Day: August 3, 2019

Research links common bacterial toxin with IBD

August 3, 2019

New research has uncovered a surprise link between a common bacterial toxin found in the gut and inflammatory bowel disease (IBD). The researchers at the John Innes Centre, Norwich, UK, working alongside a team of scientists from Brigham and Women’s Hospital (Boston, USA), have helped establish a connection between microcin B17, a well-known toxin produced […]

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Predicting Alzheimer’s, up to two years out

August 3, 2019

A new model developed at MIT can help predict if patients at risk for Alzheimer’s disease will experience clinically significant cognitive decline due to the disease, by predicting their cognition test scores up to two years in the future. The model could be used to improve the selection of candidate drugs and participant cohorts for […]

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