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Breaking up cell networks could help treat diseases

January 11th, 2010 - 5:04 pm ICT by IANS
Toronto, Jan 11 (IANS) In human bodies, trillions of cells and the molecules from which they are composed are coupled and regrouped into indistinguishable clusters. Decoupling them may help treat diseaes like ... Read more...

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Stem cells hold great promise for regenerating insulin-secreting tissues (Part - II)

July 20th, 2009 - 3:16 pm ICT by ANI
By Dr. Vikas AhluwaliaIn his view, while cadaveric islets are currently the mainstay of endocrine cell replacement, alternative cell sources, such as stem cells hold great promise to provide a ready ... Read more...

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Researchers develop living model of brain’s basic units

March 23rd, 2009 - 5:56 pm ICT by IANS
London, March 23 (IANS) Researchers are developing a novel way to model the working of the human brain by creating its living representation. Tiny 3-D cell clusters, which are essentially very small models ... Read more...

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Scientists identify immunity proteins new role in autoimmune disorders

January 3rd, 2008 - 1:15 pm ICT by admin
London, Jan 3 (ANI): Researchers have identified the previously unknown role of a chemical messenger or an immunity protein known as interleukin 17 (IL-17), in the development of autoimmune disorders like rheumatoid ... Read more...

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Pregnant mums smoking may decrease daughters fertility

November 22nd, 2007 - 12:19 pm ICT by admin
Washington, Nov 22 (ANI): Pregnant women have been given yet another reason to kick the butt with researchers finding that it might decrease their daughters fertility.The study, by researchers at University of ... Read more...

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