New compound may help develop metabolic disorders treatment: study

December 17, 2015 by · Comments Off on New compound may help develop metabolic disorders treatment: study 

LONDON, Dec. 16 — A new compound is found to be capable of reducing the weight of obese mice by acting on their intestinal cells, and it may aid the development of new therapeutic approaches in obesity-related metabolic disorders, says a study.

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Grow Me a Heart? Scientists create cardiac tissue from stem cells

July 16, 2015 by · Comments Off on Grow Me a Heart? Scientists create cardiac tissue from stem cells 

MOSCOW, July 15 — The creation of artificial human hearts has never been closer to reality, after researchers at the University of California, Berkeley, together with their colleagues at the Gladstone Institutes, invented a system similar to that which keeps our blood flowing, which can make pregnancies much safer in future.

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Cancer gene capable of slowing cancer growth: Austrian researchers

March 4, 2015 by · Comments Off on Cancer gene capable of slowing cancer growth: Austrian researchers 

VIENNA, March 4 — The suppression of the known cancer gene "STAT3" may actually be counter productive in the fight against some cancers, an international research team including two Austrian researchers found, local media reported Tuesday.

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