Proteins

Eating protein bars may make you fat

Eating protein bars may make you fat

The protein bars are filled with preservatives, artificial colours and sweeteners, thickeners and even oils and fats which can contribute to high cholesterol, despite the muscle benefits a person may gain

Dec 26, 2017, 13:41 PM IST
Animal-based protein vs plant-based protein - Which is better for longevity?

Animal-based protein vs plant-based protein - Which is better for longevity?

Weight loss through diet offers a range of health benefits, including reducing your risk of developing high blood pressure, diabetes, heart disease, and some cancers. 

Jul 12, 2017, 13:42 PM IST
Researcher develops flexible glass for tiny medical devices

Researcher develops flexible glass for tiny medical devices

 Researchers have developed a new way to make the normally brittle material of glass bend and flex.

Mar 24, 2017, 23:43 PM IST
This is how how ants communicate with each other

This is how how ants communicate with each other

Liquids shared mouth-to-mouth by social insects contain proteins that can influence the development and organisation of their colonies, according to new findings.

Dec 01, 2016, 11:08 AM IST
How plants know whether it is day or night

How plants know whether it is day or night

The findings have implications both for improving crop yield and also in engineering artificial proteins that can be used to release drugs at specific spots in our body to treat cancer cells.

Aug 17, 2016, 16:33 PM IST

Soon, a cream that can ward off devastating superbugs!

The lotion prevents infection without directly killing bacteria and promoting antibiotic resistance, and could be ready for clinical trials in three years.

Jul 29, 2016, 18:04 PM IST

Reasons why you should add more protein to your diet!

Sources of protein include grains, legumes and nuts, as well as animal sources such as meats, dairy products, fish and eggs.

Jul 01, 2016, 11:12 AM IST

Find out how many eggs can you eat per week!

Eggs contain a large amount of proteins and other essential nutrients.

May 11, 2016, 12:39 PM IST

Six newly found proteins may help fight Alzheimer's, cancer

The naturally occurring amounts of each protein decrease with age, leading researchers to believe that they play an important role in the ageing process and the onset of diseases linked to older age.

Apr 12, 2016, 16:06 PM IST

New drug for prostate cancer found promising

 Researchers, including one of Indian-origin, have created a new molecule for prostate cancer that has shown great efficacy when tested in mice.

Mar 22, 2016, 12:45 PM IST

Want to lose weight? Eat protein-rich meals

The recent popularity of lowcarb, high-protein diets can partially be attributed to the fact that dieters often feel fuller when protein intake is high, even if they are consuming fewer calories overall.

Mar 08, 2016, 10:29 AM IST

Cancer's 'social network' analysis offers hope for patients

A team of scientists has developed a computer model that applies techniques used to analyse social networks to identify new ways of treating cancer.

Dec 26, 2015, 10:23 AM IST

Blame your parents if you are 'impulsive'

If the tendencies of delay discounting keeps on bugging you and you often choose to take a smaller reward that is available immediately, then it isn't your fault as according to a recent study it is influenced by a person's genetic makeup.

Dec 09, 2015, 10:46 AM IST

Promising new melanoma drug in the offing

The new compound, named SBI-756, targets a specific molecular machine known as the translation initiation complex.

Nov 26, 2015, 11:36 AM IST

Whale protein could hold key to synthetic blood

Proteins that allow deep-diving whales to remain active while holding their breath for up to two hours could help create life-saving synthetic blood for human patients, researchers, including one of Indian-origin, suggest.

Sep 27, 2015, 18:45 PM IST

Here`s what makes our heart pump

A new study has shed light on what powers the pumping heart.

Sep 26, 2015, 17:20 PM IST

How deep-diving whales may help create synthetic blood

As per a recent study, deep-diving whales can hold answer for synthetic blood.

Sep 26, 2015, 16:21 PM IST

Eat your way to a healthy workout!

Do you like to stay physically fit? Do you go or plan to go to the gym? If yes, then this one's for you!  

Sep 10, 2015, 17:05 PM IST
Proteins that help plants grow under salt stress identified

Proteins that help plants grow under salt stress identified

 While high salt in soil threatens to reduce the growth and yield of crops, researchers have now identified a protein family that may help plants grow under slat stress.

Sep 05, 2015, 16:06 PM IST

Newly discovered compound may slaughter malaria parasite

In a breakthrough discovery, researchers have revealed a new compound which could be a potential new tool to fight malaria. 

Aug 08, 2015, 15:19 PM IST