Study sheds light on asthma and respiratory viruses

The work, at Washington University School of Medicine in St. Louis, suggests that a fundamental antiviral defense mechanism is intact in asthma. This means that another aspect of the immune system must explain the difficulty people with asthma have when they encounter respiratory viruses.

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New technology may identify tiny strains in body tissues before injuries occur

Researchers at Washington University in St. Louis have developed algorithms to identify weak spots in tendons, muscles and bones prone to tearing or breaking. 

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New culprit identified in metabolic syndrome

A new study suggests uric acid may play a role in causing metabolic syndrome, a cluster of risk factors that increases the risk of heart disease and type 2 diabetes.

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Non-conventional regulation of Itk and Akt kinases in T cells and Dendritic Cells

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A Surprising Degree of Nucleosome Crowding and Unwrapping in S. cerevisiae

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Molecular approaches for understanding total vertebrate limb regeneration in Axolotl Salamanders

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The Role of Small Non-coding RNAs in Normal and Malignant Hematopoiesis

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