Focus on Biology2019-04-03T14:46:27+02:00
808, 2019

Breaking new ground at the neuromuscular junction with mTORC1

Breaking new ground at the Neuromuscular Junction with mTORC1 To move our bodies as we wish is something that is often taken for granted; we expect our muscles to collaborate based on the signals we send. However, for many individuals this is not a given as the prevalence of neuromuscular diseases [...]

1707, 2019

Genetic test for Autism and Gene Research Bring New Hope

Genetic test for Autism and Gene Research Bring New Hope Autism is on the rise. The number of people diagnosed with autism has increased significantly in recent years, prompting more research to better understand the condition, provide genetic testing and seek more targeted and personalized treatments. A new study [...]

507, 2019

Veillonella atypica – A performance-enhancing bacteria

Veillonella atypica A performance-enhancing bacteria Veillonella atyptica, a type of bacteria found in the guts of elite athletes, but not in sedentary people, may be transformed into a probiotic that can enhance health and physical performance in individuals that cannot exercise effectively. Exercise is an important part of a [...]

606, 2019

New Hope for Safer Treatments in Stem Cell Transplantation

New Hope for Safer Treatments in Stem Cell Transplantation New research shows that stem cell transplantation without radiation and chemotherapy may be possible, making cancer treatments easier, safer and more accessible to a broader range of patients. This procedure can save the lives of patients with cancer, especially patients [...]

2205, 2019

Marine Actinobacteria, the Microbial Pearl of the Sea

Marine Actinobacteria, the Microbial Pearl of the Sea While the sea is a host to ancient hidden treasures, perhaps the best treasure yet is a ticket to good health. With antibiotic resistance on the rise, scientists are looking for new microbes as a source for the development of new [...]

1605, 2019

SIRT6 Genes – The Elixir of Longevity

SIRT6 Genes The Elixir of Longevity For centuries people have been searching for ways to look and feel younger. While scientists haven’t exactly discovered a magical anti-aging potion, they have found SIRT6 genes that repairs broken DNA and can help us live longer and healthier lives. For a long [...]