New drug to help bones heal faster, better

Researchers from the University of Southampton are developing a new type of drug that may help bones heal faster and better.

Low-fat diet won't make you slimmer in long term: Study

Analysis of 53 studies involving 68,128 adults showed no difference in the average weight loss between reduced-fat diets and higher-fat diets. 

Male birth control pill could soon become reality!

Looks like a birth control pill for men is on its way.

Novel protein that protects against gut diseases

 Japanese researchers have demonstrated the role of a protein in preventing inflammatory bowel diseases such as Crohn's disease and ulcerative colitis.

New protein patch could regenerate heart muscle

 An international team of researchers has identified a protein that helps heart muscle cells regenerate after a heart attack.

Stress may be non-genetic link to Alzheimer's disease

A team of researchers has found a link between stress and Alzheimer`s disease.

University of Florida Health research, conducted on a mouse model and in human cells, found that a stress-coping hormone released by the brain boosts the production of protein fragments. 

Cell-free protein manufacturing platform a game-changer

 A team of researchers has developed a user-friendly technology to help scientists understand how proteins work and fix them when they are broken.

Eat apple, green tomatoes to gain never-say-die muscles

While discovering a protein that causes muscle weakness and loss during ageing, scientists from University of Iowa have also stumbled upon two natural compounds, one found in apples and one in green tomatoes, which reduce the protein's activity in aged muscle.

Novel protein to aid rheumatoid arthritis treatment

Researchers have identified a new protein which regulates the severity of tissue damage caused by rheumatoid arthritis (RA), an autoimmune disease that causes inflammation, pain, stiffness and damage to the joints of the feet, hips, knees, and hands.

New food ingredient may lead to slower melting ice cream
New food ingredient may lead to slower melting ice cream

 Scientists have discovered a naturally occurring protein that can be used to create ice cream that is more resistant to melting.

High-protein diet lowers blood pressure too

Eating high-levels of certain proteins found in meat and plant-based foods can lower blood pressure and arterial stiffness leading to better heart health.

Single brain protein could be the reason why we are smartest animals on Earth!
Single brain protein could be the reason why we are smartest animals on Earth!

Researchers have discovered that a single molecular event in our cells could hold the key to how we evolved to become the smartest animals on the planet.

2000 calories a day test - Find out what we should be eating!

Do you know exactly how many calories you should eat in a day in order to lead a healthy lifestyle?

Protein that drives kidney disease severity

Higher levels of a key protein may put patients at greater risk of contracting severe kidney disease, says a new study.

Indian-American develops novel technology for water filtration

 An Indian American researcher has developed a self-assembling synthetic membrane that may aid in better gas separation, water purification, drug delivery and DNA recognition.

Protein implicated in Alzheimer's may have a brighter side

 Researchers have discovered that a protein involved in the progression of Alzheimer's disease also has properties that could benefit human health.

New therapy slows down brain tumour

A new therapy that cuts off the way some cancer cells communicate significantly slows the rapid spread of a common and deadly brain tumour, new research has found.

Why many breast cancer patients develop drug resistance

Researchers have discovered a possible reason for drug resistance in breast tumors.

Insects our alternative protein source

 Lack of farmland to raise more livestock to meet the increasing demand for dietary protein could make insects an attractive alternative to traditional protein sources, says a study.

Molecular switch that creates long-term immunity found

A protein responsible for preserving the antibody-producing cells that lead to long-term immunity after infection or vaccination has been found, new reserach shows.