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New treatment could halt arthritis spread


July 31st, 2012 - 12:20 pm ICT by IANS
Sydney, July 31 (IANS) Researchers have developed a potential new approach to treat chronic diseases such as arthritis, which involves the inflammation of one or more bone joints.David Fairlie and ... Read more...

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How two proteins fuse together to trigger cancer


January 28th, 2011 - 5:53 pm ICT by ANI
Washington, Jan 28 (ANI): A new study has revealed how two proteins fuse together to trigger cancer growth.Researchers at the University of Michigan Comprehensive Cancer Centre found that once the proteins ... Read more...

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Irreversible inhibition of a protease central to hepatitis C infection: Study


November 29th, 2010 - 3:02 pm ICT by ANI
London, Nov 29 (ANI): A new study has demonstrated that irreversible covalent inhibition can increase selectivity, potency and duration of action, broadens applications for targeted covalent drugs to the protease gene family.Avila ... Read more...

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Scientists identify link between obesity, salt-sensitivity, BP


June 18th, 2010 - 4:17 pm ICT by ANI
Washington, June 18 (ANI): Scientists have identified one way in which obese people become susceptible to salt sensitivity and hypertension.Medical College of Georgia researchers documented a chain of events in which excess ... Read more...

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Secrets to a superb beer


February 4th, 2010 - 3:09 pm ICT by ANI
Washington, Feb 4 (ANI): A team of scientists is exploring the secrets behind brewing a perfect beer.Malting barleys are the focus of studies at the Agricultural Research Service's (ARS) malting barley laboratory ... Read more...

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Blocking parasites in host cell may provide new way to fight malaria


April 4th, 2009 - 4:03 pm ICT by ANI
Washington, Apr 4 (ANI): Researchers at the University of Pennsylvania have discovered a new way to fight malaria - locking the disease-causing parasite inside the host cells.Led by Dr. Doron Greenbaum, Assistant ... Read more...

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Malarial parasites vulnerabilities uncovered


January 30th, 2009 - 5:54 pm ICT by ANI
Washington, Jan 30 (ANI): In a bid to combat malaria, scientists have made Plasmodium falciparum, one of the deadliest strains of malaria, to reveal its weak-links that could act as potential ... Read more...

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How cells take out biological trash to prevent diseases


November 11th, 2008 - 4:19 pm ICT by ANI
Washington, Nov 11 (ANI): A new study from Cornell University sheds light on how cells help wipe out biological waste from the body, which if accumulates can lead to many diseases, ... Read more...

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Bacteria can directly cause blood clotting


November 3rd, 2008 - 12:46 pm ICT by ANI
London, November 3 (ANI): An international research team has found that bacteria can directly cause human blood and plasma to clot, something that has long been thought to have been lost ... Read more...

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Tiny sunflower seed protein may halt prostrate cancer spread


May 1st, 2008 - 3:54 pm ICT by admin
Melbourne, May 1 (ANI): Researchers in Australia reveal that a tiny protein found in sunflower seeds may help halt the spread of prostrate cancer.The boffins found that the sunflower mini-protein was ... Read more...

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Protein that kills brain cells after stroke identified


March 28th, 2008 - 3:46 pm ICT by admin
Washington, Mar 28 (ANI): Researchers at Emory University claim to have identified a protein that kills brain cells after a stroke or a seizure.The study found a protein called asparagine endopeptidase ... Read more...

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