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Sphingosine 1 Phosphate S1P

Sphingosine-1-phospate (S1P) is a phospholipid released by platelets, mast and other cells. It is now known that S1P stimulates at least five different G-protein coupled receptors (GPCRs): S1P1, S1P2,...

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[Comment] Global elimination of lymphatic filariasis

Lymphatic filariasis is one of the most debilitating neglected tropical diseases, the clinical manifestations of which include painful and incapacitating lymphoedema.1 Among the estimated 68 million p...

Cancer: depriving the lymphatic system of fat could stop metastasis

Belgian researchers have presented new data on the role of fats in the migration of cancer cells to new sites. When cancer cells spread through the body, they often migrate via pre-existing or new lym...

[Articles] Excess mortality associated with loiasis: a retrospective population-based cohort study

High-grade L loa microfilaraemia is associated with an increased mortality risk, suggesting that loiasis is not a benign condition and merits more attention because of its effect on onchocerciasis and...

Lymphatic imaging to assess rheumatoid flare: mechanistic insights and biomarker potential

Proliferation of draining lymphatic vessels coupled with dynamic changes in lymph node volume and flow are characteristic features in rheumatoid arthritis (RA). Furthermore, impaired lymph egress from...

Actress Kathy Bates to be honored at Research!America's Advocacy Awards Dinner

(Research!America) Kathy Bates, award-winning actress and Lymphatic Education & Research Network (LE&RN) spokesperson, will receive Research!America's Isadore Rosenfeld Award for Impact on Public Opin...

[Comment] No more neglect of helminths and HIV

Helminths are parasitic worms that disproportionately affect the world's poorest people and cause chronic disease in a quarter of the global population.1 Helminth infections, such as lymphatic filaria...

Stretching cells to learn more about them

A tool developed at EPFL can stretch and compress cells, mimicking what happens in the body. The aim: to study the role played by these mechanical forces in cases of cancer or lymphatic diseases.

The role of fatty acid β-oxidation in lymphangiogenesis

The lymphangiogenic factor PROX1 transcriptionally upregulates CPT1A, a rate-controlling enzyme in fatty acid β-oxidation, and this co-regulates lymphatic endothelial cell differentiation by epigenet...

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Extracellular vesicles are present in mouse lymph and their level differs in atherosclerosis.

The lymphatic system works in close collaboration with the cardiovascular system to preserve fluid balance throughout the body and is essential for the trafficking of antigen-presenting cells and lymp...

Foxc1 and Foxc2 deletion causes abnormal lymphangiogenesis and correlates with ERK hyperactivation.

The lymphatic vasculature is essential for maintaining interstitial fluid homeostasis, and dysfunctional lymphangiogenesis contributes to various pathological processes, including inflammatory disease...

Efficient Assessment of Developmental, Surgical and Pathological Lymphangiogenesis Using a Lymphatic Reporter Mouse and Its Embryonic Stem Cells.

Several lymphatic reporter mouse lines have recently been developed to significantly improve imaging of lymphatic vessels. Nonetheless, the usage of direct visualization of lymphatic vessels has not b...

Effect of Two or Six Doses 800 mg of Albendazole Every Two Months on Loa loa Microfilaraemia: A Double Blind, Randomized, Placebo-Controlled Trial.

Loiasis is a parasitic infection endemic in the African rain forest caused by the filarial nematode Loa loa. Loiasis can be co-endemic with onchocerciasis and/or lymphatic filariasis. Ivermectin, the ...

Evaluating the Burden of Lymphedema Due to Lymphatic Filariasis in 2005 in Khurda District, Odisha State, India.

Over 1.1 billion people worldwide are at risk for lymphatic filariasis (LF), and the global burden of LF-associated lymphedema is estimated at 16 million affected people, yet country-specific estimate...

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