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Missing sugar molecule ‘increases diabetes risk’

February 25th, 2011 - 12:54 pm ICT by ANI
Washington, Feb 25 (ANI): Scientists say that an evolutionary gene mutation that occurred in human millions of years ago and our subsequent inability to produce a specific kind of sugar molecule appears ... Read more...

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Chink in the armour of viral ”tummy bug” identified

December 24th, 2008 - 2:54 pm ICT by ANI
London, Dec 24 (ANI): Scientists have taken a major step towards the treatment for the dreaded ''viral tummy bug'' or rotavirus after finding a chink in the armour of these rotaviruses.Rotaviruses ... Read more...

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How some bacteria outwit the immune system

February 25th, 2008 - 5:17 pm ICT by admin
New York, Feb 25 (IANS) Researchers have identified a bacteria which moves unhindered about the body by outwitting our immune system. The bacteria, a common cause of ear infections among children, does ... Read more...

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Bacterias invisibility cloak to bypass the human immune system

February 20th, 2008 - 1:12 pm ICT by admin
Washington , Feb 20 (ANI): University of York researchers have found that bacteria use and invisibility cloak to dodge the human immune system.This implies that bacteria such as Haemophilus influenzae, that causes ... Read more...

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