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Washington, May 16 (ANI): Breathing motor vehicle emissions triggers a change in high-density lipoprotein (HDL) cholesterol, altering its cardiovascular protective qualities so that it actually contributes to clogged arteries, researchers have found in a study done in mice.
Mouse study shows cancer drug halts accumulation of toxic proteins linked to Parkinson's disease May 11, 3:26 pm
Washington, May 11 (ANI): A drug currently being used to treat leukemia has been found to help halt the production of toxic proteins in the brains of mice.
Newly engineered biomaterials reverse diabetic symptoms in mice May 10, 11:27 am
Washington, May 10 (ANI): Researchers have made a significant first step with newly engineered biomaterials for cell transplantation that could help lead to a possible cure for Type 1 diabetes.
Rejuvenating hormone can reverse heart failure symptoms May 10, 10:16 am
Washington, May 10 (ANI): A rejuvenating hormone has been found to reverse symptoms of heart failure in old mice.
Washington, May 9 (ANI): Small pieces of genetic material called microRNAs are identified as the missing link between the 2 defining features of muscle fitness-fuel-burning and fiber-type switching-providing a potential new target for interventions that boost fitness in people with chronic illness or injury.
Brain cell transplant stops seizures in epileptic mice May 6, 10:02 am
Washington, May 6 (ANI): UCSF scientists have been able to control seizures in epileptic mice with a one-time transplantation of medial ganglionic eminence (MGE) cells, which inhibit signaling in overactive nerve circuits, into the hippocampus, a brain region associated with seizures, as well as with learning and memory.
'Lab-created' human brain cells grow in mice May 5, 1:28 pm
Washington, May 5 (ANI): UC San Francisco researchers have discovered that a key type of human brain cell developed in the laboratory grows seamlessly when transplanted into the brains of mice.
Common asthma drugs hold promise against dengue May 1, 12:01 pm
Washington, May 1(ANI): A new study has found that in experiments in mice, a class of drugs commonly used to treat asthma by targeting mast cells in the immune system could help treat vascular symptoms associated with dengue infections.
Gene necessary for mice to avoid cats discovered Apr 30, 3:05 pm
London, April 30 (ANI): A Northwestern University study has shed light on how a mouse instinctively avoids a cat, when it smells the feline.
Bad fat cells could convert into good ones and vice versa Apr 29, 10:42 am
Washington, April 29 (ANI): Using mice as a model organism, scientists from ETH Zurich have shown for the first time that brown and white fat cells in a living organism can be converted from one cell type to the other.
Deep brain stimulation curbs binge eating in mice Apr 25, 1:16 pm
Washington, April 25 (ANI): Stimulating a region of the brain known to be involved in reward appears to reduce binge eating behavior in mice, according to a new study led by researchers at the University of Pennsylvania.
'Toggle switch' that can melt 'love handles' found Apr 24, 11:25 am
Washington, April 24 (ANI): Researchers at the University of Bonn have decoded a "toggle switch" in mice, which can significantly stimulate fat burning and help combat obesity.
Human stem cells help restore memory, learning in mice Apr 22, 11:44 am
Washington, April 22 (ANI): In a study at the University of Wisconsin-Madison, human embryonic stem cells have for the first time been transformed into nerve cells that helped mice regain the ability to learn and remember.
Low-dose aspirin may help slow breast cancer growth Apr 22, 10:45 am
Washington, April 22 (ANI): A new study by scientists including one of an Indian origin has found that aspirin slowed the growth of breast cancer cell lines in the lab and significantly reduced the growth of tumors in mice.
Hyderabad, Apr. 13 (ANI): Union Tourism Minister K. Chiranjeevi, who inaugurated the 25th Joint Meeting of UNWTO Commissions for South Asia, East Asia and the Pacific here on Saturday, said by hosting this event India has been able to showcase its rich heritage to the world.
Washington, April 11 (ANI): Scientists at The Rockefeller University and Astex Pharmaceuticals have developed a new antibiotic, that has been found to kill a wide range of bacteria including drug-resistant Staphylococcus (MRSA) bacteria that do not respond to traditional drugs, in mice.
Hunger feelings may help combat Alzheimer's Apr 7, 10:01 am
Washington, April 7 (ANI): The sensation of hunger itself may protect against Alzheimer's disease, a new study on mice has suggested.
New radiation therapy puts cancer into remission in mice Apr 4, 12:29 pm
Washington, Apr 4 (ANI): Researchers at University of Missouri have developed a new form of radiation therapy that successfully puts cancer into remission in mice.
Fish oils show promise against cancer Apr 3, 10:19 am
Washington, April 3 (ANI): In a mice study, a team of UC Davis scientists has found that a product resulting from a metabolized omega-3 fatty acid helps combat cancer by cutting off the supply of oxygen and nutrients that fuel tumor growth and spread of the disease.
Mate choice in mice 'heavily influenced by paternal cues' Mar 29, 10:42 am
Washington, March 29 (ANI): In a new study, researchers have found that house mice (Mus musculus) showed a definite preference for mating with individuals from their father's original population.
GM tomatoes that mimic actions of good cholesterol decrease plaque build-up in mice Mar 20, 10:18 am
Washington, March 20 (ANI): UCLA researchers have genetically engineered tomatoes to produce a peptide that mimics the actions of good cholesterol when consumed.
Washington, March 15 (ANI): Harvard scientists studying deer mice living in the Nebraska Sandhills were able to show that the changes in these animals' coat color were the result not of a single mutation, but at least nine separate mutations all within a single gene.
Sydney, Mar. 14 (ANI): A migrant working has been told to 're-assemble' hundreds of dollars worth of savings by a Shanghai bank after mice chewed his cash 'into thousands of tiny pieces'.
Century-old drug to treat sleeping sickness could beat autism Mar 14, 9:54 am
London, Mar 14 (ANI): The drug, suramin - used to treat sleeping sickness since around 1916- corrects autism-like symptoms in mice, new research has shown.
Bitter melon juice prevents pancreatic cancer in mice Mar 13, 2:28 pm
Washington, March 13 (ANI): Bitter melon juice stops pancreatic cancer cells from feeding on glucose and eventually starves them, a new study led by an Indian-origin researcher has found.
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