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Medical News Today: New antibacterial defense mechanism discovered in the nose

The human body has several built-in defenses that protect against illness, but some of these processes are still a mystery. Recent research reveals new insight into how the nasal airway works to protect us from bacteria. Researchers have found a new bacteria-fighting mechanism in the nose. A team from Massachusetts Eye and Ear developed and… Read More »

Medical News Today: Scientists confirm the role of 'molecular switch' in Parkinson's disease

Scientists have confirmed that a protective cell mechanism can be disrupted in the brains of people with Parkinson’s disease. The mechanism protects cells against damage caused by faulty mitochondria, the small power units that produce cells’ energy. Researchers confirm that in Parkinson’s, a faulty molecular switch triggers the degeneration of neurons. In the past week,… Read More »