Genetics

New research uncovers biological drivers of heart disease risk

Over the past 15 years, researchers have identified hundreds of regions in the human genome associated with heart attack risk. However, researchers lack efficient ways to explore how these genetic variants are molecularly ...

Biomedical technology

Researchers use the eye as a window to study liver health

Researchers at Karolinska Institutet have developed a method to study liver function and disease without requiring invasive procedures. After transplanting liver cells into the eye of mice, the cornea can be used as a window ...

Alzheimer's disease & dementia

Re-energizing mitochondria to treat Alzheimer's disease

Nerve cells in the brain demand an enormous amount of energy to survive and maintain their connections for communicating with other nerve cells. In Alzheimer's disease, the ability to make energy is compromised, and the connections ...

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