In this study, researchers showed comparison between the histone demethylase LSD1 plays a pivotal role in cellular differentiation, particularly in silencing lineage-specific genes. However, little is known about how LSD1 regulates neurosensory differentiation in the inner ear.
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A new study results published in the Marine Drugs have proved that the dichloroisocumarins isolated from mangrove-derived fungi, an endophytic fungus Ascomycota sp. CYSK-4, which was isolated from the healthy branch of the marine semimangrove Pluchea indica have the potential to be used as natural anti-inflammatory agents and antibiotics through appropriate structural modification.
Watching Olympic athletes zoom down the slopes or tear up the rink can inspire you to get involved in winter sports. But when you do strap on skis or lace up skates, it's important to remember that you have not trained like an Olympian, and that an ounce of prevention can help avoid the pain of injuries later.
In this study, scientist examined storage of fat in the heart and to study the link between fat storage in the heart and cardiovascular disease, as well as the influence of gender on the development of cardiac dysfunction. Researcher said, "You're not supposed to store fat in the heart, but patients who suffer from obesity, diabetes or heart disease tend to store more fat in the heart."
The antioxidant drug ebselen can prevent sexual transmission of Zika virus from male to female mice, according to study published in PLOS Pathogens. The results hint at a potential role for ebselen in preventing Zika spread among humans.
American diplomats who were posted to Havana were reported to have symptoms similar to concussions suffered after a head injury. This was despite the fact that none of them had had any head trauma. Initially, it was speculated that they could have been victims to a “sonic attack” to their brains. However, the Federal Bureau of Investigation (FBI) ruled out any such involvement last month.
The National Health Protection Scheme (NHPS) is based on four assumptions and one hope: One, creating an effective demand to trigger private investments in supply deficit areas, two, enabling tapping of the 30% unutilised capacity in private hospitals for the poor, three, covering 10 crore families with Rs 1,200 per family is affordable, and four, strengthening Wellness Clinics at the 5,000 population level will reduce hospitalisation. The hope is that, in this process, impoverishment will reduce and premature deaths will be averted.
Research on HIV over the past decade has led to many promising ideas for vaccines to prevent infection by the AIDS virus, but very few candidate vaccines have been tested in clinical trials. One reason for this is the technical difficulty of manufacturing vaccines based on the envelope proteins of the virus, according to Phil Berman, who led the development of a major component of the only vaccine to have shown any efficacy against HIV in a clinical trial.
The United States now has 1800 hospitals with palliative care programs, which means that more than 80% of the patients who are hospitalized for serious illness have access to palliative services, according to a study published in the journal Health Affairs.
In a study published in the journal Nature, a team of researcher explains that the hormone TGF-beta is responsible for the blindness of the immune system to colon cancer cells.
A new study that analyzed data from more than 49,000 women concludes that drinking 100% fruit juice leads to weight gain, while consumption of fresh whole fruit results in weight loss.