journal of proteome research

Large intestine bugs play spoilsport in slimming


December 22nd, 2011 - 4:12 pm ICT by IANS
London, Dec 22 (IANS) Bugs in our large intestine may be slowing down the activity of brown or 'good fat' that quickly burns calories and keeps us slim. Sandrine P. ... Read more...

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Stinking frogs are rich source of antibiotic compounds


December 1st, 2011 - 2:37 pm ICT by IANS
Washington, Dec 1 (IANS) The skin of some of the earth's foulest smelling creatures houses a goldmine of anti-bacterial compounds -- a potentially rich source of new drugs that could ... Read more...

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Eating nuts elevates mood, lower heart disease risks


November 6th, 2011 - 6:39 pm ICT by IANS
London, Nov 6 (IANS) Eating nuts helps lowers heart disease risk in people with metabolic syndrome (MetS) or those with excess abdominal fat, high blood sugar and high blood pressure, ... Read more...

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Toad’s brain too contain potent germ-fighters


April 14th, 2011 - 6:12 pm ICT by ANI
Washington, April 14 (ANI): Scientists have long known that frog and toad skins contain hundreds of germ-fighting substances.Now, a new study has revealed that the toad brains also may contain an ... Read more...

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Blood protein in lung cancer may help improve diagnosis, treatment


March 3rd, 2011 - 5:16 pm ICT by ANI
Washington, Mar 3 (ANI): Scientists have discovered a protein in the blood of lung cancer patients that could be used in a test for the disease, which is difficult to diagnose in ... Read more...

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Potential biomarkers for early diagnosis of ectopic pregnancy identified


February 17th, 2011 - 5:48 pm ICT by ANI
Washington, Feb 17 (ANI): Researchers have identified potential biomarkers for early diagnosis of ectopic pregnancy.Ectopic pregnancy (EP) occurs when an embryo does not attach normally inside the mother's uterus, but instead attaches ... Read more...

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Powerful biomarker panel for early detection of breast cancer discovered


December 17th, 2010 - 3:33 pm ICT by ANI
Washington, Dec 17 (ANI): Using a new, powerful method for rapidly screening molecules associated with breast cancer, scientists have discovered a broad panel of 28 early predictors, or biomarkers that may aid ... Read more...

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Study backs gluten-free diet in potential celiac disease patients


December 16th, 2010 - 3:14 pm ICT by ANI
Washington, Dec 16 (ANI): A new study has added to an ongoing debate over which patients with symptoms of celiac disease should go on a gluten-free diet.The new research has concluded that ... Read more...

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Mysterious allergen in wine that causes headaches, stuffy noses identified


November 18th, 2010 - 1:40 pm ICT by ANI
Washington, Nov 18 (ANI): Scientists have identified the mysterious allergen in wine that causes headaches, stuffy noses, skin rash and other allergy symptoms.The discovery opens to door to development of wine-making processes ... Read more...

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The secret behind cone snail’s venom pump discovered


October 28th, 2010 - 3:05 pm ICT by ANI
Washington, Oct 28 (ANI): The secret of how an amazing sea snail injects its venom after shooting a harpoon-like tooth into its prey - or some unlucky swimmer - at jetliner speeds ... Read more...

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Fat cells are not just dormant storage depots for calories, but an active organ


September 2nd, 2010 - 4:30 pm ICT by ANI
Washington, Sep 2 (ANI): The fat tissue in those spare tires and lower belly pooches - is not just a dormant storage depot for surplus calories, but is an active organ that ... Read more...

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Chili pepper ingredient helps fight obesity


July 22nd, 2010 - 11:40 am ICT by ANI
Washington, July 22 (ANI): If you love chili peppers, you are in luck - as new research suggests it has an ingredient that helps fight fat.The study conducted by Jong Won Yun ... Read more...

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First preliminary profile of bed bugs’ saliva proteins


June 24th, 2010 - 2:37 pm ICT by ANI
Washington, June 24 (ANI): Scientists are reporting the first preliminary description of the bed bug saliva proteins - a finding that could be used in diagnosing bed bug bites and preventing the ... Read more...

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Soon, simple urine test for autism


June 4th, 2010 - 1:08 pm ICT by ANI
Washington, June 4 (ANI): Autistic children have a different chemical fingerprint in their urine than their non-autistic peers, according to a new study.According to researchers behind the Journal of Proteome Research study, ... Read more...

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Chilli peppers can help you shed weight


June 3rd, 2010 - 3:54 pm ICT by IANS
Washington, June 3 (IANS) Capsaicin, the stuff that gives chilli peppers their kick, may cause weight loss and fight fat build-up by triggering certain beneficial protein changes in the body, says a ... Read more...

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Chili pepper may help fight fat


June 3rd, 2010 - 1:40 pm ICT by ANI
Washington, June 3 (ANI): Chili peppers contain an ingredient that may cause weight loss and fight fat, scientists have reported.According to boffins, capsaicin, the stuff that gives chili peppers their kick, may ... Read more...

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Mouth fluid may lead to non-invasive test for gum disease


May 27th, 2010 - 12:55 pm ICT by ANI
Washington, May 27 (ANI): Gum diseases are the primary cause of tooth loss in adults, but now scientists have found a little-known mouth fluid that may allow them to develop an early, ... Read more...

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Soon, urine test to diagnose colon cancer


April 22nd, 2010 - 6:10 pm ICT by ANI
Washington, April 22 (ANI): Scientists are close to developing a urine test for detecting colon cancer.Such a test could compliment or even reduce the need for colonoscopy, the mainstay screening test used ... Read more...

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Potential biomarkers for predicting colon cancer spread


March 4th, 2010 - 4:09 pm ICT by ANI
Washington, March 4 (ANI): A research team in China has identified two proteins present in the blood of people with colon cancer that may serve as the potential biomarkers for accurately predicting ... Read more...

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Further evidence on benefits of BP drugs in diabetic retinopathy treatment


February 25th, 2010 - 5:40 pm ICT by ANI
Washington, Feb 25 (ANI): A new study has offered more evidence that certain high blood pressure drugs may be useful in preventing and treating diabetic retinopathy, the leading cause of vision loss ... Read more...

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It’s official: Dark chocolate helps beat the blues


January 23rd, 2010 - 1:27 pm ICT by ANI
Washington, Jan 23 (ANI): Eating about an ounce and a half of dark chocolate a day for two weeks can reduce levels of stress hormones in the bodies of people feeling highly ... Read more...

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New biomarkers for predicting colon cancer spread identified


January 14th, 2010 - 3:24 pm ICT by ANI
Washington, Jan 14 (ANI): Chinese scientists are claiming to have discovered two proteins in the blood of colon cancer patients, which could be used as biomarkers for predicting the spread of the ... Read more...

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Urine test may help diagnose pneumonia early


December 10th, 2009 - 5:18 pm ICT by IANS
Washington, Dec 10 (IANS) A discovery could help design a urine test to diagnose community-acquired pneumonia (CAP), a difficult-to-diagnose disease and the sixth leading cause of death in the US. The test ... Read more...

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How do calorie-restricted diets fight obesity?


December 10th, 2009 - 4:26 pm ICT by IANS
London, Dec 10 (IANS) Scientists seeking secrets of how calorie-restricted diets increase longevity, have discovered proteins in the fat cells of volunteers that change as pounds drop off. The proteins could become ... Read more...

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New, accurate urine test to diagnose pneumonia


December 10th, 2009 - 1:39 pm ICT by ANI
Washington, Dec 10 (ANI): A new study by American scientists suggests a new and a more accurate urine test to diagnose community-acquired pneumonia (CAP).Researchers believe the test could help save numerous life ... Read more...

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How calorie-restricted diets boost longevity


December 10th, 2009 - 12:56 pm ICT by ANI
Washington, Dec 10 (ANI): Scientists have discovered how calorie-restricted diets increase longevity.They have found that proteins in the fat cells change as pounds drop off.According to researchers, the proteins could become ... Read more...

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Saliva to help diagnose age-related problems in women


November 19th, 2009 - 4:02 pm ICT by IANS
Washington, Nov 19 (IANS) The protein profile of a woman's saliva, which changes with age, potentially opens the way to diagnose age-related conditions, non invasively and in advance, says a new study. ... Read more...

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Why hepatitis B hits men harder than women


November 19th, 2009 - 1:24 pm ICT by ANI
Washington, Nov 19 (ANI): A new discovery may help explain the long-standing mystery of why the hepatitis B virus (HBV) sexually discriminates - hitting men harder than women.The virus targets men more ... Read more...

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Hepatitis B targets men more viciously than women


November 19th, 2009 - 12:39 pm ICT by IANS
Washington, Nov 19 (IANS) The Hepatitis B virus (HBV) targets men more readily than women, triggering serious complications like cirrhosis and liver cancer, says a new study. Men infected with HBV are ... Read more...

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Eat chocolate to beat stress: Study


November 12th, 2009 - 6:34 pm ICT by IANS
London, Nov 12 (IANS) A new clinical trial has boosted dark chocolate's reputation as a stress buster, a study led by an Indian origin scientist reveals. Eating 40 grams of dark chocolate ... Read more...

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Largest-ever database for liver proteins created


November 12th, 2009 - 3:07 pm ICT by ANI
Washington, Nov 12 (ANI): For the first time, Chinese researchers have developed the largest-ever collection of data about the proteins produced by genes in a single human organ-the liver.It is believed that ... Read more...

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Dark chocolate ‘a good stress buster’


November 12th, 2009 - 12:01 pm ICT by ANI
Washington, November 12 (ANI): An Indian-origin researcher has provided people worldwide the perfect excuse to grab a choco bar: eating dark chocolate every day can reduce stress.The study published online in ACS' ... Read more...

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Traces of protein found in T. rex remains


July 30th, 2009 - 2:00 pm ICT by IANS
Washington, July 30 (IANS) A new analysis of the remains of a Tyrannosaurus rex that roamed Earth 68 million years ago has confirmed traces of protein from blood, bone and tendons. These findings ... Read more...

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Now, a metabolic ‘fingerprint’ for personalized medical care


July 23rd, 2009 - 12:04 pm ICT by ANI
Washington, July 23 (ANI): Fingerprints as a marker of your unique identity could soon be obsolete, for scientists have now found that people have another defining trait that may distinguish them from ... Read more...

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Biochemical changes that put sperm ‘in the mood’ identified


April 13th, 2009 - 4:38 pm ICT by ANI
Washington, April 13 (ANI): Making a significant advance towards new infertility treatments and a male contraceptive pill, scientists at Rensselaer Polytechnic Institute have identified key biochemical changes that put sperm "in the ... Read more...

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