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Researchers identify role of protein TOM-1 in Alzheimer’s disease pathology

The scientists from the University of California Irvine discovered that reducing the amount of protein TOM-1 in Alzheimer’s rodent models increased pathology, which included increased inflammation, and exacerbated cognitive problems associated with the disease and restoring TOM-1 levels reversed those effects. This research is significant as it explores the molecular pathways underlying Alzheimer’s disease. It …

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Cold medicine suppresses the spread of bladder cancer

Hokkaido University researchers have discovered that a nonsteroid anti-inflammatory drug used for treating colds suppresses the spread of bladder cancers and reduces their chemoresistance in mice, raising hopes of a future cure for advanced bladder cancers. Bladder cancer is the seventh most common cancer in males worldwide. Every year, about 20,000 people in Japan are …

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