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Toxin that plays key role in triggering Parkinson’s disease identified


February 11th, 2011 - 6:12 pm ICT by ANI
Washington, Feb 11 (ANI): Scientists have found evidence that a toxin produced by the brain is responsible for the series of cellular events that lead to Parkinson's disease.After research in an animal ... Read more...

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Turning diseased blood cells to stem cells may reveal cancer quickly


February 5th, 2011 - 5:57 pm ICT by ANI
Washington, Feb 5 (ANI): A study has successfully turned healthy and diseased cells into stem cells, thereby paving way for observing the onset of the blood cancer leukaemia in the laboratory dish."This ... Read more...

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Malaria parasites caught in act of invading cells


January 20th, 2011 - 4:50 pm ICT by IANS
Sydney, Jan 20 (IANS) Scientists relying on new imaging technologies have for the first time caught malaria parasites in the act of invading red blood cells (RBCs). Researchers from the Walter and ... Read more...

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Malaria parasite caught invading red blood cells


January 20th, 2011 - 2:01 pm ICT by ANI
Washington, Jan 20 (ANI): Using new image and cell technologies, Australian scientists have for the first time caught malaria parasites in the act of invading red blood cells.The researchers, from the ... Read more...

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Immune cells that fight parasites but cause allergies, asthma identified


March 12th, 2010 - 5:38 pm ICT by ANI
London, March 12 (ANI): While studying how the immune system operates, scientists from the University of Pennsylvania School of Veterinary Medicine discovered a previously unidentified cell population that may be the body's ... Read more...

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How oxidation regulates cancer-causing gene


March 27th, 2009 - 5:06 pm ICT by ANI
Washington, Mar 27 (ANI): A researchers duo at the University of Rhode Island has revealed how reactive oxygen species (ROS), a type of stress signal, regulate a cancer causing protein, called Src.The ... Read more...

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Novel tumour suppressor for lung cancer identified


January 6th, 2009 - 1:18 pm ICT by ANI
Washington, Jan 6 (ANI): Researchers at the University of Cincinnati (UC) have identified a new tumour suppressor that may help in the development of more targeted drug therapies to fight lung ... Read more...

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Migraines linked to genetic mutations


July 1st, 2008 - 1:22 pm ICT by ANI
Washington, July 1 (ANI): Researchers from Vanderbilt University Medical Centre have revealed that migraines might be linked to genetic mutations.By studying a rare, inherited form of migraine, the team of researchers ... Read more...

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Sea cucumbers harness wound healing abilities to regrow organs


November 14th, 2007 - 2:26 am ICT by admin
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