Government funding only hope for patients with rare diseases

LSDs are a group of around 45 rare genetic disorders caused by deficiency of a specific enzyme in special compartments (lysosomes) of the cells.

Enzyme to protect `good` gut bacteria from antibiotics

You may soon take antibiotics without fearing the loss of "good bacteria" residing in the intestines.

3D `map` of enzymes may lead to effective drugs

Understanding enzymes better could be a key way of devising effective drug designs for various ailments and researchers have now completed a 3D map of an enzyme called Proline utilization A (PutA).

`Immune system` regulating enzyme can help treat asthma and cancer

scientists have revealed that they have identified an enzyme, which is involved in the regulation of immune system T cells, that can help in treating asthma and boosting the effects of certain cancer therapies.

Food combinations that hinder digestion

Fruit with porridge in the morning or a dairy smoothie for breakfast have for long been considered a healthy and nutritious breakfast, but such items can cause digestion.

Study may unlock enzyme`s role in various diseases

New research on enzymes that regulate human biology has uncovered characteristics that could identify predisposition to conditions such as heart disease and some types of cancer, scientists say.

Scientists uncover potential drug target that could help eradicate cancer

Scientists have found an enzyme, Wip1 phosphatase, as a potential target to stop the progression of cancer.

Red wine may help keep cancer at bay

A new study has revealed that chemical, resveratrol, which is found in red wine, remains effective at fighting cancer even after the body`s metabolism has converted it into other compounds.

Potent first-strike influenza drug target identified

In a new study, researchers have shown how compounds blocking an enzyme universal to all influenza viruses may allow development of new antiviral drugs that also avoid the problem of drug resistance.

Natural antioxidant can help reduce the risk of cardiovascular disease

Scientists have discovered an enzyme that, when found at high levels and alongside low levels of HDL (good cholesterol), can dramatically reduce the risk of cardiovascular disease.

Creepy-crawlies may help heal diabetes wounds

To allow such wounds to heal, doctors remove infected tissue with scalpels or enzymes.

Scientist discover new way to lower cholesterol

SM is one of at least 20 enzymes involved in the assembly line when cholesterol is made in the body.

Scientist discover new way to lower cholesterol

SM is one of at least 20 enzymes involved in the assembly line when cholesterol is made in the body.

Eating broccoli protects against arthritis

Scientists are launching a new project to find the benefits of broccoli to fight against arthritis.

Eating broccoli protects against arthritis

Scientists are launching a new project to find the benefits of broccoli to fight against arthritis.