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Adolescence sex comes with health risks later


November 16th, 2011 - 3:24 pm ICT by IANS
Washington, Nov 16 (IANS) Sex during adolescence saddles one with health risks as adults because the nervous system is still under formation.These findings from a lab animal study, conducted by ... Read more...

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New technique points out cellular-level changes within deep brain regions


January 19th, 2011 - 6:32 pm ICT by ANI
London, Jan 19 (ANI): Scientists say that a groundbreaking technique can help explore changes taking place within the deep regions of the brain at the cellular level.The findings could lead to ... Read more...

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Now, detect esophageal cancer with light


January 5th, 2011 - 5:59 pm ICT by ANI
Washington, Jan 5 (ANI): Biomedical engineers at Duke University have developed and successfully tested a device that holds the promise of being a less invasive method for testing patients suspected of having ... Read more...

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Aging process in mice linked to hyperactive cellular pathway


December 23rd, 2010 - 4:32 pm ICT by ANI
London, Dec 23 (ANI): Scientists have linked hyperactivity in the mechanistic target of rapamycin complex 1 (mTORC1) cellular pathway, to reduced ketone production, which is a well-defined physiological trait of aging in ... Read more...

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Changes in fat cells linked to diabetes


July 7th, 2010 - 4:41 pm ICT by ANI
Washington, July 7 (ANI): A new research from the University of Cincinnati (UC) suggests that cellular changes in fat tissue-not the immune system-lead to the 'hyperinflammation' characteristic of obesity-related glucose intolerance and ... Read more...

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Synthetic peptide may repair, regenerate stroke-injured brain tissue


June 2nd, 2010 - 12:47 pm ICT by ANI
Washington, June 2 (ANI): A synthetic version of a naturally occurring peptide may be able to create new blood vessels and repair damaged nerve cells in lab animals, according to researchers."This successful ... Read more...

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Mice study shows slight changes in 2 genes launches breast cancer development


May 13th, 2010 - 6:13 pm ICT by ANI
Washington, May 13 (ANI): Scientists have made a new breakthrough in the fight against breast cancer.Researchers at Georgetown Lombard Comprehensive Cancer Center have been able to show, in mice, how just a ... Read more...

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Magnesium ‘can help boost memory’


February 23rd, 2010 - 11:50 am ICT by ANI
Washington, Feb 23 (ANI): An increase in brain magnesium improves learning and memory in young and old rats, a new study has found.Published in the journal Neuron, the study suggests that increasing ... Read more...

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How brain, on a cellular level, boosts memory formation while sleeping


February 22nd, 2010 - 5:42 pm ICT by ANI
Washington, Feb 22 (ANI): A new study has offered insights into how the brain, on a cellular level, promotes the formation of memories while sleeping.Based on his research that the brain ... Read more...

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Magnesium ‘can help boost brainpower’


January 28th, 2010 - 1:24 pm ICT by ANI
Washington, Jan 28 (ANI): An increase in brain magnesium improves learning and memory in young and old rats, a new study has found.Published by Cell Press in the January 28th issue of ... Read more...

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Genes that protect against aging identified


April 21st, 2009 - 1:43 pm ICT by ANI
Washington, Apr 21 (ANI): University of Liverpool researchers have developed a novel method to help scientists identify genes that can help protect the body during the ageing process.The team developed a method ... Read more...

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HPV-vaccine may even help reduce number of pre-term births


March 18th, 2009 - 1:15 pm ICT by ANI
Washington, Mar 18 (ANI): Calculating the benefits of HPV (human papilloma virus)-vaccination, Norwegian scientists have found that it may even reduce the number of pre-term births.Chronic HPV -infections can lead to ... Read more...

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What the earliest forms of life on Earth may have looked like


July 18th, 2008 - 3:33 pm ICT by ANI
Washington, July 18 (ANI): Yale University researchers believe that the earliest forms of life on Earth were single strands of nucleotides, which performed some of the complicated cellular functions proteins are ... Read more...

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Pioneering methodology to identify cancerous cells developed


May 11th, 2008 - 5:35 pm ICT by admin
Washington , May 11 (ANI): Cancer diagnosis will soon become more accurate and less straining for cytologists and pathologists, thanks to researchers who have developed an automatic method based on vibrational ... Read more...

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Bipolar disease drug dramatically increases lifespan in worms


November 14th, 2007 - 8:09 am ICT by admin
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Scientists identify genes that both slow aging and protect against cancer


November 14th, 2007 - 2:16 am ICT by admin
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