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High Blood Sugar Levels ‘Reprogramme’ Stem Cells

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The FINANCIAL — High levels of glucose in the blood ‘reprogrammes’ stem cells, leading to a lasting increase in the risk of developing dangerous atherosclerosis, according to research funded by the British Heart Foundation published today in Circulation.…

Lilly is manufacturing neutralizing antibodies that prevent coronavirus from entering the cells

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The FINANCIAL — Lilly is creating and testing neutralizing antibodies that target the viral spike protein that SARS-CoV-2 uses to gain entry into host cells. These treatments are specifically designed to treat COVID-19 and require specialized people – such as scientists and engineers – and nearly 300,000 square feet of manufacturing space, 40 miles of piping, 50…