Intermittent fasting changes the gut bacteria activity of mice and increases their ability to recover from nerve damage.
Everyday stressors, traumatic events, job strain and discrimination prematurely weaken the body’s mix of immune cells, potentially increasing a person’s risk of disease.
A new combination therapy to combat cancer could one day consist of a plant virus and an antibody that activates the immune system’s “natural killer” cells, shows a study by researchers at the University of California San Diego.
Treatment with protein interleukin-7 revs up T cell immunotherapy, mouse study shows
Using advanced microscopy techniques, researchers at Karolinska Institutet and Stockholm University have visualized in unprecedented detail the machinery that the cells’ powerhouses, the mitochondria, use to form their proteins. The results, which are published in Nature, raise hopes of more specific antibiotics and new cancer drugs in the future.