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Promising target for AIDS vaccine identified


April 1st, 2011 - 11:46 am ICT by ANI
Washington, April 01 (ANI): A new research by Dana-Farber Cancer Institute scientists have indicated that a section of the AIDS virus's protein envelope once considered an improbable target for a vaccine now ... Read more...

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Neurons play distinct roles at different stages of epileptic seizures


March 28th, 2011 - 5:30 pm ICT by ANI
Washington, Mar 28 (ANI): A new study has found that epileptic seizures begin with extremely diverse neuronal activity - contrary to the classic view that they are characterized by massively synchronized activity. ... Read more...

Posted in Health Science |

Tiny bubbles ‘could deliver stroke drugs directly into the brain’


November 12th, 2010 - 12:30 pm ICT by ANI
London, Nov 12 (ANI): Scientists believe that bubbles could deliver a devastating blow to disease.Injected into the blood, tiny bubbles of gas can ease the passage of vital stroke drugs into the ... Read more...

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Novel way to prevent blindness caused by retinitis pigmentosa


June 12th, 2010 - 4:29 pm ICT by ANI
Washington, June 12 (ANI): Scientists have discovered a novel way to use a radical new type of gene therapy to prevent blindness caused by retinitis pigmentosa.The research, led by Muna Naash, ... Read more...

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Transplanted adult stem cells could heal injured hearts


May 8th, 2010 - 4:04 pm ICT by ANI
Washington, May 8 (ANI): In a study on mouse model, scientists found that human adult stem cells injected around the damage caused by a heart attack survived in the heart and improved ... Read more...

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Scientists create multipurpose Swiss Army knife for nanomedicine


July 28th, 2009 - 1:47 pm ICT by ANI
London, July 28 (ANI): By combining two nanoparticles in one tiny package, University of Washington researchers have created a Swiss Army knife of sorts for medical imaging and therapy.The multipurpose nanotechnology tool ... Read more...

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Indian-origin researchers nanobombs can explode cancer


November 11th, 2008 - 1:43 pm ICT by ANI
London, November 11 (ANI): An Indian-origin researcher in America says that tube-like carbon nano-particles can be used to explode cancer. Balaji Panchapakesan at the University of Delaware, Newark, proposes the idea of ... Read more...

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Imaging tracks how live cells help tumours grow


September 17th, 2008 - 3:43 pm ICT by IANS
Washington, Sep 17 (IANS) Advances in cellular imaging are allowing scientists to spy on how live cells are supporting formation of tumours, according to researchers.Zena Werb of California University and her colleagues ... Read more...

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Now, a ”gene” recipe to create super-athletes


August 15th, 2008 - 4:50 pm ICT by ANI
Washington, Aug 15 (ANI): Olympic athletes would now be able to genetically enhance their muscles to be faster and stronger, if they are not already - all thanks to the revolutionary ... Read more...

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Laser microscalpel could improve precision of cancer, epilepsy surgeries


June 25th, 2008 - 1:01 pm ICT by ANI
Washington, June 25 (ANI): The precision of surgeries for cancer, epilepsy and other diseases could soon improve, thanks to a mechanical engineering Assistant Professor at The University of Texas at Austin, ... Read more...

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An “eye in a dish” comes closer to reality


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