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Drug to rejuvenate muscle cells developed

Elderly to feel fitter, faster and stronger


Researchers from The University of Texas Medical Branch at Galveston have developed a promising drug that has proven to significantly increase muscle size, strength and metabolic state in aged mice, according to a study. As we age, our bodies increasingly lose the ability to repair and rebuild ...


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Why is junk food more attractive when on diet?

New insights into why we crave fatty foods when dieting


Have you ever wondered why we crave the very foods that we try to avoid when dieting? Or wish there was a way to turn off the craving? Researchers from The University of Texas Medical Branch at Galveston have identified new brain circuits that may act as a brake on binge eating and junk food ...


UTMB adapts Zika vaccine to fight brain cancer

Vaccine attacked cancer cells but not healthy ones


Researchers at The University of Texas Medical Branch at Galveston have successfully harnessed a Zika virus vaccine under development to target and kill the brain cancer known as glioblastoma. The findings are currently available in MBio. The Zika virus can cause microcephaly, a condition where ...


Why some people with brain markers of Alzheimer’s have no dementia


A new study from The University of Texas Medical Branch at Galveston has uncovered why some people that have brain markers of Alzheimer’s never develop the classic dementia that others do. Alzheimer’s disease, the most common form of dementia, affects more than 5 million Americans. People ...


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Researchers develop Marburg virus treatment effective five days after infection


An antibody treatment successfully protected nonhuman primates against the deadly Marburg and Ravn viruses even when given five days after becoming infected, according to the latest findings of a collaborative team from The University of Texas Medical Branch at Galveston, Mapp Biopharmaceutical ...


New study uncovers mechanisms underlying how diabetes damages the heart


Cardiac complications are the number one cause of death among diabetics. Now a team of scientists has uncovered a molecular mechanism involved in a common form of heart damage found in people with diabetes. A research team from The University of Texas Medical Branch at Galveston in collaboration ...


A new understanding of dengue virus

A new study is reshaping how scientists look at and understand a deadly virus


An international consortium of scientists, including researchers from the University of Texas Medical Branch at Galveston, worked to map out the antigenic differences in various strains of dengue virus. Previously, scientists have described four distinct antigenic variants or serotypes. But ...


New drug protects against the deadly effects of nuclear radiation 24 hours after exposure


An interdisciplinary research team led by The University of Texas Medical Branch at Galveston reports a new breakthrough in countering the deadly effects of radiation exposure. A single injection of a regenerative peptide was shown to significantly increase survival in mice when given 24 hours ...


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Chagas disease vaccine shows long-term protection in mice


Chagas disease, caused by the Trypanosoma cruzi parasite and transmitted by insects in Latin America is among the most common tropical diseases, and so far without effective vaccine. A study published in PLOS Pathogens now shows that a candidate vaccine can induce long-lasting immunity against ...


Leading Ebola researcher at UTMB says there's an effective treatment for Ebola


A leading U.S. Ebola researcher from the University of Texas Medical Branch at Galveston has gone on record stating that a blend of three monoclonal antibodies can completely protect monkeys against a lethal dose of Ebola virus up to 5 days after infection, at a time when the disease is ...


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