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Spanish scientists create first bioartificial organ


April 16th, 2011 - 1:42 pm ICT by ANI
Washington, April 16 (ANI): University of Granada researchers have developed the first bioartificial organ in Spain.Professors Antonio Campos and Miguel Alaminos (histologists), Maria del Mar Perez, Ana Ionescu and Juan de la ... Read more...

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Test-tube sperm promises cure to male infertility


March 25th, 2011 - 3:15 pm ICT by IANS
London, March 25 (IANS) Scientists have succeeded in growing sperm in test tube for the first time, potentially opening the way to curing male infertility, and young boys undergoing chemotherapy ... Read more...

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Study on zebrafish paves way for new cancer treatment


December 15th, 2010 - 3:27 pm ICT by ANI
Washington, Dec 15 (ANI): The imaging of tumour growth in zebrafish has shed light on how newly formed cancer cells can co-opt the immune system into spreading the disease.The work is leading ... Read more...

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Researchers ‘watch’ formation of cells’ protein factories for first time


October 30th, 2010 - 5:22 pm ICT by ANI
Washington, Oct 30 (ANI): The Scripps Research Institute's team has revealed the first-ever pictures of the formation of cells' "protein factories," which is likely unravel complexities of the cell and lead to ... Read more...

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Scientists find ‘elixir of life’


October 6th, 2010 - 2:12 pm ICT by ANI
Washington, Oct 06 (ANI): An 'elixir of life' cocktail that could increase life expectancy has been created by scientists.A new study has found that when mice are given drinking water laced with ... Read more...

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Blame your genes for stuttering, speech problems


February 11th, 2010 - 5:59 pm ICT by IANS
Washington, Feb 11 (IANS) Stuttering may be the result of a glitch in the daily process by which cellular components in key regions of the brain are broken down and recycled, says ... Read more...

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First genes for stuttering discovered


February 11th, 2010 - 11:58 am ICT by ANI
London, Feb 11 (ANI): Researchers at the National Institute on Deafness and Other Communication Disorders have identified three genes as a source of stuttering in volunteers in Pakistan, the United States, and ... Read more...

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Stem cell transplantation may correct rare genetic disorder in kids


September 18th, 2009 - 12:44 pm ICT by ANI
Washington, Sep 18 (ANI): Scripps Research Institute scientists have offered new hope for parents whose children suffer from the rare genetic disorder 'cystinosis' by showing through an experiment on mice that stem ... Read more...

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Secret behind how manuka honey fights infection revealed


September 7th, 2009 - 1:19 pm ICT by ANI
Washington, Sep 7 (ANI): Scientists at the University of Wales Institute, Cardiff, have uncovered how manuka honey can help fight infection-by destroying key bacterial proteins.Led by Dr. Rowena Jenkins, the research team ... Read more...

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Why red wine is the elixir of health


June 12th, 2009 - 12:24 pm ICT by ANI
Washington, June 12 (ANI): A polyphenol present in red wine, called resveratrol, has been found to have a large number of health benefits for drinkers, say researchers.Red wine contains a complex ... Read more...

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Scientists reveal how cellular protein detects viruses, sparks immune response


February 20th, 2009 - 5:39 pm ICT by ANI
Washington, February 20 (ANI): Scientists at the University of Illinois say that they have found how a cellular protein recognizes an invading virus and alerts the body to the infection. Taekjip Ha, ... Read more...

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Why diet, exercise are best for type II diabetes


February 3rd, 2009 - 5:48 pm ICT by ANI
Washington, Feb 03 (ANI): A new study in rodents by researchers at East Carolina University, Greenville has provided a biological explanation as to why diet and exercise are the best tools ... Read more...

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Chemical in paint may play role in promoting obesity


December 1st, 2008 - 4:28 pm ICT by ANI
Washington, Dec 1 (ANI): A new study has found that tributyltin, a ubiquitous pollutant that has a potent effect on gene activity, could be promoting obesity.Tributyltin is used in antifouling ... Read more...

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Russian drug improves Alzheimer’’s symptoms


July 18th, 2008 - 4:02 pm ICT by ANI
London, July 18 (ANI): Dimebon the drug first discovered in 1983 and sold in Russia as an antihistamine significantly improves the clinical course of patients with Alzheimer''s disease, according to a ... Read more...

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Scientists use genetic tags to disclose secrets of memory retention in mice


February 22nd, 2008 - 1:39 pm ICT by admin
Washington , Feb 22 (ANI): Researchers at the Scripps Research Institute have used genetic tags in mice to understand the cellular mechanism behind memory, and which helps in its retention over a ... Read more...

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Daily alcohol increases sexual arousal, decreases inhibitions in males


January 3rd, 2008 - 1:16 pm ICT by admin
Washington, Jan 3(ANI): Researchers at the Penn Sate have discovered that daily alcohol use can change male sexual behaviour, in terms of sexual arousal, sexual inhibition, and sexual preferences.The study on fruit ... Read more...

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Mechanism for faulty protein disposal identified


December 7th, 2007 - 6:43 pm ICT by admin
Washington , Dec 7 (ANI): The findings of a study have shed light on a unique mechanism through which myeloma cells discard defective or excess proteins out of the cells protein factory. ... Read more...

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