Hyperactive immune cells accelerate heart valve disease: study
A new study using organ-on-a-chip technology reveals how overactive immune cells aggravate heart valve disease and how this damaging hyperactivity could potentially be controlled.
How does our brain fold? Study reveals new genetic insights
New research is helping unlock the mystery of how the brain folds as a baby develops in the womb – a process critical to healthy brain function.
How the battle to survive shapes ageing immune cells
New research shows older immune cells have to fight just to survive, in a study that overturns previous thinking and sheds light on how ageing affects the immune system.
New gut-brain link: how gut mucus could help treat brain disorders
Mucus is the first line of defence against bad bacteria in our gut. But could it also be part of our defence against diseases of the brain?