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Nanoscale whiskers from sea squirts could grow human muscle tissue


March 12th, 2011 - 12:22 pm ICT by ANI
Washington, March 12 (ANI): University of Manchester researchers have discovered that minute whiskers of nanoscale dimensions taken from sea creatures could hold the key to creating working human muscle tissue.They have found ... Read more...

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Scientists look to control obesity by burning more calories


January 6th, 2010 - 4:49 pm ICT by ANI
Washington, Jan 6 (ANI): New research by scientists from the Mayo Clinic and the University of Iowa suggests that obesity may be kept under check by increasing the number of calories burnt ... Read more...

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Novel discovery may lead to improved oral anti-diabetic drugs


June 16th, 2009 - 4:45 pm ICT by ANI
Washington, June 16 (ANI): Scientists from Hebrew University of Jerusalem claim to have identified a potential target that would help in development of novel oral drugs to control blood glucose levels in ... Read more...

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Potential therapeutic target for muscle atrophy identified


June 12th, 2009 - 4:37 pm ICT by ANI
Washington, June 12 (ANI): Researchers from University of Piemonte Orientale, Novara, Italy have identified a potential therapeutic target for common problem of muscle atrophy.The condition results in an extensive loss of muscle ... Read more...

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Heart protein helps save skeletal muscles


May 26th, 2009 - 2:25 pm ICT by ANI
Washington, May 26 (ANI): A new study has shown that a heart muscle protein can compensate for its missing skeletal muscle counterpart to give mice suffering from muscular disease an active life.It ... Read more...

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New class of heart disease drugs may be effective against fatal muscular disorder


February 9th, 2009 - 12:07 pm ICT by ANI
London, Feb 9 (ANI): Researchers at Columbia University Medical Centre say that a new class of experimental drugs for heart failure may be effective against fatal muscular disorder.During a study, ... Read more...

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Scientists infer structure of open nicotinic acetylcholine ion channel in a living cell


April 8th, 2008 - 11:59 am ICT by admin
London, April 8 (ANI): University of Illinois researchers say have mapped the interior of a key component of the relay system that allows the neurotransmitter acetylcholine to carry impulses from neurons ... Read more...

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Scientists identify mitochondrial uncoupling as effective treatment for obesity


March 12th, 2008 - 5:33 pm ICT by admin
Washington, March 12 (ANI): Researchers at Maastricht University have provided a new insight into the fight against obesity, by finding a way to increase cells' energy consumption: mitochondrial uncoupling. The rising numbers of ... Read more...

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Diseased muscle in mice saved by reprogrammed human adult stem cells


December 13th, 2007 - 4:30 pm ICT by admin
Washington, Dec 13 (ANI): A new study conducted onmice by researchers at the University of Milan has represented a significant advance towards the future development of a gene therapy that uses a ... Read more...

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