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Study sheds light on epigenetic changes in cancer progression
Barcelona | November 7, 2023 12:16:36 AM IST
Every cell produces its own proteins by utilising the genetic information contained in its genes. Mutations are changes in this information that can disrupt the function of the affected proteins. This is known as cancer genetics in oncology. However, in r ... read..


Video technology has potential to revolutionise how scientists track changes in species evolution, development
England | November 6, 2023 7:22:12 PM IST
Scientists have made a significant advance in the study of species evolution, providing additional proof that cutting-edge visual technology may be used to track the smallest changes in the growth of various organisms. ... read..


Here is how plants defend against mutational damage
Bergen | November 6, 2023 5:16:31 PM IST
Plant mitochondria and chloroplasts are essential to human survival. These vital plant cell compartments are well-known for capturing sunlight and powering plant life, ultimately providing all of the food we eat.But there's a catch: Mitochondria and chlor ... read..


Research discovers link between air pollution, Parkinson's disease
Washington DC | November 5, 2023 1:46:15 PM IST
Researchers discovered that those who live in places with median levels of air pollution are 56 per cent more likely to get Parkinson's disease than those who live in areas with the lowest levels of air pollution. ... read..


Study illuminates fundamental mechanisms of intracellular lipid recycling
California | November 4, 2023 11:47:25 PM IST
Recycling has a similar role in cells as it does in the more known macroscopic world. Cells regularly produce trash while carrying out their usual functions and gather broken parts. ... read..


Wearable devices can prevent astronauts from being 'lost' in space
Lausanne | November 4, 2023 6:46:46 PM IST
Although the sky is no longer the limit, flying is dangerous. When we leave the Earth's surface, we lose many of the signs we need to orient ourselves, and this spatial disorientation can be fatal. ... read..


Study investigate alterations in coral microbiome caused by hypoxia
California | November 4, 2023 5:51:54 PM IST
A recent study was the first to characterise the coral microbiome in the presence of hypoxia, or low oxygen levels in the water. ... read..


Antibiotics for common childhood infections not effective in large parts of world: Study
Washington DC | November 4, 2023 4:51:21 PM IST
A study discovered that due to increasing rates of antibiotic resistance, medications used to treat common diseases in infants and babies are no longer effective in large parts of the world. ... read..


Researchers find new approach for treating autoimmune brain inflammation
Washington | November 3, 2023 11:51:43 PM IST
Researchers from Charite - Universitatsmedizin Berlin and DZNE have developed a cutting-edge therapy for the most prevalent kind of autoimmune encephalitis. Reprogramming white blood cells to identify and eradicate disease-causing cells is an innovative s ... read..


Exotic tick that can kill cattle is spreading in Ohio: Study
Ohio | November 3, 2023 10:52:55 PM IST
A species of foreign tick came in Ohio in such large numbers in 2021 that their feeding frenzy on a southeastern farm killed three cattle due to significant blood loss, according to researchers. ... read..


Tree diversity is influenced by large herbivores: Study
California | November 3, 2023 10:52:15 PM IST
A study team has mapped the tree cover of the world's protected regions using global satellite data. ... read..


Parents worked remotely during pandemic experienced higher parental stress: Study
California | November 3, 2023 9:47:06 PM IST
According to a poll 40 per cent of parents who worked remotely during the pandemic experienced higher parental stress, compared to only 27 per cent of parents who worked onsite. ... read..


Wearable devices may help astronauts avoid being 'lost' in space
Lausanne | November 3, 2023 4:49:05 PM IST
The sky is no longer the limit - but flying is risky. We lose many of the clues we need to orient ourselves when we leave the Earth's surface, and this spatial disorientation can be fatal. Astronauts typically require extensive training to protect themsel ... read..


Study sheds light on molecular principles underlying intracellular lipid recycling
California | November 2, 2023 11:17:07 PM IST
Recycling is equally important in cells as it is in our more familiar macroscopic environment. While performing normal operations, cells continuously create waste and collect damaged components. ... read..


Study creates AI model for effectively reducing biases in dataset
Washington DC | October 31, 2023 4:22:02 PM IST
Researchers had developed a new image translation model that could effectively reduce biases in data. ... read..


Microplastics' shape impacts how far they travel in atmosphere: Study
Washington DC | October 31, 2023 4:21:50 PM IST
A study found that Micron-sized microplastic waste can be carried across oceans and continents by the jet stream, and their shape influences how far they travel. ... read..


Researchers find protein interaction causing deadly vaccine-related clotting
Birmingham | October 31, 2023 12:22:44 AM IST
A mechanism that caused some individuals to have fatal clotting after receiving certain forms of Covid-19 immunisation has been revealed in recent research. ... read..


Research reveals positive messages can mitigate harm from objectified fitness posts
Washington DC | October 30, 2023 11:19:36 PM IST
According to a Washington State University study, a few words of body appreciation can help overcome the detrimental impact of viewing objectified photographs of female fitness influencers. ... read..


Scientists discover diapers might be recycled 200 times faster with UV light
Washington | October 29, 2023 10:49:28 PM IST
Superabsorbers are found in diapers as well as other hygiene and medical items such as bandages and dressing materials. Strong acids were previously needed to recycle sodium polyacrylate, a very absorbent polymer. ... read..


People who interact, show skills are more likely to be considered to be valuable teammates: Research
Washington DC | October 29, 2023 10:49:17 PM IST
A new study sheds light on the critical role of communication and knowledge within businesses, emphasising how they influence collective performance. The researchers looked into how people get involved in communication networks, as well as the effect of s ... read..


Regular exercise may lower risk of death from extended sitting: Study
Washington DC | October 29, 2023 12:16:47 AM IST
A sedentary lifestyle can increase one's risk of death, but it may be countered by just 20 to 25 minutes of physical activity per day, according to a study published online in the British Journal of Sports Medicine. ... read..


Simple blood test may aid in diagnosis of bipolar illness: Study
Washington DC | October 28, 2023 10:19:59 PM IST
A simple blood test to discover biomarkers associated with bipolar disorder has been developed by researchers as a fresh way for better diagnosing the condition. ... read..


Study finds how thyroid hormones in pregnant women regulate brown adipose tissue in children
Washington | October 28, 2023 10:19:57 PM IST
Brown adipose tissue (BAT) is a type of tissue that helps babies regulate their body temperature. BAT is gaining popularity among adults, particularly in the setting of obesity-related illnesses like as type 2 diabetes. ... read..


Sudden death is 16 times more common in homeless population: Study
Washington DC | October 28, 2023 10:19:52 PM IST
Homeless people have a 16-fold higher chance of dying suddenly from heart attacks and other causes, per a UC San Francisco study. ... read..


Training programme helps breast cancer survivors cope with persistent chemo-brain: Study
London | October 28, 2023 10:19:49 PM IST
According to University of Reading scientists, a sort of computerised attention and memory training can restore impaired attention and memory deficiencies in breast cancer patients. ... read..


Alpine rock displays plate movement dynamics in Earth's interior
Washington | October 28, 2023 12:20:47 AM IST
Geoscientists examined rocks in mountain ranges to determine how they originally travelled lower into the depths and then back up to the surface. ... read..


Research reveals how adults understand what kids are saying
Cambridge | October 28, 2023 12:20:45 AM IST
When babies first start talking, their vocabulary is extremely limited. One of the first sounds babies make is "da," which could mean dad, a dog, a dot, or nothing at all. ... read..


Engineered enzymes produce biomass optimised for fuel conversion
Washington | October 27, 2023 11:19:39 PM IST
Plant biologists at the DOE's Brookhaven National Laboratory in the United States have developed enzymes to change grass plants so that their biomass can be turned more efficiently into biofuels and other bioproducts. ... read..


Researchers suggest effective treatment for rare sight-threatening infection
London | October 27, 2023 4:16:16 PM IST
In a new worldwide clinical study, a medication candidate based on pioneering UCL and Moorfields Eye Hospital research and presently under development by SIFI S.p.A. was found to be highly successful in treating a rare sight-threatening eye infection. ... read..


Study finds association of red meat with inflammation
Texas | October 27, 2023 12:17:00 PM IST
Inflammation is a risk factor for many chronic diseases, including cardiovascular disease (CVD), and the role of nutrition in inflammation is gaining scientific attention. Recommendations to reduce red meat consumption, in example, are frequently based, i ... read..


Early whaling may eradicate species from local waters: Study
Aalesund | October 26, 2023 11:50:25 PM IST
Many species were on the verge of extinction during the 19th and 20th centuries' industrial whaling. Whaling was used on a far smaller scale prior to this time, yet it was nevertheless sufficient for at least two species to totally vanish from European wa ... read..


Researchers find potentially cheaper way of hydrogen transport
Tokyo | October 26, 2023 9:51:32 PM IST
Researchers in Japan have created a novel material capable of storing hydrogen energy in a more efficient and cost-effective manner, as part of the ongoing drive to transition humanity away from fossil fuels and towards more ecologically friendly energy s ... read..


Study finds unexpected link between 2 schizophrenia risk proteins
Washington | October 26, 2023 9:50:52 PM IST
Researczhers believed that the identification of a molecular connection between two proteins in brain cells that is linked in mice to the regulation of movement, anxiety, and memory may one day pave the way for the creation of novel treatments for schizop ... read..


Study finds how childhood trauma associated with headaches in adulthood
Minneapolis | October 26, 2023 4:48:22 PM IST
According to a meta-analysis, those who suffered traumatic events as children, such as abuse, neglect, or household dysfunction, are more likely to have headache disorders as adults. ... read..


Autism, ADHD genetic risks may increase screen time in children
Nagoya | October 26, 2023 10:47:04 AM IST
A study led by Nagoya University Graduate School of Medicine in Japan evaluated screen time in children with autism spectrum disorder (ASD) and attention deficit hyperactivity disorder (ADHD). The amount of time spent on a screen device, such as a smartph ... read..


Strange new fossils give light on prehistoric plankton
Washington | October 25, 2023 11:53:35 PM IST
Researchers have uncovered a new type of fossil that suggests life in the oceans half a billion years ago. ... read..


Researchers discover diapers can be recycled 200 times faster with UV light
Washington | October 25, 2023 8:48:53 PM IST
Diapers, as well as other hygiene and medical goods such as bandages and dressing materials, contain superabsorbers. Strong acids have previously been required to recycle sodium polyacrylate, a very absorbent polymer. ... read..


Srudy shows pigeons match wits with artificial intelligence
Washington | October 25, 2023 8:48:48 PM IST
A new study showed that pigeons approach some challenges in the same way that artificial intelligence would, allowing them to perform challenging tasks that humans would struggle with. ... read..


Study gives more insight into how warming-up enhances muscle performance
Osaka | October 25, 2023 4:51:15 PM IST
Everyone understands the benefits of warming up your muscles before a workout. But what happens when we warm up our muscles, and are all muscles the same? You might be shocked to learn that the science behind this commonplace activity hasn't always been o ... read..


Study reveals child care centres unlikely source for COVID-19 transmission
Washington DC | October 25, 2023 12:16:43 AM IST
According to a study led by the University of Pittsburgh School of Medicine and UPMC Children's Hospital of Pittsburgh paediatrician-scientists and published in JAMA Network Open, children in child care centres do not spread COVID-19 at significant rates ... read..


People who communicate more, show expertise more likely to be considered valuable team members: Research
Washington DC | October 25, 2023 12:16:39 AM IST
A new study provides light on the vital function of communication and knowledge within organisations, highlighting how they affect collective performance. Researchers investigated how individuals become involved in communication networks, as well as the i ... read..


Research reveals children as young as four eat more when bored
Washington DC | October 24, 2023 11:19:01 PM IST
Aston University researchers discovered that children as young as four years old consume 79% more calories when bored than when they are in a neutral state. ... read..


How broccoli sprouts are useful, finds study
Osaka | October 24, 2023 9:18:33 PM IST
Do you recall hearing from your parents to "eat your greens, they are good for you"? They certainly had a good idea. Due to their organosulfur compounds, such as glucosinolates and isothiocyanates, which exhibit a wide range of bioactivities including ant ... read..


Researchers find how engineered gut bacteria can help treat hypertension
Ohio | October 24, 2023 9:18:28 PM IST
Scientists at The University of Toledo have shown that engineered bacteria can lower blood pressure and the finding opens avenues to harness the body's own microbiome to treat hypertension. ... read..


Study highlights gut fungi's lasting impact on severe COVID-19 immune response
New York | October 24, 2023 8:18:29 PM IST
According to a new study led by Weill Cornell Medicine and NewYork-Presbyterian, certain gut-dwelling fungus thrive in severe cases of COVID-19, magnifying the excessive inflammation that causes the disease while also triggering long-term alterations in t ... read..


Study reveals homeless people are 16 times more likely to die suddenly
Washington DC | October 23, 2023 11:18:58 PM IST
According to a study led by UC San Francisco, those who are homeless have a 16-fold increased risk of sudden death from heart attacks and other reasons. ... read..


Patients with blood cancer benefit from CAR T-cell therapy: Study
Washington DC | October 22, 2023 11:15:50 PM IST
Patients with multiple myeloma who received "idecabtagene vicleucel," popularly known as "ide-cel," a chimeric antigen receptor (CAR) T-cell treatment, had no difference in overall survival outcomes regardless of race or ethnicity, according to a study. ... read..


Accurate perception of partner behaviour is critical for relationship stability
Illinois | October 22, 2023 11:15:47 PM IST
Married couples and long-term love partners often engage in a variety of behaviours that help to sustain and nourish the relationship. ... read..


Study reveals what new mothers and cockroaches have in common
Washington DC | October 22, 2023 9:15:11 PM IST
Researchers are investigating the dramatic morphological changes that some insects undergo when they give birth to live young. ... read..


Bacterial cord-like aggregates produce TB infections: Study
Massachusetts | October 22, 2023 7:16:05 PM IST
Around 80 years ago, Mycobacterium tuberculosis (MTB), a devastating lung infection, was discovered to be capable of creating snake-like cables. ... read..


Many teens drop out of sports because they believe they don't appear well in photos: Study
Washington DC | October 22, 2023 4:15:16 PM IST
High school sports participation instils healthy habits in boys and girls that can lead to healthier lives, according to research presented at the 2023 AAP National Conference & Exhibition at the Walter E. Washington Convention Centre, and body image ... read..


Research reveals soft, living materials made with algae glow under stress
Washington DC | October 22, 2023 12:15:46 AM IST
A group of researchers led by the University of California, San Diego, has created soft yet durable materials that glow in reaction to mechanical stress such as compression, stretching, or twisting. The materials get their luminescence from dinoflagellate ... read..


Study shows brain connectivity is disrupted in schizophrenia
Pennsylvania | October 21, 2023 9:16:04 PM IST
Schizophrenia, a neurodevelopmental condition marked by psychosis, is thought to be caused by the disorganisation of brain connections and functional integration. A recent study published in Biological Psychiatry: Cognitive Neuroscience and Neuroimaging b ... read..


Study reveals simple MRI scan might predict radiation side effects for prostate cancer
Washington DC | October 21, 2023 9:16:00 PM IST
According to a recent Corewell Health study, men with longer prostatic urethras--the section of the urethra that passes through the prostate--may be more prone to develop modest, often long-lasting urinary system side effects after prostate cancer radiati ... read..


Vaccine that offers protection against three deadly coronavirus types has shown promise in mouse trials
Washington | October 21, 2023 9:15:47 PM IST
A vaccine developed by Duke Human Vaccine Institute researchers that protects against three distinct fatal coronaviruses has shown success in animal studies, indicating the potential for pan-coronavirus immunisation. ... read..


New study could help understand neural underpinnings of schizophrenia
Pennsylvania | October 21, 2023 3:16:48 PM IST
Schizophrenia, a neurodevelopmental condition marked by psychosis, is thought to be caused by the disorganisation of brain connections and functional integration. ... read..


Rising air temperatures, decreased water flow can both heat our rivers: Study
Birmingham | October 21, 2023 2:22:35 PM IST
According to a recent study, our rivers are heating up due to decreased water flows and rising atmospheric temperatures, which are posing serious problems for society, ecosystems, and aquatic life. ... read..


Adults with ADHD are more likely to get dementia: Study
Washington DC | October 21, 2023 2:22:33 PM IST
A Rutgers study found that adults with attention-deficit/hyperactivity disorder (ADHD) are around three times more likely to develop dementia than those without the disease. ... read..


Study reveals diabetes may be treated using eye implants
Washington DC | October 21, 2023 1:22:45 PM IST
Swedish researchers have developed a microscale device for implantation in the eye, potentially opening up new avenues for cell-based treatment of diabetes and other diseases. ... read..


CAR T-cell treatment is beneficial in patients with blood cancer: Study
Washington DC | October 20, 2023 11:48:46 PM IST
According to a study published in Blood Advances, patients with multiple myeloma who received idecabtagene vicleucel, also known as "ide-cel," a chimeric antigen receptor (CAR) T-cell treatment, exhibited no change in overall survival outcomes regardless ... read..


Study reveals what new moms, roaches have in common
Washington DC | October 20, 2023 9:47:53 PM IST
Researchers are looking into the significant morphological changes that some insects go through when they give birth to live young. ... read..


Accurate perception of partner's behaviour is crucial for relationship stability: Research
Illinois | October 20, 2023 9:47:48 PM IST
Married couples and long-term love partners generally participate in a number of behaviours that prolong and nurture the relationship. These activities encourage greater levels of commitment, which promotes couples' physical and psychological well-being. ... read..


Electric hair styling tools leading to burn injuries: Study
Washington DC | October 20, 2023 7:46:27 PM IST
According to research presented at the 2023 AAP National Conference & Exhibition at the Walter E Washington Convention Centre, electronic hair styling products such as curling irons are a common cause of burn injuries in the home, particularly among y ... read..


Many teens quit sports as they feel they don't look right based on social media images: Research
Washington DC | October 20, 2023 6:48:59 PM IST
According to research presented at the 2023 AAP National Conference & Exhibition at the Walter E. Washington Convention Centre, high school sports participation instils healthy habits in boys and girls that can lead to healthier lives, and body image ... read..


Black children 2.5 times more likely to die of sepsis: Study
Washington DC | October 20, 2023 6:48:58 PM IST
According to research presented at the 2023 AAP National Conference & Exhibition at the Walter E. Washington Convention Centre, a retrospective analysis of paediatric sepsis deaths at a large hospital in Arkansas found that Black children in the hospi ... read..


Researchers investigate hydrogen energy transition
Washington | October 18, 2023 11:48:00 PM IST
Members of the University of Oklahoma's Carbon-Free H2 Production and Storage project, known as CHEPS, will receive a nearly USD 3.6 million Growing Convergence Research grant over five years from the National Science Foundation to co-develop and deploy s ... read..


Study uses AI to identify persons with irregular cardiac rhythms
Washington | October 18, 2023 11:47:58 PM IST
Researchers discovered that an artificial intelligence (AI) system can detect an irregular cardiac rhythm in persons who do not yet have symptoms. ... read..


Research reveals brain connectivity is disrupted in schizophrenia
Pennsylvania | October 18, 2023 9:46:13 PM IST
Schizophrenia, a neurodevelopmental illness characterised by psychosis, is hypothesised to result from disorganisation in brain connections and functional integration. A recent study published by Elsevier in Biological Psychiatry: Cognitive Neuroscience a ... read..


Simple MRI scan may predict radiation side effects for prostate cancer: Study
Washington DC | October 18, 2023 8:46:23 PM IST
According to a recent Corewell Health study, men with longer prostatic urethras--the portion of the urethra that passes through the prostate--may be more likely to experience mild, frequently long-lasting side effects of the urinary system after having ra ... read..


Researchers provide insight into how traumatic memories can cause brain rewiring
Tokyo | October 15, 2023 3:17:50 PM IST
Scientists have long been intrigued by the physical changes that occur in the brain as a new memory is formed. The National Institute for Physiological Sciences (NIPS) has recently shed light on this fascinating neurological puzzle. ... read..


Plant-derived nutrients can have impact on gut, brain: Study
Washington DC | October 14, 2023 3:47:50 PM IST
Prebiotics are chemicals that aid in the colonisation of beneficial bacteria in the stomach. These indigestible dietary fibres are found non many plant-based foods, including onions, leeks, artichokes, wheat, bananas, and in high amounts in chicory root. ... read..


Study finds how opioid limits didn't change surgery patients' experience
Michigan | October 13, 2023 11:46:28 PM IST
A recent study revealed that concerns that surgical patients would have a more difficult recovery if their doctors were required to adhere to a five-day restriction on opioid pain medicine prescriptions were unfounded. ... read..


Immune system ageing can be identified by CT scan: Study
Washington | October 13, 2023 10:46:49 PM IST
Thymus, a small and generally obscure organ, may have a larger function in the adult immune system than previously thought. The glandular tissue in the thymus is replaced by fat as we age, but the rate at which this occurs is connected to sex, age, and li ... read..


Study finds link between subjective, objective memory deterioration
Washington | October 12, 2023 11:18:24 PM IST
According to a new study, those who have slight issues with these tests are more likely to develop mild cognitive impairment, which can be a precursor to dementia. ... read..


Cycling at school helps mental health of teenagers: Study
Washington | October 12, 2023 11:18:19 PM IST
Physical activity improves mental health, yet activity levels are dropping. This is especially concerning because teenagers' mental health continues to deteriorate. In the United States, one out of every six school-age children has a mental condition. ... read..


Study finds how shyness impact young children's performance on language tests
Texas | October 12, 2023 10:15:44 PM IST
Shyness can influence a child's performance in language evaluations, according to a recent study by SMU psychologist Sarah Kucker and a student she mentored at Oklahoma State University. ... read..


Study finds new method for customized air purification of toxic gases
Washington | October 12, 2023 4:19:14 PM IST
Volatile organic compounds (VOCs) are found in everyday products such as paints, adhesives, furniture, cosmetics, and deodorants. Constant exposure, on the other hand, can result in major health issues such as respiratory sickness, headaches, rashes, and ... read..


Study links selfies to more favourable judgements of slimness
Washington | October 12, 2023 4:19:07 PM IST
In a recent study, participants found that selfie images made women's bodies appear slimmer than when viewed from other angles. ... read..


Gene discoveries might help prevent deadly coronary artery disease: Research
Washington DC | October 12, 2023 12:16:56 AM IST
A multinational team of researchers has found nearly a dozen genes that contribute to calcium buildup in our coronary arteries, which can lead to life-threatening coronary artery disease, which accounts for up to one in every four fatalities in the United ... read..


Testimonials may open acceptance to differing opinions on controversial topics: Study
Washington DC | October 11, 2023 11:16:33 PM IST
It's difficult to convince people to change their opinions, especially when it's about something they care deeply about. A new study from the University of Kansas, however, demonstrates that testimonials about a person's lived experience might bring peopl ... read..


Study finds how immunity from routine vaccines can fight cancer
Massachusetts | October 11, 2023 4:17:50 PM IST
In theory, a team from the University of Massachusetts Amherst proved that a protein antigen from a childhood vaccine may be administered into the cells of a malignant tumour to reorient the body's immune system against the cancer, effectively stopping it ... read..


Peregrine falcons set out false alarms to make prey simpler to catch: Study
Washington D.C. | October 11, 2023 4:17:25 PM IST
Researchers have discovered proof that the birds purposefully exhaust their victims to increase the success of subsequent hunts. ... read..


Study finds new method to measure ozone stress in soybeans
Washington D.C. | October 11, 2023 4:16:53 PM IST
Researchers have used SIF to measure the effects of elevated ozone (O3) on soybean plants. ... read..


New study explains precious metals in the Earth's mantle
Washington DC | October 11, 2023 4:16:43 PM IST
Scientists discovered that impact-driven mixing of mantle materials scenarios could prevent metals from totally sinking into the Earth's core based on simulations or models. ... read..


Common herbicide is detrimental to adolescent brain function: Study
Washington D.C. | October 11, 2023 3:17:36 PM IST
Herbicides are the most widely used type of pesticide in the world, including applications in agriculture, residences, and industry. According to a study done by experts at the Herbert Wertheim School of Public Health and Human Longevity Science at the Un ... read..


Titanium oxide can eliminate harmful pigments from wastewater: Study
Washington DC | October 11, 2023 12:16:37 AM IST
Dyes, which are discharged in enormous quantities by textile, cosmetic, ink, paper, and other firms, are very hazardous and can introduce cancer-causing chemicals into wastewater. It's a serious challenge for wastewater treatment, but Drexel University's ... read..


Study reveals how plant-derived nutrients can affect gut, brain
Washington DC | October 11, 2023 12:16:16 AM IST
Prebiotics are substances that help beneficial bacteria colonise the gut. These indigestible dietary fibres can be found in a variety of plant-based foods, including onions, leeks, artichokes, wheat, bananas, and in high concentrations in chicory root. Th ... read..


Research reveals rice-engineered material can reattach damaged nerves
Texas | October 11, 2023 12:16:01 AM IST
Researchers have long recognised the therapeutic potential of using magnetoelectrics, or materials that can convert magnetic fields into electric fields, to activate neural tissue in a less invasive manner and aid in the treatment of neurological illnesse ... read..


Could specialised diet help with long-term COVID?
Washington DC | October 10, 2023 12:14:57 PM IST
A new clinical trial is investigating whether a diet meant to reduce inflammation can be beneficial for those with long COVID. ... read..


New drug offers relief for treatment-resistant epilepsy patients
Washington DC | October 10, 2023 12:14:53 PM IST
A recent study has revealed that when standard therapies fail, an investigational medication called XEN1101 reduces seizure frequency by more than 50 per cent in certain individuals and sometimes removes them entirely. ... read..


Scientists create AI language models that identify signs of schizophrenia
Washington DC | October 10, 2023 12:14:40 PM IST
Scientists have created new tools based on AI language models that may identify tiny signs in the speech of individuals with schizophrenia. ... read..


Newly discovered "margarita snails" are bright yellow coloured
Washington DC | October 10, 2023 12:14:38 PM IST
The "Margaritaville" of Jimmy Buffett's famous song is not a genuine town, but it has long been connected with the Florida Keys. ... read..


Study finds new ways how pancreatic cancer cells prevent starvation
New York | October 10, 2023 12:20:10 AM IST
According to a recent study, a new therapy regimen safely reduced the growth of pancreatic cancer in mice by stopping the cancer cells from scavenging for fuel. ... read..


Researchers discover kidney disease gene also has a protective mutation
Washington DC | October 9, 2023 9:22:47 PM IST
African Americans have long been known to be at a higher risk of kidney disease due to a dangerous genetic mutation that creates a hole in the kidney cells, but Vanderbilt University Medical Centre (VUMC) researchers have now discovered a protective genet ... read..


Remnant of cell division might be responsible for spreading cancer: Research
Washington DC | October 9, 2023 9:22:42 PM IST
Once assumed to be the cell's trash can, a little bubble of biological debris, termed the midbody remnant, is packing working genetic material with the ability to affect the fate of other cells, even turning them into cancer. ... read..


Children close to their parents are more likely to grow up kind, helpful: Research
Science | October 9, 2023 11:21:24 AM IST
Cambridge [England], October 9 [ANI]: According to a study, a loving link between parents and their children early in life considerably enhances the child's tendency to be 'prosocial,' and act with kindness and empathy towards others. ... read..


Study discovers highest energy gamma rays from dead star, pulsar
Namibia | October 8, 2023 9:15:33 PM IST
Scientists discovered the highest intensity gamma rays yet from a dead star known as a pulsar, using the H.E.S.S. observatory in Namibia. ... read..


Thalamus regulates adult brain plasticity: Study
Washington DC | October 8, 2023 9:15:31 PM IST
Scientists discovered that the thalamus, which acts as a relay station for incoming sensory and motor information, plays an unexpected role. The cortex is commonly regarded to have a significant part in the adult brain's ability to adapt. ... read..


Researchers find how genetics helps explain childhood cancer
Washington | October 8, 2023 8:16:21 PM IST
With an overall survival rate of more than 85% five years after diagnosis, the number of children cancer survivors in the United States is rising. However, survivors may still be more susceptible to a number of illnesses, such as second cancers. ... read..


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