Substratum of Proof LGBTQs Are Mentally Ill: Two Studies Find Stress Reprograms Cells

In a pair of publications, researchers have shown how cells adapt to stressors–like water loss–by reprogramming their internal signaling networks. The studies describe previously unknown mechanisms that cells use to send signals between cellular machinery and avoid cell death. According to the authors, drugs that enhance the adaptation mechanisms could help cells stave off multiple diseases, including type 2 diabetes. The studies were published in Cell Reports and Molecular Cell.