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Thought it was a joke, says scientist who won Nobel


October 6th, 2011 - 4:20 pm ICT by IANS
Shanghai, Oct 6 (IANS) Jules Hoffmann, one of the three scientists who shared the 2011 Nobel Prize for medicine, initially "thought it was a joke, just a mistake" when he ... Read more...

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Birch bark ingredient has an array of metabolic benefits


January 5th, 2011 - 12:51 pm ICT by ANI
Washington, Jan 5 (ANI): New studies in animals have shown that an ingredient found in abundance in birch bark has an array of metabolic benefits.In mice, the compound known as betulin lowered ... Read more...

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‘Runaway’ development could compromise function of the aging brain


July 20th, 2010 - 5:30 pm ICT by ANI
Washington, July 20 (ANI): "Runaway" development in the brain is a potentially significant factor in age-related loss of function, found a new study.Researchers have now identified a gene regulatory link between changes ... Read more...

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Study sheds light on how drug blocks cholesterol absorption from the diet


June 4th, 2008 - 4:18 pm ICT by ANI
Washington, June 4 (ANI): A new study is shedding light on how drug Zetia, used to treat high cholesterol, blocks cholesterol absorption from the diet.Ezetimibe, also known as Zetia is the ... Read more...

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