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Early life stress has lasting effects on gene vital to normal brain function

September 29th, 2010 - 2:28 pm ICT by ANI
Washington, Sep 29 (ANI): A new animal study has suggested that early life stress, such as an extreme lack of parental affection, has lasting effects on a gene important to normal brain ... Read more...

Posted in Health Science |

New approach to make better artificial nose developed

August 21st, 2010 - 3:47 pm ICT by ANI
Washington, Aug 21 (ANI): By using fluorescent compounds and DNA, Stanford scientists have developed a new approach to building an "artificial nose", which, according to them could accelerate the use of sniffing ... Read more...

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DNA bits could help understand development of diseases

June 12th, 2010 - 4:55 pm ICT by IANS
London, June 12 (IANS) Bits of DNA could help understand how disease develops in an organism. Researchers at the University of Leicester (UL) are examining how telomeres, a repeating sequence of DNA that ... Read more...

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New DNA study may offer insights into several diseases

June 12th, 2010 - 2:53 pm ICT by ANI
Washington, June 12 (ANI): A new study is examining a sequence of DNA- known as telomeres - that varies in length between individual.This follows evidence that these structures shrink in length over ... Read more...

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New study sheds light on DNA mechanisms

July 19th, 2009 - 11:16 am ICT by ANI
Washington, July 19 (ANI): A Georgia State University researcher has shed light on the mechanisms related to DNA replication and transcription - something that may help develop new therapies for various diseases.If ... Read more...

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Powerful X-ray captures haemoglobin molecules while changing shape

September 22nd, 2008 - 1:02 pm ICT by ANI
London, September 22 (ANI): University of Copenhagen researchers in Denmark have developed a new X-ray imaging technique that can capture the three-microsecond process whereby haemoglobin molecules in red blood cells give ... Read more...

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Diabetes affects male fertility

July 10th, 2008 - 1:03 pm ICT by ANI
Washington, July 10 (ANI): Diabetes has an adverse affect on mens reproduction function, says a new study.The study led by Dr. Con Mallidis from Queen''s University, Belfast, UK, has found ... Read more...

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Diabetes directly affects sperm quality, male fertility

July 9th, 2008 - 5:00 pm ICT by IANS
London, July 9 (IANS) Researchers from Queen's University have shown that excess sugar in the blood directly affects sperm quality and consequently male fertility, overturning popular perceptions. The increasing number of youths ... Read more...

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Researchers reveal the good and bad side of anti-cancer compounds

April 11th, 2008 - 1:43 pm ICT by admin
Washington , Apr 11 (ANI): Researchers at Vanderbilt-Ingram Cancer Center have found that compounds known as HDAC inhibitors, not only exhibit cancer-killing activities in cultured cells, but may also result in ... Read more...

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