Hair disorder could signal dental decay

If you are experiencing hair fall problems, your teeth may require extra care as researchers have found that hair disorder could increase risk of dental decay.

Why medication only works when taken on time

A new study has suggested that one should take the prescribed medication at the right time of day or it might not work as different drugs work at different times on human body clocks.

Scientists may soon 'switch off' cancer cells spread

A new research has explained how studying the diversity of cancer cells could help turn off mutations in cancer cells and strip their adaptability to drugs.

New class of smart, protein-based materials created

Indian-origin scientists have taken proteins from nerve cells and used them to create a 'smart' material that is extremely sensitive to its environment.

How binge drinking harms the liver

An Indian-origin researcher has identified epigenetic protein changes caused by binge drinking, a discovery that could lead to treatment for alcohol-related liver diseases.

Sex hormone is linked to autism: Indian-origin scientist

In men suffering from Autism Spectrum Disorders (ASDs), lower levels of the sex hormone estrogen may be related to changes in the brain's estrogen signalling, says an Indian-origin researcher.

Proteins that inhibit HIV, Ebola release identified

In a surprise finding, scientists have discovered that a family of proteins that helps viruses, such as HIV and Ebola, enter a cell can also block the release of these deadly viruses.

Researchers find proteins crucial for wound healing process

Researchers have recently found proteins that play a vital role in the wound healing process.

Now, simple blood test to predict Alzheimer in people

Researchers have reached a step closer to Alzheimer`s treatment by coming up with a new blood test which can predict the commencement of the disease in people.

Scientists discover immunity boosting molecule

A team of researchers has discovered how a protein molecule in cells of the immunity system promotes the production of nitric oxide, that helps defend the body from microbial attack.

Saliva may protect you from chemicals in tea, coffee

Believe it or not! Your saliva can rescue you from powerful toxins present in tea, coffee and liquid smoke flavouring.

Scientists map over 17,000 proteins in human body

In a landmark find, a team of international researchers led by Indian scientists, for the first time, in the world has mapped more than 17,000 proteins in 30 organs of the human body.

How bacteria exploit proteins to cause lethal infections

A new study has revealed how bacteria exploit human proteins during lethal infections.

Proteins may hold key to treating schizophrenia

A new study has revealed that the physiological signature of schizophrenia lies in the measurable proteins in brains.

Snail venom could be answer to chronic nerve pain relief

Scientists have created at least five new experimental substances, based on a tiny protein found in cone snail venom, that could someday lead to the development of safe and effective oral medications for treatment of chronic nerve pain.

Soon, personalized medicines could help cure diseases

Researchers have developed a new methodology for rapidly measuring the level of antibiotic drug molecules in human blood serum, paving the way to applications within drug development and personalised medicine.

Weight loss may help control blood sugar levels

Maintaining the right balance of carbohydrates and proteins in meals together with right time gap can help in a smooth journey of weight loss and appropriate sugar levels, it has been revealed.

Proteins which play key role in limiting size of heart attacks identified

Researchers have found that six proteins, five more than previously thought, are responsible for cell-to-cell communication that regulates the heart and plays a role in limiting the size of heart attacks and strokes.

Mixing right cocktail of proteins can help build better malaria vaccine

Researchers including an Indian-origin scientist have suggested that that a cocktail of AMA1 proteins from only a few different strains can overcome major limitations of an earlier designed version of AMA1-based malaria vaccines.

Protein-rich breakfast helps curb appetite

A new study has revealed that eating high protein sausage and egg-based breakfast can help curb hunger throughout the morning, compared with a low-protein breakfast or skipping breakfast, in 18-55-year-old women.