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Saving aging nerves from 'big eater' immune cells

Immune cells may contribute to weakness and mobility issues in the elderly by driving nerve degeneration, according to a study of aging mice and biopsies of human nerves published in JNeurosci. In mice, blocking a receptor ...

Apr 30, 2018
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Obesity inhibits key cancer defense mechanism

Obesity is a known risk factor for certain types of cancer, including colon, pancreatic and breast cancer. Studies have shown its role in promoting tumor growth and malignant progression. But its role in cancer initiation ...

Apr 26, 2018
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