gene expression levels

How does the body recover from responding to shock or acute stress?


February 9th, 2011 - 5:44 pm ICT by ANI
Washington, Feb 9 (ANI): Our body's response to stress begins in the brain, and a family of proteins plays a prominent role in regulating this mechanism, suggests a new study.Alon Chen of ... Read more...

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Why obesity can increase risk for cardiovascular disease, diabetes


January 21st, 2011 - 1:09 pm ICT by ANI
London, Jan 21 (ANI): Scientists have found that fat is associated with some distinctive chemical changes in the DNA.This finding may help explain why obesity can increase the risk for chronic problems ... Read more...

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Why some combination therapies backfire


November 14th, 2009 - 3:40 pm ICT by ANI
Washington, Nov 14 (ANI): Combination drug therapy has become a staple for treating many infections but the treatment sometimes backfires. Scientists have now identified the reason why certain pairings are counter-productive.Doctors treat ... Read more...

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Second ingredient in cigarette smoke that delays bone healing identified


March 4th, 2008 - 11:16 am ICT by admin
Washington, March 4 (ANI): US researchers have identified a second ingredient in cigarette smoke that delays bone healing after fractures.A team of experts at the University of Rochester Medical Center had earlier ... Read more...

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Gene expression differences between ethnic groups affect drug, infection response


February 29th, 2008 - 4:47 pm ICT by admin
Washington, Feb 29 (ANI): Variations in gene expression levels among various ethnic groups may influence their response to drugs and infections, says a new study.The researchers from the University of Chicago ... Read more...

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