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Protein Medin: A new treatment target for Alzheimer’s

A recent study published in the journal Nature reported the co-aggregation of medin, a fragment of lactadherin, with vascular amyloid-β in Alzheimer’s disease (AD). Amyloidosis is caused by systemic or local accumulation of misfolded, insoluble, and aggregated proteins. So far,…

Hair follicle transplants can rejuvenate scars, study finds

In a new study involving three volunteers, skin scars began to behave more like uninjured skin after they were treated with hair follicle transplants. The scarred skin harbored new cells and blood vessels, remodeled collagen to restore healthy patterns, and…