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Gene linked with vitamin B12 deficiency found


August 27th, 2012 - 2:54 pm ICT by IANS
Toronto, Aug 27 (IANS) Vitamin B12 is vital for healthy functioning of our nervous system, but some people who suffer from its deficiency because of a rare genetic disorder, develop ... Read more...

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New biomarker for fatal brain disease identified


March 10th, 2011 - 2:35 pm ICT by ANI
Washington, March 10 (ANI): Scientists have identified the first disease-specific biomarker for sporadic Creutzfeldt-Jakob disease (sCJD), a universally fatal, degenerative brain disease for which there is no cure.sCJD is one of the ... Read more...

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How plants counteract against larger neighbours’ shade


December 18th, 2010 - 6:11 pm ICT by ANI
Washington, Dec 18 (ANI): Researchers have discovered how plants that 'lose the battle' during competitiveness for light because they are shaded by larger neighbours, counteract.Previously, it was thought that these plants ... Read more...

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Promising new approach to blocking malaria transmission


December 5th, 2010 - 11:59 am ICT by ANI
Washington, Dec 5 (ANI): A new research has offered a promising new approach to blocking malaria transmission.The study, conducted by University of Illinois at Chicago researcher Dr. John Quigley, focuses on potential ... Read more...

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Brain study may pave way for better epilepsy treatments


April 15th, 2008 - 3:10 pm ICT by admin
Washington, April 15 (ANI): Scientists have discovered in a study on mice how a neurotransmitter that the body releases during epilepsy seizures, known as glutamate, leads to an increased production of ... Read more...

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