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Decoding Protein Structures Helps Illuminate Cause of Diabetes

...prompts the protein to fold into sharp fibers that poke holes in pancreatic cells, killing them. Though scientists already have a good idea of the healthy 'before' and dangerous 'after' hIAPP structures, the steps in between remain somewhat of a mystery and may hold clues to what drives the transition, ...

New Analytical Tool to Unravel the Cause of Diabetes

...prompts the protein to fold into sharp fibers that poke holes in pancreatic cells, killing them. Though scientists already have a good idea of the healthy "before" and dangerous "after" hIAPP structures, the steps in between remain somewhat of a mystery and may hold clues to what drives the transition....

Modified Ligament Surgery Improves Outcomes Players, Athletes

...ng apart muscle fibers, similar to the way you can poke a finger through a knitted sweater. He doesn’t have to detach major muscles and, in most cases, the nerve can be left intact, reducing the problems of postoperative nerve damage. Damage to the ulnar nerve results in numbness and tingling in the ring ...

New Gene Therapy Treats Diabetic Neuropathy

...t: we use a DNA-binding protein called ZFP TFTM to poke life into the patient's own genes and produce a growth factor that has a role in nerve protection and regeneration. ‘As the data in the paper demonstrate, we have had some striking success.’ The US clinical trials – carried out by Professor Tom...

Watch Out! Sideswipe Elbow Injuries On The Rise

Those who poke their elbows out of car windows have a high risk of contracting severe injuries, more specifically sideswipe injuries to the upper arm warns a new study, the results of which can be cited in the latest edition of Medical Journal of Australia. // It ...

Two in One Cell Offers Hope to Find a Cure for Cancer

...une system is a natural killer (NK) cell. NK cells poke holes in the invader's outer membrane. Then, NK cells inform the other immune cells, including dendritic cells. Dendritic cells spread information about the foreign invaders to other immune cells, but do not actually kill the invaders. Housseau sai...

Scientists Seek New Ways To Grow Hair On Bald Pates

...rip through the cycle. Eventually, they don't even poke out through the scalp. What's more, affected follicles take longer to start growing hair again after they've shed the last one. And they shrink, so the hair they produce is finer. On your head, it's like replacing mighty trees with saplings. And the...

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