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Brain protein found to aid influenza recovery

Brain protein found to aid influenza recovery

Washington State University Spokane scientists have found a brain protein that boosts the healing power of sleep and speeds an animal’s recovery from the flu. Research by WSU Regents Professor James M. Krueger has determined that a brain-specific protein is uniquely involved in sleep responses triggered by the influenza virus in mice. Without the protein, […]

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Life expectancy ‘not reduced’ by intensive type 1 diabetes treatment

Life expectancy ‘not reduced’ by intensive type 1 diabetes treatment

Although the recommended standard of care, it has yet to be established whether intensive diabetes therapy affects mortality in type 1 diabetes patients. A new study, however, has found an association between intensive treatment and a modestly lower all-cause rate of death. Approximately 15% of diabetes patients have type 1 diabetes. Researchers from the University […]