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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.
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.
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.
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
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.
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.
How skin senses whether it's being draped with silk or satin Oct 1, 2:14 pm
Washington, Oct. 1 (ANI): A new research has revealed that humans distinguish the difference between fine textures, such as silk or satin, through vibrations, which are picked up by two separate sets of nerve receptors in the skin and relayed to the brain.
Drug that killed MJ set to help in development of new anaesthetics Sep 23, 10:23 am
Washington, Sept. 23 (ANI): Researchers have identified the site where the widely used anesthetic drug propofol binds to receptors in the brain to sedate patients during surgery, and this could lead to the development of new and better anaesthetics.
Alzheimer's disease could soon become history Sep 5, 10:01 am
Washington, Sept. 5 (ANI): Researchers have found a protein that is the missing link in the complicated chain of events that lead to Alzheimer's disease.
Washington, August 24 (ANI): Researchers have identified a specific type of receptor that aids corrupted, disease-causing proteins spread in the brain, potentially contributing to Alzheimer's disease, Parkinson's disease and other brain-damaging disorders.
Red heads at increased cancer risk Aug 23, 10:18 am
Washington, August 23 (ANI): Researchers have discovered that the same MC1R genetic mutation that causes red hair also promotes a well-known cancer-causing pathway.
Biomarker predicts recurrence of breast cancer after treatment Jun 29, 4:09 pm
Washington, June 29 (ANI): A biomarker reflecting expression levels of two genes in tumor tissue may be able to predict which women treated for estrogen-receptor (ER)-positive breast cancer should receive a second estrogen-blocking medication after completing tamoxifen treatment.
Promising path to prevent epilepsy identified Jun 24, 5:24 pm
Washington, June 24 (ANI): Scientists have identified a new drug target - a receptor in the nervous system - that may be key to prevent the onset of epilepsy after a prolonged period of seizures.
How bird flu viruses adapt to humans Jun 7, 4:36 pm
Washington, June 7 (ANI): Two new studies have identified mutations that increase the infectivity of H5N1 and H7N9 viruses through improved binding to receptors in the human respiratory tract.
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