Monthly Archives: August 2013

August, 22th 2013

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August, 21th 2013

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August, 20th 2013

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Testosterone responsible for worsening iron overload in chronic liver diseases

A research team from Toulouse has just elucidated the mechanisms behind the differences in iron absorption between men and women. The team used mice to demonstrate how the action of testosterone can be “countered” with a drug already used in the treatment of some bronchial cancers.

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August, 19th 2013

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Cardiac tissue from stem cells

Reprogrammed stem cells have made it possible to grow functional heart tissue in the laboratory, according to a study published on Tuesday in the magazine Nature Communications.

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August, 14th 2013

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August, 13rd 2013

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August, 13th : World Left-handers Day

A left-hander has sensory and motor organs that are more developed on the left side, yet it is the right hemisphere of his/her brain that is dominant, the reverse of right-handed people. Physiological, hereditary and environmental factors explain the predominance of the left side in individuals.

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A gene has been identified that is at cause in several forms of epilepsy with language dysfunction.

A team of researchers from Inserm led by Pierre Szepetowski (INMED: “Institut de Neurobiologie de la Méditerranée” combined inserm/ University of Aix-Marseille unit) has just succeeded in identifying a gene whose mutations are responsible for a wide spectrum of epilepsies and epileptic encephalopathies with language dysfunction in children.

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