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Cryo-electron microscopy helps study proteins responsible for amyloid-based diseases

Tue, 10/30/2018 - 18:31
The century old mission to understand how the proteins responsible for amyloid-based diseases such as Alzheimer's, Huntingdon's and Parkinson's work has taken major steps forward in the last 12 months, thanks to a revolution in a powerful microscopy technique used by scientists.

Individual cells within the same heart cope differently with high blood pressure, study shows

Tue, 10/30/2018 - 18:23
Individual cells within the same heart cope differently with high blood pressure, according to a study in human cells and mice by a team of cardiologists and computational biologists at the University of Tokyo.

Monkeys infected with Zika virus points to a sylvatic transmission cycle

Tue, 10/30/2018 - 18:16
Zika virus has been detected in dead monkeys found in Brazil near São José do Rio Preto, São Paulo State, and Belo Horizonte, Minas Gerais.

Consumption of fermented dairy products may lower heart disease risk

Tue, 10/30/2018 - 18:11
Men who eat plenty of fermented dairy products have a smaller risk of incident coronary heart disease than men who eat less of these products, according to a new study from the University of Eastern Finland.

Chronic hypertension: Risk of stillbirth higher for black than for white women

Tue, 10/30/2018 - 18:03
In the largest study of its kind in the UK, doctors from King's School of Life Course Sciences have found that ethnicity has a major impact on the risk of complications for pregnant women with long-term high blood pressure (chronic hypertension in pregnancy).

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