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Could an extremophile hold the secret to treatment of devastating injuries?

Biologists have been aware of the existence of disordered proteins for decades but long dismissed them as inconsequential. IDPs are so poorly understood that there is still no clear consensus on what constitutes one. In fact, for the most part, their functions remain unknown. What scientists do know is that not all disordered proteins are… Read More »

No-deal Brexit could lead to drug shortages and delayed operations

Amid huge Brexit uncertainty, a range of emergency measures are being put in place to protect medical supplies – but no one knows if these will be enough Pharmacists could get emergency powersMedic Image/Getty By Clare Wilson As UK politicians prepare to vote on Prime Minister Theresa May’s Brexit deal tonight, the possible impact of… Read More »

Could pomegranates offer the key to new IBD treatments?

Studies of pomegranates, “the fruit of the gods,” are increasingly revealing why they are so beneficial. Urolithin A, derived from pomegranates, and its synthetic equivalent could help treat inflammatory bowel disease, according to a new study. Pomegranates may contain the secret to better gut health. The Centers for Disease Control and Prevention (CDC) suggest that… Read More »