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Blocking 'chili pepper receptors' may be panacea for pain   Aug 21, 1:07 pm
Washington, Aug 21 (ANI): Scientists have revealed that blocking the receptor that reacts to chili and pepper, could relieve one off pain.
Cradle of obesity lies in the brain   Aug 3, 12:36 pm
Washington, Aug 3 (ANI): A new study has demonstrated that the curing of weight gain, obesity, and diabetes could be as simple as keeping a nuclear receptor from being activated in a small part of the brain.
Scent of sandalwood aids healing of human skin: Study  Jul 9, 4:49 pm
Washington, July 9 (ANI): Researchers claim that the human skin is responsive towards the scent of Sandalwood, which helps it heal.
Skin can recognize 'scents', claims study  Jul 8, 2:18 pm
Washington, July 8 (ANI): A new study claims that human skin has olfactory receptors that can 'sniff' out the odors.
Blocking pain receptors extends lifespan   May 24, 11:33 am
Washington, May 24 (ANI): Researchers have said that blocking a pain receptor in mice not only extends their lifespan, but also gives them a more youthful metabolism, including an improved insulin response that allows them to deal better with high blood sugar.
Novel compound could halt cocaine addiction and relapse behaviors  Apr 24, 10:18 am
Washington, April 24 (ANI): Researchers have developed a novel compound that targets an important brain receptor has a dramatic effect against a host of cocaine addiction behaviors, including relapse behavior.
New protein complex involved in learning and memory identified  Apr 23, 9:38 am
Washington, April 23 (ANI): Researchers have identified a protein complex that plays a critical but previously unknown role in learning and memory formation.
Soon, drug that stops heart attacks sans side effects  Mar 12, 11:45 am
Washington, March 12 (ANI): Researchers are a step closer to creating a new drug to stop a heart attack in its tracks and reduce the damage caused, without any side effects.
Smoking pot does bring relief from anxiety  Mar 7, 10:26 am
Washington, March 7 (ANI): A new study has revealed that cannabinoid receptors through which marijuana exerts its effects, can help in regulating anxiety and the flight-or-fight response.
Mosquito sperm have `sense of smell`  Feb 9, 10:25 am
Washington, Feb. 9 (ANI): Researchers have claimed to have detected a suite of specialized chemical sensors called odorant receptors (ORs) in mosquito sperm.
Mantis shrimps` satellite-like eyes help them perceive colours like no one else  Jan 25, 11:35 am
London, Jan. 25 (ANI): Researchers have found that the process that mantis shrimp uses to discriminate colours is different.he photoreceptors of mantis shrimp's are arranged in a series of channels which range from red to ultraviolet.
New breakthrough could help pave way for treating pain and mood disorders  Jan 13, 12:09 pm
Washington, Jan. 13 (ANI): Scientists have found how the sodium influences the signaling of a major class of brain cell receptors, known as opioid receptors, which could help pave way for new therapeutic approaches to a host of brain-related medical conditions.
Lungs too can smell!  Jan 3, 1:29 pm
Washington, Jan 03 (ANI): A new study has revealed that your nose is not the only organ in your body that can sense cigarette smoke wafting through the air, your lungs have odour receptors as well.
Blame your genes for forgetting familiar faces   Dec 24, 10:17 am
Washington, Dec 24 (ANI): a new study has suggested that the oxytocin receptor, a gene known to influence mother-infant bonding and pair bonding in monogamous species, also plays a special role in the ability to remember faces.
Each person perceives odours differently  Dec 9, 11:28 am
Washington, Dec 09 (ANI): A new study has revealed that as much as 30 percent of the large array of human olfactory receptor differs between any two individuals.
Why most life-threatening malaria carrying parasites only infect humans  Dec 3, 11:10 am
Washington, Dec. 3 (ANI): Researchers have explained why parasites carrying the deadliest form of malaria only infect humans, asserting that the interaction between a parasite protein, called RH5, and a receptor, called basigin, is essentially required for the invasion of red blood cells.
New technique could help block cancer growth  Nov 30, 1:50 pm
Washington, Nov 30 (ANI): Researchers at the Boston University School of Medicine (BUSM) have demonstrated a new mechanism involving a signaling protein and its receptor that could block the formation of new blood vessels and cancer growth.
Father's cocaine use may make son resistant to drug addiction  Nov 12, 3:24 pm
Washington, Nov 12 (ANI): A new study has revealed that son's of cocaine-using fathers are more likely to resist addictive behaviours, as they become less sensitive to the drug.
Why newborns get sick so often  Nov 1, 10:03 am
Washington, Nov. 1 (ANI): A new study has suggested that newborns are lacking in the toll-like receptor 3 (TLR3) that recognizes different viruses and mediates immune response to these viruses
New molecular breakthrough brings diabetes cure closer to reality  Oct 31, 1:34 pm
Washington, Oct 31 (ANI): Researchers have found that a new single molecule hormone, which acts equally on the receptors of the insulin-stimulating hormones GLP-1 and GIP, can reduce weight and improve blood sugar, thus helping in treating patients with type 2 diabetes.
Soon, pill to cure compulsive gambling addiction  Oct 30, 12:06 pm
Washington, Oct. 30 (ANI): With the help of a rat casino, researchers have successfully reduced behaviours in rats commonly associated with compulsive gambling in humans.
How cancer's 'invisibility cloak' works  Oct 29, 2:54 pm
Washington, Oct. 29 (ANI): T cell researchers have discovered how a lipid secreted by cancer tumours stops the immune system from mounting an immune response against it.
How sleep loss adversely affects immune system  Oct 24, 11:21 am
Washington, Oct. 24 (ANI): Researchers have identified the genes that are most susceptible to sleep deprivation and are examining if these genes are involved in the regulation of the immune system.
How melanoma can become drug resistant  Oct 20, 9:36 am
Washington, Oct. 20 (ANI): Researchers have claimed that a process involving the phenotypes - the outward, physical appearance based on genetic coding - of tumour cells could change appearance of melanoma tumours by altering the number and type of protein receptors dotting the surface of the individual melanoma cells within the tumour.
DEET breakthrough could revolutionize global battle against malaria   Oct 3, 10:15 am
Washington, Oct. 3 (ANI): Researchers including an Indian-origin have known that insects are repelled by N,N-diethyl-m-toluamide, also known as DEET, but which olfactory receptors insects used to sense it had eluded scientists for long.