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Aging (43)
The Secret Ingredient That Maintains Our Viability When We Become Older!
Aug 23, 2017 5:00 pm

A class of chemicals made by intestinal bacteria, known as indoles, help worms, flies and mice maintain mobility and resilience for more of their lifespans, scientists have discovered. The findings...
The Long Lasting Effects of Childhood Exercise!
Aug 21, 2017 2:00 pm

The researchers, from the Liggins Institute at the University of Auckland, found that bone retains a "memory" of exercise's effects long after the exercise is ceased, and this bone memor...
How Can Low Calorie Diet Help Cells Stay Young?
Aug 21, 2017 1:00 pm

scientists studying how aging affects the biological clock's control of metabolism have discovered that a low-calorie diet helps keep these energy-regulating processes humming and the body younger...
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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 (130)
How Can Statins Protect Us From Infections?
Aug 23, 2017 10:00 am

That statin you've been taking to lower your risk of heart attack or stroke may one day pull double duty, providing protection against a whole host of infectious diseases, including typhoid fever,...
Scientists Use Spider Silk In Creating Artificial Cardiac Tissues!
Aug 22, 2017 5:00 pm

Ever more people are suffering from cardiac insufficiency, despite significant advances in preventing and minimising damage to the heart. The main cause of reduced cardiac functionality lies in the ir...
How Probiotics Have the Potential to Save Thousands of Newborns Lives!
Aug 21, 2017 5:00 pm

If you're in desperate need for some good news, look no further. Scientists in the U.S. and India have found an inexpensive treatment that could possibly save hundreds of thousands of newborns ...
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Bioinformatics (98)
New Tool to Identify Which Diabetic Patients are at More Risk of Hypoglycemic Shock!
Aug 23, 2017 1:00 pm

A team led by Kaiser Permanente researchers has developed and validated a practical tool for identifying diabetes patients who are at the highest risk for being admitted to an emergency department or ...
New Sweat-Based Biosensor Patients Easy and Comfortable Analysis
Aug 21, 2017 6:00 pm

Blood is king in the world of Point of Care Testing. But the process of drawing blood is invasive, and it represents a challenge for continuous monitoring over hours or days. Sweat, a rich source of e...
Almonds may help boost cholesterol clean-up crew
Aug 17, 2017 2:00 pm

Eating almonds on a regular basis may help boost levels of HDL cholesterol while simultaneously improving the way it removes cholesterol from the body, according to researchers. In a study, researc...
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Biopharmaceuticals (25)
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...
Another role for oxytocin revealed.
May 21, 2017 3:00 pm

Experts say oxytocin, a key hormone made naturally by the brain, could hold the key to treating drug addicts and help them avoid relapse. Oxytocin is most usually associated with childbirth and breas...
Pushing The Process of Finding New Bacterial Compounds Forward
May 17, 2017 11:00 am

Bacteria have supplied some of today's most indispensable anti-cancer and anti-bacterial drugs. Yet these compounds comprise only a fraction of their possible offerings. Now, researchers have foun...
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Biotechnology (189)
Scientists Use Spider Silk In Creating Artificial Cardiac Tissues!
Aug 22, 2017 5:00 pm

Ever more people are suffering from cardiac insufficiency, despite significant advances in preventing and minimising damage to the heart. The main cause of reduced cardiac functionality lies in the ir...
New Sweat-Based Biosensor Patients Easy and Comfortable Analysis
Aug 21, 2017 6:00 pm

Blood is king in the world of Point of Care Testing. But the process of drawing blood is invasive, and it represents a challenge for continuous monitoring over hours or days. Sweat, a rich source of e...
Scientists Find Easy and Safe Alternative to Open-Heart Surgerys
Aug 21, 2017 9:00 am

Heart attack patients can be given regenerative tissue to help them recover, but the current procedure involves open-heart surgery, which is risky for individuals whose hearts are already under duress...
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Cancer (613)
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...
Cancer drugs take aim at viruses
Aug 23, 2017 6:00 pm

Researchers at the National Institute of Allergy and Infectious Disease knew that some viruses - herpes simplex virus, for example - integrate their own genomes into their host’s genome, where v...
New Blood Test Offers Early Detection of Cancer
Aug 23, 2017 3:00 pm

In a bid to detect cancers early and in a noninvasive way, scientists report they have developed a test that spots tiny amounts of cancer-specific DNA in blood and have used it to accurately identify ...
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Cancer Therapy (174)
How Vitamin C Help Fighting Blood Cancer?
Aug 22, 2017 2:45 pm

Vitamin C may "tell" faulty stem cells in the bone marrow to mature and die normally, instead of multiplying to cause blood cancers. This is the finding of a study led by researchers from Pe...
Uncovering a New Class of Drugs Against Resistant Breast Cancer!
Aug 22, 2017 10:00 am

UT Southwestern Simmons Cancer Center researchers have shown that a first-in-class molecule can prevent breast cancer growth when traditional therapies stop working. First-in-class drugs are drugs ...
An Arthritis Drug May be The Hope to Millions of Blood Cancer Patients Worldwide!
Aug 17, 2017 3:00 pm

Blood cancer sufferers could be treated with a simple arthritis drug, scientists at the University of Sheffield have discovered. Every year 3,000 people in the UK are diagnosed with Polycythemia Ve...
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Cardiology (65)
Scientists Use Spider Silk In Creating Artificial Cardiac Tissues!
Aug 22, 2017 5:00 pm

Ever more people are suffering from cardiac insufficiency, despite significant advances in preventing and minimising damage to the heart. The main cause of reduced cardiac functionality lies in the ir...
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...
Scientists Find Easy and Safe Alternative to Open-Heart Surgerys
Aug 21, 2017 9:00 am

Heart attack patients can be given regenerative tissue to help them recover, but the current procedure involves open-heart surgery, which is risky for individuals whose hearts are already under duress...
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Cell Biology (312)
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...
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...
Mitochondria: A map of the cell's powerhouse
Aug 23, 2017 10:30 am

Mitochondria are the cell's power stations; they transform the energy stored in nutrients so that cells can use it. If this function is disturbed, many different diseases can develop that often af...
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Cell Signaling (56)
What Really Causes the Diabetes Induced Nerve Injury?
Aug 23, 2017 9:00 pm

Molecules that help cells communicate with each other -- called cytokines -- might be the key to repairing diabetic nerve damage, according to a new study published in Experimental Neurology. Diabetes...
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...
Partnering cells turn off immune attack on pancreatic tumors
Aug 16, 2017 5:00 pm

Two cell types work together to protect pancreatic tumors from destruction by the immune system. But, blocking this partnership may restore the system's ability to attack these same tumor cells. ...
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Clinical Trials (85)
New Tool to Identify Which Diabetic Patients are at More Risk of Hypoglycemic Shock!
Aug 23, 2017 1:00 pm

A team led by Kaiser Permanente researchers has developed and validated a practical tool for identifying diabetes patients who are at the highest risk for being admitted to an emergency department or ...
Scientists Might Have Discovered a Painkiller That Beats Morphine!
Aug 21, 2017 8:00 pm

A team of scientists led by chemists Stephen Martin and James Sahn at The University of Texas at Austin have discovered what they say is a powerful pain reliever that acts on a previously unknown pain...
How Probiotics Have the Potential to Save Thousands of Newborns Lives!
Aug 21, 2017 5:00 pm

If you're in desperate need for some good news, look no further. Scientists in the U.S. and India have found an inexpensive treatment that could possibly save hundreds of thousands of newborns ...
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Dentistry (9)
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...
Solving One Of The Most Common Teeth Problems
Jun 29, 2017 9:00 am

While root canals are effective in saving a tooth that has become infected or decayed, this age-old procedure may cause teeth to become brittle and susceptible to fracture over time. Now researchers a...
Who is to Blame in Causing Dental Plaque in Children?
Jun 26, 2017 10:00 am

Tooth decay doesn’t just affect adults, it also affects toddlers - a condition called early-childhood caries. Researchers at the University of Pennsylvania showed that the fungus Candida albican...
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Dermatology (21)
New Sweat-Based Biosensor Patients Easy and Comfortable Analysis
Aug 21, 2017 6:00 pm

Blood is king in the world of Point of Care Testing. But the process of drawing blood is invasive, and it represents a challenge for continuous monitoring over hours or days. Sweat, a rich source of e...
Seeking A Better Test for an Aggressive Type of Skin Cancer!
Aug 16, 2017 3:00 pm

New findings from an international research team led by University of North Carolina Lineberger Comprehensive Cancer Center scientists may improve detection of skin cancer that lacks any brown or blac...
DNA Sunscreen Shows Advantages Over Regular Ones!
Jul 27, 2017 10:30 am

Why use regular sunscreen when you can apply a DNA film to your skin? Researchers at Binghamton University, State University of New York have developed a coating made out of DNA that gets better at pr...
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Developmental Biology (94)
Mechanisms explaining positional diversity of the hindlimb in tetrapod evolution
Aug 21, 2017 10:30 am

In the evolution of tetrapods, the position of the hindlimb has diversified along with the vertebral formula, which is the number of small bones forming the vertebra. Tetrapods, as the name implies, a...
How Were We Wrong in Understanding Sex Determination in Embryos?
Aug 19, 2017 1:00 pm

A protein called COUP-TFII determines whether a mouse embryo develops a male reproductive tract, according to researchers at the National Institutes of Health and their colleagues at Baylor College of...
What to Choose; Sleep or Sex? Scientists Track How Flies Make Their Mind!
Aug 17, 2017 4:00 pm

Choosing between sex or sleep presents a behavioral quandary for many species, including the fruit fly. A multi-institution team has found that, in Drosophila at least, males and females deal with the...
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Diabetes (67)
What Really Causes the Diabetes Induced Nerve Injury?
Aug 23, 2017 9:00 pm

Molecules that help cells communicate with each other -- called cytokines -- might be the key to repairing diabetic nerve damage, according to a new study published in Experimental Neurology. Diabetes...
New Tool to Identify Which Diabetic Patients are at More Risk of Hypoglycemic Shock!
Aug 23, 2017 1:00 pm

A team led by Kaiser Permanente researchers has developed and validated a practical tool for identifying diabetes patients who are at the highest risk for being admitted to an emergency department or ...
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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Diseases (558)
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...
New biomarker found for group of rare metabolic diseases
Aug 12, 2017 6:00 pm

A newly discovered biomarker associated with a rare metabolic disorder may facilitate better diagnosis and identification of new drugs for clinical trials for the disease, according to researchers in ...
It's not just what you eat, it's what's eating you
Aug 8, 2017 6:00 pm

Restricting how much you eat without starving has been shown to robustly extend lifespan in more than 20 species of animals including primates. How this works is still unclear. In a new study publishe...
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Endocrinology (19)
Dramatic Effects of High-Fat Diet During pregnancy On Embryo Development!
Aug 14, 2017 6:00 pm

A high-fat diet not only creates health problems for expectant mothers, but new research in an animal model suggests it alters the development of the brain and endocrine system of their offspring and ...
Why Some Women are More Likely to Feel Depressed?
Aug 12, 2017 2:30 pm

Summary: It's no secret that the risk of depression increases for women when their hormones are fluctuating. Especially vulnerable times include the menopause transition and onset of postmenopaus...
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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Epigenetics (42)
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 ...
Pregnancy loss and the evolution of sex are linked by cellular line dance
Aug 6, 2017 10:30 am

After Dan Levitis and his wife lost two pregnancies, before having their three children, he was drawn to investigate why pregnancy loss is so common, and whether other living beings face the same stru...
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Evolution (66)
Unexpected Role of Neuronal Receptor in Sexual Reproduction!
Jul 26, 2017 1:00 pm

For many years biologists have wondered why plants have so many genes coding for proteins that are known to be essential for the nervous system of animals, called glutamate receptors. Now, researchers...
In saliva, clues to a 'ghost' species of ancient human
Jul 24, 2017 2:00 pm

In saliva, scientists have found hints that a "ghost" species of archaic humans may have contributed genetic material to ancestors of people living in Sub-Saharan Africa today. The resear...
Can You Guess Who Will Be The last Survivors on Earth?
Jul 17, 2017 1:00 pm

The world's most indestructible species, the tardigrade, an eight-legged micro-animal, also known as the water bear, will survive until the Sun dies, according to a new Oxford University collabora...
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How Can Low Calorie Diet Help Cells Stay Young?
Aug 21, 2017 1:00 pm

scientists studying how aging affects the biological clock's control of metabolism have discovered that a low-calorie diet helps keep these energy-regulating processes humming and the body younger...
Strange Way for Female Fishes to Pick Their Partners!
Aug 21, 2017 11:00 am

When salmon spawn, the sperm of competing males are in an all-or-nothing race to be the first to reach and fertilise the eggs. New findings by University of Otago researchers show that female salmo...
Neural mechanisms for gregariousness and monogamy in zebra finches
Aug 20, 2017 6:00 pm

How do gregarious songbirds such as zebra finches, where both males and females live in close proximity and where females may be attracted by the songs of many potential suitors, sustain monogamy? A n...
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Gastroenterology (51)
How Certain Gut Cells Acts As Messengers Between the Guts and the Brain?
Jul 17, 2017 6:00 pm

Specialized cells in the gut sense potentially noxious chemicals and trigger electrical impulses in nearby nerve fibers, according to a new study led by UC San Francisco scientists. "These cells ...
What Controls The Delicate Balance of the Immune System in the Guts?
Jun 26, 2017 3:00 pm

A healthy gut requires a molecule called gp96 to train the immune system to tolerate food and normal microbes, report researchers at the Medical University of South Carolina (MUSC) in the May 19, 2017...
A Smart Way To Substitute Antibiotics
Jun 26, 2017 1:00 pm

Urinary tract infections (UTIs) are among the most common infections, and they tend to come back again and again, even when treated. Most UTIs are caused by E. coli that live in the gut and spread to ...
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Gene Therapy (32)
Restoring Plasticity of Brain Cells in Adult Mice!
Aug 16, 2017 7:00 pm

Like much of the rest of the body, the brain loses flexibility with age, impacting the ability to learn, remember, and adapt. Now, scientists at University of Utah Health report they can rejuvenate th...
ONC201 may inhibit cancer stem cell self-renewals by altering their gene expression
Aug 15, 2017 6:00 pm

ONC201 may inhibit cancer stem cell self-renewals by altering their gene expression, according to a study published August 2, 2017 in the open-access journal PLOS ONE by Varun Vijay Prabhu from Oncoce...
Eradicating exotic pests with 'infertility genes' may be possible
Aug 12, 2017 2:00 pm

University of Adelaide researchers have shown that it may be possible to eradicate populations of invasive pest animals through the inheritance of a negative gene - a technique known as gene drive. ...
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Making clothes from milk
Aug 23, 2017 8:00 pm

In the EU, residents waste an estimated 88 million tonnes of food every year, according to the latest estimates. That is roughly 170 kilogrammes per person. But what if scientists could turn some of t...
Scientists Might Have Discovered a Painkiller That Beats Morphine!
Aug 21, 2017 8:00 pm

A team of scientists led by chemists Stephen Martin and James Sahn at The University of Texas at Austin have discovered what they say is a powerful pain reliever that acts on a previously unknown pain...
New Sweat-Based Biosensor Patients Easy and Comfortable Analysis
Aug 21, 2017 6:00 pm

Blood is king in the world of Point of Care Testing. But the process of drawing blood is invasive, and it represents a challenge for continuous monitoring over hours or days. Sweat, a rich source of e...
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Genetic Diseases (35)
Fishing for New Disease Causing Mutations in the 'dark genome'!
Aug 16, 2017 2:30 pm

Summary: Researchers have developed a new methodology for identifying disease-causing genetic mutations in the non-coding region of the genome. This portion of the genome has remained uninterpretable...
Are Humans Closer than Ever to Have Designer Babies?
Aug 6, 2017 9:00 am

An international team of researchers has used CRISPR–Cas9 gene editing — a technique that allows scientists to make precise changes to genomes with relative ease — to correct a disea...
How the Immune System Detects Cells With the Wrong Karyotype?
Jun 26, 2017 1:00 pm

Most living cells have a defined number of chromosomes: Human cells, for example, have 23 pairs. As cells divide, they can make errors that lead to a gain or loss of chromosomes, which is usually very...
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Genetics (434)
How Can Statins Protect Us From Infections?
Aug 23, 2017 10:00 am

That statin you've been taking to lower your risk of heart attack or stroke may one day pull double duty, providing protection against a whole host of infectious diseases, including typhoid fever,...
Gene variant activity is surprisingly variable between tissues
Aug 22, 2017 6:00 pm

Every gene in (almost) every cell of the body is present in two variants -- so called alleles: one is deriving from the mother, the other one from the father. In most cases both alleles are active and...
What Really Drive Cells To Become Cancerous?
Aug 22, 2017 4:00 pm

What causes cancer? Smoking, certainly, and also things like sun and chemical exposure. Cancer risk also increases with some genetic predispositions and in old age. One thread connecting these risks i...
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Genome & Genomics (153)
Histone 1, the guardian of genome stability
Aug 22, 2017 2:00 pm

Scientists headed by Ferran Azorín, CSIC research professor and head of the Chromatin Structure and Function group at the Institute for Research in Biomedicine (IRB Barcelona), have discovered ...
Genome analysis with near-complete privacy possible, say researchers
Aug 21, 2017 2:00 pm

It is now possible to scour complete human genomes for the presence of disease-associated genes without revealing any genetic information not directly associated with the inquiry, say Stanford Univers...
New version of DNA editing system corrects underlying defects in RNA-based diseases
Aug 18, 2017 2:00 pm

Until recently, the CRISPR-Cas9 gene editing technique could only be used to manipulate DNA. In a 2016 study, University of California San Diego School of Medicine researchers repurposed the technique...
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How Were We Wrong in Understanding Sex Determination in Embryos?
Aug 19, 2017 1:00 pm

A protein called COUP-TFII determines whether a mouse embryo develops a male reproductive tract, according to researchers at the National Institutes of Health and their colleagues at Baylor College of...
What to Choose; Sleep or Sex? Scientists Track How Flies Make Their Mind!
Aug 17, 2017 4:00 pm

Choosing between sex or sleep presents a behavioral quandary for many species, including the fruit fly. A multi-institution team has found that, in Drosophila at least, males and females deal with the...
A Common Antimicrobial Agent Has Irreversible Effect on Embryos!
Aug 15, 2017 5:00 pm

Lawrence Livermore National Laboratory scientists have discovered that exposure to environmental levels of triclocarban (TCC), an antibacterial chemical common in personal care products like soaps and...
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Hematology (43)
How Vitamin C Help Fighting Blood Cancer?
Aug 22, 2017 2:45 pm

Vitamin C may "tell" faulty stem cells in the bone marrow to mature and die normally, instead of multiplying to cause blood cancers. This is the finding of a study led by researchers from Pe...
New Sweat-Based Biosensor Patients Easy and Comfortable Analysis
Aug 21, 2017 6:00 pm

Blood is king in the world of Point of Care Testing. But the process of drawing blood is invasive, and it represents a challenge for continuous monitoring over hours or days. Sweat, a rich source of e...
An Arthritis Drug May be The Hope to Millions of Blood Cancer Patients Worldwide!
Aug 17, 2017 3:00 pm

Blood cancer sufferers could be treated with a simple arthritis drug, scientists at the University of Sheffield have discovered. Every year 3,000 people in the UK are diagnosed with Polycythemia Ve...
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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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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...
Partnering cells turn off immune attack on pancreatic tumors
Aug 16, 2017 5:00 pm

Two cell types work together to protect pancreatic tumors from destruction by the immune system. But, blocking this partnership may restore the system's ability to attack these same tumor cells. ...
How Penile Bacteria Could Help HIV Infection?
Aug 15, 2017 3:00 pm

A ten-fold increase in some types of bacteria living under the foreskin can increase a man's risk of HIV infection by up to 63 percent, according to a new study by researchers at Milken Institute ...
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How Can Statins Protect Us From Infections?
Aug 23, 2017 10:00 am

That statin you've been taking to lower your risk of heart attack or stroke may one day pull double duty, providing protection against a whole host of infectious diseases, including typhoid fever,...
How Penile Bacteria Could Help HIV Infection?
Aug 15, 2017 3:00 pm

A ten-fold increase in some types of bacteria living under the foreskin can increase a man's risk of HIV infection by up to 63 percent, according to a new study by researchers at Milken Institute ...
Protecting Infants from Zika Infection Using a Malaria Drug
Jul 18, 2017 3:00 pm

Devastating consequences of Zika virus infection are suffered in the womb, where the virus can cause brain damage and sometimes death. Studying pregnant mice, researchers at Washington University S...
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Infertility (14)
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...
3D Printing Raise Hope to Cure Infertility Cases for Women
May 19, 2017 9:00 am

3-D printed bioprosthetic mouse ovaries restored fertility in infertile mice and produced healthy mouse pups. The mothers also were able to nurse their pups. The research is targeted to women whose ca...
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The Secret Ingredient That Maintains Our Viability When We Become Older!
Aug 23, 2017 5:00 pm

A class of chemicals made by intestinal bacteria, known as indoles, help worms, flies and mice maintain mobility and resilience for more of their lifespans, scientists have discovered. The findings...
How dietary fiber helps the intestines maintain health
Aug 16, 2017 2:00 pm

UC Davis Health researchers have discovered how by-products of the digestion of dietary fiber by gut microbes act as the right fuel to help intestinal cells maintain gut health. The research, publi...
In Frogs, Microbiome Disruption in Youth Negatively Impacts Adult Health
Aug 8, 2017 10:30 am

Microbes live in symbiosis with animals, and those microbial communities can have a big impact on the health of their hosts. There is plenty of recent research linking human health to the microbiome, ...
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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...
Scientists Might Have Discovered a Painkiller That Beats Morphine!
Aug 21, 2017 8:00 pm

A team of scientists led by chemists Stephen Martin and James Sahn at The University of Texas at Austin have discovered what they say is a powerful pain reliever that acts on a previously unknown pain...
New Sweat-Based Biosensor Patients Easy and Comfortable Analysis
Aug 21, 2017 6:00 pm

Blood is king in the world of Point of Care Testing. But the process of drawing blood is invasive, and it represents a challenge for continuous monitoring over hours or days. Sweat, a rich source of e...
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Molecular Pharmacology (134)
How Can Statins Protect Us From Infections?
Aug 23, 2017 10:00 am

That statin you've been taking to lower your risk of heart attack or stroke may one day pull double duty, providing protection against a whole host of infectious diseases, including typhoid fever,...
How Vitamin C Help Fighting Blood Cancer?
Aug 22, 2017 2:45 pm

Vitamin C may "tell" faulty stem cells in the bone marrow to mature and die normally, instead of multiplying to cause blood cancers. This is the finding of a study led by researchers from Pe...
Uncovering a New Class of Drugs Against Resistant Breast Cancer!
Aug 22, 2017 10:00 am

UT Southwestern Simmons Cancer Center researchers have shown that a first-in-class molecule can prevent breast cancer growth when traditional therapies stop working. First-in-class drugs are drugs ...
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Mycology (3)
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...
Getting A Step Closer to the Artificial Organism
Mar 20, 2017 9:00 am

A global research team has built five new synthetic yeast chromosomes, meaning that 30 percent of a key organism's genetic material has now been swapped out for engineered replacements. This is on...
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Nanotechnology (30)
Nanoparticles Join the Fight Against Drug-Resistant Bacteria
Jul 26, 2017 2:00 pm

Antibiotic resistance is a growing problem, especially among a type of bacteria that are classified as "Gram-negative." These bacteria have two cell membranes, making it more difficult for d...
Nanobodies Open Gates for Antibodies Into Cells!
Jul 25, 2017 10:00 am

Scientists at the Technische Universität Darmstadt, Ludwig Maximilians University (LMU) Munich and the Leibniz Institute for Molecular Pharmacology (FMP) have managed to introduce tiny antibodies...
Scientists Make Heat Even More Hotter for Cancer Cells
Jul 11, 2017 11:00 am

Mineko Kengaku, Tatsuya Murakami, and their colleagues from Kyoto University's Institute for Integrated Cell-Material Sciences (iCeMS) have developed a new method that modifies the surface of nano...
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Neurology (402)
What Really Causes the Diabetes Induced Nerve Injury?
Aug 23, 2017 9:00 pm

Molecules that help cells communicate with each other -- called cytokines -- might be the key to repairing diabetic nerve damage, according to a new study published in Experimental Neurology. Diabetes...
Prematurity leaves distinctive molecular signature in infants' cerebellum
Aug 21, 2017 6:00 pm

Premature birth, which affects one in 10 U.S. babies, is associated with altered metabolite profiles in the infants' cerebellum, the part of the brain that controls coordination and balance, a tea...
Neural mechanisms for gregariousness and monogamy in zebra finches
Aug 20, 2017 6:00 pm

How do gregarious songbirds such as zebra finches, where both males and females live in close proximity and where females may be attracted by the songs of many potential suitors, sustain monogamy? A n...
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The Secret Ingredient That Maintains Our Viability When We Become Older!
Aug 23, 2017 5:00 pm

A class of chemicals made by intestinal bacteria, known as indoles, help worms, flies and mice maintain mobility and resilience for more of their lifespans, scientists have discovered. The findings...
How Vitamin C Help Fighting Blood Cancer?
Aug 22, 2017 2:45 pm

Vitamin C may "tell" faulty stem cells in the bone marrow to mature and die normally, instead of multiplying to cause blood cancers. This is the finding of a study led by researchers from Pe...
How Probiotics Have the Potential to Save Thousands of Newborns Lives!
Aug 21, 2017 5:00 pm

If you're in desperate need for some good news, look no further. Scientists in the U.S. and India have found an inexpensive treatment that could possibly save hundreds of thousands of newborns ...
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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...
The Long Lasting Effects of Childhood Exercise!
Aug 21, 2017 2:00 pm

The researchers, from the Liggins Institute at the University of Auckland, found that bone retains a "memory" of exercise's effects long after the exercise is ceased, and this bone memor...
Finally Scientists Figure Out Why Antipsychotic Drugs Cause Weight Gain!
Aug 19, 2017 3:00 pm

Weight gain is an unfortunate side effect of many antipsychotic drugs like olanzapine. It’s important to help patients manage these unwanted complications, especially to improve their quality of...
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Preventing Angiogenesis in the Retina Using Genome Eediting
Aug 16, 2017 4:00 pm

A research team from the Schepens Eye Research Institute of Massachusetts Eye and Ear has successfully prevented mice from developing angiogenesis of the retina -- the sensory tissue at the back of th...
Stomach Protein Offers Better Eye Moisturisers
Aug 3, 2017 11:00 am

After a long day of working at the computer, scratchy contact lenses are not only painful, over longer periods of time they can also damage ocular tissue. Relief may be in sight from a natural mucus c...
Stem Cells Therpay May Be the Answer to Heal Corneal Wounds
Aug 2, 2017 10:00 am

A new review is the first to directly examine the role of various stem cells in the healing of wounded cornea, the outermost part of the eye. In contrast with most other reviews, it covers all major c...
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How To Get a Cheap Microscope for Your Research?
Jul 25, 2017 11:00 am

Laboratory equipment is one of the largest cost factors in neuroscience. However, many experiments can be performed with good results using self-assembled setups involving 3-D printed components and s...
How Fetus' Genes Can Be Toxic On The Pregnant Mother?
Jun 24, 2017 9:00 am

A major new international study has revealed for the first time that some features in a baby's DNA can increase the risk of its mother developing pre-eclampsia -- a potentially dangerous condition...
Clinical Trials to Treat Children With Autism Using Cord Blood
Jun 22, 2017 12:00 pm

Although additional research is needed, scientists at Duke Health are reporting results from a small, early-stage study of an experimental autism therapy for children using their own umbilical cord bl...
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The Long Lasting Effects of Childhood Exercise!
Aug 21, 2017 2:00 pm

The researchers, from the Liggins Institute at the University of Auckland, found that bone retains a "memory" of exercise's effects long after the exercise is ceased, and this bone memor...
How Weight Loss Surgerys Can Affects Bone Density?
Aug 15, 2017 10:00 am

Bone marrow fat is thought to regulate bone metabolism, and high levels of marrow fat are seen in states of low bone mass, severe underweight, and diabetes. In a study of obese women undergoing gastri...
A Novel Drug for Slowing the Progression of Heart Valve Disease
Jun 26, 2017 10:00 am

A monoclonal antibody-based drug called SYN0012 is currently being investigated in human clinical trials for the treatment of rheumatoid arthritis, an autoimmune disease. However, the anti-inflammator...
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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...
Researchers Develop a New Test That Can Identify Hearing Deficits Can not be Detected with Traditional Means
Dec 25, 2016 8:00 am

Two researchers at UConn School of Medicine have developed a new hearing test that can identify hearing loss or deficits in some individuals considered to have normal or near-normal hearing in traditi...
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Fungi use water droplet cannons to fling spores into the breeze
Jul 29, 2017 11:00 am

Go for launch. Some fungi shoot out their spores at surprisingly high speed in order to disperse them some way away, but exactly how they accomplish this has remained a mystery until now. “Sp...
Malaria Parasites Adapt With Their Hosts in an Unusual Way
Jul 9, 2017 1:00 pm

Even though malaria still kills one child every minute, the vast majority of those infected still survive, with roughly 200 million new infections every year. A new study has shown that the infectious...
Eradicating Malaria From Its Source
Jun 22, 2017 9:00 am

Malaria kills nearly half a million people every year, according to the World Health Organization (WHO). In some of the hardest-hit areas in sub-Saharan Africa, the mosquitoes that carry the malaria p...
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How Probiotics Have the Potential to Save Thousands of Newborns Lives!
Aug 21, 2017 5:00 pm

If you're in desperate need for some good news, look no further. Scientists in the U.S. and India have found an inexpensive treatment that could possibly save hundreds of thousands of newborns ...
A Common Antimicrobial Agent Has Irreversible Effect on Embryos!
Aug 15, 2017 5:00 pm

Lawrence Livermore National Laboratory scientists have discovered that exposure to environmental levels of triclocarban (TCC), an antibacterial chemical common in personal care products like soaps and...
High-Resolution 3D Imaging of Live Embryos
Aug 14, 2017 5:00 pm

University of Illinois researchers have developed a way to produce 3-D images of live embryos in cattle that could help determine embryo viability before in vitro fertilization in humans. Infertili...
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Scientists Might Have Discovered a Painkiller That Beats Morphine!
Aug 21, 2017 8:00 pm

A team of scientists led by chemists Stephen Martin and James Sahn at The University of Texas at Austin have discovered what they say is a powerful pain reliever that acts on a previously unknown pain...
How CRISPR Can Help Us To Find Better Treatments for Cancer?
Apr 22, 2017 5:00 pm

We often conceptualize genes as independent units of information, although their behaviour is influenced by interactions with other genes. Now, two independent studies present scalable double-knockout...
Innovative Methods To Identify Cancer Lethal Points
Apr 6, 2017 9:00 am

Genetic mutations that cause cancer also weaken cancer cells, creating an opportunity for researchers to develop drugs that will selectively kill them, while sparing normal cells. This concept is call...
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Making clothes from milk
Aug 23, 2017 8:00 pm

In the EU, residents waste an estimated 88 million tonnes of food every year, according to the latest estimates. That is roughly 170 kilogrammes per person. But what if scientists could turn some of t...
New Tool to Identify Which Diabetic Patients are at More Risk of Hypoglycemic Shock!
Aug 23, 2017 1:00 pm

A team led by Kaiser Permanente researchers has developed and validated a practical tool for identifying diabetes patients who are at the highest risk for being admitted to an emergency department or ...
Scientists Use Spider Silk In Creating Artificial Cardiac Tissues!
Aug 22, 2017 5:00 pm

Ever more people are suffering from cardiac insufficiency, despite significant advances in preventing and minimising damage to the heart. The main cause of reduced cardiac functionality lies in the ir...
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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 ...
Identifying the Main Proteins That Enables T Cells Navigate their Surroundings
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The protein tags that adorn immune cells and engage with receptors to promote inflammation in the body’s endothelial tissues are not what they were thought to be. A KAUST investigation has ident...
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Finally Scientists Figure Out Why Antipsychotic Drugs Cause Weight Gain!
Aug 19, 2017 3:00 pm

Weight gain is an unfortunate side effect of many antipsychotic drugs like olanzapine. It’s important to help patients manage these unwanted complications, especially to improve their quality of...
How Ketamine Helps People with Depression?
Jul 4, 2017 2:00 pm

UT Southwestern Medical Center scientists have identified a key protein that helps trigger ketamine's rapid antidepressant effects in the brain, a crucial step to developing alternative treatments...
More Understanding on How Fear is Encoded in Our Brains
Jul 4, 2017 10:01 am

Research on 'fear memory' could lead to the development of therapies that reduce the effects of PTSD, which affects 7 percent of the US population. The researchers found that a population of h...
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New clues found to common respiratory virus
Jul 3, 2017 11:00 am

By age 2, most children have been infected with respiratory syncytial virus (RSV), which usually causes only mild cold symptoms. But people with weakened immune systems, such as infants and the elderl...
What Changed the Bad Reputation of Tick Among Scientists?
Jun 28, 2017 7:00 pm

The bloodsucking parasites that carry Lyme disease may also be the key to new anti-inflammatory drugs that could prevent cardiac failures. Ticks are notorious for surreptitiously attaching themselv...
Finally! Gaining Independence from Fungi in the Antibiotics Production Sector
Jun 27, 2017 2:00 pm

Yale University scientists have developed a novel chemical process that may lead to the creation of a new class of antibiotics. The discovery comes at a time when more types of bacteria are becomin...
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Combination Cell Therapy Achieves Great Results in Treating Leukemia
Jul 1, 2017 12:00 pm

Combining the kinase inhibitor ibrutinib with an investigational personalized cellular therapy known as CTL119 can lead to complete remission in patients with high-risk chronic lymphocytic leukemia (C...
Solving One Of The Most Common Teeth Problems
Jun 29, 2017 9:00 am

While root canals are effective in saving a tooth that has become infected or decayed, this age-old procedure may cause teeth to become brittle and susceptible to fracture over time. Now researchers a...
The First Clinical Trial to Use Embryonic Stem Cells in Treating Parkinson’s Disease
Jun 28, 2017 9:00 am

In the next few months, surgeons in the Chinese city of Zhengzhou will carefully drill through the skulls of people with Parkinson’s disease and inject 4 million immature neurons derived from hu...
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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 Therpay May Be the Answer to Heal Corneal Wounds
Aug 2, 2017 10:00 am

A new review is the first to directly examine the role of various stem cells in the healing of wounded cornea, the outermost part of the eye. In contrast with most other reviews, it covers all major c...
Stem cell therapy attacks cancer by targeting unique tissue stiffness
Aug 1, 2017 6:00 pm

A stem cell-based method created by University of California, Irvine scientists can selectively target and kill cancerous tissue while preventing some of the toxic side effects of chemotherapy by trea...
Even Our Cells Can't Decide Their Future All the Time!
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From the moment of fertilization, building a human body involves a series of choices where cells generated by cell division must elect which of the myriad types of cell they will become. How does this...
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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...
How Gene Expression is Affected By Mercury Toxicity?
Aug 21, 2017 10:00 am

The mercury found at very low concentrations in water is concentrated along the entire food chain, from algae via zooplankton to small fish and on to the largest fish -- the ones we eat. Mercury cause...
A Common Antimicrobial Agent Has Irreversible Effect on Embryos!
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Lawrence Livermore National Laboratory scientists have discovered that exposure to environmental levels of triclocarban (TCC), an antibacterial chemical common in personal care products like soaps and...
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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...
A Smart Way To Substitute Antibiotics
Jun 26, 2017 1:00 pm

Urinary tract infections (UTIs) are among the most common infections, and they tend to come back again and again, even when treated. Most UTIs are caused by E. coli that live in the gut and spread to ...
Stem Cells Help In Treating Impotence
Apr 24, 2017 4:00 pm

New clinical trial results show that stem cells can restore sufficient erectile function to allow previously impotent men to have spontaneous intercourse. This is the first time stem cell therapy has ...
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A Simple Solution to Get Better Flu Vaccine from Eggs!
Aug 16, 2017 6:00 pm

Scientists use chicken eggs to grow flu viruses for use in vaccines. However, the flu vaccine is infamous for having questionable effectiveness. Now, scientists know that it’s partially because ...
New Novel Vaccine Against Zika Virus
Jul 18, 2017 10:00 am

Research presented by Farshad Guirakhoo, Ph.D., Chief Scientific Officer, GeoVax, Inc., at the ASM Microbe 2017 meeting showed a new Zika virus vaccine that gives 100% protection in mice. The vaccine ...
Personalized Vaccines Acts As a Game Changer in Our Fight Against Cancer!
Jul 10, 2017 2:00 pm

Vaccines tailored to match a person’s particular constellation of cancer mutations seem to have fended off tumours in a handful of patients, two small clinical trials show. The vaccines are d...
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Virology (85)
Cancer drugs take aim at viruses
Aug 23, 2017 6:00 pm

Researchers at the National Institute of Allergy and Infectious Disease knew that some viruses - herpes simplex virus, for example - integrate their own genomes into their host’s genome, where v...
An immune signaling pathway for control of yellow fever virus infection
Aug 23, 2017 1:00 pm

Princeton University researchers have uncovered a critical role for a new immune signaling pathway in controlling infection by the flavivirus Yellow Fever Virus (YFV). The paper describing this discov...
Now showing: Researchers create first 3-D movie of virus in action
Aug 18, 2017 6:00 pm

A research collaboration led by the University of Wisconsin-Milwaukee has for the first time created a three-dimensional movie showing a virus preparing to infect a healthy cell. The research has t...
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