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2020-10-22
No stain? No sweat: Terahertz waves can image early-stage breast cancer without staining

A team of researchers at Osaka University, in collaboration with the University of Bordeaux and the Bergonié Institute in France, has succeeded in ter...

2020-10-12
The making of memory B cells and long-term immune responses

Researchers at Osaka University in Japan have identified two factors necessary for the production of memory B cells, the cells of the immune system th...

2020-8-28
Faulty transportation of messenger RNA is the culprit in ALS

A team including Osaka University researchers has discovered a function for the protein missing in many types of ALS and FTLD, two neurodegenerative d...

2020-8-25
RNA quality control system goes awry in frontotemporal lobar degeneration

Researchers from Osaka University have uncovered that the RNA exosome is critical for the degradation of defective repeat RNA derived from C9orf72 rep...

2020-8-24
Antibody blockade effective in treatment of severe COVID-19

A hyperinflammatory response following infection or trauma can cause the life-threatening condition cytokine release syndrome (CRS). Researchers led b...

2020-8-20
Is turning back the clock in aging fat cells a remedy for lifestyle diseases?

Researchers from Osaka University found that lifestyle diseases such as diabetes, high cholesterol, and fatty liver are caused by age-related changes ...

2020-8-1
Change isn’t a good thing for Japanese rheumatoid arthritis patients

Interstitial lung disease (ILD) is a common complication of rheumatoid arthritis (RA) that dramatically increases the risk of death. In a recent study...

2020-7-28
Pathological regression of lymph nodes better predicts esophageal cancer survival

A team of researchers led by Osaka University established a new pathological grading system to evaluate the therapeutic effect of neoadjuvant chemothe...

2020-7-23
A novel tissue imaging system accelerates cancer diagnosis

Researchers from Osaka University developed a novel three-dimensional imaging system to diagnose cervical cancer in a faster, non-invasive and more ef...

2020-7-17
Phantom-limb pain reduced through brain power

Osaka University researchers have used a brain-computer-interface to reduce phantom-limb pain after only three days of training. In a random crossover...

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