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Warming may put 53 million Indians at protein deficiency risk

Warming may put 53 million Indians at protein deficiency risk

The researchers found that India may lose 5.3 per cent of protein from a standard diet, putting a predicted 53 million people at new risk of protein deficiency.

More protein for muscle growth effective only till a point

More protein for muscle growth effective only till a point

According to researchers protein supplementation is necessary to increase muscle mass but is effective only till 1.6 grams.

Sugary drinks with protein-rich meals may make you fat

Sugary drinks with protein-rich meals may make you fat

The findings showed that the inclusion of a sugar-sweetened drink decreased fat oxidation, which kick-starts the breakdown of fat molecules, after a meal by eight per cent.

Protein that may prevent heart attack, stroke identified

Protein that may prevent heart attack, stroke identified

Researchers found that those people with higher levels of DKK3 were less likely to develop atherosclerosis or to die from a heart attack or stroke.

Protein target to help fight malaria identified

Protein target to help fight malaria identified

The finding paves the way for developing new drugs that can treat drug resistant malaria.

Key protein behind common respiratory virus identified

Key protein behind common respiratory virus identified

Respiratory syncytial virus (RSV) is a very common virus that leads to mild, cold-like symptoms in adults and older healthy children.

Human enzyme may help find cure for Alzheimer's disease

Human enzyme may help find cure for Alzheimer's disease

A human enzyme that can unravel protein aggregates the hallmark of a number of neurodegenerative diseases has been identified by scientists.

Protein linked to chronic heart failure identified

Protein linked to chronic heart failure identified

Chronic heart failure is caused by a variety of conditions that damage the heart, including coronary heart disease, hypertension and diabetes. 

Identified - Skin cells responsible for baldness, grey hair

Identified - Skin cells responsible for baldness, grey hair

The findings showed that a protein called KROX20 - commonly associated with nerve development - turns on in skin cells that become the hair shaft. 

Here`s how protein impacts intellectual disability

Here`s how protein impacts intellectual disability

Scientists from the Florida campus of The Scripps Research Institute (TSRI) have shown that a protein helps balance nerve cell communication.

This protein can enhance vaccine efficacy

This protein can enhance vaccine efficacy

The researchers purified a protein found on the exterior of bacteria (neisseria meningidis) and used it as an accessory to provide a better vaccination response. 

Researchers discover rescue protein that delays cell death

Researchers discover rescue protein that delays cell death

A team of researchers has discovered a rescue protein that delays the cell death and can offer a treatment for cancer, neurodegeneration and infection.

Indian adolescents do not get required proteins with daily diet: Study

Indian adolescents do not get required proteins with daily diet: Study

The fulfilment of protein is important for the adolescent boys and girls because it is the transitional phase of life from childhood to adulthood and rapid increase in the velocity of height and weight, psychological and sexual maturity with cognitive development are observed among adolescents, said Nandan Joshi, head of Nutrition Science with Danone India.

This enigmatic protein can pave way for new heart therapies

This enigmatic protein can pave way for new heart therapies

Scientists have determined unexpected characteristics of a key protein linked to blood pressure control and to nerve growth, pain control and heart tissue regeneration.

Researchers crack structure of key protein in Zika virus

Researchers crack structure of key protein in Zika virus

A team of researchers have cracked the full structure of a key protein in Zika virus (ZIKV) which may help to understand how the deadly virus replicates itself as well as to potential treatments.

Scientists identify brain 'switch' that can help improve blood circulation

Scientists identify brain 'switch' that can help improve blood circulation

A new study has discovered a protein "switch" within the tiny wire-like capillaries of the brain that helps in increasing the blood flow which ensures optimal brain function.

Why prediabetic men should avoid carb-rich meals in evening?

Why prediabetic men should avoid carb-rich meals in evening?

The findings showed that the internal clock influences how people with impaired glucose metabolism react to foods rich in carbohydrate, fats and protein. 

Scientists identify protein linked to obsessive-compulsive disorder

Scientists identify protein linked to obsessive-compulsive disorder

Occurring in all cells of the body, the protein SPRED2 is found in particularly high concentrations in regions of the brain, namely in the basal ganglia and the amygdala.
 

Indian women consume 13 percent lesser protein comapared to men: Survey

Indian women consume 13 percent lesser protein comapared to men: Survey

A survey by Delhi-based mobile health and fitness company HealthifyMe has revealed that the consumption of protein has remained consistently lower amongst women in India as compared to men.

A single protein may help treat Parkinson's, Alzheimer's

A single protein may help treat Parkinson's, Alzheimer's

 Scientists have found that a single protein can lead to effective treatments for devastating neurodegenerative diseases, such as Parkinson's, Huntington's, Alzheimer's and amyotrophic lateral sclerosis (ALS).