Enzyme find can help fight autoimmune diseases

AGS is a rare genetic disorder that mainly affects the brain, while SLE can affect the skin, joints, kidneys, brain and other organs.

How binge drinking leads to alcohol addiction

 A malfunctioning enzyme may be behind why people who love to binge drink on weekends or at parties are at a higher risk of alcohol addiction, scientists from Stanford University reported.

New potential treatments may soon help people with cognitive diseases

New findings by medical researchers have revealed potential new treatments which could help people with cognitive diseases.

Bacteria that `eats` nicotine gives hope for anti-smoking therapy

Scientists have discovered that nicotine chomping bacterial enzyme may be crucial in possible anti-smoking therapy.

Breast cancer changes bone structure to make it spread: Study

A new study has found that breast cancer changes the structure of the bone to make it spread.

New software predicts Superbugs' countermoves

A new software has predicted MRSA's response to new drug before it is tested on patients.

Viagra may protect your heart

An ingredient in Viagra not only can enhance the pleasure between the sheets but can also protect your heart, a study has found.

Drug-resistant bacteria to be soon taken care of
Drug-resistant bacteria to be soon taken care of

In a major breakthrough, researchers have discovered how bacteria destroy antibiotics - a finding that will help develop drugs which can effectively tackle infections in the future.

Atomic map reveals how cholesterol is made
Atomic map reveals how cholesterol is made

By mapping the structure of a key enzyme involved in cholesterol production, researchers have gained new insights into genetic disorders as well as the possibility of new approaches to lowering blood cholesterol when it becomes dangerously high.

Protein 'map' opens avenues for new cancer drugs

Scientists have gained fresh insights into how a disease-causing enzyme makes changes to proteins and how it can be stopped.

Scientists discover enzyme that controls spreading of breast cancer

Researchers have recently found the enzyme that controls the metastasis of breast cancer.

Flu-fighting enzyme identified by scientists

Researchers have found a new enzyme, known as cIAP2, which helps the lungs fight against infection by giving them the ability to decrease flu-inflicted tissue injury.

New research may unlock enzyme`s role in various diseases

A researcher doing research on enzymes that regulate human biology has uncovered characteristics that could be used to identify predisposition to conditions such as heart disease, diabetic ulcers and some types of cancer.

Enzyme discovery may provide jet lag cure

The enzyme that manufactures melatonin - hormone which regulates the body`s internal clock - originated 500 million years ago, according to a new study which may hold clues to treating jet lag and `winter blues`.

Enzyme that produces melatonin originated 500 mn years ago

Scientists have traced the origin of the enzyme that manufactures melatonin - the hormone which regulates body`s internal clock - to roughly 500 million years ago.

Enzyme discovery to help develop efficient biofuels

In a breakthrough, scientists have discovered a family of enzymes that will help develop effective second generation biofuels to be used in vehicles.

New screening strategy introduced to develop possible drug candidates

Scientists have developed a new drug-discovery strategy, which will help them in rapidly selecting chemical compounds that will have a desired effect on cells.

New enzyme to fight Alzheimer`s disease identified

Researchers have identified an enzyme that could halt or possibly even reverse the build-up of toxic protein fragments known as plaques in the brains of mice with Alzheimer`s disease.

New drug target may nip cancer in the bud

Scientists have discovered a potential new drug target - an enzyme - which could help weed out the progression of deadly cancer.

Enzyme that may decide gender of child identified

Scientists have identified a key enzyme may decide the gender of child - and it works by `unravelling` DNA to trigger male development of the embryo.