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Porous Cells Lead to Poorer Livers

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Need another reason to think twice before ordering that extra helping of fries? It could lead to a higher risk of developing liver cancer. Cases of nonalcoholic steatohepatitis (NASH)—a type of fatty liver disease that might also lead to cancer—are on the rise, and treatment remains elusive. A research group led by Osaka Metropolitan University took a potential step toward suppression and treatment of NASH-associated liver cancer with their research using obese mice that explains the importance of secreted proteins from cell membrane pores formed in cells in the vicinity of cancer cells in the tumor microenvironment for cancer development. Their findings were published in Science Immunology.

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The Gut Patrol: a Fascinating New Look at What Drives T Cells to Guard the Intestines

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Cells in the gut send secret messages to the immune system. Thanks to new research from the La Jolla Institute for Immunology (LJI), scientists finally got a look at what they’re saying.

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Authorities Take to the Skies in Ohio Cannabis Eradication Effort

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Authorities in Ohio have been searching for cannabis grows this week as part of an ongoing “marijuana eradication operation.” Read More

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Researchers Identify a New Mechanism Responsible for Controlling Auditory Sensitivity

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A new study published in PNAS highlights a newly identified mechanism of how auditory sensitivity is regulated that could temporarily reduce sensitivity of the auditory system to protect itself from loud sounds that can cause irreversible damage.

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