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Using steroids for pumped up body? Think twice


January 13th, 2012 - 2:52 pm ICT by IANS
New Delhi, Jan 13 (IANS) The six-pack abs of actors Salman Khan and John Abraham can send many adolescents to the gym for a sculpted body. But for those ... Read more...

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Voyage to Mars Would Dangerously Weaken Astronauts Muscles


August 20th, 2010 - 8:45 pm ICT by Angela Kaye Mason
Aug 20 (THAINDIAN NEWS) New research has shown that a trip to Mars may not be all it is cracked up to be, since the long trip in zero gravity will ... Read more...

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Astronauts become as weak as 80-year-olds in space


August 19th, 2010 - 8:15 pm ICT by IANS
London, Aug 19 (IANS) The US researchers have found that astronauts in the prime of life, spending months in space, become as weak as 80-year-olds. The researchers made the discovery after examining ... Read more...

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Run a marathon to arrest cellular suicide


May 11th, 2010 - 4:36 pm ICT by ANI
Washington, May 11 (ANI): Running a marathon can halt apoptosis, the natural 'programmed' death of cells, a new study has found.Gabriella Marfe from the University of Rome 'Tor Vergata' led a team ... Read more...

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‘Jekyll and Hyde’ cell paves way for muscular dystrophy, fibrosis treatment


January 19th, 2010 - 1:12 pm ICT by ANI
London, Jan 19 (ANI): Researchers at the University of British Columbia have identified new potential targets for the treatment of muscle diseases such as muscular dystrophy and fibrosis.Study's lead author Fabio Rossi ... Read more...

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Possible key to fight obesity


January 6th, 2010 - 12:29 pm ICT by ANI
Washington, Jan 6 (ANI): Scientists in the U.S. have discovered a molecular mechanism that controls energy expenditure in muscles and helps determine body weight - a finding that could lead to a ... Read more...

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Damage to muscle activates healing process


April 16th, 2009 - 3:19 pm ICT by IANS
Sydney, April 16 (IANS) Damaged muscles often heal themselves within a week in most people, according to a discovery by researchers. Muscles are damaged when they are used as brakes, as in downhill ... Read more...

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Brain pathway behind obesity discovered


October 3rd, 2008 - 12:37 pm ICT by ANI
Washington, Oct 3 (ANI): While conducting a study on mice, researchers at the University of Wisconsin-Madison discovered a messaging system in the brain that directly affects food intake and body weight. ... Read more...

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Massage speeds up recovery after sports injury


August 13th, 2008 - 2:41 pm ICT by IANS
Washington, Aug 13 (IANS) Popular perception that massage speeds up recovery after a sports injury has now been validated by scientific evidence. "There is potential that this continuing research will have huge ... Read more...

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Great white shark bite hardest of them all today


August 6th, 2008 - 12:08 pm ICT by IANS
Sydney, Aug 6 (IANS) The great white shark possesses the most lethal and formidable bite of any existing species, according to a new study. Researchers calculated that the bite force of its ... Read more...

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Great white sharks extinct relative had the mightiest bite among all carnivores


August 4th, 2008 - 1:05 pm ICT by ANI
Washington, August 4 (ANI): Scientists have used sophisticated computer modelling to calculate that the bite force of the great white sharks extinct relative - the gigantic fossil species Carcharodon megalodon, is ... Read more...

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Major breakthrough for heart diseases, organ transplants


January 7th, 2008 - 12:44 pm ICT by admin
Washington , Jan 7 (ANI): Scientists at the Flanders Institute for Biotechnology (VIB) connected to the Katholieke Universiteit Leuven, while working on mice, have been able prevent muscle tissues from dying due ... Read more...

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Now, a molecular map that documents aging in mice


November 29th, 2007 - 12:33 pm ICT by admin
Washington , Nov 29 (ANI): A study has devised a new way to document the process of aging in mice at the molecular level by using a novel database called Agemap.It ... Read more...

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