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Breakthrough in asthma research


September 19th, 2012 - 1:33 pm ICT by IANS
Washington, Sep 19 (IANS) Scientists may have hit upon an effective way to block asthma attacks by identifying the two most significant biological triggers that bring them on.Researchers from the ... Read more...

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Chemical in soap, toothpaste impairs muscle strength


August 14th, 2012 - 11:46 am ICT by IANS
Washington, Aug 14 (IANS) Triclosan, an antibacterial widely used in soaps, deodorants, toothpastes and other body-care products, reduces muscular strength, according to a mice study."Triclosan is found in virtually everyone's ... Read more...

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Leafy greens ‘could help protect vascular health’


March 24th, 2011 - 2:32 pm ICT by ANI
Washington, Mar 24 (ANI): Researchers have suggested that patients suffering from vascular disorders might benefit from leafy greens as it could help increase the availability of nitric oxide (NO).Disorders of the circulatory ... Read more...

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Potential genetic target for heart disease discovered


November 18th, 2010 - 3:11 pm ICT by ANI
Washington, Nov 18 (ANI): A potential genetic target for heart disease has been identified by researchers at UC.The study, led by WenFeng Cai, shows that a micro-RNA, known as miR765, which regulates ... Read more...

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Scientists identify enzyme vital to healthy heart


February 20th, 2010 - 2:29 pm ICT by IANS
Washington, Feb 20 (IANS) Scientists have come up with evidence to show that calcineurin, an enzyme, is critical in controlling normal development and function of heart cells. The loss of the protein leads ... Read more...

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Critical enzyme in healthy heart function identified


February 20th, 2010 - 1:25 pm ICT by ANI
Washington, Feb 20 (ANI): Scientists at Cincinnati Children's Hospital Medical Center and the Howard Hughes Medical Institute have shown that the enzyme calcineurin is critical in controlling normal development and function of ... Read more...

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Scientists look to control obesity by burning more calories


January 6th, 2010 - 4:49 pm ICT by ANI
Washington, Jan 6 (ANI): New research by scientists from the Mayo Clinic and the University of Iowa suggests that obesity may be kept under check by increasing the number of calories burnt ... Read more...

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Stem-cell transplantation prompts muscle growth in mice with muscular dystrophy


January 21st, 2008 - 1:53 pm ICT by admin
London, January 21 (ANI): Researchers at the University of Texas Southwestern Medical Center have successfully used embryonic stem cells from mice to prompt the growth of healthy muscle cells in the rodents ... Read more...

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