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COVID-19 during Pregnancy: Clinical and In Vitro...

Rearchers at IREC (OBST Lab) and Cliniques Universitaires Saint-Luc have shown that the placenta is not susceptible to SARS-CoV-2 infection, making a transmission to the neonate unlikely to occur around term. Over a year, the COVID-19 pandemic has become a worldwide health and social crisis,...
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Omega-3 PUFA as Trojan horses to kill agressive cancer cells

Tumor acidosis promotes disease progression through a stimulation of fatty acid metabolism in cancer cells. Instead of blocking the use of fatty acids (FA) by acidic cancer cells, we examined whether excess uptake of specific FA could lead to antitumor effects. We found that n-3 but also...
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Journal of Hepatology announcement: Muscle fat content /...

We have discovered that the evaluation of fat in muscle could serve as a non-invasive marker to help diagnose NASH, a progressive liver disease favored by the current dietary and lifestyle habits.  The study highlights that the fat content evaluated with a CT-Scan in skeletal muscles...
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Financement de la Recherche: New Brochure UCLouvain!

Opportunités de financement de la recherche Vous fourmillez d’idées de recherche, vous voulez concrétiser des projets, créer du savoir, vous former, trouver les connaissances là où elles sont le plus à la pointe, construire des partenariats, etc. Pour vous permettre...
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20.05.2021: IREC 10 YEARS - SCIENTIFIC EVENT

 
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