Physiology (32 News)

How Does Every Single Cell in the Plant Know Its Growing Direction?

Dec 22, 2018 12:00 pm
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Knowing which way is up or down is important for all living things. For plants, which grow roots into the soil and flowers above ground, getting th...

Study Reveals a Newly Human Enzyme That Could Play a Key Role in Childbirth and Muscle Diseases

Dec 20, 2018 3:00 pm
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Since the 1960s, scientists have known of a modification that occurs to a particular molecule in muscles, especially after exercise. What scientist...

The Epigenetic Mechanism Involved in Schizophrenia

Dec 17, 2018 11:00 am
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A study using a PET scan tracer developed at the Martinos Center for Biomedical Imaging at Massachusetts General Hospital (MGH) has identified, for...

Receiving Genetic Test Information Can Alter Body Physiology

Dec 15, 2018 12:00 pm
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Millions of people in the United States alone have submitted their DNA for analysis and received information that not only predicts their risk for ...

Parents should Pay Attention to the Food that they Give to their hereditary fructose intolerance (HFI) Babies

Sep 25, 2018 1:00 pm
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Babies with inherited intolerance of fructose face a risk of acute liver failure if they are fed certain widely available formulas containing fruct...

Understanding the Effects of Aging on Mitochondria

Sep 16, 2018 11:00 am
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Defective energy production in old neurons might explain why our brains are so prone to age-related diseases. Salk researchers used a new method to di...

Time-Restricted Feeding May Reverse Diseases Related to Biological Clock Defects

Sep 13, 2018 10:00 am
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LA JOLLA—Scientists at the Salk Institute found that mice lacking the biological clocks thought to be necessary for a healthy metabolism could s...

Time Spent Sleeping on the Weekends has Potential Impact on the Likelihood of Dying Young !!

Aug 29, 2018 1:00 pm
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There’s nothing quite like crawling under the covers on Friday night with the intention of snoozing well into Saturday. But sleep can be stressf...

High Body Temperature Speed Up a Key Defence System that Fights Against Tumors or Infections

Aug 6, 2018 4:00 pm
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The hotter our body temperature, the more our bodies speed up a key defence system that fights against tumours, wounds or infections, new research by ...

New Hope that could Change Life of People with Phenylketonuria (PKU)

Jul 31, 2018 12:00 pm
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In the 1959 novella Flowers for Algernon by Daniel Keyes (and the 1968 film Charly), 32-year-old Charlie Gordon, a janitor at a New York City baker...

New Discovery that Advances our Understanding of the Assembly of Kidney Building Blocks

Jul 28, 2018 4:00 pm
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Arriving early or late can have big consequences for early-stage cells that gather to form a new kidney, a team of USC researchers discovered. ...

Better Male Fertility and Nuts Consumption

Jul 26, 2018 3:00 pm
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The inclusion of nuts in a regular diet significantly improves the quality and function of human sperm, according to results of a randomised trial ...

Identification of the Cellular Mechanism that Leads to Neurodegeneration in Parkinson’s Disease

Jul 16, 2018 5:00 pm
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Northwestern Medicine scientists identified a cellular mechanism that leads to neurodegeneration in patients with Parkinson’s disease, according...

The Lack of Bsx Is a New Reason to Disable Sleep-Wake Cycles

Jul 14, 2018 1:00 pm
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When zebrafish lack a specific protein, the two hemispheres of the brain develop symmetrically, and the sleep hormone melatonin is not produced. Th...

A New Function of FGF2 May Contribute to Treating Infertility in Males

Jul 12, 2018 10:00 am
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A research team found a novel function of "FGF2", growth factor for spermatogonial stem cells (SSCs) which is the origin of the sperm. Th...

Why Should You Turn off Lights During Night Sleep?

Jun 30, 2018 5:00 pm
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According to preliminary results from a new study, nighttime light exposure during sleep may affect metabolic function. The aim of this study was t...

Brain Plasticity to Maintain Balance of Synaptic Resources

Jun 26, 2018 6:00 pm
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Our brains are famously flexible, or "plastic," because neurons can do new things by forging new or stronger connections with other neuro...

Could the Biological Clock Gene Fight Breast Cancer?

Jun 6, 2018 3:00 pm
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Our bodies have an innate "timer" known as the biological clock. A new study suggests that one gene that helps to regulate this timer may...

Scientists Reveal the Molecular Mechanism behind the Ability of Newborn Mouse Heart to Regenerate

Jun 3, 2018 10:00 am
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During the first days of life, the heart of a newborn mouse adapts to entirely new physiological conditions, larger volume loads and an increased e...

The Sixth Sense of sharks !!

Jun 2, 2018 2:00 pm
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"Sharks have this incredible ability to pick up nanoscopic currents while swimming through a blizzard of electric noise. Our results suggest that...


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