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2019-8-20
The seeds of Parkinson’s disease: amyloid fibrils that move through the brain

Researchers at Osaka University used microbeam X-ray diffraction to study the ultrastructure of Lewy bodies in post-mortem brains of Parkinson’s disea...

2019-8-9
Multi-tasking protein at the root of neuropathic pain

Neuropathic pain is a chronic condition resulting from nerve injury and is characterized by increased pain sensitivity. Although known to be associate...

2019-7-24
Stress Upregulated the Serum Levels of α-Klotho: Could α-Klotho be a Potential Biomarker of Stress?

2019-7-23
Interregional differences in somatic genetic landscape diversify prognosis in glioblastoma

2019-7-8
Lymph nodes can predict survival in patients with esophageal cancer

It is difficult for physicians to estimate recurrence and survival in patients with esophageal cancer. Researchers from Osaka University have found th...

2019-6-18
Using graphene and tiny droplets to detect stomach-cancer causing bacteria

A Japan-based research team led by Osaka University used graphene and microfluidics to identify stomach-cancer causing bacteria by detecting chemical ...

2019-6-11
Uncovering Possible Role of Polyphosphate in Dialysis-Related Amyloidosis

Researchers from Osaka University found that the low concentrations of the naturally occurring biopolymer, polyphosphate (polyP), induces amyloid form...

2019-6-7
A gut feeling: microbiome changes may mean early detection of colorectal cancer

Most sporadic colorectal cancers can develop over decades. Recent studies showed that the gut microbiome has possible diagnostic potential for health ...

2019-6-5
Immunotherapy and Diabetes: A Game of Hide and Seek?

Immune checkpoint inhibitors (ICIs) are emerging as an effective treatment for certain cancers, but in rare cases can cause autoimmune diseases. Resea...

2019-4-12
Novel and rapid device opens new doors for Parkinson’s disease diagnostics

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