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05:40 EDT 24th October 2017 | BioPortfolio

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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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Intestinal lymphatic vasculature: structure, mechanisms and functions

The intestinal lymphatic vasculature has a range of functions, from maintenance of interstitial fluid balance to transport of antigens, cells, dietary lipids and fat-soluble vitamins. In this Review, ...

How pharmaceutical companies can help take the ‘neglected’ out of neglected tropical diseases (NTDs)

What do schistosomiasis, cysticercosis, and lymphatic filariasis have in common? Besides verging on the unpronounceable, they are all classified as neglected tropical diseases (NTDs). NTDs are a set o...

Metastasis: Lymphatic detours for cancer

The growth factor MIDKINE, which is secreted by skin tumours called melanomas, stimulates the formation of lymphatic vessels at distant lymph nodes and organ sites, paving the way for metastatic cance...

Lymphatic vessels that help cancers spread can also boost immune therapies

In a surprise finding, an international research team from the University of Chicago, the University of Lausanne, and the Swiss Federal Institute of Technology in Lausanne has discovered that the lymp...

Brain cleaning system uses lymphatic vessels

Researchers discovered that our brains may drain waste out through lymphatic vessels, the body’s sewer system. They could be a pipeline between the brain and the immune system.

Elephantiasis on the decline in Cameroon

Lymphatic filariasis—a parasitic infection commonly known as elephantiasis—is among the 10 neglected tropical diseases that the World Health Organization (WHO) is aiming to eliminate by 2020. In C...

Israeli smart sock co ElastiMed raises $1m

ElastiMed has developed a wearable medical device that improves circulation in the legs for the treatment of venous and lymphatic diseases.

PureTech Health licenses lymphatic biology tech from Monash University

Monash University granted PureTech Health PLC exclusive rights to a lymphatic targeting program called the “Glyph technology,” for use in the development of therapies that selectively target certa...

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Utilising lymphatic cell markers to visualise human lymphatic abnormalities.

The in vivo visualisation of the human lymphatic system is limited by the mode of delivery of tracing agents, depth of field and size of the area examined, and specificity of the cell markers used to ...

Lymphatic Drainage System of the Brain: A Novel Target for Intervention of Neurological Diseases.

The belief that the vertebrate brain functions normally without classical lymphatic drainage vessels has been held for many decades. On the contrary, new findings show that functional lymphatic draina...

Cardiac lymphatic system.

The lymphatic system is a network of vessels and lymphoid tissues that maintain tissue fluid homeostasis, transport intestinal fat, and regulate immune surveillance. Despite a large body of evidence s...

Apelin modulates pathological remodeling of lymphatic endothelium after myocardial infarction.

Lymphatic endothelium serves as a barrier to control fluid balance and immune cell trafficking to maintain tissue homeostasis. Long-term alteration of lymphatic vasculature promotes edema and fibrosis...

Investigating the Short-Term Effects of Manual Lymphatic Drainage and Compression Garment Therapies on Lymphatic Function Using Near-Infrared Imaging.

Lymphedema is a chronic peripheral swelling caused by a dysfunction of the lymphatic system, leading to discomfort and loss of upper limb movement. Therapies to treat or manage this swelling have limi...

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