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New breakthrough could help design drugs from genome sequence Feb 10, 10:29 am
Washington, Feb. 10 (ANI): Researchers including an Indian-origin have developed a potentially general approach to design drugs from genome sequence.
Gene regulator that induces adult muscle stem cells to turn into 'good fat' identified Feb 6, 1:26 pm
Washington, Feb. 6 (ANI): Researchers have found a gene regulator called microRNA-133, which induces adult muscle stem cells to turn into muscle fiber and brown fat.
New test could help detect pancreatic cancer early Jan 22, 11:16 am
Washington, Jan. 22 (ANI): A team of researchers have identified diagnostic microRNA panels in whole blood that had the ability to distinguish, to some degree, patients with and without pancreatic cancer.
Protein behind cancer spread identified Nov 30, 1:00 pm
Washington, Nov 30 (ANI): A new study has found that cyclin D1, a protein that helps push a replicating cell through the cell cycle also mediates the processing and generation of mature microRNA (miRNA).
Marijuana may help treat autoimmune disorders Nov 26, 11:53 am
Washington, Nov 26 (ANI): A new study led by Indian origin researcher has suggested that THC (tetrahydrocannabinol), a principal ingredient in marijuana, may be beneficial in treating those with autoimmune disorders.
Washington, Oct 29 (ANI): Researchers have identified a specific set of microRNAs that detrimentally regulate protein levels in the brains of mice with Alzheimer's disease and beneficially regulate protein levels in the brains of other mice living in a stimulating environment.
Dad's obesity can be inherited by generations Jul 16, 11:55 am
Washington, July 16 (ANI): Sperm of overweight dads can lead to obesity and diabetes-like symptoms in two generations of offspring, a new study has revealed.
New method targets dengue virus using artificial microRNAs Jul 12, 10:36 am
Washington, July 12 (ANI): A novel therapeutic approach in which key regions of the dengue genome essential for viral replication are targeted and silenced, can prevent dengue virus from reproducing in humans.
Stressed dads can affect offspring's brain development Jun 13, 3:09 pm
Washington, June 13 (ANI): Stress felt by dad-whether as a preadolescent or adult-leaves a lasting impression on his sperm that gives sons and daughters a blunted reaction to stress, a response linked to several mental disorders, according to a new study.
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.
Culprit behind hardening of arteries identified Mar 23, 4:31 pm
Washington, Mar 23 (ANI): A team of researchers have now identified a microRNA that plays a prominent role in Atherosclerosis - an inflammatory reaction which is the root of the most common forms of cardiovascular disease - and offers a promising target for new therapies.
How removing sperm and egg producing cells extends lifespan Dec 18, 4:23 pm
Washington, December 18 (ANI): Removal of germ cells - the sperm and egg producing cells - increases longevity of the roundworm Caenorhabditis elegans, but the underlying molecular mechanisms were a mystery.
Genetic material that enhances insulin production identified Oct 14, 1:59 pm
Washington, October 14 (ANI): A study by Michigan Technological University biologist has shed new lights into how a tiny snippet of genetic material can promote healthy insulin production in mice.
Gene variant that ups risk of brain tumours discovered Aug 27, 11:02 am
London, August 27 (ANI): People who carry a "G" instead of an "A" at a specific spot in their genetic code have roughly a six-fold higher risk of developing certain types of brain tumours, a new study has found.
How flu virus disables immune system Aug 24, 4:35 pm
Washington, August 24 (ANI): Northwestern University scientists have discovered one of the ways the influenza virus disarms our natural defense system.
Washington, June 21 (ANI): Scientists including one of Indian origin have for the first time traced the actions of a known carcinogen in cooked meat to its complex biological effects on microRNA and cancer stem cells.
Gene `switch` may help mend broken hearts Apr 28, 11:02 am
Washington, Apr 28 (ANI): Researchers have for the first time come up with an avant-garde approach to repair damaged hearts by converting injured cells into healthy beating muscle cells using microRNA.
Gene 'switch' may regenerate damaged heart cells Apr 27, 4:34 pm
Washington, Apr 27 (ANI): Researchers have for the first time converted scar tissue that forms after a heart attack into regenerated heart muscle using microRNA.
Soon, simple blood test may predict imminent heart attack risk Mar 26, 5:13 pm
Washington, March 26 (ANI): Researchers have discovered a first-ever link between tiny genetic molecules called microRNAs and the imminent threat of a heart attack.
Hepatitis C virus hijacks liver microRNAs to survive Jan 3, 11:16 am
Washington, Jan 3 (ANI): A new study has discovered how hepatitis C virus survives in the liver - helping medical scientists understand why a new antiviral drug appears to be effective against the virus.
Small molecule reduces cancer cell growth by starving them Oct 10, 3:31 pm
Washington, Oct 10 (ANI): A new study has discovered a small molecule that can block autophagy - a mechanism that allows cells in our body handle cellular waste and release building blocks for recycling - in cancer cells.
'Man-flu' may be a reality as women have stronger immune systems Sep 28, 1:53 pm
Washington, Sept 28 (ANI): Men are believed to be more susceptible to illnesses than women leading to the origin of the common phrase 'man-flu'.
Study of small molecules paves way for brain cancer therapy Aug 23, 5:11 pm
Washington, August 23 (ANI): The findings of a study that could advance the development of targeted gene therapies and improve prognosis could be beneficial for patients suffering from an aggressive brain cancer.
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