experimental medicine

Human trials under way for new HIV vaccine

January 3rd, 2012 - 5:34 pm ICT by IANS
London, Jan 3 (IANS) The first human trials for the new HIV injectible vaccine are under way, containing a specific protein which will target the most virulent strain of the ... Read more...

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Body’s own molecular protection against arthritis discovered

May 19th, 2010 - 4:42 pm ICT by ANI
Washington, May 19 (ANI): An international team of scientists has discovered that a natural molecule in the body counters the progression of osteoarthritis.The findings from The Scripps Research Institute in California ... Read more...

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New system tells how hazardous are air pollutants

April 9th, 2010 - 6:28 pm ICT by ANI
Washington, April 9 (ANI): Fraunhofer scientists are set to present a new test system that can reveal the extent to which air pollutants are hazardous.The researchers will make the presentation at this ... Read more...

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Scientist uncovers secret of nerve cell regeneration

February 20th, 2010 - 3:52 pm ICT by IANS
Washington, Feb 20 (IANS) Brain researcher Hiroshi Kawabe has uncovered the secret of nerve (brain) cell regeneration. It is the working of a process that permits nerve cells to grow and form complex ... Read more...

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Long-term exercise prevents aging of cardiovascular system

December 1st, 2009 - 4:57 pm ICT by ANI
Washington, Dec 1 (ANI): A new study has shown that long-term exercising could prevent aging of the cardiovascular system.The researchers found that intensive exercise prevented shortening of telomeres, a protective effect against ... Read more...

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Potential therapeutic target for muscle atrophy identified

June 12th, 2009 - 4:37 pm ICT by ANI
Washington, June 12 (ANI): Researchers from University of Piemonte Orientale, Novara, Italy have identified a potential therapeutic target for common problem of muscle atrophy.The condition results in an extensive loss of muscle ... Read more...

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Menopause does not increase blood pressure, cardiovascular disease risk

October 2nd, 2008 - 5:40 pm ICT by ANI
Washington, October 2 (ANI): While increases in blood pressure and cardiovascular disease risk are often observed in postmenopausal women, two new studies now suggest that menopause itself does not give rise ... Read more...

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Cheers! Red wine kills cancer

March 26th, 2008 - 3:12 pm ICT by admin
New York, March 26 (IANS) A natural antioxidant in grape skins and red wine can help kill cancer cells in the pancreas by crippling the cells' core energy source, says a new ... Read more...

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