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Aging (52)
Novel Therapeutic Approach To Treat Alzheimer's Disease
Dec 11, 2017 10:32 am

Alzheimer's disease is the most common form of dementia and neurodegeneration worldwide. A major hallmark of the disease is the accumulation of toxic plaques in the brain, formed by the abnormal a...
Inhibiting Polymerase III Enzyme Can Extend Lifespans & Prevent Aging
Dec 4, 2017 5:30 pm

The lifespans of flies and worms are prolonged by limiting the activity of an enzyme common to all animals, finds a UCL-led study. The enzyme – RNA polymerase III (Pol III) – is present in...
The Relationship Between Neuropathology & Gene Expression In Elders
Nov 30, 2017 10:00 am

In a comprehensive analysis of samples from 107 aged human brains, researchers at the Allen Institute for Brain Science, UW Medicine and Kaiser Permanente Washington Health Research Institute have dis...
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Arthrology (3)
New Subset Of T-Cells Implicated in Rheumatoid arthritis
Feb 11, 2017 2:00 pm

A research team led by scientists from Brigham and Women's Hospital (BWH) has carefully scrutinized the immune cells from patients with rheumatoid arthritis, revealing a striking new subset of T-c...
Fibroblasts CouldProvide New Target for Treatment of Rheumatoid Arthritis
Dec 20, 2016 8:05 am

A study led by researchers at the University of Birmingham reveals the key role of different types of fibroblast cells in the development of rheumatoid arthritis (RA), opening up a new avenue for rese...
Study Identifies a Common Bacterial Cause of Gum Disease That May Drive Rheumatoid Arthritis
Dec 19, 2016 6:39 am

Investigators at Johns Hopkins report they have new evidence that a bacterium known to cause chronic inflammatory gum infections also triggers the inflammatory "autoimmune" response characte...
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Bacteriology (161)
Using Lactic acid bacteria To Fight Against influenza a virus
Dec 15, 2017 12:00 pm

Lactic acid bacteria, commonly used as probiotics to improve digestive health, can offer protection against different subtypes of influenza A virus, resulting in reduced weight loss after virus infect...
Competition Between Co infecting Bacteria May Turn Into Gang War
Dec 7, 2017 9:10 pm

The bacterium Pseudomonas aeruginosa can produce specific molecular factors that dramatically increase or decrease an antibiotic's ability to kill Staphylococcus aureus, another bacterium that oft...
New Innovative Product To Preserve Oral Health
Dec 7, 2017 12:00 pm

Dentists rely on composite materials to perform restorative procedures, such as filling cavities. Yet these materials, like tooth enamel, can be vulnerable to the growth of plaque, the sticky biofilm ...
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Bioinformatics (111)
New role for fragile X protein could offer clues for treatment
Oct 6, 2017 10:30 am

The protein behind fragile X syndrome acts as a genetic conductor, orchestrating a symphony of genes that help shape DNA's 3-D structure. Fragile X mental retardation protein, or FMRP, oversees...
Green algae could hold clues for engineering faster-growing crops
Sep 25, 2017 6:00 pm

Two new studies of green algae -- the scourge of swimming pool owners and freshwater ponds -- have revealed new insights into how these organisms siphon carbon dioxide from the air for use in photosyn...
Blood Test for Early Detection of Brain Metastases of Breast Cancer
Sep 23, 2017 2:00 pm

Houston Methodist cancer researchers are now closer to creating a blood test that can identify breast cancer patients who are at increased risk for developing brain metastasis, and also monitor diseas...
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Biopharmaceuticals (27)
Striking : Human Saliva Is Better Than Morphine In Painkilling
Dec 4, 2017 3:00 pm

Would you take a painkiller that had been developed from human saliva? A recent study suggests you might in future. Pain is an essential sensation. Sensory nerves with endings in our skin, tissues ...
Tailored Mini-Protein Opens Way to Create a new Class of Drugs
Nov 25, 2017 9:00 am

Scientists have created a high-speed method to generate thousands of different, small, stable proteins from scratch that can be custom-designed to bind to specific therapeutic targets. Protection a...
A Single Shot Provids Control Over Blood Glucose For a Week
Jul 26, 2017 11:00 am

Biomedical engineers at Duke University have created a technology that might provide weeks of glucose control for diabetes with a single injection, which would be a dramatic improvement over current t...
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Biotechnology (205)
New Agonist With All Oxytocin Beauties And More
Dec 8, 2017 5:30 pm

Oxytocin and vasopressin mediate various physiological functions that are important for osmoregulation, reproduction, cardiovascular function, social behavior, memory, and learning through four G prot...
Semi-Synthetic Organism That Can Use Six Genetic Letter
Dec 6, 2017 2:00 pm

Scientists have expanded the building blocks of DNA to create a stable semi-synthetic organism that can produce biological compounds entirely new to nature. The DNA that makes up essentially all li...
Lab Cultured "Mini Brains" To Understand Schizophrenia
Dec 6, 2017 10:10 am

A new study has found that schizophrenia could originate as early as the first 12 weeks of pregnancy, which means we might be able to eventually treat it in utero before birth. By growing "min...
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Cancer (647)
New Promising Option For Cancer Patients Who Failed Chemotherapy
Dec 13, 2017 7:00 pm

Using T-Cells to Fight Back One of the first line treatments for cancer is chemotherapy, which can be a long, stressful process. While some patients certainly benefit from the treatment and see the...
Stopping bone Cancer Metastasis
Dec 13, 2017 3:00 pm

In the ongoing battle between cancer and modern medicine, some therapeutic agents, while effective, can bring undesirable or even dangerous side effects. "Chemo saves lives and improves survival,...
Developing Cancer Fighting Immunotherapy Strategies
Dec 12, 2017 6:00 pm

During infection or tumor growth, a type of specialized white blood cells called CD8+ T cells rapidly multiply within the spleen and lymph nodes and acquire the ability to kill diseased cells. Some of...
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Cancer Therapy (199)
New Promising Option For Cancer Patients Who Failed Chemotherapy
Dec 13, 2017 7:00 pm

Using T-Cells to Fight Back One of the first line treatments for cancer is chemotherapy, which can be a long, stressful process. While some patients certainly benefit from the treatment and see the...
Stopping bone Cancer Metastasis
Dec 13, 2017 3:00 pm

In the ongoing battle between cancer and modern medicine, some therapeutic agents, while effective, can bring undesirable or even dangerous side effects. "Chemo saves lives and improves survival,...
Developing Cancer Fighting Immunotherapy Strategies
Dec 12, 2017 6:00 pm

During infection or tumor growth, a type of specialized white blood cells called CD8+ T cells rapidly multiply within the spleen and lymph nodes and acquire the ability to kill diseased cells. Some of...
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Cardiology (82)
Differences Between Men & Women In Fat Distribution
Dec 3, 2017 12:00 pm

The reason why people of the same weight can have very different risk profiles for heart disease is because the distribution and type of fat in the body may be more important than how much fat is stor...
How To Avoid Risk Of Stroke Accompanied With Menopause Hormone Therapy?
Nov 26, 2017 2:00 pm

Postmenopausal hormone therapy is not associated with increased risk of stroke, provided that it is started early, according to a report from Karolinska Institutet in Sweden published in the journal P...
Mechanical Tension Can Help Heart Tissue Regeneration
Nov 23, 2017 12:30 pm

By taking videos of a tiny beating zebrafish heart as it reconstructs its covering in a petri dish, scientists have captured unexpected dynamics of cells involved in tissue regeneration. They found th...
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Cell Biology (352)
Essential Signalling Pathway For Angiogenesis To Treat Ischemia
Dec 11, 2017 2:00 pm

A new study led by researchers at Sanford Burnham Prebys Medical Discovery Institute (SBP) identifies a signaling pathway that is essential for angiogenesis, the growth of new blood vessels from pre-e...
Novel Therapeutic Approach To Treat Alzheimer's Disease
Dec 11, 2017 10:32 am

Alzheimer's disease is the most common form of dementia and neurodegeneration worldwide. A major hallmark of the disease is the accumulation of toxic plaques in the brain, formed by the abnormal a...
Should Immune Cells Sacrifice Themselves To Deliver The "Precious" IL-1?
Dec 7, 2017 1:00 pm

Researchers at Boston Children's Hospital have identified, for the first time, the molecule that enables immune cells to release interleukin-1 (IL-1), a key part of our innate immune response to i...
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Cell Signaling (67)
Stopping bone Cancer Metastasis
Dec 13, 2017 3:00 pm

In the ongoing battle between cancer and modern medicine, some therapeutic agents, while effective, can bring undesirable or even dangerous side effects. "Chemo saves lives and improves survival,...
Should Immune Cells Sacrifice Themselves To Deliver The "Precious" IL-1?
Dec 7, 2017 1:00 pm

Researchers at Boston Children's Hospital have identified, for the first time, the molecule that enables immune cells to release interleukin-1 (IL-1), a key part of our innate immune response to i...
Inhibiting Polymerase III Enzyme Can Extend Lifespans & Prevent Aging
Dec 4, 2017 5:30 pm

The lifespans of flies and worms are prolonged by limiting the activity of an enzyme common to all animals, finds a UCL-led study. The enzyme – RNA polymerase III (Pol III) – is present in...
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Clinical Trials (109)
Treatment That Can Control The Auditory Hallucinations Of Schizophrenic Patients
Dec 15, 2017 10:10 am

A quarter of people with psychotic conditions experience persistent auditory verbal hallucinations, despite treatment. AVATAR therapy — invented by Julian Leff in 2008 — an acronym for Aud...
Viagra As Medication For Babies
Dec 11, 2017 9:00 am

A University of Liverpool led international clinical trial has found an anti-impotence drug to be ineffective at improving outcomes for pregnancies complicated by fetal growth restriction. Fetal gr...
Can Breast Cancer Return After Treatment Have Proven Successful?
Dec 3, 2017 10:00 am

Women who have seemingly beaten breast cancer may still be at risk for the cancer’s unceremonious return decades later, according to a new study. This year, an estimated 246,660 women in the ...
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Dentistry (11)
New Innovative Product To Preserve Oral Health
Dec 7, 2017 12:00 pm

Dentists rely on composite materials to perform restorative procedures, such as filling cavities. Yet these materials, like tooth enamel, can be vulnerable to the growth of plaque, the sticky biofilm ...
An end to cavities for people with sensitive teeth?
Aug 28, 2017 9:00 pm

An ice cold drink is refreshing in the summer, but for people with sensitive teeth, it can cause a painful jolt in the mouth. This condition can be treated, but many current approaches don't last ...
Diabetes Affects Even Mouth Bacteria!
Jul 25, 2017 3:01 pm

A new study led by University of Pennsylvania researchers has found that the oral microbiome is affected by diabetes, causing a shift to increase its pathogenicity. The research, published in the jour...
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Dermatology (27)
Genetically, Africa Has The Greatest Amount Of Phenotypic Variation In Skin pigmentation
Dec 3, 2017 5:10 pm

Many studies have suggested that the genetics of skin pigmentation are simple. A small number of known genes, it is thought, account for nearly 50 percent of pigment variation. However, these studies ...
Gene Therapy Save Syrian "Butterfly" Child!
Nov 14, 2017 9:00 am

A child has been given a new genetically modified skin that covers 80% of his body, in a series of lifesaving operations. Hassan, who lives in Germany, has a genetic disease - junctional epidermoly...
When You Get a Wound Affect How Fast It Heals!
Nov 12, 2017 4:00 pm

The antidote to a bad scrape-up is usually a fairly simple recipe: antibiotics, bandages, and time. Now, a new study suggests that timing also matters. Skin cells that help patch up wounds work more q...
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Developmental Biology (109)
Evolution Of Human Brain Is Controlled By The CLOCK gene
Dec 9, 2017 11:00 am

Scientists have long sought to unravel the molecular mysteries that make the human brain special: What processes drove its evolution through the millennia? Which genes are critical to cognitive develo...
Semi-Synthetic Organism That Can Use Six Genetic Letter
Dec 6, 2017 2:00 pm

Scientists have expanded the building blocks of DNA to create a stable semi-synthetic organism that can produce biological compounds entirely new to nature. The DNA that makes up essentially all li...
Lab Cultured "Mini Brains" To Understand Schizophrenia
Dec 6, 2017 10:10 am

A new study has found that schizophrenia could originate as early as the first 12 weeks of pregnancy, which means we might be able to eventually treat it in utero before birth. By growing "min...
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Diabetes (80)
Genetic Variants Are To Blame For The Fatal Heart Attacks For Diabetic People
Dec 7, 2017 3:00 pm

Perplexing findings from 2008 connecting better control of blood glucose levels with a higher risk of fatal heart attacks for people with diabetes are now finally being explained by scientists at the ...
Breakfast Consumption Improve Expression Of Clock Genes
Dec 4, 2017 4:30 pm

Irregular eating habits such as skipping breakfast are often associated with obesity, type 2 diabetes, hypertension and cardiovascular disease, but the precise impact of meal times on the body’s...
Its a Bless & a Curse To Have Both Obesity and Diabetes
Nov 29, 2017 6:00 pm

Inflammation processes are responsible for the failure of insulin production in diabetes patients. The patients' own immune systems can contribute to treatment of this disease: researchers at the ...
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Diseases (579)
Novel Therapeutic Approach To Treat Alzheimer's Disease
Dec 11, 2017 10:32 am

Alzheimer's disease is the most common form of dementia and neurodegeneration worldwide. A major hallmark of the disease is the accumulation of toxic plaques in the brain, formed by the abnormal a...
The Body Immunological Response Is The Cause Of The Kissing Disease Severity
Dec 8, 2017 7:00 pm

Acute infectious mononucleosis (AIM), also known as mono or the "kissing disease," is caused by the Epstein-Barr Virus (EBV). In a paper published this week in mBio, researchers connect the ...
New Innovative Product To Preserve Oral Health
Dec 7, 2017 12:00 pm

Dentists rely on composite materials to perform restorative procedures, such as filling cavities. Yet these materials, like tooth enamel, can be vulnerable to the growth of plaque, the sticky biofilm ...
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Endocrinology (26)
Engineered Ovaries To Supplement Natural Hormones Supply For Those Who Lost Their Ovaries Function
Dec 14, 2017 9:00 am

Researchers have demonstrated that lab-grown artificial ovaries could provide a better way of providing hormone replacement therapy for women. In a study published in Nature Communications, engineered...
New Agonist With All Oxytocin Beauties And More
Dec 8, 2017 5:30 pm

Oxytocin and vasopressin mediate various physiological functions that are important for osmoregulation, reproduction, cardiovascular function, social behavior, memory, and learning through four G prot...
Its a Bless & a Curse To Have Both Obesity and Diabetes
Nov 29, 2017 6:00 pm

Inflammation processes are responsible for the failure of insulin production in diabetes patients. The patients' own immune systems can contribute to treatment of this disease: researchers at the ...
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Epigenetics (43)
Using Epigenetics In CRISPR Technique
Dec 10, 2017 4:10 pm

Much of the enthusiasm around gene-editing techniques, particularly the CRISPR-Cas9 technology, centers on the ability to insert or remove genes or to repair disease-causing mutations. A major concern...
What Gives Cancer Cells the Ability to Metastasize?
Aug 23, 2017 7:00 pm

Cells, just like people, have memories. They retain molecular markers that at the beginning of their existence helped guide their development. Cells that become cancerous may be making use of these ea...
Scientists Put The Immune System Back In Order!
Aug 7, 2017 11:00 am

When the immune system is imbalanced, either due to overly-active cells or cells that suppress its function, it causes a wide range of diseases, from psoriasis to cancer. By manipulating the function ...
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Evolution (72)
Are Men Really Exaggerating The Severity Of Flu Symptoms ?
Dec 14, 2017 12:00 pm

The much-debated phenomenon of "man flu" may have some basis in fact, suggests an article published in the Christmas issue of The BMJ. A Canadian academic investigated the claim of man fl...
Even Rats Would Change Their Genes To Survive
Dec 7, 2017 10:00 am

A small team of researchers from Fordham University and Providence College, both in the U.S., has found that there are small but discernible genetic differences between rats living uptown versus downt...
Reconstruction Of Bottle Gourd Genome
Dec 4, 2017 12:00 pm

Researchers from the Boyce Thompson Institute (BTI), the United States Department of Agriculture (USDA), and collaborators in China and France have produced the first high-quality genome sequence for ...
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Putting The Pieces Of Red Blood Cells Circadian Rhythms Puzzle Together
Dec 15, 2017 3:00 pm

An innovative new study from the University of Surrey and Cambridge's MRC Laboratory of Molecular Biology, published in the prestigious journal Nature Communications, has uncovered the secrets of ...
Genetically Boosting The Photosynthesis Process To Meet The Increasing Global Demand For Food
Dec 12, 2017 12:30 pm

Photosynthesis is the process underlying all plant growth. Scientists aim to boost photosynthesis to meet the increasing global demand for food by engineering its key enzyme Rubisco. Now, researchers ...
Homosexuality Dose It Has Any Biological Background?
Dec 11, 2017 12:00 pm

A large team of researchers from several institutions in the U.S. and one each from Australia and the U.K. has found two gene variants that appear to be more prevalent in gay men than straight men, ad...
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How a Certain Amino Acid Can Be Used by Bacteria In Intestine to Curb Inflammation in Guts?
Sep 13, 2017 6:30 pm

Summary: The combination of a bacterium that normally lives in the gut and a protein-rich diet promotes a more tolerant, less inflammatory gut immune system, according to new research. The findings, ...
Having The Right Bacteria For The Right Compound To Get Benefits!
Sep 12, 2017 11:00 am

Microbes that live in the gut don't just digest food. They also have far-reaching effects on the immune system. Now, a new study shows that a particular gut microbe can prevent severe flu infectio...
How Bacteria in the Guts Talks to the Brain?
Sep 6, 2017 7:00 pm

Gut microbes have been in the news lately. Recent studies show they can influence human health, behavior, and certain neurological disorders, such as autism. But just how do they communicate with the ...
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Gene Therapy (41)
A Virus With A Selected Gene Could Be The Cure For The Hemophilia B Patients
Dec 8, 2017 4:10 pm

Researchers have scored their first clear success in using gene therapy to treat hemophilia, an inherited blood disorder. Ten men received a single intravenous infusion of a harmless virus ferrying a ...
Genetic Intervention To Prevent & Reverse Multiple Sclerosis
Nov 26, 2017 11:00 am

Multiple sclerosis can be inhibited or reversed in mouse models using a novel gene therapy technique to suppress the immune response that induces the disease, University of Florida Health researchers ...
Gene Therapy Save Syrian "Butterfly" Child!
Nov 14, 2017 9:00 am

A child has been given a new genetically modified skin that covers 80% of his body, in a series of lifesaving operations. Hassan, who lives in Germany, has a genetic disease - junctional epidermoly...
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Garlic Can Eliminate Bacteria &Chronic Infections
Nov 30, 2017 5:00 pm

New research by scientists at the University of Copenhagen has found that garlic contains a compound that can fight strong bacteria in people with chronic infections. The sulfurous molecule has a dest...
Tailored Mini-Protein Opens Way to Create a new Class of Drugs
Nov 25, 2017 9:00 am

Scientists have created a high-speed method to generate thousands of different, small, stable proteins from scratch that can be custom-designed to bind to specific therapeutic targets. Protection a...
New Techinque To Vanquish Bacteria
Nov 21, 2017 4:00 pm

The intestinal bacterium E. coli can adapt to changes in its surroundings. Leiden scientists have discovered how the H-NS protein makes this possible. This new knowledge can be an important starting p...
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Developing Cancer Fighting Immunotherapy Strategies
Dec 12, 2017 6:00 pm

During infection or tumor growth, a type of specialized white blood cells called CD8+ T cells rapidly multiply within the spleen and lymph nodes and acquire the ability to kill diseased cells. Some of...
New Technique To Replace The Current Cell Imaging Technique
Dec 12, 2017 10:00 am

EPFL researchers have used electrochemical imaging to take a step forward in mapping the distribution of biomolecules in tissue. This technology, which uses only endogenous markers – rather than...
New Technique That Will Force The Centromere To Give Up Its Secrets
Dec 11, 2017 3:00 pm

A new technique may force the centromere -- the mysterious stretch of DNA in the center of every chromosome -- to give up its secrets at last. The first test of the approach has yielded clues about th...
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Some Behavioral Traits Like Tendency to Undervalue Future Rewards Can Be Genetically Liked To Physiological Traits Like Obesity& IQ
Dec 15, 2017 4:00 pm

Researchers at University of California San Diego School of Medicine have found a genetic signature for delay discounting—the tendency to undervalue future rewards—that overlaps with atten...
Engineered Ovaries To Supplement Natural Hormones Supply For Those Who Lost Their Ovaries Function
Dec 14, 2017 9:00 am

Researchers have demonstrated that lab-grown artificial ovaries could provide a better way of providing hormone replacement therapy for women. In a study published in Nature Communications, engineered...
New Promising Option For Cancer Patients Who Failed Chemotherapy
Dec 13, 2017 7:00 pm

Using T-Cells to Fight Back One of the first line treatments for cancer is chemotherapy, which can be a long, stressful process. While some patients certainly benefit from the treatment and see the...
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Even Rats Would Change Their Genes To Survive
Dec 7, 2017 10:00 am

A small team of researchers from Fordham University and Providence College, both in the U.S., has found that there are small but discernible genetic differences between rats living uptown versus downt...
For The First Time : Gene Variant That Protects Against Alzheimer’s Disease
Dec 4, 2017 8:00 pm

Brigham Young University research published in Genome Medicine details a novel and promising approach in the effort to treat Alzheimer’s disease. BYU professors Perry Ridge and John Kauwe have d...
Reconstruction Of Bottle Gourd Genome
Dec 4, 2017 12:00 pm

Researchers from the Boyce Thompson Institute (BTI), the United States Department of Agriculture (USDA), and collaborators in China and France have produced the first high-quality genome sequence for ...
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Engineered Ovaries To Supplement Natural Hormones Supply For Those Who Lost Their Ovaries Function
Dec 14, 2017 9:00 am

Researchers have demonstrated that lab-grown artificial ovaries could provide a better way of providing hormone replacement therapy for women. In a study published in Nature Communications, engineered...
New Agonist With All Oxytocin Beauties And More
Dec 8, 2017 5:30 pm

Oxytocin and vasopressin mediate various physiological functions that are important for osmoregulation, reproduction, cardiovascular function, social behavior, memory, and learning through four G prot...
How To Avoid Risk Of Stroke Accompanied With Menopause Hormone Therapy?
Nov 26, 2017 2:00 pm

Postmenopausal hormone therapy is not associated with increased risk of stroke, provided that it is started early, according to a report from Karolinska Institutet in Sweden published in the journal P...
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Putting The Pieces Of Red Blood Cells Circadian Rhythms Puzzle Together
Dec 15, 2017 3:00 pm

An innovative new study from the University of Surrey and Cambridge's MRC Laboratory of Molecular Biology, published in the prestigious journal Nature Communications, has uncovered the secrets of ...
A Virus With A Selected Gene Could Be The Cure For The Hemophilia B Patients
Dec 8, 2017 4:10 pm

Researchers have scored their first clear success in using gene therapy to treat hemophilia, an inherited blood disorder. Ten men received a single intravenous infusion of a harmless virus ferrying a ...
HLF-Gene Is The Master Of The Blood Cells Maturation Process
Nov 27, 2017 10:30 am

A research group at Lund University in Sweden has found that when the HLF (hepatic leukemia factor) gene -which is expressed in immature blood cells -- does not shut down on time, we are unable to dev...
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Damages of Fatty liver Are Not Limited to the Liver!
Aug 21, 2017 7:00 pm

Scientists have discovered that a fatty liver can cause damage to other organs. They demonstrate the effects of fatty liver disease on the function of the hormone-producing islet cells in the pancreas...
Dengue Transmission Mapping Shows Strains Stay Close to Home
Apr 23, 2017 6:00 pm

Dengue virus is easily transmitted by mosquitos, but when scientists tracked its spread, they found that most people were exposed to the infection within a few minutes' walking distance to their h...
Mimicking Gut Infections to Better Understand Them
Mar 26, 2017 9:00 am

Vaccines and antimicrobials have done more to transform medicine and extend the average human lifespan than any other scientific breakthrough. Yet infectious diseases remain the world's no. 1 lead...
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Are Men Really Exaggerating The Severity Of Flu Symptoms ?
Dec 14, 2017 12:00 pm

The much-debated phenomenon of "man flu" may have some basis in fact, suggests an article published in the Christmas issue of The BMJ. A Canadian academic investigated the claim of man fl...
New Promising Option For Cancer Patients Who Failed Chemotherapy
Dec 13, 2017 7:00 pm

Using T-Cells to Fight Back One of the first line treatments for cancer is chemotherapy, which can be a long, stressful process. While some patients certainly benefit from the treatment and see the...
Developing Cancer Fighting Immunotherapy Strategies
Dec 12, 2017 6:00 pm

During infection or tumor growth, a type of specialized white blood cells called CD8+ T cells rapidly multiply within the spleen and lymph nodes and acquire the ability to kill diseased cells. Some of...
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Using Lactic acid bacteria To Fight Against influenza a virus
Dec 15, 2017 12:00 pm

Lactic acid bacteria, commonly used as probiotics to improve digestive health, can offer protection against different subtypes of influenza A virus, resulting in reduced weight loss after virus infect...
The Body Immunological Response Is The Cause Of The Kissing Disease Severity
Dec 8, 2017 7:00 pm

Acute infectious mononucleosis (AIM), also known as mono or the "kissing disease," is caused by the Epstein-Barr Virus (EBV). In a paper published this week in mBio, researchers connect the ...
New Potent & Effective Malaria Vaccine
Dec 3, 2017 7:30 pm

The search for a safe, effective vaccine to protect billions of at-risk people from malaria continues, and the newest study from the German Cancer Research Center (DKFZ) has the latest discovery: a po...
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Infertility (15)
Serious Attempts To Rescue Fertility Of Men Subjected To Cancer Therapy
Nov 28, 2017 1:00 pm

It’s an unfortunate and tragic side-effect that doctors and cancer patients know too well: the treatments that can kick cancer’s butt may also damage the sperm or eggs, leading to irrevers...
How Paracetamol Negatively Affects Male Fetus Development?
Jul 3, 2017 5:00 pm

Paracetamol during pregnancy can inhibit the development of 'male behavior' in mice. New research shows that it can reduce sex drive and aggressive behavior.Paracetamol (acetaminophen) is popu...
New Advances In Studying Infertility in Men
May 27, 2017 3:00 pm

Scientists at the University of Sheffield have developed a new technique to examine human sperm without killing them—helping to improve the diagnosis of fertility problems. The Magnetic Reson...
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Competition Between Co infecting Bacteria May Turn Into Gang War
Dec 7, 2017 9:10 pm

The bacterium Pseudomonas aeruginosa can produce specific molecular factors that dramatically increase or decrease an antibiotic's ability to kill Staphylococcus aureus, another bacterium that oft...
Tea Can Change The Intestinal Microbiome & Enhance Weight Loss
Nov 30, 2017 12:00 pm

Weight loss can be a challenge, but staying at a healthy size and BMI is a vital part of staying well. There are all sorts of products that are marketed to those looking to slim down, but it's har...
We Can Finally Stop The "Tsunami" Of Antibiotics resistance
Nov 27, 2017 8:00 pm

Antibiotics are commonly used around the world to cure diseases caused by bacteria. But as the World Health Organization and other international bodies have pointed out, the global increase of antibio...
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Discovery Of The Major Cause Of Dementia
Dec 15, 2017 7:00 pm

An international team of scientists have confirmed the discovery of a major cause of dementia, with important implications for possible treatment and diagnosis. Professor Garth Cooper from The Univ...
Future Technology : Self illuminating Plants To Replace Electrical Lamps
Dec 15, 2017 5:00 pm

Imagine that instead of switching on a lamp when it gets dark, you could read by the light of a glowing plant on your desk. MIT engineers have taken a critical first step toward making that vision ...
Essential Signalling Pathway For Angiogenesis To Treat Ischemia
Dec 11, 2017 2:00 pm

A new study led by researchers at Sanford Burnham Prebys Medical Discovery Institute (SBP) identifies a signaling pathway that is essential for angiogenesis, the growth of new blood vessels from pre-e...
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Hepatic Enzyme Harms the Liver Itself and Increase Insulin Resistance!
Sep 26, 2017 12:00 pm

In mice that are given a high-fat diet, an increased production of the enzyme DPP4* by the liver promotes an increase in body fat, the development of fatty liver disease and insulin resistance. These ...
Rising Hope for Children With Rare Bone Disease
Sep 13, 2017 2:00 pm

Patients with multiple hereditary exostoses (MHE) -- a rare disease that causes the growth of multiple benign bone tumors -- have limited treatment options. The genetic disorder affects roughly 1 in 5...
A Simple Treatment Option For Autoimmune Diseases!
Sep 13, 2017 11:00 am

A protein which protects the fetus during pregnancy, HLA-G1, shows high potential for treating atopic dermatitis and other related diseases. Human leukocyte antigen (HLA)-G is a protein that intera...
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New Genes in The Big human Microbiome Family
Nov 25, 2017 5:00 pm

A new study of the human microbiome -- the trillions of microbial organisms that live on and within our bodies -- has uncovered millions of previously unknown genes from microbial communities in the h...
Planned Clinical Trials for a New Gene Therapy That Can Save Children's Lives
May 31, 2017 11:00 am

Approximately 250 babies are born in the U.S. each year with Type 1 SMA. Another 5,000 children have a Type 2 SMA, a milder form of the disease that Avexis would also like to target with its gene ther...
The Enormous Uncovered Potentials of Fungi
May 3, 2017 9:00 am

Fungi are a potential goldmine for the production of pharmaceuticals. This is shown by researchers at Chalmers University of Technology, who have developed a method for finding new antibiotics from na...
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Nanotechnology (39)
Future Technology : Self illuminating Plants To Replace Electrical Lamps
Dec 15, 2017 5:00 pm

Imagine that instead of switching on a lamp when it gets dark, you could read by the light of a glowing plant on your desk. MIT engineers have taken a critical first step toward making that vision ...
Remarkable Technique That Can Show Us Objects As Tiny As 30 Nanometer
Dec 15, 2017 11:00 am

Hyperlensing Nano-vision Research from Vanderbilt University and other participating institutions have devised a new lensing technology that allows scientists to see living cells in their natural...
Highly Selective & Highly Effective New Cancer Therapy
Dec 7, 2017 2:00 pm

Tumor-targeting nanoparticles loaded with a drug that makes cancer cells more vulnerable to chemotherapy's toxicity could be used to treat an aggressive and often deadly form of endometrial cancer...
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Neurology (457)
Discovery Of The Major Cause Of Dementia
Dec 15, 2017 7:00 pm

An international team of scientists have confirmed the discovery of a major cause of dementia, with important implications for possible treatment and diagnosis. Professor Garth Cooper from The Univ...
Some Behavioral Traits Like Tendency to Undervalue Future Rewards Can Be Genetically Liked To Physiological Traits Like Obesity& IQ
Dec 15, 2017 4:00 pm

Researchers at University of California San Diego School of Medicine have found a genetic signature for delay discounting—the tendency to undervalue future rewards—that overlaps with atten...
Promising New Treatment For Spinal Cord Injuries
Dec 13, 2017 6:00 pm

Researchers from the University of Bristol have devised a new treatment method that could help sufferers of spinal cord injuries. It involves transplanting genetically modified olfactory ensheathing c...
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Nutrition (87)
Genetically Boosting The Photosynthesis Process To Meet The Increasing Global Demand For Food
Dec 12, 2017 12:30 pm

Photosynthesis is the process underlying all plant growth. Scientists aim to boost photosynthesis to meet the increasing global demand for food by engineering its key enzyme Rubisco. Now, researchers ...
New Small Portable Diagnostic System For iron & Vitamin A deficiency
Dec 6, 2017 4:00 pm

Cornell University engineers and nutritionists have created a swift solution for a challenging global health problem: a low-cost, rapid test to detect iron and vitamin A deficiencies at the point of c...
Garlic Can Eliminate Bacteria &Chronic Infections
Nov 30, 2017 5:00 pm

New research by scientists at the University of Copenhagen has found that garlic contains a compound that can fight strong bacteria in people with chronic infections. The sulfurous molecule has a dest...
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Obesity (57)
The Magical Metabolic Pathway That Can Save You From Obesity No Matter How Much Calories You Ate
Dec 7, 2017 5:00 pm

Researchers at Washington University School of Medicine in St. Louis have identified a way to prevent fat cells from growing larger, a process that leads to weight gain and obesity. By activating a pa...
Our Genes Define For us Our Best Diet
Dec 4, 2017 6:30 pm

Our genes underlie all of our physiology, and researchers are trying to find out how to use genetic data to improve treatments. Now scientists have learned that our genetics may help find a better die...
Breakfast Consumption Improve Expression Of Clock Genes
Dec 4, 2017 4:30 pm

Irregular eating habits such as skipping breakfast are often associated with obesity, type 2 diabetes, hypertension and cardiovascular disease, but the precise impact of meal times on the body’s...
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Ophthalmology (25)
New Small Portable Diagnostic System For iron & Vitamin A deficiency
Dec 6, 2017 4:00 pm

Cornell University engineers and nutritionists have created a swift solution for a challenging global health problem: a low-cost, rapid test to detect iron and vitamin A deficiencies at the point of c...
Killer Flies Push the Boundaries of Fast Vision
Oct 8, 2017 6:00 pm

Have you ever noticed that it’s difficult to swat a fly? Although some attribute their deftness to simple feats of agility, new research suggests that there could be a more technical explanation...
Key compounds to resolve abnormal vascular growth in age-related macular degeneration identified
Sep 11, 2017 2:00 pm

A compound of specific bioactive products from a major family of enzymes reduced the severity of age-related macular degeneration (AMD) in a preclinical model, according to a new study led by Massachu...
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Organizations / Institutions (45)
Cutting The Budget Of President's Malaria Initiative (PMI)
Nov 28, 2017 2:00 pm

Cutting the budget of the President's Malaria Initiative (PMI) by 44%, as the U.S. Congress has proposed, would lead to an estimated 67 million additional cases of malaria over the next four years...
Experimental Treatment of Cancer That Led To Death Faster Than Cancer Itself
Nov 25, 2017 1:00 pm

More than a year after five leukemia patients died from an experimental treatment involving genetically engineered immune cells, its developer believes it has a better handle on what went wrong—...
New Consortium Aims to Advance Cell Therapeutics
Oct 9, 2017 10:30 am

The National Science Foundation (NSF) has used $20 million to create a consortium of universities that will support a new engineering research center (ERC), which brings industry and the clinic togeth...
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Osteology (14)
Stopping bone Cancer Metastasis
Dec 13, 2017 3:00 pm

In the ongoing battle between cancer and modern medicine, some therapeutic agents, while effective, can bring undesirable or even dangerous side effects. "Chemo saves lives and improves survival,...
Treating arthritis with algae
Sep 19, 2017 2:00 pm

Arthritis is the most-widespread joint disease, with around 90 percent of all people over 65 being affected to varying degrees, but this degenerative disease is also widespread amongst younger people....
Rising Hope for Children With Rare Bone Disease
Sep 13, 2017 2:00 pm

Patients with multiple hereditary exostoses (MHE) -- a rare disease that causes the growth of multiple benign bone tumors -- have limited treatment options. The genetic disorder affects roughly 1 in 5...
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Otolaryngology (4)
New Technique That Will Force The Centromere To Give Up Its Secrets
Dec 11, 2017 3:00 pm

A new technique may force the centromere -- the mysterious stretch of DNA in the center of every chromosome -- to give up its secrets at last. The first test of the approach has yielded clues about th...
How Sleep Apnea Can Be a Risk Factor for Diabetes?
Sep 19, 2017 10:00 am

Sleep apnea, left untreated for even a few days, can increase blood sugar and fat levels, stress hormones and blood pressure, according to a new study of sleeping subjects. This research adds further ...
Sensory cell regeneration, the new path in treating hearing loss.
May 20, 2017 2:00 pm

In an apparent first, St. Jude Children's Research Hospital investigators have used genetic manipulation to regenerate auditory hair cells in adult mice. The research marks a possible advance in t...
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Parasitology (27)
New Potent & Effective Malaria Vaccine
Dec 3, 2017 7:30 pm

The search for a safe, effective vaccine to protect billions of at-risk people from malaria continues, and the newest study from the German Cancer Research Center (DKFZ) has the latest discovery: a po...
The Biggest Ever Genetic Study Of Mosquito's Insecticide Resistance
Nov 30, 2017 8:10 pm

The largest ever genetic study of mosquitoes reveals the movement of insecticide resistance between different regions of Africa and finds several rapidly evolving insecticide resistance genes. Reporte...
New Surrogate To Replace The Old Soldier (Chloro-quine) In The War Against Malaria
Nov 27, 2017 1:00 pm

Tulane University researchers have developed a new drug that is effective against non-severe cases of malaria, according to results from an FDA-supervised clinical trial published in the latest issue ...
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Pediatrics (52)
Viagra As Medication For Babies
Dec 11, 2017 9:00 am

A University of Liverpool led international clinical trial has found an anti-impotence drug to be ineffective at improving outcomes for pregnancies complicated by fetal growth restriction. Fetal gr...
vitamin D Deficiency at birth Is The Causative Agent Of Autism
Dec 4, 2017 1:30 pm

Low vitamin D levels at birth were associated with an increased risk of autism spectrum disorders (ASDs) at the age of 3 years in a recent Journal of Bone and Mineral Research study. In the study o...
Close Contact With Infants Can Affect Them In The Molecular Level
Nov 29, 2017 7:00 pm

The amount of close and comforting contact between infants and their caregivers can affect children at the molecular level, an effect detectable four years later, according to new research from the Un...
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Pharmacogenetics (9)
New Surrogate To Replace The Old Soldier (Chloro-quine) In The War Against Malaria
Nov 27, 2017 1:00 pm

Tulane University researchers have developed a new drug that is effective against non-severe cases of malaria, according to results from an FDA-supervised clinical trial published in the latest issue ...
What is New in The War Between Human Immune System & Viruses?
Nov 25, 2017 4:00 pm

Our immune system has to defend against many kinds of foreign invaders, like bacterial pathogens or viruses. But first, those enemies must be identified. New work has revealed how viruses trigger our ...
Gut-on-chip good predictor of drug side-effects
Sep 10, 2017 6:00 pm

Research conducted at Leiden has established that guts-on-chips respond in the same way to aspirin as real human organs do. This is a sign that these model organs are good predictors of the effect of ...
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Products & Technologies (480)
Future Technology : Self illuminating Plants To Replace Electrical Lamps
Dec 15, 2017 5:00 pm

Imagine that instead of switching on a lamp when it gets dark, you could read by the light of a glowing plant on your desk. MIT engineers have taken a critical first step toward making that vision ...
Remarkable Technique That Can Show Us Objects As Tiny As 30 Nanometer
Dec 15, 2017 11:00 am

Hyperlensing Nano-vision Research from Vanderbilt University and other participating institutions have devised a new lensing technology that allows scientists to see living cells in their natural...
New Technique To Replace The Current Cell Imaging Technique
Dec 12, 2017 10:00 am

EPFL researchers have used electrochemical imaging to take a step forward in mapping the distribution of biomolecules in tissue. This technology, which uses only endogenous markers – rather than...
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Cancer Pen Help Doctors Ensures There is No Cancer Leftovers!
Sep 8, 2017 3:30 pm

Patients emerging from cancer surgery want to know, "Did you get it all?" Now scientists are developing a pen-like probe to help surgeons better tell when it's safe to stop cutting or if...
How protein interactions drive cellular death
Jul 16, 2017 10:00 am

Researchers at the Universities of Tübingen and Konstanz, the Ruhr-Universität Bochum, the Max Planck Institute of Intelligent Systems in Stuttgart, and the German Cancer Research Centers ha...
Scientists Design A Protein From Scratch To Understand More About Proteins' Structures
May 31, 2017 3:00 pm

This research will help to design small proteins and small molecules that could be the basis for future biotechnologies and medicines. A team of chemists and biochemists from the Bristol BioDesign ...
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Treatment That Can Control The Auditory Hallucinations Of Schizophrenic Patients
Dec 15, 2017 10:10 am

A quarter of people with psychotic conditions experience persistent auditory verbal hallucinations, despite treatment. AVATAR therapy — invented by Julian Leff in 2008 — an acronym for Aud...
How The Brain Respond To The Inner Sounds?
Dec 11, 2017 5:00 pm

New research showing that talking to ourselves in our heads may be the same as speaking our thoughts out loud could help explain why people with mental illnesses such as schizophrenia hear voices. ...
New Agonist With All Oxytocin Beauties And More
Dec 8, 2017 5:30 pm

Oxytocin and vasopressin mediate various physiological functions that are important for osmoregulation, reproduction, cardiovascular function, social behavior, memory, and learning through four G prot...
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Genetic Factors That Affect Acquired Laryngotracheal Stenosis & Wound Healing
Nov 27, 2017 3:30 pm

Endotracheal intubation, in which a tube is inserted through the voice box (larynx) into the windpipe, and tracheotomy, in which surgery is undertaken to create a hole through the neck and into the wi...
Beta Blockers Treat Debilitating Lung Disease
Sep 20, 2017 2:00 pm

There are two sides to heart disease, literally corresponding to the two sides of the heart, left and right. There are drugs prescribed to treat left-sided heart disease, but concerns raised about the...
Bacteria Stimulate Sweet Taste Receptors to Evade Immunity!
Sep 13, 2017 5:30 pm

A team of researchers affiliated with several institutions in the U.S. has found that a certain type of bacteria produces compounds that cause sweet taste receptors in the sinuses to activate&mdash...
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Engineered Ovaries To Supplement Natural Hormones Supply For Those Who Lost Their Ovaries Function
Dec 14, 2017 9:00 am

Researchers have demonstrated that lab-grown artificial ovaries could provide a better way of providing hormone replacement therapy for women. In a study published in Nature Communications, engineered...
Promising New Treatment For Spinal Cord Injuries
Dec 13, 2017 6:00 pm

Researchers from the University of Bristol have devised a new treatment method that could help sufferers of spinal cord injuries. It involves transplanting genetically modified olfactory ensheathing c...
Essential Signalling Pathway For Angiogenesis To Treat Ischemia
Dec 11, 2017 2:00 pm

A new study led by researchers at Sanford Burnham Prebys Medical Discovery Institute (SBP) identifies a signaling pathway that is essential for angiogenesis, the growth of new blood vessels from pre-e...
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Al Jalila Foundation invites UAE scientists and students to apply for medical research grants and fellowships
Apr 23, 2017 1:00 pm

Al Jalila Foundation, a member of the Mohammed Bin Rashid Al Maktoum Global Initiatives, announced today that application for its fourth cycle of seed grants and fellowships has opened. The global phi...
Should Science Have a Say in Politics or Not? "March for Science"
Apr 20, 2017 5:00 pm

Calls from US President Donald Trump to roll back environmental regulations and slash funding for health, environmental and research agencies have raised alarm in the scientific community. Earlier thi...
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A New Research Method That Can Be A Game Changer in Cancer Research!
Apr 17, 2017 7:00 pm

When using cell culture models, scientists are usually analyzing whole populations of cells, averaging the effects seen in thousands of different cells. As technology has progressed in the field, ther...
Researchers Identify a New Driver of Autoimmune Diseases
Feb 15, 2017 5:00 pm

Investigators at the Medical University of South Carolina (MUSC) report pre-clinical research showing that a genetic variant encoded in neutrophil cystolic factor 1 (NCF1) is associated with increa...
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Stem Cells & Cancer Stem Cells (162)
The Stem Cell Treasure Is Reachable Now
Dec 5, 2017 3:00 pm

Amniotic fluid, the protective liquid surrounding an unborn baby, is discarded as medical waste during caesarean section deliveries. However, there is increasing evidence that this fluid is a source o...
Paraplegic rats walk and regain feeling after stem cell treatment
Nov 18, 2017 5:00 pm

Engineered tissue containing human stem cells has allowed paraplegic rats to walk independently and regain sensory perception. The implanted rats also show some degree of healing in their spinal cords...
Flat worms Shed Light on Role of Migrating Stem Cells in Cancer
Oct 20, 2017 6:30 pm

A new study carried out by the University of Oxford has used flat worms to look at the role of migrating stem cells in cancer. Researchers from the Aboobaker lab in the Department of Zoology have t...
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Toxicology (21)
Syrian researchers use date stones to suck up toxic materials!
Sep 13, 2017 3:00 pm

TO DISCOVER how to use a waste material to clean up hazardous chemicals is a notable achievement. To do so while working in a war zone is doubly impressive. But that, with a little help from some fore...
Be Aware! Some Everyday Care Products May Bring You More Harm Than Benefits!
Sep 4, 2017 5:00 pm

New work by researchers at the University of California, Davis, has suggested that a common class of chemical compounds may be de-energizing mammalian cells. These chemicals, quaternary ammonium compo...
Newly Identified Protein That Protects Liver From Alcohol Damage
Aug 23, 2017 4:00 pm

Drinking too much alcohol can damage the liver, but investigators have discovered a protective response in the organ that might be targeted to help treat alcoholic liver disease. The team -- led by re...
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Rare resistance mutation reduces treatment choices for urinary tract infections
Sep 9, 2017 6:00 pm

Nearly 20 percent of women aged 15-29 are diagnosed with a urinary tract infection (UTI). Now, investigators have uncovered a rare mutation that renders a UTI-causing pathogen resistant to levofloxaci...
Cancer drug may benefit patients with inherited form of kidney disease
Sep 4, 2017 4:00 pm

A cancer drug called bosutinib may inhibit the growth of cysts in patients with autosomal dominant polycystic kidney disease (ADPKD), according to a study appearing in an upcoming issue of the Journal...
Damages of Fatty liver Are Not Limited to the Liver!
Aug 21, 2017 7:00 pm

Scientists have discovered that a fatty liver can cause damage to other organs. They demonstrate the effects of fatty liver disease on the function of the hormone-producing islet cells in the pancreas...
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Vaccines (35)
Using Lactic acid bacteria To Fight Against influenza a virus
Dec 15, 2017 12:00 pm

Lactic acid bacteria, commonly used as probiotics to improve digestive health, can offer protection against different subtypes of influenza A virus, resulting in reduced weight loss after virus infect...
New Potent & Effective Malaria Vaccine
Dec 3, 2017 7:30 pm

The search for a safe, effective vaccine to protect billions of at-risk people from malaria continues, and the newest study from the German Cancer Research Center (DKFZ) has the latest discovery: a po...
One Vaccine for Both Dengue and Zika Virus
Nov 25, 2017 3:00 pm

Killing two birds with one stone may be possible for Dengue virus and Zika virus, two pathogens spread by the same mosquito and which come from the same viral family. The new study, a collaboration be...
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Virology (107)
Using Lactic acid bacteria To Fight Against influenza a virus
Dec 15, 2017 12:00 pm

Lactic acid bacteria, commonly used as probiotics to improve digestive health, can offer protection against different subtypes of influenza A virus, resulting in reduced weight loss after virus infect...
Are Men Really Exaggerating The Severity Of Flu Symptoms ?
Dec 14, 2017 12:00 pm

The much-debated phenomenon of "man flu" may have some basis in fact, suggests an article published in the Christmas issue of The BMJ. A Canadian academic investigated the claim of man fl...
Determine The Mechanism By Which The alphavirus changes into infectious state
Dec 13, 2017 4:10 pm

A key step in the infectious method of a family of disease-causing viruses has been identified by an international team led by scientists from Purdue University. The research is described in a rece...
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