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Nanoscale whiskers could grow human tissue


March 13th, 2011 - 6:04 pm ICT by IANS
London, March 13 (IANS) Minute nanoscale whiskers taken from sea creatures hold the key to creating human muscle tissue, say researchers.University of Manchester academics Stephen Eichhorn and Julie Gough, working ... Read more...

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Nanoscale whiskers from sea squirts could grow human muscle tissue


March 12th, 2011 - 12:22 pm ICT by ANI
Washington, March 12 (ANI): University of Manchester researchers have discovered that minute whiskers of nanoscale dimensions taken from sea creatures could hold the key to creating working human muscle tissue.They have found ... Read more...

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Lab veins could revolutionise bypass surgery


February 3rd, 2011 - 3:15 pm ICT by IANS
London, Feb 3 (IANS) Human veins, grown for the first time in a lab, could revolutionise bypass surgery for thousands every year.In a breakthrough, researchers created human blood vessels that last for ... Read more...

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Elasticity in joints help ostriches run fast: Study


October 27th, 2010 - 5:28 pm ICT by ANI
London, Oct 27 (ANI): A new study has found that Ostriches-the fastest bird on the land-use tendons to store and return twice as much elastic energy per step than humans.This reduces ... Read more...

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Long space travel results in astronauts’ muscles loss


August 18th, 2010 - 1:31 pm ICT by ANI
Washington, Aug 18 (ANI): Spending too much flight on long space flights, result in wasting of muscles in Astronauts, which in turn reduces their capacity for physical work by more than 40 ... Read more...

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Daily ginger consumption alleviates muscle pain


May 20th, 2010 - 1:46 pm ICT by ANI
Washington, May 20 (ANI): Daily ginger consumption can reduce muscle pain caused by exercise, says a new study by researchers at the University of Georgia.Patrick O'Connor, a professor in the College of ... Read more...

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Daily ginger consumption eases muscle ache


May 20th, 2010 - 1:24 pm ICT by IANS
Washington, May 20 (IANS) Ginger has long been used as a home remedy for ailments like colds and upset stomachs. But research has now found that daily ginger consumption also reduces muscle ... Read more...

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Gene responsible for Duchenne muscular dystrophy can be repaired


April 16th, 2010 - 1:28 pm ICT by ANI
Washington, Apr 16 (ANI): It is possible to repair the defective gene responsible for Duchenne muscular dystrophy, claim researchers from Université Laval's Faculty of Medicine and the CHUQ Research Center.The team, led ... Read more...

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Hydrogen-powered device mimics human muscle size, strength


December 13th, 2009 - 10:53 am ICT by ANI
Washington, Dec 13 (ANI): Scientists have created a strong and silent hydrogen-powered artificial muscle that is equivalent in size and power to human muscle."People are trying to use metal hydrides as hydrogen ... Read more...

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What makes human muscle age


October 1st, 2009 - 1:44 pm ICT by ANI
Washington, Oct 1 (ANI): Scientists from University of California, Berkeley, have identified biochemical pathways that can lead to aging of muscles.By manipulating these pathways, the researchers were able to turn back the ... Read more...

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Carnitine supplements ‘lower diabetes risk’


August 13th, 2009 - 1:09 pm ICT by ANI
Washington, Aug 13 (ANI): A new study by researchers at Duke University Medical Center showed that supplementing obese rats with the nutrient carnitine improved their glucose tolerance, a health outcome that indicates ... Read more...

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Scientists identify new glucose-regulating protein linked with diabetes


May 29th, 2009 - 12:24 pm ICT by ANI
Washington, May 29 (ANI): Scientists have found that a specialized protein in human muscles is linked with the process that clears glucose out of the bloodstream.The finding by researchers at the University ... Read more...

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Exoskeleton makes software engineer ”Iron Man” with 20 times greater strength


December 9th, 2008 - 6:21 pm ICT by ANI
Melbourne, Dec 9 (ANI): Software engineer Rex Jameson literally turned into ''Iron Man'' when he stepped into a robotic soldier, and his strength got multiplied as many as 20 times. In fact, ... Read more...

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Stem cells can effectively repair injured heart muscle


November 26th, 2008 - 1:44 pm ICT by ANI
Washington, Nov 26 (ANI): Using a novel population of stem cells, researchers at Children''s Hospital of Pittsburgh of UPMC have successfully repaired damaged heart muscle in an animal model.The stem cells, ... Read more...

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Purified stem cells offer new hope for people with muscular dystrophy


July 11th, 2008 - 1:47 pm ICT by ANI
Washington, July 11 (ANI): Experiments on mice conducted by Harvard University researchers have shown that it may be possible to restore healthy muscle and improve muscle function among those afflicted by ... Read more...

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Want bulging biceps like Popeye? Eat spinach


May 8th, 2008 - 12:41 pm ICT by admin
London, May 8 (ANI): If you want bulging biceps like Popeye the sailor man, then all you have to do is eat his favourite food spinach.And, saying this are scientists from ... Read more...

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Diseased muscle in mice saved by reprogrammed human adult stem cells


December 13th, 2007 - 4:30 pm ICT by admin
Washington, Dec 13 (ANI): A new study conducted onmice by researchers at the University of Milan has represented a significant advance towards the future development of a gene therapy that uses a ... Read more...

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