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Atomic-level study reveals why rare disorder causes sudden paralysis: A hole in a protein lets ions leak into cells, thereby triggering the profound muscle weakness of hypokalemic periodic paralysis

A rare genetic disorder in which people are suddenly overcome with profound muscle weakness is caused by a hole in

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Implantable islet cells come with their own oxygen supply: Device could help insulin-producing cells live longer after transplant and improve treatment of type 1 diabetes

Since the 1960s, researchers have been interested in the possibility of treating type 1 diabetes by transplanting islet cells —

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Compound improves stroke outcome by reducing lingering inflammation: An experimental compound appears to improve stroke outcome by reducing the destructive inflammation that can continue months after a stroke, scientists report

An experimental compound appears to improve stroke outcome by reducing the destructive inflammation that can continue months after a stroke,

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