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Answers to a rare and tragic form of epilepsy

A new study offers critical insight into the biochemistry of a rare and fatal form of epilepsy known as Lafora disease, a genetic condition that typically strikes children in their teens. The disease is characterized ...

dateMar 01, 2011 in Medical research
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Gut bacteria can control organ functions

Bacteria in the human gut may not just be helping digest food but also could be exerting some level of control over the metabolic functions of other organs, like the liver, according to research published this week in the ...

dateFeb 28, 2011 in Medical research
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Mayo researchers find obesity key

Mayo researchers collaborating with investigators at the University of Iowa, University of Connecticut and New York University (NYU) have discovered a molecular mechanism that controls energy expenditure in muscles and helps ...

dateJan 05, 2010 in Medical research
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