Neuroscience

Tenascin proteins inhibit regeneration of cell envelope

Researchers at Ruhr-Universit├Ąt Bochum have been studying the role of the two proteins tenascin C and tenascin R in multiple sclerosis. In this disease, cells of the immune system destroy the myelin sheaths, i.e. the sheaths ...

Oncology & Cancer

Evolution of brain tumor classification

For more than a century, pathologists have classified and graded brain tumors, examining samples under a microscope and looking for telltale signs of tumor class and biological aggressiveness such as cell morphology, cell ...

Diseases, Conditions, Syndromes

Bone abnormalities in systemic autoimmune disease

An article published in Experimental Biology and Medicine details abnormalities in bone pathology that occur in systemic autoimmune disease. The study, led by Dr. Yasuhiro Kon, Professor in the Department of Basic Veterinary ...

Medical research

Walnuts may support sperm health, according to new animal research

New animal research suggests eating a walnut-enriched diet may improve sperm quality by reducing lipid peroxidation, a process that can damage sperm cells. This form of cell damage harms sperm membranes, which are primarily ...

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