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Drinking champagne can boost memory May 9, 10:14 am
Washington, May 9 (ANI): Scientists have found that the phenolic compounds found in champagne can improve spatial memory.
New class of anti-malaria compounds identified Mar 21, 10:34 am
Washington, Mar 21 (ANI): A new class of anti-malarial compounds that target multiple stages of the malaria parasite's life cycle has been identified by a group of researchers from 16 institutions around the world.
Washington, March 3 (ANI): For the first time, a new study has found that cannabinoids-psychoactive compounds of marijuana-can be detected in the blood of daily pot smokers during a month of sustained abstinence.
Fungi inspires potential cancer drugs Feb 28, 12:51 pm
Washington, February 28 (ANI): Drawing inspiration from a chemical that fungi secrete to defend their territory, MIT chemists have synthesized and tested several dozen compounds that may hold promise as potential cancer drugs.
Pine sap being used to make 'ever-green' plastics Feb 24, 10:44 am
Washington, February 24 (ANI): A researcher at the University of South Carolina is developing new plastics using compounds found in pine trees, firs and other conifers.
Meet flu virus' new enemy Feb 22, 2:00 pm
Washington, February 22 (ANI): An international group of scientists has discovered a new class of molecular compounds capable of killing the influenza virus.
New compounds protect heart cells during and after attack Feb 8, 1:43 pm
Washington, February 8 (ANI): Using two different compounds they developed, scientists from the Florida campus of The Scripps Research Institute (TSRI) have been able to show in animal models that inhibiting a specific enzyme protects heart cells and surrounding tissue against serious damage from heart attacks.
Washington, January 30 (ANI): Using a century-old observational technique, researchers have determined the precise configuration of humulones, substances derived from hops that give beer its distinctive flavor.
Berries may help prevent oral cancer Jan 29, 3:37 pm
Washington, Jan 29 (ANI): Research has suggested that compounds that give colourful fruits their rich hues, especially berries, promote health and might even prevent cancer.
Taliban attacks police compound in Afghan capital, 2 bombers killed Jan 21, 10:00 am
Kabul, Jan. 21 (Xinhua-ANI): At least four powerful explosions rocked western Afghan capital Kabul on Monday morning as a team of Taliban suicide bombers and gunmen raided police compounds in the area, police said.
Scent of raspberries could help you lose weight Jan 7, 1:26 pm
London, Jan. 7 (ANI): Fragrant compounds that occur naturally in raspberries and a number of other fruits are the brand new get-slim-quick fix on the market.
New air-cleaner 'may help save polluting industrials' Dec 29, 12:07 pm
Washington, December 29 (ANI): As industries across Europe are threatened with shutdown because the European Union emission rules for Volatile Organic Compounds have been tightened, an air cleaning invention has proven its ability to remove such compounds.
Washington, November 6 (ANI): Jatropha curcas, a folk remedy plant used in India and Africa to ward off bugs, contains insect-repelling compounds, U.S. Department of Agriculture (USDA) scientists have found.
Newly identified compounds can rapidly kill malarial parasites Oct 26, 1:51 pm
Washington, October 26 (ANI): Researchers have identified two new chemical compounds that can rapidly kill the blood-borne Plasmodium parasites that cause malaria.
Eating plant foods may help ward off chronic diseases Oct 18, 11:01 am
Washington, October 18 (ANI): Bioactive compounds in plant foods play a role in controlling genetic and other biological factors that lead to chronic diseases, researchers have revealed.
Washington, October 16 (ANI): Two compounds identified by Indiana University researchers led one of an Indian origin show promise for preventing post-traumatic stress disorder.
Fruit and vegetable pulp may help prevent cancer Oct 16, 2:55 pm
Melbourne, October 16 (ANI): A University of Queensland scientist has discovered that much of the antioxidant compounds in fruits and vegetables are actually attached to the fibre in the pulpy parts of these foods.
Thyme extract can help boost antifungal drugs' effectiveness Oct 6, 1:37 pm
Washington, October 6 (ANI): Pairing conventional antifungal medicines with natural, edible compounds from plants-such as thymol, extracted from the popular herb thyme-can improve the healing effects of some of these drugs, according to new research by U.S. Department of Agriculture (USDA) scientists and their colleagues.
Alzheimer's-like memory loss in animal models reversed Sep 25, 4:09 pm
Washington, September 25 (ANI): A team of neuroscientists and chemists have suggested that a class of currently used anti-cancer drugs as well as several previously untested synthetic compounds show effectiveness in reversing memory loss in two animal models of Alzheimer's disease.
Cheers to the world's first whisky sent into space! Sep 4, 2:30 pm
London, September 4 (ANI): A company that sent vials of chemical compounds for maturation to space in a rocket last year, has brought out a new whisky to celebrate the event.
Washington, August 31(ANI): Women who are highly exposed to common environmental chemicals - polyfluoroalkyl compounds (PFCs) - during pregnancy have babies that are smaller at birth and larger at 20 months of age, according to a study from Emory University's Rollins School of Public Health.
Plant-based substances can delay cancer metastasis Aug 28, 2:13 pm
Washington, August 28 (ANI): More than 40 plant-based compounds can turn on genes that slow the spread of cancer, according to a first-of-its-kind study by a Washington State University researcher.
Berry wines may provide tasty drugs for diabetes and cancer Aug 21, 10:13 am
Washington, August 21 (ANI): University of Illinois scientists have found compounds in Illinois blueberry and blackberry wines that inhibit enzymes responsible for carbohydrate absorption and assimilation.
Cocoa compounds 'may help reduce BP' Aug 15, 10:28 am
Washington, August 15 (ANI): Compounds in cocoa may help to reduce blood pressure, a new study has revealed.
Potent first-strike influenza drug target identified Aug 4, 11:40 am
Washington, August 4 (ANI): In a new study, researchers have shown how compounds blocking an enzyme universal to all influenza viruses may allow development of new antiviral drugs that also avoid the problem of drug resistance.
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