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Memory activation before exposure reduces life-long fear of spiders

25 August, 2016 - Uppsala universitet

Many people suffer from anxiety and fears, and a common treatment for these problems is exposure therapy. In a new study published in Current Biology, researchers at Uppsala University have shown how the effect of exposure therapy can be improved by disrupting the recreation of fear-memories in people with arachnophobia.

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New study provides important insight into how tumours metastasise

23 August, 2016 - Uppsala universitet

Research has shown that the growth of cancerous tumours is affected by the transforming growth factor beta (TGF-beta) in the body’s cells; TGF-beta both suppresses and stimulates tumour development, but it has not been understood how this happens. A new study published in the journal Science Signaling today reveals important details behind this process.

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Polyunsaturated fat in adipose tissue linked to lower mortality

17 August, 2016 - Uppsala universitet

In a study from Uppsala University, published in the American journal JAMA Cardiology, the fatty acid linoleic acid (Omega 6) in subcutaneous adipose tissue was linked to lower mortality among older men followed over a 15-year period.

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New discovery increases understanding of how plants and bacteria see light

15 August, 2016 - Göteborgs universitet

Plants, bacteria and fungi react to light with light-sensitive proteins. Scientists from the University of Gothenburg and their Finnish colleagues from University of Jyväskylä have now determined the inner workings of one of these proteins. The results have been published in the most recent issue of Science Advances. The investigated proteins are called “phytochromes”. They […]

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