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Washington, Apr. 20 (ANI): A protein involved in cancer-promoting cell signaling is also a tumour-suppressor, scientists have claimed.
Does heart `smell` food we eat? Apr 8, 11:47 am
Washington, April 8 (ANI): Scientists have found that heart, blood, lung and other cells in the body have the same receptors for sensing odours that exist in the nose.
US airline to offer 'light shower' tech as jet lag cure Mar 8, 1:19 pm
Melbourne, Mar 8 (ANI): An US airline is attempting to cure jet lag with a "light shower."
Fruits and vegetable intake 'lower risk of ER- breast cancer' Jan 25, 3:23 pm
Washington, January 25 (ANI): The consumption of fruits and vegetables is associated with a lower risk of estrogen receptor-negative (ER-) breast cancer, according to a study.
'Man flu' really exists as males suffer more from cold than women Jan 25, 11:59 am
London, Jan 25 (ANI): 'Man flu' really does exist, as according to a study, men suffer more with coughs and colds because they have extra temperature receptors in the brain and so experience worse symptoms.
Tadpoles could lead to new treatments for blindness Jan 23, 1:34 pm
London, Jan 23 (ANI): Scientists are a step closer to find a cure for blindness - thanks to research into tadpoles which revealed the forces which can snap light sensing cells.
It's official: Fish do not feel pain! Jan 13, 10:53 am
London, January 13 (ANI): In a new study, researchers have concluded that
Washington, Jan 10 (ANI): With the landmark discovery of how insulin docks on cells, it could lead to the development of improved types of insulin for treating both type 1 and type 2 diabetes.
Washington, January 5 (ANI): In a new study, researchers have just discovered the key role played by a protein, the CB1 cannabinoid receptor, during physical exercise.
Mysterious source of itchiness found Dec 28, 3:40 pm
Washington, December 28 (ANI): Scientists have identified that certain nerve cells are specialized to detect itchy sensations, and those receptors don't detect painful sensations.
How nicotine can help relieve anxiety in smokers Nov 9, 11:54 am
Washington, November 9 (ANI): Inactivation of a specific sub-class of nicotinic receptors may be an effective strategy to help smokers quit without feeling anxious, US researchers suggest.
How caffeine affects human brain Nov 2, 11:50 am
Washington, November 2 (ANI): Researchers have for the first time been able to visualize the binding sites of caffeine in the living human brain to explore the possible positive and negative effects of caffeine consumption with the help of molecular imaging with positron emission tomography (PET).
2 paths used by Dengue virus to penetrate cells identified Oct 24, 12:47 pm
Washington, October 24 (ANI): Researchers have discovered two new cell receptors used by Dengue virus to penetrate target cells.
New approach to prevent smoking relapse identified Oct 23, 12:52 pm
Washington, October 23 (ANI): Scientists at the Centre for Addiction and Mental Health (CAMH) have said that they have developed a protein peptide that may be a new type of highly targeted treatment to prevent smoking relapse, which occurs frequently in smokers who attempt to quit, despite current treatments.
Women who do not breastfeed likelier to have breast cancer Oct 19, 10:08 am
Washington, October 19 (ANI): Breast-feeding can reduce the risk for estrogen receptor-negative and progesterone receptor-negative breast cancer, according to a study.
Ants have higher sense of smell than most insects Sep 11, 4:50 pm
Washington, Sept 11 (ANI): Odour receptors among ants is four to five times higher than most insects, researchers have revealed.
Why is it so hard to quit cocaine? Sep 11, 3:37 pm
Washington, September 11 (ANI): Researchers at the Washington State University have discovered a cellular mechanism that contributes to the lack of motivation and negative emotions of a cocaine addict going through withdrawal.
How to eat whatever you want and still stay slim Aug 1, 4:10 pm
Washington, August 1 (ANI): Wouldn't it be nice if we could eat all of the sugar and fat that we want without gaining a pound.
Receptor's role in regulating obesity and diabetes identified Jul 27, 11:23 am
Washington, July 27 (ANI): A recent study has demonstrated that the A2b-type adenosine receptor, A2bAR, plays a significant role in the regulation of high fat, high cholesterol diet-induced symptoms of type 2 diabetes.
Washington, July 20 (ANI): Researchers at the Max Planck Institute for Medical Research in Heidelberg and Oxford University have refuted a central tenet of neuroscience regarding the function of hippocampal NMDA receptor-transmitted plasticity in spatial learning.
'Kit' for increasing insulin production in diabetics found Jul 18, 3:55 pm
Washington, July 18 (ANI): Scientists have identified the critical role of a receptor called c-Kit in the development and function of insulin-producing beta cells, making it an exciting therapeutic target for the management of diabetes.
Why binge eaters can't but help gorge on junk food Jun 21, 1:15 pm
Washington, June 21 (ANI): Researchers have demonstrated in experimental models that blocking the Sigma-1 receptor, a cellular protein in the prefronto-cortical regions of the brain, reduced binge eating and caused binge eaters to eat more slowly.
Washington, June 20 (ANI): Researchers may be close to finding potential new treatments for severe aggression, a widespread trait characterized by sudden violence, explosive outbursts and hostile overreactions to stress.
Washington, June 9 (ANI): A brain receptor that appears to play a central role in regulating appetite has been identified, raising hopes for new anti-obesity medications.
Washington, June 8 (ANI): A brain receptor that appears to play a central role in regulating appetite has been identified, raising hopes for new anti-obesity medications.
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