St Louis University
Obesity's effects extend all through the body, and the liver is one of the more serious victims. A team from Saint Louis University has found that switching off a particular protein decreased the body fat and improved the blood sugar levels of mice.
Scientists have demonstrated the ability to prevent type 1 diabetes in mice by focusing on a particular immune cell whose properties weren't entirely clear. They discovered that impeding the development of this cell they could in fact stop the onset of the disease.
Scientists at St Louis University have discovered that the brain pathway A3AR could be the key to mitigating chronic pain without some of the unwanted baggage, potentially pointing to new methods of therapeutic treatment.