Protein may hold key to heart transplant tolerance

Northwestern Medicine investigators have uncovered how a protein contributes to heart transplant tolerance in mice, according to a study published in the Proceedings of the National Academy of Sciences.

Obstetrics & gynaecology

Fertility treatments could get a boost from stem cells

An unexpectedly versatile and regenerative stem cell in early embryos may be key to creating new effective fertility treatments, suggests a new study in mice from the University of Copenhagen.


Mapping the heart to prevent damage caused by a heart attack

Scientists at the Victor Chang Cardiac Research Institute in Australia have produced a first of its kind integrated map of heart cells which unlocks the process of cardiac fibrosis—a major cause of heart failure.


New mechanisms in the development of stroke discovered

A group of researchers from the University of Tartu and international scientists discovered new mechanisms of how stroke occurs by studying changes in mouse and human cells. The study, published in Circulation Research, lays ...

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