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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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