Newly developed eczema during aging: What influence do genes and air pollution have?
23.11.2018 · IUF – Leibniz-Institut für umweltmedizinische Forschung
Little is known about eczema in the elderly. New insights on this topic were recently published in the Journal of Allergy and Clinical Immunology. They are based on a two-step investigation of researchers from the IUF in...
Inflammatory processes impair nerve regeneration in old age
19.10.2018 · FLI Leibniz Institute on Aging - Fritz Lipmann Institute
The regenerative capacity of the nervous system declines during aging; the risk to develop nerve pathologies increases. Researchers of the Leibniz Institute on Aging (FLI) in Jena investigated the regeneration of aging nerves in...
New function of “kidney-gene” – WT1 plays a role in the central nervous system and controls movement
16.10.2018 · FLI Leibniz Institute on Aging - Fritz Lipmann Institute
The WT1 gene fulfills a central role in the development of a healthy, proper functioning kidney. Mutations in WT1 lead to impairments in kidney development and cause Wilms tumors, a pediatric kidney cancer. Researchers of the...
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