Saturday 19 April, 2014

Rare stem cells could repair complex tissues

Repairing complex tissues damaged by disease or trauma could become a lot easier as scientists have now discovered the potential of rare very small embryonic-like stem cells (VSELs) Continue reading “Rare stem cells could repair complex tissues” »  More...

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By BioNews On Monday, March 31st, 2014
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New gene-editing technique to correct genetic disorder

Diseases caused by genetic mutation may become easier to cure as scientists have discovered that a gene-editing technique, known as CRISPR Continue reading “New gene-editing technique to correct genetic disorder” More...

By BioNews On Sunday, March 30th, 2014
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Autism, an individual disorder

The International Centre for Neurological Restoration (CIREN) here is developing a project aimed at validating and measuring the effectiveness of interventions in patients with autism spectrum disorders (ASD) Continue More...

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By BioNews On Sunday, March 30th, 2014
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Genetic study supports link between carbohydrate digestion and obesity

New research indicates that obesity in the general population may be genetically linked to how our bodies digest carbohydrates. Continue reading “Genetic study supports link between carbohydrate digestion More...

By BioNews On Saturday, March 29th, 2014
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Beware! Anti-aging hormones may have opposite effect

Do you take anti-aging pills or injections in a quest to replenish youthful hormones to immortalise yourself Continue reading “Beware! Anti-aging hormones may have opposite effect” »  More...

By BioNews On Thursday, March 27th, 2014
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Autism may begin in the womb: study

Conditions for autism may develop even before birth, in the second and third trimester of pregnancy Continue reading “Autism may begin in the womb: study” »  More...

By BioNews On Thursday, March 27th, 2014
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Genetic regulators in blood cells located

In order to provide scientists a tool to determine how a healthy blood cell can turn cancerous, researchers have located the regions which determine if a particular gene Continue reading “Genetic regulators More...

By BioNews On Thursday, March 27th, 2014
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When relaxation can trigger migraine headaches

Allowing stress to build up is so dangerous that even relaxation following heightened stress can act as a trigger for migraine attacks Continue reading “When relaxation can trigger migraine headaches” More...

By BioNews On Thursday, March 27th, 2014
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When brain tells you to stop drinking water

Although we cannot predict if our brain signals us to stop taking that extra glass of champagne, our brains are hardwired to stop us from drinking more water than what is healthy Continue reading “When brain More...

By BioNews On Thursday, March 27th, 2014
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Bacteria may produce high-energy missile fuel

In a path-breaking discovery, researchers have engineered a bacterium to synthesise pinene – a hydrocarbon produced by trees that could potentially replace high-energy fuels Continue reading “Bacteria More...