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Red meat consumption may up breast cancer risk: Study

Women who consumed the highest amount of red meat had a 23 per cent higher risk compared with women who consumed the lowest amount.

Aug 07, 2019, 17:43 PM IST

Structure of FAT10 protein analyzed!

 A new study has identified the existence of the inefficient FAT10 system, a small protein with a huge effect.

Sep 03, 2018, 12:29 PM IST

New low protein wheat breeds offer hope for gluten allergies

Researchers have for the first time bred low allergy wheat varieties, in an attempt towards reducing the proteins in wheat that are responsible for diseases.

Aug 17, 2018, 13:20 PM IST

Scientists discover new method to view proteins in human cells

This device is useful in enabling the cell to tag itself without causing any unnecessary harm by placing it from outside the cell.

Jul 16, 2018, 12:05 PM IST

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

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

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

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

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

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

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

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

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

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

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

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

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

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

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

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