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Pill Could Boost Sports Performance

...dding yet another compound increased endurance even more, basically "tricking" the muscle into thinking it was being worked daily. Even harder than tricking muscles, however, is translating animal findings into benefits for humans. "It's an animal study, and it's a relatively small sample," said Malachy...

Brown researchers work toward ending cartilage loss

...e. Yet that uneven surface closely resembles the contours of natural tissue, so cartilage cells see it as a natural environment to colonize. "We're tricking the body, so to speak," Webster said. "It all goes back to the fact that the nanotubes are mimicking the natural roughness of tissues in the first pla...

US Company Develops Better Weight Reduction Pill

...g the pills say. With the pounds slower to come off, many lose their resolve and end up piling weight back on. Excalia gets round this by tricking the hypothalamus - the brain's weight and appetite thermostat - into keeping the metabolism running fast. The pill contains two drugs, which are...
Tricking in Medical Technology

Tainted Chinese Food Ingredients First Discovered in 2005

... pain and stiffness, was deliberately adulterated with a chemical that TSI chemists could not even identify. "Our Chinese suppliers were profiting by tricking our testing techniques," said Joe Zhou, president of TSI international operations responsible for corporate business development. "Ingredient samples...
Tricking in Biological News

Advance in effort to fight malaria by tricking the mosquito's sense of smell

By mapping a specialized sensory organ that the malaria mosquito uses to zero in on its human prey, an international team of researchers has taken an important step toward developing new and improved repellants and attractants that can be used to reduce the threat of malaria, generally considered ...

Key To Stem Cell Transplant Success Is Tricking Immune System

A new study reveals critical molecular events in the origin of fat cells. The findings are central to understanding chronic diseases, such as obesity and diabetes, as fat cells produce hormones critical for metabolic control, the researchers said. The study finds that a hormonal cocktail routinel...

Decoy pill saves brain cells

... tricking a key enzyme can soothe over-excited receptors in the brain, say neuroscien...ective function. The decoy, developed by Xu, reversed the outcomes. By tricking calpain, it prevented damage to the receptor and allowed the beneficial rea...

Viral hitchhiker inhibits Wolbachia bacteria's ability to proliferate

...ria Wolbachia have long been interested in its ability to proliferate. One way it does this is by hijacking sperm of its insect hosts and genetically tricking them to bear more infected females, the only sex that transmits the bacteria. Now, a new study from the MBL (Marine Biological Laboratory), published...

Dangerous tricksters: Some bacterie use immune cells to reproduce

...een eliminated. Multiplication inside the killer This is what normally happens. However, a whole range of pathogens have become specialised in tricking this very part of the defence mechanism and survive or even multiply in these macrophages which are actually supposed to kill them. One of these p...

Pathogen-Mimicking Vaccine As Strategy For Cancer Therapy

...nd the LICR. "What we're doing is testing a novel adjuvant, a compound that stimulates the immunological response to a vaccine, which is essentially tricking the immune system into thinking the vaccine is a bacterial infection," says lead author Dr. Daniel Speiser from the LICR Lausanne Branch. "The immune ...
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