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Lipid droplets help protect kidney cells from damage

Researchers at the Francis Crick Institute have found out how microscopic structures called lipid droplets may help to prevent a high-fat diet causing kidney damage. The work in fruit flies,

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Virtual brain bank could help us get the most out of brain donation

A virtual brain bank could maximize the potential of brain donation by extending the core physical bank to include existing repositories of clinical tissues and data, according to the authors

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Lives saved by breast cancer screening outweigh harms of overdiagnosis

Overdiagnosis of breast cancer may be an inevitable consequence of the national population screening program, but the benefits of early diagnosis outweigh the harms of possible overtreatment, according to the

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Pulsations driving the brain’s cleaning system completely different in patients with Alzheimer’s disease

Research into Alzheimer’s disease took another major leap forward as researchers at the University of Oulu, Finland, succeeded in describing in detail how the pulsations of the cerebral arteries maintaining

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Inflammation could be a core feature of depression

People with depression have higher levels of inflammation in their bodies than those without depression, regardless of socioeconomic background, ill health or unhealthy behaviors, a study by King’s College London

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Mouse studies find sugar-free energy drinks just as harmful

Two Curtin research studies have found the excessive consumption of energy drinks, even sugar-free varieties, can cause significant damage to brain cells and increase the risks of heart disease, stroke

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Rivaroxaban reduces first and total ischemic events in patients with peripheral artery disease

Rivaroxaban, in addition to low-dose aspirin, significantly reduced the occurrence of total severe events of the heart, limb or brain and issues related to other vascular complications in patients with

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