human physiology

Worms help study space travel’s impact on astronauts

June 3rd, 2011 - 7:54 pm ICT by IANS
London, June 3 (IANS) A space flight by millions of microscopic worms could help overcome the numerous threats posed to human health by space travel.The Caenorhabditis elegans (C. elegans) have ... Read more...

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Vitamin A plays key role in the human body

March 18th, 2011 - 2:57 pm ICT by ANI
Washington, March 18 (ANI): Scientists have found that Vitamin A may play a more direct role than was previously known in certain physiological functions including sperm cell formation and the development of ... Read more...

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Lucknow’s ten-year-old girl gets admission in college in science stream

December 30th, 2010 - 7:16 pm ICT by ANI
By Kamna HajelaLucknow, Dec.30 (ANI): Sushma Verma of Lucknow has obtained special permission to enter the portals of a college at the age of 10 years in her quest for a degree ... Read more...

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Mathematical model of red blood cells’ life cycle may predict anemia risk

November 13th, 2010 - 3:58 pm ICT by ANI
Washington, Nov 13 (ANI): Scientists have developed a mathematical model reflecting how red blood cells change in size and hemoglobin content during their four-month lifespan.The study is collaboration between a physician-researcher at ... Read more...

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New mechanism regulating body’s 24-hour clock identified

November 12th, 2010 - 3:08 pm ICT by ANI
Washington, Nov 12 (ANI): Scientists have identified for the first time a novel mechanism that regulates circadian rhythm, the master clock that controls the body's natural 24-hour physiological cycle.These new findings ... Read more...

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Stressed plants and animals ‘keys to better stock market predictions’

November 4th, 2010 - 1:30 pm ICT by ANI
Washington, Nov 04 (ANI): A new study has revealed that stock markets react to crisis in a similar way to plants and the human body.An extensive analysis of biological and financial data ... Read more...

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Heat acclimation boosts athletic performance in cool weather

October 26th, 2010 - 5:54 pm ICT by ANI
Washington, Oct 26 (ANI): A new study by human physiology researchers at the University of Oregon has found that turning up the heat might be the best thing for athletes competing in ... Read more...

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Regular aerobic exercise is good for the brain

April 27th, 2010 - 4:07 pm ICT by IANS
Washington, April 27 (IANS) Regular exercise speeds learning and improves blood flow to the brain, says a new study. While there is ample evidence of the beneficial effects of exercise on cognition (mental ... Read more...

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Regular aerobic exercise keeps the brain healthy

April 27th, 2010 - 1:37 pm ICT by ANI
Washington, Apr 27 (ANI): Regular aerobic exercise improves blood flow to the brain and speeds learning process, says a new study.The study led by researchers from the University of Pittsburgh School of ... Read more...

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Sweat ‘doesn’t cleanse body’

February 7th, 2010 - 12:42 pm ICT by ANI
Washington, Feb 7 (ANI): Hot springs, sweat lodges, and pricey spas around the world are becoming increasingly popular as they offer "sweat wraps" and other techniques claimed to detoxify and purify the ... Read more...

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Your city can influence your genes

December 8th, 2009 - 12:53 pm ICT by ANI
Melbourne, Dec 8 (ANI): Living in a city can influence the expression of your genes.The study, conducted by geneticist and supervising author Dr Greg Gibson of Georgia Tech in the US, has ... Read more...

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Loneliness hits both health and mental well-being

September 4th, 2008 - 11:33 am ICT by ANI
Washington, Sept 4 (ANI): Loneliness not only disrupts abilities, will power and perseverance, but also key cellular processes deep within the human body, according to a new research.While it is ... Read more...

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Study hints at unique insights to come from human-only genes

March 22nd, 2008 - 2:47 pm ICT by admin
Washington, Mar 22 (ANI): Scientists at the Washington University School of Medicine in St. Louis have shed light on the beneficial roles played by genes unique to humans, by producing the ... Read more...

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Daylight savings time disrupts body’s natural clock

November 14th, 2007 - 2:50 am ICT by admin

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