disease processes

Oxidative stress may not be all that harmful


December 7th, 2011 - 6:32 pm ICT by IANS
London, Dec 7 (IANS) Anti-oxidants play a critical role in protecting cells but could also damage them or cause their deaths if they are malfunctioning, a study reveals. This damage ... Read more...

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Exercise important for those at special risk for Alzheimer’s


November 19th, 2010 - 4:35 pm ICT by ANI
Washington, Nov 19 (ANI): People who are more prone to cognitive decline, including development of Alzheimer's disease, can decrease their risk by doing regular exercising, a new study has suggested.J. Carson Smith ... Read more...

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New Human Stem Cell Developed By U.S. Reseachers


June 13th, 2010 - 9:01 pm ICT by GD
By Gina Gomez June 13, (THAINDIAN NEWS) A new kind of human stem cell has been developed by scientists in United States and the development is likely to play a pivotal role in ... Read more...

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Easy to manipulate human stem cell developed


June 9th, 2010 - 5:56 pm ICT by ANI
Washington, June 9 (ANI): American researchers have developed a new type of human stem cell that may be easier to manipulate.Researchers from the Massachusetts General Hospital Center for Regenerative Medicine (MGH-CRM) and ... Read more...

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Damaged kidney function may cause cognitive decline in old age


September 29th, 2009 - 5:10 pm ICT by ANI
Washington, Sep 29 (ANI): Impaired kidney function may lead to cognitive decline in old age, according to a new study.Conducted by researchers at Rush University Medical Center, the study found that poor ... Read more...

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Indian origin scientist wins prestigious ‘New Innovator Award’


September 26th, 2009 - 12:48 pm ICT by ANI
Washington, September 26 (ANI): Vikas Nanda, a scientist of Indian origin, has won the prestigious National Institutes of Health (NIH) Director's New Innovator Award this year.Dr. Nanda is assistant professor of biochemistry ... Read more...

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Now, a ‘molecular GPS’ to help probe aging and disease processes


September 3rd, 2009 - 2:00 pm ICT by ANI
Washington, Sep 3 (ANI): Michigan researchers have developed a powerful new GPS-like tool to identify proteins that are affected by a chemical process that is key to aging and disease development.The probe, ... Read more...

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High daily dosages of statins may have a negative impact on Multiple Sclerosis patients


May 27th, 2009 - 1:16 pm ICT by ANI
Washington, May 27 (ANI): McGill University researchers in Canada say that a treatment with high daily dosages of statins, commonly prescribed drugs that effectively reduce blood cholesterol levels, may actually have a ... Read more...

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Novel approach to turn skin cells into stem cells without cancer risk


March 27th, 2009 - 1:32 pm ICT by ANI
Washington, March 27 (ANI): American scientists have made a significant advance in finding a way to endow human skin cells with embryonic stem cell-like properties without inserting potentially problematic new genes into ... Read more...

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Scientists explain how genes control blood proteins important to health


May 9th, 2008 - 3:12 pm ICT by admin
Washington, May 9 (ANI): A new study has shown that its not just diet or lifestyle that affect our health, by finding that genes also regulate levels of many blood proteins ... Read more...

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New drug discovery tool for Alzheimer’s disease unveiled


April 29th, 2008 - 4:14 pm ICT by admin
Washington, April 29 (ANI): Researchers at Sirenade Pharmaceuticals AG in Munich, Germany, have discovered a new drug discovery tool for Alzheimer's disease.They demonstrated that an abnormal form of tau protein, as ... Read more...

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String of genetic mutations cause aggressive form of leukaemia


April 15th, 2008 - 5:48 pm ICT by admin
London, April 15 (ANI): Experts at St. Jude Children's Research Hospital have unearthed evidence that a combination of genetic mutations is to blame for most cases of acute lymphoblastic leukemia (ALL), ... Read more...

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Hyperbaric oxygen therapy successfully treats chronic traumatic brain injury


November 14th, 2007 - 2:06 am ICT by admin
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NAS report recognizes the importance of toxicogenomics


November 14th, 2007 - 2:02 am ICT by admin
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