Key mechanism in embryonic development revealed: pivotal role of DNA copy number

by IRB Barcelona - Instituto de Investigación Biomédica

A study performed at IRB Barcelona unveils how the number of copies of genetic material influences the cell death processes that shape organs during development.

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The natural antioxidant L-Ergothioneine prevents the formation of cystine stones in a murine model of cystinuria

by IDIBELL - Institut d’Investigació Biomèdica de Bellvitge

El tratamiento con L-Ergotioneina consigue incrementar la solubilidad de la cistina en la orina, evitando así la formación de cálculos o retrasando su aparición.

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The University participates in a European project of research that applies 'big data' to improve therapy against breast cancer

by Universidad de Navarra

The data high school of Science of the and Artificial Intelligence DATAI of the academic center aims to design an algorithm to determine which patients with tumors with worse prognosis will respond po...

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New data on metabolic alterations produced by Wst Nile Virus in infected patients

by Institute for Advanced Chemistry of Catalonia (IQAC-CSIC)

They allow to broaden the knowledge on the progression of the Nile virus infection, contributing to the identification of new biomarkers for the clinical monitoring of the disease and to the developme...

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IDIBELL and CIBER researchers identify a new genetic disease that affects the development of the nervous system and causes liver failure

by IDIBELL - Institut d’Investigació Biomèdica de Bellvitge

RINT1 mutations would be causing a deregulation of fat metabolism and intracellular communication of energy production. This is a significant advance in the understanding of this disease, and opens ne...

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Protein implicated in hepatic fibrosis and abnormal mitochondrial function described

by Fundació Clínic per a la Recerca Biomèdica

The study, led by researchers from Clínic-IDIBAPS and CIBER, reveals new functions of TCF20, beyond its role in neurologic processes and its implication in neurologic disorders.

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Maternal obesity during pregnancy may lead to changes in placental DNA methylation

by IdiBGi

Maternal obesity during pregnancy is known to be associated with an increased risk of chronic diseases in the offspring. Epigenetic mechanisms (those that regulate gene expression), such as DNA methyl...

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The Mediterranean diet is associated with a significant reduction in stress and anxiety during pregnancy

by Fundació Clínic per a la Recerca Biomèdica

Led by researchers from Clínic-IDIBAPS with support from Fundació "la Caixa", the study shows that pregnant women who follow a Mediterranean diet have between 25% and 28% less anxiety, better wellbe...

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Primera valoración en humanos de un innovador dispositivo de diálisis para la insuficiencia hepática aguda sobre crónica

by CIBEREHD-Centro de Investigación Biomédica en Red de Enfermedades Hepáticas y Digestivas

Investigadores del área de enfermedades hepáticas y digestivas del CIBER (CIBEREHD) han participado en el desarrollo de un innovador dispositivo de diálisis hepática para la insuficiencia hepátic...

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Investigadores de la UCLM desarrollan una aplicación web para estudiar la eficacia y seguridad de nuevos fármacos contra la enfermedad de Alzheimer

by Universidad de Castilla-La Mancha

Han conseguido desarrollar una aplicación web de acceso abierto y de referencia para investigadores básicos y clínicos con la que han estudiado la eficacia y seguridad de los nuevos tratamientos te...

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El aceite de oliva virgen extra mejora la salud en personas con obesidad y prediabetes

by CSIC - Centro Superior de Investigaciones Científicas

Se demuestra que el aceite de oliva virgen extra (Aove) rico en los biofenoles oleocantal y oleaceína puede mejorar la salud de personas con obesidad y en primeras fases de diabetes. El estudio, deno...

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A new therapeutic target in pulmonary hypertension is identified in an experimental model

by Fundació Clínic per a la Recerca Biomèdica

Researchers at the hospital Clínic Barcelona-IDIBAPS and CIBERES show that the inhibition of survivin, an anti-apoptotic protein, improves pulmonary hypertension in an experimental model.

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