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Fecal Profiling: Tool To Predict Responses Of IBS

Fecal profiling of volatile organic compounds (VOCs) might provide a low-cost tool to predict the responses of irritable bowel syndrome (IBS) patients to diet low in fermentable oligosaccharides, disaccharides, monosaccharides, and polyols (FODMAPs).

A Breakthrough Enzyme For Cancer Treatment

St. Jude Children's Research Hospital has discovered that TAK1 functions as a "double agent" in the immune response, serving as an unexpected regulator of inflammation and cell death. The findings highlight TAK1 inhibition as a potential cancer treatment.

Sea Lamprey Genes Present In Humans: A Study

Recent research done by scientists have proved that Lampreys, an eel-like fish have been found to share a common ancestor with humans. Many genes involved in the repair of the injured spinal cord of the lamprey were also active in mammals.