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Marijuana may help treat autoimmune disorders

Last Updated: Tuesday, November 26, 2013, 14:22

A new study led by Indian origin researcher has suggested that THC (tetrahydrocannabinol), a principal ingredient in marijuana, may be beneficial in treating those with autoimmune disorders.

Specific molecules that can be targeted to treat Alzheimer`s disease identified

Last Updated: Tuesday, October 29, 2013, 16:08

Researchers have identified a specific set of microRNAs that detrimentally regulate protein levels in the brains of mice with Alzheimer`s disease and beneficially regulate protein levels in the brains of other mice living in a stimulating environment.

New method targets dengue virus using artificial microRNAs

Last Updated: Friday, July 12, 2013, 10:43

A novel therapeutic approach in which key regions of the dengue genome essential for viral replication are targeted and silenced, can prevent dengue virus from reproducing in humans.

Key gene for regenerating cells after heart attack pinpointed

Last Updated: Friday, December 21, 2012, 15:04

In a new study, researchers have pinpointed a molecular mechanism needed to unleash the heart’s ability to regenerate, a critical step toward developing eventual therapies for damage suffered following a heart attack.

Hepatitis C virus hijacks liver microRNAs to survive

Last Updated: Tuesday, January 03, 2012, 11:45

MicroRNAs are involved in regulating the expression of genes in cells.

How tumour cells withstand chemotherapy

Last Updated: Saturday, September 03, 2011, 18:05

Researchers have discovered how tumour cells change their appearance to adapt to new environmental circumstances.

Now, a simple blood test to detect lung cancer!

Last Updated: Saturday, May 14, 2011, 00:00

Abnormal microRNAs were present in blood serum well before tumours were detected by spiral CT scan.

Scientists discover cancer treatment in ‘junk DNA’

Last Updated: Wednesday, September 29, 2010, 00:00

Scientists have discovered a way to shrink tumours in certain cancers.

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