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What genes are associated with asthma exacerbations?

In a recent study published in the Journal of Investigational Allergology and Clinical Immunology, researchers reviewed the genomics, transcriptomics, and epigenetics of asthma exacerbations (AEs). Study: Asthma exacerbations: the genes behind the scenes. Image Credit: Rybalchenko Nadezhda/Shutterstock AEs are episodes…

Fungi detected in 35 cancer types, often intracellular

In a recent article published in the journal Cell, researchers found fungal deoxyribonucleic acid (DNA) and cells at low abundances across many human cancers, with cancer type-dependent variations in fungus community composition and fungal-bacteriome interactions. Study: Pan-cancer analyses reveal cancer-type-specific…

Time-restricted eating may benefit Alzheimer’s

In a recent study published in the Experimental Gerontology journal, researchers in the United States assessed the impact of time-restricted eating (TRE) on Alzheimer’s disease (AD), cognitive decline, and sleep. Based on the findings of the United Nations, by the…