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Study shows starvation hormone increases lifespan in mice

Venn diagrams showing overlap of genes significantly regulated in liver, muscle and adipose tissue of FGF21-transgenic (Tg) vs wild-type (WT) mice. Image credit - eLife.

A team of researchers at UT Southwestern Medical Center, showed that a secreting hormone involved in response to  More...

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By BioNews On Wednesday, October 10th, 2012
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Lefkowitz, Kobilka share 2012 Nobel Prize in Chemistry for studies of G-protein–coupled receptors

Robert J. Lefkowitz and Brian K. Kobilka, both from universities in the US, won the  More...

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By IANS On Wednesday, October 3rd, 2012
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Zinc deficiency erodes immune system

American scientists have uncovered a biological mechanism by which zinc deficiency develops with age eroding the immune system  More...

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By BioNews On Monday, October 1st, 2012
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Researchers Reveal the Physiological Role of a Novel Hormone FNDC5/irisin

A research team led by Dr. Christos Mantzoros, MD, PhD, at Beth Israel Deaconess Medical Center  More...

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By IANS On Thursday, September 20th, 2012
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Venom from snakes could save lives too

Snake venom could become the source of life-saving drugs for cancer, diabetes and high blood pressure  More...

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By BioNews On Monday, September 3rd, 2012
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Cholesterol inhibitors block lymphatic vessel growth

One of the world’s top selling drugs potentially also acts against the growth of new lymphatic vessels, with potential implications for  More...

By BioNews On Tuesday, June 12th, 2012
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Soon, computers to predict negative side effects of drugs

A new set of computer models has been able to successfully predict negative side effects in hundreds of current drugs, based on the similarity between their chemical structures and those molecules known to cause More...

By BioNews On Tuesday, December 13th, 2011
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New therapeutic target against atherosclerosis identified

Scientists have found a possible new therapeutic target against atherosclerosis resulting from a diet high in fat and cholesterol  More...

By BioNews On Monday, December 12th, 2011
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Detox diets’ ‘health boost’ claims unfounded, says expert

A leading scientist has rubbished claims that so-called “detox” diets can boost health and cleanse the body of chemicals  More...

By BioNews On Thursday, December 1st, 2011
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How petrol-eating mushrooms can decontaminate our planet

By using bacteria to stimulate the exceptional growth capacity of certain plants and microscopic mushrooms  More...