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2020-3-24
Study shows key factors for reducing brain damage from cardiac arrest

Extracorporeal cardiopulmonary resuscitation (ECPR) can improve blood flow to the brain after cardiac arrest and preserve neurological function. Howev...

2020-3-24
It’s in our genome: Uncovering clues to longevity from human genetics

Researchers from Osaka University found that high blood pressure and obesity are the strongest factors reducing lifespan based on genetic and clinical...

2020-2-15
Huntington’s disease-causing DNA repeat mutations reversed in the lab

An international team of researchers identifies a compound that corrects genetic abnormalities involved in the onset and progression of Huntington’s d...

2020-2-6
A new approach to calm that angry nose

Eosinophilic chronic rhinosinusitis (ECRS) is a type of airway disease that involves nasal inflammation. Here, semaphorin protein was found to contrib...

2020-1-30
Promising advances in breast regeneration therapy

A team of researchers led by Osaka University succeeded in reconstructing “mini-breasts” with a functional vascular network using patient-derived cell...

2020-1-20
Key to beating colorectal cancer hiding in plain sight?

Colorectal cancer, one of the most common cancers in the developed world, is intrinsically resistant to many drug therapies. In an attempt to identify...

2020-1-15
Getting to the heart of epinephrine use in pediatric cardiac arrest patients

The effectiveness of epinephrine treatment during resuscitation of adult patients with cardiac arrest is generally promising, but little is known abou...

2020-1-9
Getting to the "Heart" of Heart Beats: Cardiac thin filament structure and function revealed

Osaka University team uses advanced electron cryomicroscopy and image analysis to reveal the structure of vital muscle thin filaments in the heart wit...

2020-1-6
Peering into the genome of brain tumor

Scientists at Osaka University have created a machine learning method for classifying the mutations of glioma brain tumors based on MR images alone. T...

2019-12-24
Safety of novel cancer-specific PET probe confirmed in clinical research

In first-in-human clinical studies, researchers at Osaka University confirmed the safety of F-18 NKO-035, a new PET probe that specifically binds to L...

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