Immunology

Polysulfide donors strongly suppress inflammatory responses

Researchers from Japan have developed a new polysulfide donor: a chemical compound composed of chains of sulfur atoms that can artificially increase reactive sulfur species (chemically reactive molecules containing sulfur) ...

Obstetrics & gynaecology

Hormone discovery marks breakthough in understanding fertility

Scientists at The University of Nottingham have shown, for the first time, that a naturally occurring hormone plays a vital part in regulating a woman's fertility, a discovery that could lead to better diagnosis and treatment ...

Medical research

Androgen plays key role in ovarian development

Scientists have discovered that the male androgen hormone is an important element in the ovarian development of female chicken embryos, more so than in the development of male testes.

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