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Comprehension of taste receptor

...lavour is in the mouth it moves down the pores and spurs the taste cells.Taste receptors have now been identified for amino acids, bitter, and sweet tastes. The US researchers hope this will allow them to map the system so they can understand how taste is encoded. ...

A man who lost both of his arms in an accident

...s hand, the nerve that used to make the hand close spurs a little piece of his chest muscle to contract, said Dr. Todd Kuiken, one of Sullivan's doctors at the Rehabilitation Institute of Chicago. Sensors over that muscle then tell the hand to close via tiny connecting wires. "This is 1920s surgery but it...

Reducing the Risk of Protease Inhibitor-Related Atherosclerosis

...t infections by consuming unwanted materials. CD36 spurs macrophages to eat cholesterol: The more CD36 the body produces, the more cholesterol the macrophages consume. The problem occurs when cholesterol-laden macrophages get stuck in artery walls. Over time, they accumulate, block the arteries and can r...

Heart Disease, a rising trend among developing nations.

... the age of 65 years. Binge eating or malnutrition spurs these health problems, associated with a developing economy that only widens the gap between the rich and the poor. Research has shown that 90% of the cardiovascular diseases are preventable. Awareness programmes on healthy lifestyle, diet, and da...

Panic Phobias, Physical debility-“P’s”in a pd?

...arthritis, and disorders of thyroid function which spurs the possibility of further disability and depression of quality of life. The study aims to prove that apart from depression that is often screened for in those afflicted with chronic physical ailments, it is imperative that a screening for anxiety di...

Scientists Developing New Drug To Treat Bowel Cancer

...he vascular endothilial growth factor (VEGF) which spurs on the growth of new blood vessels. A similar drug Avastin has already been launched. Clinical studies in people with advanced bowel cancer have shown that the drug is well tolerated and does not have serious side effects. Large scale trials have...

Hope For Patients With Macular Degeneration From Manmade Protein

...ic effect, sflt-1 was the only one they found that spurs corneal blood vessels when blocked. The work, published in October in Nature, was led by teams at MCG and the University of Kentucky. 'Now we have designed a novel recombinant molecule where we take a subunit of sflt-1 and couple it with a four-ami...

Even Slight Weight Gain Can Set Stage for Obesity and Health Risks

...n two hours. Doing so allows bacteria to build and spurs food-borne illnesses, leading to nausea or worse, Ms. Sandon said. Also, keep your hands, work surfaces and cooking utensils clean. Exercising Exercising regularly is also important for good health, Ms. Sandon said. At least 30 minutes of vigoro...

Drug Treatment Slows Macular Vision Loss in Diabetics

...es that ranibuzumab interferes with a protein that spurs the growth of unwanted blood vessels in the back of the eye. Vascular endothelial growth factor, or VEGF, is released when the oxygen supply in the eye is restricted by blood vessel damage related to diabetes. In a self-preserving attempt to acquir...

Cannibalistic Signals Help Mammalian Embryos Develop Normally

A process called autophagy spurs dying embryonic stem cells to send cannibalistic signals to have their corpses purged, a last gasp that paves the way for normal mammalian// development. Autophagy is the way cells devour their own unwanted or damaged parts. It was known to be acti...

Soy Products a Double-edged Sword for Breast Cancer

...s showed that estradiol, a primary human estrogen, spurs the growth of existing estrogen-dependent breast tumors. Helferich and colleagues demonstrated that like estradiol dietary genistein stimulates the growth of estrogen-responsive tumors. They also found that dietary genistein interferes with trea...

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