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ADAM-12 gene ‘may hold key to cancer, arthritis and cardiac treatments’


March 9th, 2011 - 3:18 pm ICT by ANI
Washington, Mar 9 (ANI): University of Missouri scientists have found that ADAM-12 gene could play a major role in the fight against cancer, arthritis, and cardiac hypertrophy, or thickening of the heart's ... Read more...

Posted in Health Science |

Fight age, go on a diet


November 19th, 2009 - 4:24 pm ICT by IANS
Washington, Nov 19 (IANS) How does going on a diet help fight ageing? Scientists have found some anti-ageing molecules that get activated by a low calorie diet. Charles Mobbs, professor of neuro-science and ... Read more...

Posted in Sci-Tech |

Protein loss linked to osteoarthritis


January 15th, 2009 - 3:32 pm ICT by IANS
Washington, Jan 15 (IANS) The loss of a single protein within the surface layer of the joint cartilage is linked to osteoarthritis. "We have found the mechanism that begins to explain how ... Read more...

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Cause of cartilage degeneration in osteoarthritis uncovered


January 13th, 2009 - 5:08 pm ICT by ANI
Washington, Jan 13 (ANI): Scripps research scientists have made a breakthrough discovery by finding the underlying cause of progressive deterioration of the cartilage, which characterises osteoarthritis- loss of the protein HMGB2. The ... Read more...

Posted in Health Science |

New gene behind puberty disorders identified


October 28th, 2008 - 5:49 pm ICT by ANI
Washington, Oct 28 (ANI): Researchers at Medical College of Georgia have identified a new gene responsible for puberty disorders. The researchers found that the gene mutated in CHARGE syndrome also accounts ... Read more...

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