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Scientists fix genetic risk factor for Alzheimer’s disease in human brain cells: New insights into how a gene causes damage could impact future drug development

Using human brain cells, scientists at the Gladstone Institutes discovered the cause of — and a potential solution for —

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Biomarker helps identify ‘window of opportunity’ for cancer chemotherapy timing: This biomarker may help clinicians combine anti-angiogenesis and anticancer drugs more effectively to boost results

Angiogenesis, the formation of new blood vessels, is essential for tumor growth. A new study reported in The American Journal

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Risk of type 1 diabetes climbs when one population of T cells falls: Study in mice links protective immune cells that form outside the thymus with autoimmune diabetes — and suggests that gut microbes affecting this cell population may protect against disease

In autoimmune diseases such as type 1 diabetes, some of the immune system’s T cells mistakenly attack the body’s own

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