to a lasting increase in the risk of developing dangerous atherosclerosis, according to research funded by the British Heart Foundation published today ...

Genetics

Scientists closing in on map of the mammalian immune system

Using artificial intelligence, UT Southwestern scientists have identified thousands of genetic mutations likely to affect the immune system in mice. The work is part of one Nobel laureate's quest to find virtually all such ...

Diseases, Conditions, Syndromes

Covid can infect brain cells: study

The coronavirus can infect brain cells, leading to a reaction that could possibly trigger neurological and psychological complaints, Dutch researchers said on Thursday.

Diseases, Conditions, Syndromes

Autopsy study shows how COVID harms the brain

The brains of people who died from COVID-19 were remarkably similar to the brains of people who die from neurodegenerative diseases such as Alzheimer's and Parkinson's, showing inflammation and disrupted circuitry, researchers ...

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