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Scientists discover gene linked to clear vision

December 20th, 2011 - 9:28 pm ICT by IANS
Washington, Dec 20 (IANS) A new research has discovered a gene that plays a key role in maintaining clarity of cornea and vision in humans and mice, potentially opening the ... Read more...

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‘Pain regulator gene’ in brain could lead to new migraine painkillers

September 27th, 2010 - 12:01 pm ICT by ANI
London, Sept 27 (ANI): People suffering from frequent bouts of migraine can heave a sigh of relief as a recent discovery could soon lead to new kind of migraine painkillers.Scientists at Oxford ... Read more...

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Master regulator gene’s discovery takes scientists a step closer to possible diabetes cure

July 21st, 2009 - 1:10 pm ICT by ANI
Washington, July 21 (AIN): Identifying a master regulator gene for early embryonic development of the pancreas and other organs, scientists at Cincinnati Children's Hospital Medical Center have moved a step closer to ... Read more...

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Genetic trigger for disease-fighting antibodies identified

July 17th, 2009 - 2:03 pm ICT by ANI
Normal 0Washington, July 17 (ANI): Scientists from La Jolla Institute for Allergy & Immunology have identified a specific gene that signals body to produce antibodies to fight disease-causing viruses and other ... Read more...

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Inhalation therapy proves effective against cystic fibrosis

February 6th, 2009 - 5:48 pm ICT by ANI
Washington, Feb 6 (ANI): By spraying amiloride into the lungs of young mice, scientists have successfully prevented the onset of cystic fibrosis lung disease in mice.The researchers at Department of Paediatrics ... Read more...

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Gene that regulates blood sugar levels identified

November 28th, 2008 - 2:46 pm ICT by ANI
Washington, November 28 (ANI): American researchers at Baylor College of Medicine have identified a master gene that plays a key role in regulating blood sugar levels through experiments on mice. Dr. ... Read more...

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Key to aggressive breast cancer identified

October 31st, 2008 - 6:32 pm ICT by ANI
Washington, Oct 31 (ANI): Researchers at UC Davis Cancer Center have discovered that the HER2 gene itself is the key behind the aggressiveness of HER2-positive breast cancer. They found that HER2 ... Read more...

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