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Genetic trigger for type 1 diabetes may be in the lungs

New research supports a theory that respiratory viral infections can trigger the onset of type 1 diabetes.

Life Scientist 17 September, 2021

Proteins from the liver may cause Alzheimer's in the brain

A probable cause of Alzheimer's disease is the leakage from blood into the brain of fat-carrying particles transporting toxic proteins, researchers claim.

Life Scientist 16 September, 2021

From egg to adult: insights into human embryonic development

How a human develops from a single fertilised egg to a fully grown adult is a fundamental question in biomedical science.

Life Scientist 15 September, 2021

Radiation therapy effectiveness influenced by gut fungi

Intestinal microorganisms help regulate anti-tumour immune responses to radiation treatments, and fungi and bacteria have opposing effects on those responses.

Life Scientist 14 September, 2021

ATAGI recommends Moderna for teens, extra doses secured

The Australian Government has secured an additional one million doses of Moderna's COVID-19 vaccine, recently approved for adolescents aged 12 to 17 years.

Life Scientist 13 September, 2021

Biotechnology
Creating a genetic medicine manufacturing ecosystem: part 2

Creating a genetic medicine manufacturing ecosystem: part 2

The landscape has shifted from a hopeless pipedream to firm steps and to the creation of such an ecosystem, from the unlikeliest places.

Article 06 September, 2021
Health & Medical
Maternal voice reduces pain in premmies

Maternal voice reduces pain in premmies

The maternal voice reduces signs of pain in premature babies when they undergo life-saving medical interventions.

Article 02 September, 2021
Life Sciences
Proteins from the liver may cause Alzheimer's in the brain

Proteins from the liver may cause Alzheimer's in the brain

A probable cause of Alzheimer's disease is the leakage from blood into the brain of fat-carrying particles transporting toxic proteins,...

Article 16 September, 2021
Molecular Biology
Gene variant linked to autism spectrum disorder

Gene variant linked to autism spectrum disorder

Researchers have shown that a deficit in histone methylation could lead to the development of autism spectrum disorder (ASD).

Article 09 August, 2021
Lab Technology
Innovation in life sciences amid a pandemic

Innovation in life sciences amid a pandemic

Life sciences organisations that embraced digital transformation were well positioned to adapt to immediate demands while maintaining production of...

Article 30 March, 2021
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