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Chronic stress induces fatal organ dysfunctions via a new neural circuit
21-August-2017

New research reveals the mechanisms behind the effects of chronic stress and tiny inflammations in the brain on fatal gut failure.

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Contact: Katrina-Kay Sepulveda Alaimo Institution: Hokkaido University
 
Repairing damaged hearts with self-healing heart cells
21-August-2017

Researchers discover a new molecule, ‘Singheart’, that may hold the key to triggering the regeneration and repair of damaged heart cells.

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Contact: A*STAR Research Institution: The Agency for Science, Technology and Research (A*STAR)
 
Dendritic Golgi as Key Cause of Degenerative Brain Disease
21-August-2017

Korean researchers have identified the early neuropathic mechanism of degenerative brain diseases and suggested ways to restore early neuropathy. It is expected to be used in the development of therapeutic agents for early neuropathy of degenerative brain diseases.

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Contact: Jieun Choi Institution: DGIST(Daegu Gyeongbuk Institute of Science and Technology)
 
How Whip-like Cell Appendages Promote Bodily Fluid Flow
18-August-2017

Researchers at Nagoya University have identified a molecule that enables cell appendages called cilia to beat in a coordinated way to drive the flow of fluid around the brain; this prevents the accumulation of this fluid, which otherwise leads to swelling of the head as found in the condition hydrocephalus.

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Contact: Koomi Sung Institution: Nagoya University
 
Allergies: cross-reactivity between cypress pollen and peaches/citrus fruits finally explained
18-August-2017

Teams from the Czech Republic and Japan, and researchers from the Institut Pasteur, AP-HP, and AP-HM have identified the likely origin of the cross-reactivity between cypress pollen, peaches and citrus fruits, paving the way for the development of novel allergy diagnostic tests.

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Contact: Katrina-Kay Sepulveda Alaimo Institution: Hokkaido University
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