biochemical signals

Chronic liver disease cure on the horizon

March 6th, 2012 - 10:31 am ICT by IANS
London, March 6 (IANS) Scientists have made an important breakthrough that could eventually lead to the development of new treatments for chronic liver illnesses.At present such illnesses can only be ... Read more...

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Injectable gel to heal damaged hearts

February 22nd, 2012 - 6:04 pm ICT by IANS
Washington, Feb 22 (IANS) A new injectable hydrogel could safely and effectively heal any damage caused by heart attacks and help minimise invasive surgeries. The hydrogel would open a new ... Read more...

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Silencing ‘hedgehog’ molecule halts cancer

June 6th, 2011 - 12:13 pm ICT by IANS
Sydney, June 6 (IANS) Breast cancer cells are known to create the conditions for their own survival by communicating their needs to the healthy cells surrounding them.Now researchers have identified ... Read more...

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Men like wet kisses while women want to keep them long!

February 12th, 2011 - 1:19 pm ICT by ANI
Washington, Feb 12 (ANI): Men like to push to make kisses sloppier, while women want to keep them long, suggest a new study.Also, a kiss shared between a man and a woman ... Read more...

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Most common adult brain cancer associated with gene deletion

December 23rd, 2010 - 5:47 pm ICT by ANI
London, Dec 23 (ANI): Scientists have discovered an important gene deletion in up to one of every four cases of glioblastoma, the most common adult brain cancer.This deletion contributes to tumor development, ... Read more...

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Exercise may help in bone formation in osteoporosis

April 8th, 2010 - 2:53 pm ICT by IANS
Washington, April 8 (IANS) For osteoporosis patients who are unable to exercise, help may be on the way. Scientists have discovered how new therapies can trick bones into thinking they are getting ... Read more...

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What makes human muscle age

October 1st, 2009 - 1:44 pm ICT by ANI
Washington, Oct 1 (ANI): Scientists from University of California, Berkeley, have identified biochemical pathways that can lead to aging of muscles.By manipulating these pathways, the researchers were able to turn back the ... Read more...

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Hospital on a Chip may revolutionise battlefield wound treatment

November 30th, 2008 - 2:08 pm ICT by ANI
Washington, Nov 30 (ANI): If scientists have their way, it may soon be possible to create a hospital on a chip for instant treatment to wounded soldiers even before a medic ... Read more...

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Old stem cells can regain youth, says study

June 16th, 2008 - 3:01 pm ICT by IANS
New York, June 16 (IANS) Stem cells in an old tissue are still able to perform regenerative functions, provided they receive appropriate chemical signals, according to a new study. Earlier studies have ... Read more...

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Scientists use nanomagnetic systems to control cellular signalling

January 9th, 2008 - 2:33 pm ICT by admin
London, January 9 (ANI): Experiments carried out by researchers at Children's Hospital Boston suggest that the nanotechnology may soon provide a non-invasive technique to control drug release in the body, and physiologic ... Read more...

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Stress hormone may speed up progression of certain blood cancers

November 20th, 2007 - 4:19 pm ICT by admin
Washington, Nov 20 (ANI): A new study has shown that in cell cultures stress hormone norepinephrine appears to hasten the biochemical signals that stimulate certain tumour cells to grow and spread, consequently ... Read more...

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