Protein

Protein linked to aggressive breast cancer identified

Protein linked to aggressive breast cancer identified

Researchers have identified a protein that is strongly associated with metastatic breast cancer and that could be a target for future therapies.

Apr 19, 2018, 12:01 PM IST
Protein from nuts, seeds could be good for your heart

Protein from nuts, seeds could be good for your heart

While eating red meat that is rich in protein is linked with increased risk of heart disease, protein from nuts and seeds could be beneficial for the human heart, suggests a study including more than 80,000 participants.

Apr 05, 2018, 11:12 AM IST
Protein that can stop cancer identified

Protein that can stop cancer identified

In the study conducted in a mouse model for hepatocellular carcinoma, the researchers analysed a total of more than 4,000 proteins, comparing them in healthy and tumour tissue. 

Mar 22, 2018, 18:09 PM IST
Protein that may improve survival during flu identified

Protein that may improve survival during flu identified

The researchers studied the survival and lung function of mice with influenza in the lab. 

Feb 08, 2018, 18:39 PM IST
This protein may improve flu symptoms, cut death risk

This protein may improve flu symptoms, cut death risk

The protein called retrocyclin-101 (RC-101) is unique in that it not only targets the flu virus itself, but also the harmful inflammation the virus triggers in the host.

Oct 01, 2017, 18:47 PM IST
Here's how you can keep check on protein intake

Here's how you can keep check on protein intake

Sanjay Tiwari, Founder and CEO of Brio Capputeino has doled out tips on how one can take care of excessive protein intake:

Sep 01, 2017, 17:07 PM IST
Scientists closer to making exercise in a pill

Scientists closer to making exercise in a pill

The study found that when the heart pumps more blood in the body during physical activity, the Piezo1 protein in the endothelium or lining of the arteries senses the increased pressure on the wall of the blood vessels.

Aug 25, 2017, 23:05 PM IST
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.

Aug 02, 2017, 17:00 PM IST
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.

Jul 22, 2017, 17:21 PM IST
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.

Jul 22, 2017, 00:34 AM IST
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.

Jul 18, 2017, 00:21 AM IST
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.

Jul 07, 2017, 19:18 PM IST
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.

Jul 01, 2017, 23:16 PM IST
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.

Jun 28, 2017, 23:02 PM IST
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. 

May 27, 2017, 17:25 PM IST
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. 

May 09, 2017, 16:36 PM IST
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.

Apr 27, 2017, 00:37 AM IST
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. 

Apr 08, 2017, 13:34 PM IST
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.

Apr 08, 2017, 11:20 AM IST
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.

Apr 06, 2017, 14:36 PM IST