Medical research

Scientists unravel the influence of aging on kidney regeneration

Autophagy is a process by which cells clean themselves of damaged organelles, and for self-execution. This adaptive mechanism supports a healthy phenotype on the cellular level. Autophagy is activated in certain cases of ...

Medical research

Jammed molecular motors may play a role in the development of ALS

Slowdowns in the transport and delivery of nutrients, proteins and signaling molecules within nerve cells may contribute to the development of the neurodegenerative disorder ALS, according to researchers at the University ...

Diseases, Conditions, Syndromes

Biological fingerprints improve diagnosis of dementia

Differentiating between the various forms of dementia is crucial for initiating appropriate treatment. Researchers at the Sahlgrenska Academy have discovered that the underlying diseases leave different "fingerprints" in ...

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