Medical research

Lack of mitochondria causes severe disease in children

Researchers at Karolinska Institutet in Sweden have discovered that excessive degradation of mitochondria, the power plants of cells, plays an important role in the onset of mitochondrial disease in children. These inherited ...

Genetics

New therapeutic targets for infertility and cancer revealed

An analysis of 13,000 tumors highlights two previously overlooked genes as potential new therapeutic targets for cancer treatment. The researchers have also identified potential new therapeutic targets for male infertility. ...

Alzheimer's disease & dementia

Sleep-disordered breathing tied to brain changes

(HealthDay)—Sleep-disordered breathing (SDB) is associated with changes in the brain, including amyloid deposition in brain regions typically involved in Alzheimer disease, according to a study published online March 23 ...

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