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Novel procedure may treat people with cartilage injuries


April 18th, 2011 - 4:39 pm ICT by ANI
London, April 18 (ANI): For the first time, researchers have come up with a novel mechanism to repair tissue.Scientists at the University of Michigan School of Dentistry have made star-shaped, biodegradable polymers ... Read more...

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Why women’s breasts seem to be getting bigger


January 27th, 2011 - 4:39 pm ICT by ANI
London, Jan 27 (ANI): As women in Britain welcome the arrival of the L-cup bra by Bravissimo, a lingerie label for larger sized breasts, one tends to wonder - what is it ... Read more...

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Boosting key brain chemical cuts fatigue in mice


December 21st, 2010 - 5:43 pm ICT by ANI
Washington, Dec 21 (ANI): Scientists have 'engineered' a mouse that can run on a treadmill twice as long as a normal mouse by increasing its supply of acetylcholine, the neurotransmitter essential for ... Read more...

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Researchers link mutated protein to tumour growth


September 5th, 2010 - 5:21 pm ICT by ANI
Washington, Sep 5 (ANI): While working on mice, Johns Hopkins researchers discovered a protein that is a major target of a gene that, when mutated in humans, causes tumors to develop on ... Read more...

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How to keep stem cells ‘forever young’


December 29th, 2009 - 4:58 pm ICT by ANI
Washington, Dec 29 (ANI): A new study explores ways to successfully keep stem cells 'forever young' during implantation by slowing their growth, differentiation and proliferation."The successful storage and implantation of stem cells ... Read more...

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New computer model could lead to safer, individualized stents


December 8th, 2009 - 4:50 pm ICT by ANI
Washington, Dec 8 (ANI): Stents, normally used to halt tissue growth in arteries, are known to have life threatening side effects such as increasing the likelihood of blood clots and heart attacks. ... Read more...

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1930s gonorrhea drug could fight cancer


November 7th, 2009 - 2:41 pm ICT by ANI
Washington, Nov 7 (ANI): Drug, acriflavine, used in the 1930s for treating gonorrhea, has now been found beneficial in battling cancer, according to a new study at the Johns Hopkins University School ... Read more...

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Scientists boost stem cells’ ability to promote tissue regeneration


October 6th, 2009 - 5:15 pm ICT by ANI
Washington, Oct 6 (ANI): Engineers from Massachusetts Institute of Technology have successfully enhanced stem cells' ability to regenerate vascular tissue such as blood vessels by equipping them with genes that produce extra ... Read more...

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Flintoff to undergo knee surgery after Oval Test


August 21st, 2009 - 10:03 pm ICT by IANS
London, Aug 21 (IANS) England all-rounder Andrew Flintoff, playing the last Ashes series Test at The Oval, will undergo a major reconstructive surgery on his knee after the match, which could force ... Read more...

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Honey can be an effective agent in topical wound care


July 22nd, 2009 - 2:38 pm ICT by ANI
Washington, July 22 (ANI): A new piece of research suggests that Leptospermum honey, a particular kind of honey indigenous to New Zealand and Australia, can be an effective agent in topical wound ... Read more...

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Turmeric extract suppresses fat tissue growth in mice models


May 19th, 2009 - 6:21 pm ICT by IANS
Washington, May 19 (IANS) Curcumin, the major ingredient in turmeric, appears to curb weight gain in mice and suppress the growth of fat tissue in mice and cell models. Researchers at the Jean ... Read more...

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Seafood, watermelon juice, nuts could fight obesity


February 5th, 2009 - 12:58 pm ICT by ANI
Washington, Feb 05 (ANI): A team of American scientists has discovered that arginine, an amino acid, could help fight human obesity.Arginine-rich foods include seafood, watermelon juice, nuts, seeds, algae, meats, ... Read more...

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Key protein linked to pancreatic cancer growth identified


February 2nd, 2009 - 4:28 pm ICT by ANI
Washington, Feb 2 (ANI): Researchers at Stanford University School of Medicine have identified a protein that plays an important role in pancreatic cancer growth.In a study on mice, they found that ... Read more...

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Smith on painkillers to inflict clean sweep


January 2nd, 2009 - 2:21 pm ICT by ANI
Sydney, Jan.2 (ANI): South African cricket captain Graeme Smith has taken painkillers in an attempt to make the team for the third and final Test against Australia, which is being played ... Read more...

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New enzyme behind cancer growth identified


December 4th, 2008 - 6:10 pm ICT by ANI
Washington, Dec 4 (ANI): Researchers at the University of Oklahoma Health Sciences Center have discovered a new enzyme that seems to play a primary role in how cancer tumours expand and ... Read more...

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Soft-patch device to close hole in heart may prevent recurrent strokes


November 19th, 2008 - 6:15 pm ICT by ANI
Washington, November 19 (ANI): Scientists at Rush University Medical Center are using a soft-patch device made of a Gore-tex-type material, often used to make durable outerwear, to close a common hole ... Read more...

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Miracle cure for liver fibrosis on the anvil


December 27th, 2007 - 12:12 pm ICT by admin
Washington, Dec 27 (ANI): A study on mice has shown that fibrosis in the liver can not only be stopped but also reverse some of the cell damage that has already occurred, ... Read more...

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Drug-eluting stents as safe and effective than bare-metal ones


November 20th, 2007 - 7:25 pm ICT by admin
Washington , Nov 20(ANI): A new study by researchers at Rhode Island Hospital has found that Drug-eluting stents are as safe and effective as traditional bare-metal stents when used in routine clinical ... Read more...

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