Tag: mice

Innovation, Research

How sound reduces pain in mice

July 7, 2022

Via: ScienceDaily

An international team of scientists has identified the neural mechanisms through which sound blunts pain in mice. The findings, which could inform development of safer methods to treat pain, were published in Science. The study was led by researchers at […]

Biomarker, Innovation, Research

Common antidepressant drugs help the immune system to attack tumors in mice

June 10, 2021

Via: The Medical News

A class of drug called monoamine oxidase inhibitors is commonly prescribed to treat depression; the medications work by boosting levels of serotonin, the brain’s “happiness hormone.” A new study by UCLA researchers suggests that those drugs, commonly known as MAOIs, […]

Innovation, Research

Scientists discover structural changes in adult mice brains as seen in young animals

March 8, 2021

Via: ScienceDaily Health

Understanding the cellular and molecular mechanisms underlying brain “plasticity”(how the brain can learn, develop and reorganise itself) is crucial for explaining many illnesses and conditions. Neurocientists from the University of Göttingen and University Medical Center Göttingen (UMG) have now managed […]

Innovation, Research

Researchers restore sight in mice by turning skin cells into light-sensing eye cells

April 15, 2020

Via: The Medical News

Researchers have discovered a technique for directly reprogramming skin cells into light-sensing rod photoreceptors used for vision. The lab-made rods enabled blind mice to detect light after the cells were transplanted into the animals’ eyes. The work, funded by the […]