Tuesday 25 November, 2014

New genes kindle hope for asthma patients

In a significant discovery, a team led by an Indian-origin researcher Pandurangan Vijayanand has identified new genes that likely contribute to asthma Continue reading “New genes kindle hope for asthma patients” »  More...

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By BioNews On Thursday, July 3rd, 2014
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Immune dysfunction may result in chronic pain syndrome

There is good news for people suffering from Complex Regional Pain Syndrome (CRPS) Continue reading “Immune dysfunction may result in chronic pain syndrome” »  More...

By BioNews On Tuesday, June 17th, 2014
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Hilleman Labs, Gotovax AB to develop cholera vaccine

Two global pharmaceutical firms – Hilleman Laboratories and Gotovax AB – Tuesday joined hands to develop affordable oral cholera vaccine Continue reading “Hilleman Labs, Gotovax AB to develop cholera More...

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By BioNews On Friday, May 9th, 2014
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Scientists discovered how immune cells use steroids

Researchers at the European Bioinformatics Institute (EMBL-EBI) and the Wellcome Trust Sanger Institute have discovered that some immune cells turn themselves off by producing a steroid. The findings, published More...

By BioNews On Tuesday, April 22nd, 2014
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Ginseng may prevent influenza

You took it to enhance your sexual performance Continue reading “Ginseng may prevent influenza” »  More...

By BioNews On Wednesday, April 9th, 2014
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Beware! Kitchens may carry multi-drug resistant bacteria

Prefer spicy restaurant food over home-made delicacies? Get alarmed as hands of food preparers and chopping boards remain a source of transmission for multi-drug resistant bacteria such as E coli Continue reading More...

By BioNews On Tuesday, April 8th, 2014
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Secret of combating malaria lies in sperm!

In a breakthrough, researchers have discovered a way of reducing the fertility of malaria-carrying mosquitoes Continue reading “Secret of combating malaria lies in sperm!” »  More...

By BioNews On Monday, April 7th, 2014
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3D model of human parasite to help curb malaria

There might soon be new approaches to tackle the deadly malaria Continue reading “3D model of human parasite to help curb malaria” »  More...

By BioNews On Friday, April 4th, 2014
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Address vector-borne diseases: WHO

The World Health Organisation (WHO) Friday called for strengthening the health system across India to address the threat of vector-borne diseases like dengue and malaria Continue reading “Address vector-borne More...

By BioNews On Friday, April 4th, 2014
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Switch that awakens immune cells detected

In a breakthrough, researchers have found the exact biochemical key that awakes the body’s immune cells and sends Continue reading “Switch that awakens immune cells detected” »  More...