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3D printing method can help produce organs

PTI, Thursday, 12th November 2015
Washington: Scientists have developed a new 3D printing method capable of producing highly uniform blocks of embryonic stem cells, which could be used as the 'Lego bricks' to build larger structures of tissues, and potentially even micro-organs.

Cocoa-rich diets could boost memory: Study

London: Dietary cocoa flavanols - naturally occurring bioactives found in cocoa - can reverse age-related memory decline in healthy adults, a new study has found, reinforcing results from several recent cognitive studies. ... Read More >>

Toddlers who sleep less at increased obesity risk

London: Toddlers who sleep for less than 10 hours a day are at increased risk of becoming obese than those who sleep for at least 13 hours, a new study has warned. ... Read More >>

Obesity may age brain by 10 years: Study

London: Brains of overweight people may be 10 years 'older' than their lean counterparts at middle-age, a new study has warned. ... Read More >>

Experiments find link between Zika, baby

Paris: Scientists have said they had found the first evidence of a biological link between the Zika virus sweeping Latin America and microcephaly, a severe deformation of the brain among newborns. ... Read More >>

Sleep on your side to ward off Alzheimer's

Washington: Sleeping on one's side, as opposed to other positions such as on one's back or stomach may more effectively remove brain waste, reducing the chances of developing Alzheimer's, Parkinson's and other neurological diseases, scientists have found. ... Read More >>

Aus researchers closer to better vaccines for diabetes

Melbourne: Australian researchers have said they are a step closer to establishing a link between a protein and type-1 diabetes that may help in development of better vaccines to potentially treat and prevent the disease.... Read More >>

Study may unlock enzyme's role in various diseases

Washington: New research on enzymes that regulate human biology has uncovered characteristics that could identify predisposition to conditions such as heart disease and some types of cancer, scientists say. ... Read More >>

Infosys & Tata team up for cancer research

Chennai: Infosys Foundation, the philanthropic arm of Infosys, has signed an MoU with Tata Memorial Centre (TMC) with the objective of developing a team of clinician-scientists proficient in translational laboratory research who will be able to bring their cross-disciplinary capabilities to bear on... Read More >>

Pancreatic cancer and diabetes may be linked

Melbourne: Australian researchers have found that there is an association between pancreatic cancer and diabetes. ... Read More >>

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