molecular targets

1 drug, many targets may be the future of healing!


April 29th, 2011 - 6:24 pm ICT by ANI
Washington, April 29 (ANI): A new discovery by researchers from the University of California San Diego and the City University of New York (CUNY) has provided hope for the development of a ... Read more...

Posted in Health Science |

New ‘nanodrug’ can attack breast cancer cells from the inside out


March 30th, 2011 - 3:18 pm ICT by ANI
Washington, Mar 30 (ANI): Researchers at Cedars-Sinai's Maxine Dunitz Neurosurgical Institute have developed a new nanodrug that breaks down barriers to attack breast cancer cells from the inside out.Unlike other drugs that ... Read more...

Posted in Health Science |

Activity of gene in the brain depends on genetic background


October 20th, 2010 - 4:22 pm ICT by ANI
Washington, Oct 20 (ANI): A new study has revealed that same genes have different activity patterns in the brain in individuals with different genetic backgrounds.These findings from researchers at the Allen ... Read more...

Posted in Health Science |

New mechanism controls efficacy of marijuana-like substance in brain


August 7th, 2010 - 3:15 pm ICT by ANI
London, Aug 7 (ANI): A newly discovered molecular mechanism helps control the amount and effectiveness of a substance that mimics an active ingredient in marijuana.However, this substance is produced by the body's ... Read more...

Posted in Health Science |

Snake venom studies paves way for therapies for heart disease, cancer


July 30th, 2010 - 2:52 pm ICT by ANI
Washington, July 30 (ANI): In a study on how the body responds to toxins in snake venom, Japanese scientists have reported that their findings could help in the development of therapies for ... Read more...

Posted in Health Science |

Anti-hypertensive drug improves multiple sclerosis-related brain inflammation


July 29th, 2010 - 2:54 pm ICT by ANI
Washington, July 29 (ANI): By discovering a new signalling pathway of brain cells, researchers in Heidelberg and Stanford have explained how widely used antihypertensive drugs could keep inflammation in multiple sclerosis (MS) ... Read more...

Posted in Health Science |

How omega-3 fatty acids reduce inflammation


May 3rd, 2010 - 12:40 pm ICT by ANI
London, May 3 (ANI): Researchers at the University of Pittsburgh School of Medicine have found new mediators that not only can explain how omega-3 fatty acids reduce inflammation, but also hint at ... Read more...

Posted in Health Science |

Biology of lung cancer in women dramatically different from men


February 10th, 2010 - 3:42 pm ICT by ANI
Washington, Feb 10 (ANI): A new study led by Indian-origin scientist at Duke Institute for Genome Sciences and Policy (IGSP) has revealed that the biology of lung cancer in women is dramatically ... Read more...

Posted in Health Science |

Common pain relief drugs promote cancer growth


November 19th, 2009 - 12:49 pm ICT by ANI
Washington, Nov 19 (ANI): A new study has revealed that common pain relief medication such as morphine can actually encourage the growth and spread of cancer cells.Opiate-based painkillers have been shown to ... Read more...

Posted in Health Science |

Exposure to second-hand tobacco smoke linked to liver disease


September 11th, 2009 - 12:54 pm ICT by ANI
Washington, September 11 (ANI): People can develop liver disease even when they are exposed to second-hand tobacco smoke, according to a study.Scientists at the University of California, Riverside (UCR) have found ... Read more...

Posted in Health Science |

Molecular mechanism underlying severe form of diabetes in kids identified


September 9th, 2009 - 2:49 pm ICT by ANI
Washington, Sept 9 (ANI): University of Iowa researchers have identified a new molecular mechanism underlying a rare and severe form of diabetes in children.The new mechanism involves a protein called ankyrin and ... Read more...

Posted in Health Science |

Insects’ bio-clocks could help more effective pest control


August 13th, 2009 - 4:46 pm ICT by IANS
Washington, Aug 13 (IANS) Researchers have discovered that the circadian rhythms or biological "clocks" in some insects can make them far more susceptible to pesticides at certain times of the day than ... Read more...

Posted in Sci-Tech |

Insects’ biological clocks could pave way for more effective pest control


August 13th, 2009 - 4:31 pm ICT by ANI
Washington, Aug 13 (ANI): The circadian rhythms or biological "clocks" in some insects can make them far more susceptible to pesticides at some times of the day instead of others, reveal researchers ... Read more...

Posted in Health Science |

Biochemical twist in yeast holds key to longevity


March 25th, 2009 - 3:14 pm ICT by ANI
Washington, Mar 25 (ANI): Johns Hopkins researchers have discovered a new energy-making biochemical twist that can boost the lifespan of yeast cells, and can even do the same for humans. The findings ... Read more...

Posted in Health Science |

New class of compounds can kill cancer cells with fewer side effects


November 20th, 2008 - 4:52 pm ICT by ANI
Washington, Nov 20 (ANI): A research team led by Indian origin scientist has identified a new class of compounds called phosphaplatins that can kill ovarian, testicular, head and neck cancer cells ... Read more...

Posted in National |

Platinum-phosphate compounds kill ovarian cancer cells


November 20th, 2008 - 3:05 pm ICT by IANS
Washington, Nov 20 (IANS) A new class of compounds called phosphaplatins can effectively kill ovarian, testicular, head and neck cancer cells with less toxic effects than existing drugs, according to a new ... Read more...

Posted in Uncategorized |

Stem cells with ability to regenerate injured liver tissue identified


November 13th, 2008 - 12:32 pm ICT by ANI
Washington, Nov 13 (ANI): Researchers at the University of Pennsylvania School of Medicine have found a new protein marker that identifies rare adult liver stem cells, whose ability to regenerate injured ... Read more...

Posted in National |

Synthetic molecules to spice up fight against cancer


August 18th, 2008 - 5:25 pm ICT by IANS
Washington, Aug 18 (IANS) Scientists using a spice-based compound developed synthetic molecules that, in lab settings, are able to kill cancer cells and stop them from spreading. Researchers are combining organic chemistry, ... Read more...

Posted in World |

Turmeric-derived synthetic molecules effective against cancer


August 18th, 2008 - 12:44 pm ICT by ANI
Washington, Aug 18 (ANI): Synthetic molecules derived from curcumin, main ingredient of Indian spice turmeric, can help kill cancer cells and stop them from spreading, say researchers at Ohio State University.Curcumin ... Read more...

Posted in World |

Molecular clash might trigger allergic conditions like asthma


June 30th, 2008 - 5:42 pm ICT by ANI
Melbourne, June 30 (ANI): Scientists from the Garvan Institute of Medical Research in Australia have made a molecular discovery, which they claim, might shed light on extreme allergic reactions in some ... Read more...

Posted in Health Science |

Gene cluster discovery to aid better cancer therapies


May 26th, 2008 - 3:18 pm ICT by admin
Washington, May 26 (IANS) A promising new discovery of a gene cluster is likely to spur greater understanding of how cancers form and make possible the next generation of effective and user-friendly ... Read more...

Posted in World |

Genes that may pave the way for next-generation cancer therapies identified


May 26th, 2008 - 12:38 pm ICT by admin
London, May 26 (ANI): Scientists have identified a new class of genes, called cooperation response genes (CRGs), which can reveal a great deal about cancer cell function and may also help ... Read more...

Posted in Health Science |

Faster, supersensitive Magnetic Resonance Imaging developed


May 9th, 2008 - 5:16 pm ICT by admin
Washington, May 9 (ANI): Researchers at the Department of Energy's Lawrence Berkeley National Laboratory and the University of California at Berkeley have developed a potential new magnetic resonance imaging (MRI), which ... Read more...

Posted in Entertainment |

Cracking the Z ring’s puzzles may lead to new antibiotics


April 9th, 2008 - 6:07 pm ICT by admin
Washington, Apr 9 (ANI): Researchers from Johns Hopkins University have uncovered the mystery concerning how certain proteins lead to the reproduction of bacteria, a finding that could open up the possibility ... Read more...

Posted in Health Science |

Indian American develops tool to image tumours


April 1st, 2008 - 12:04 pm ICT by admin
New York, April 1 (IANS) A team of researchers led by Indian American Sanjiv Gambhir has developed a new type of imaging system capable of picturing tumours to a precision of a ... Read more...

Posted in Sci-Tech |

Hydrogen peroxide in cigarette smoke causes cancer: Study


February 29th, 2008 - 1:17 pm ICT by admin
Washington, February 29 (ANI): Scientists at the University of California, Davis, have discovered that hydrogen peroxide or similar oxidants are what actually cause healthy lung cells to become cancerous.The researchers say that ... Read more...

Posted in Health Science |

Smokers, this is exactly what leads to lung cancer


February 29th, 2008 - 12:38 am ICT by admin
Washington, Feb 28 (IANS) Smoking can kill, but no one has really quite understood how and why cigarettes cause healthy lung cells to become cancerous. Now researchers say they have the answer: ... Read more...

Posted in World |

New drug targets to fight tuberculosis, other bacterial infections identified


December 28th, 2007 - 5:41 pm ICT by admin
Washington , Dec 28 (ANI): Researchers from Weill Cornell Medical College in New York City , have moved beyond using antibiotics for treating tuberculosis, by finding new drug targets that may fight ... Read more...

Posted in Health Science |

Bipolar disease drug dramatically increases lifespan in worms


November 14th, 2007 - 8:09 am ICT by admin
Read more...

Posted in Health |

Amazon rainforest natural product may help block tissue destruction


November 14th, 2007 - 2:48 am ICT by admin
Read more...

Posted in Health |

Subscribe