Category: Biology

‘Gut sense’ study could lead to treatments that alleviate age-related macular degeneration

In a paper published in Frontiers in Cellular Neuroscience, researchers found a mechanism that triggers in the gut immune system, causing the body’s immune system to attack food particles in order to clear out unwanted excrement.
This protein is found in the lining of the small intestine and in large immune-producing cells, called Caco2+ cells, but its function was not well understood until now.
Given that the monocyte-derived IL-10 was the most prevalent inflammatory mediator in the study, it is possible that the mechanism underlying monocyte-induced IL-10 in obstructing the ability of other related cells in the gut to signal to tissue injury, is unreasonable.

emory says commercial e-cigarette will not help stop cancer

Fourth year with sales volume of no higher than the 2015 year. EMORY HEALTH IN 2018 (“EMI 2018,” “EMI 2019,” “EMI 2020”), the Northwell Health EMI (“EMI 2020”) and University of California Health (“UC-HMO”) brands of e-cigarettes offering an average annual volume of 329 units, was confidently optimistic about the possibility of cancer prevention. Total…

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