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Strong link found between victimization experiences, substance abuse


February 25th, 2011 - 1:27 pm ICT by ANI
Washington, Feb 25 (ANI): Researchers at the University of Illinois at Chicago have discovered a strong link between victimization experiences and substance abuse.The correlation is especially prevalent among gays, lesbians and bisexuals ... Read more...

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Reduced levels of important neurotransmitter linked to multiple sclerosis


February 13th, 2011 - 3:23 pm ICT by ANI
Washington, Feb 13 (ANI): Scientists at the University of Illinois at Chicago have demonstrated that damage to a particular area of the brain and a consequent reduction in noradrenaline are associated with ... 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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Black raspberries ‘highly effective in preventing colorectal cancer’


November 3rd, 2010 - 1:11 pm ICT by ANI
Washington, Nov 3 (ANI): A new study has suggested that eating black raspberries could reduce your risk of getting colon cancer.Researchers from the University of Illinois at Chicago reported that compounds found ... Read more...

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Evidence of unusual drug-resistant breast tumours found


October 9th, 2010 - 1:27 pm ICT by ANI
Washington, Oct 09 (ANI): Scientists have found how gene expression that contributes to drug resistance is ramped up in unusual types of breast tumours.The findings by the researchers at the University of ... Read more...

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Researchers discover mechanism that limits scar formation


June 12th, 2010 - 4:56 pm ICT by IANS
Washington, June 12 (IANS) Researchers have discovered that an unexpected cellular response plays an important role in breaking down and inhibiting the formation of excess scar tissue in wound healing. When an ... Read more...

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Mechanism limiting scar formation discovered


June 11th, 2010 - 1:56 pm ICT by ANI
London, June 11 (ANI): American researchers have found that a cellular mechanism plays a key role in breaking down and inhibiting excess scar tissue formation in wound healing.The study, conducted by researchers ... Read more...

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How a gene mutation causes devastation of Huntington’s disease


June 15th, 2009 - 11:50 am ICT by ANI
London, June 15 (ANI): A new study conducted by scientists at the University of Illinois at Chicago College of Medicine has shed new light on how the mutated huntingtin gene acts on ... Read more...

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Curing Alzheimer’’s disease would need combination therapy


March 18th, 2009 - 11:46 am ICT by ANI
Washington, March 18 (ANI): Researchers at the University of Illinois at Chicago College of Medicine say that a potential cure for Alzheimer''s disease may require a combination therapy, which will target ... Read more...

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Scientists identify an Achilles heel in cancer cells


December 9th, 2008 - 12:14 pm ICT by ANI
Washington, Dec 9 (ANI): Researchers from University of Illinois at Chicago have identified an Achilles heel in a protein that shields tumour cells from cell death.They believe that this weakness can ... Read more...

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Prolonged exposure to cigarette smoke can alter shape of heart


November 14th, 2008 - 11:50 am ICT by ANI
Washington, Nov 14 (ANI): Heres another reason why you should stop smoking a new study from University of Illinois at Chicago has shown that prolonged exposure to cigarette can alter the ... Read more...

Posted in South Asia |

Researchers identify clue to genetic cause of fatal birth defect


October 10th, 2008 - 4:10 pm ICT by IANS
Washington, Oct 10 (IANS) An enzyme may play a major role in anencephaly, offering hope for a genetic test or even therapy for the rare fatal birth defect in which the brain ... Read more...

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Indian origin researcher sheds light on brain DNA remodelling in alcoholism


April 3rd, 2008 - 1:05 pm ICT by admin
Washington, April 3 (ANI): An Indian-origin researcher in the US has for the first time shown that minor chemical modifications in the brain during alcohol addiction may cause the DNA to ... Read more...

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