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GastroenterologyImmunology

Propolis supplementation may protect patients with food allergies against food allergen-induced anaphylaxis by inhibition of mast cell/basophil activation necessary for antigen-induced intestinal anaphylaxis.

Kashiwakura et al., Allergology International, 2 December 2020

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Cardiology

Antihypertensive medications involved in the renin-angiotensin system that cross the blood-brain barrier may be linked to lower risk of dementia in older adults.

Ho et al., Hypertension, 21 June 2021

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Psychiatry

During the global COVID-19 pandemics in 2020 emergency rooms throughout the USA noticed increased number of mental health associated conditions, suicide attempts and drug overdoses in comparison with the same period in 2019.

Holland et al., JAMA Psychiatry, 3 February 2021

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Biochemistry

Cell size is adjusted as a balance between proteins FLB17 and KRP4, the latter of which binds to chromosomes during cell division and is transferred to newly created cells.

D'Ario et al., Science, 11 June 2021

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