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Today’s Solutions: June 25, 2024

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How magnesium improves immune cell capabilities

Magnesium is an essential mineral vital to many bodily functions including muscle contraction, nerve transmission, blood pressure, and immunity. Therefore, it makes sense that magnesium deficiencies are linked to a wide range of diseases. Scientists have previously shown that mice on a Read More...

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The link between asthma and brain tumors revealed

Asthma is a chronic lung disease that is painful and inconvenient. People with the illness suffer from inflamed airways which become narrow, making it difficult to breathe, talk, and be active. Despite these downsides, sufferers may have just caught a lucky break, with a new study linking people Read More...

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New breakthroughs in nutrient-sensing cells

Did you know immune cells can sense nutrients? A new study from St. Jude Children’s Research Hospital has identified the biological mechanism behind the phenomenon. The type of immune cells with these special abilities are called T cells. These play a critical role in immunity and cancer, Read More...

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Harvard scientists thrilled with new personalized cancer vaccine

Although the pandemic has put many things on hold, it has also spurred advancement in a variety of fields. For instance, there’s been a lot of interest and investment in vaccine technology for coronavirus, but the Covid-19 virus is not the only illness we can fend off with the surge of new Read More...

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Exciting breakthrough in cancer research will improve T-cell cancer therapy

Scientists have discovered a method for creating renewable cancer-killing T cells in laboratory conditions, which could be used directly in patients for cancer treatments. T cell therapies currently use a patient’s own T cells, but this costs lots of time and money to do. That’s why this Read More...