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Liver fat directly increases risk of developing type 2 diabetes
10 January 2022 - by Jessica Peixinho
A recent study has found that a genetic predisposition to a fatty liver is key to the risk of developing type 2 diabetes... [Read More]
Fetuses could become infected with SARS-CoV-2 via fetal intestine
29 November 2021 - by Jessica Peixinho
The intestine is a likely infection route for COVID-19 in fetuses, although the placenta largely protects against infection... [Read More]
Mechanism preventing Huntington's disease progression could lead to new therapies
6 September 2021 - by Jessica Peixinho
A mechanism for boosting the activity of a DNA repair protein involved in Huntington's disease has been discovered, creating a potential treatment avenue... [Read More]
Stem cell model reveals how SARS-CoV-2 infects the brain
26 July 2021 - by Jessica Peixinho
A stem cell model has been developed to highlight the route of infection of the brain by SARS-CoV-2, the virus that causes COVID-19... [Read More]