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Scientists shrink stroke damage in mice by calming immune cells outside brain

brain after a stroke, could meaningfully treat the stroke even days after it takes place, said Katrin Andreasson, MD, professor of neurology and neurological sciences. Such an approach may be preferable because the immune cells in question uniquely express, on their surfaces, a molecule that acts as an inflammatory loudspeaker. Turning down its volume softens the… Read More »

Patients’ own cells could be the key to treating Crohn’s disease

Rachel Sawyer, a communications manager who is 50 and lives in Anerley in south east London, was diagnosed with Crohn’s disease in 2000 and treated at Guy’s and St Thomas’. Although her condition is now under control, she supports other people who have Crohn’s and runs the Twitter account @Bottomline_IBD. She said: “One of the worst… Read More »