Keyword: University of Edinburgh
In roundworm models of Parkinson's, probiotic Bacillus subtilis lowered the buildup of alpha-synuclein in the brain—a culprit in the disease.
Scottish scientists have discovered two key immune molecules that help the body dispose of cancerous cells.
A University of Edinburgh-led team has uncovered a mechanism in MS that prevents regulatory T cells—which prevent autoimmune activity—from developing.
Researchers scanning the genomes of mice that were inbred to become either extremely lean or overweight for causal genes for their metabolic phenotype discovered a gene highly expressed in lean mice that may protect them against the effects of a high-fat diet.