If you have a green thumb, you probably have several indoor plants, and perhaps just as many outside, if you have space. You likely have several gorgeous green plants throughout your house, helping improve the air quality (via Casper), and providing additional health benefits. However, if you’ve done much reading […]
In the liver, a stressed cell can be bad news for its neighbors
A key protein in the communication channels between cells can allow a stress response in one liver cell to spread to neighboring liver cells in mice, causing otherwise healthy cells to become dysfunctional, according to new research co-led by Harvard T.H. Chan School of Public Health and Sheba Medical Center […]
Gut bacteria in multiple sclerosis: Probiotic or commensal, good or bad?
Researchers from the University of Vermont (UVM) have found that a bacterial species called Lactobacillus reuteri, commonly used in probiotics, can increase disease severity in a mouse model of multiple sclerosis (MS), an autoimmune disease that is the leading cause of non-traumatic neurological disability in young adults. But don’t throw […]