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38-year-old heart mystery explained

Since 1976 medical researchers have known that the heart regulates its calcium sensitivity by phosphorylating (adding negative phosphate groups) to a key cardiac protein called troponin I. (Reuters)

Scientists have explained a 38-year-old mystery of how the function of a key cardiac protein changes...

Three out of five women develop heart disease risk at the age of 35Variable heart rate sign of good health and fitness
The researchers smeared the glass of the fake alcoholic drink with vodka and floated a few drops of vodka on top of the drink to make it more believable. (Reuters)
Alcohol makes smiles more 'contagious': study
Consuming an alcoholic beverage may make men more responsive to the smiles of others in their social...

Olive oil may revive a failing heart: study

A potent ingredient in olive oil may hold the key to beating heart...

An apple a day could keep obesity away

An apple a day could help to keep the doctor away, at least as far as obesity is concerned, accordin...

Brain signalling determines how disappointed you feel

Feelings of disappointment are caused by a rare type of brain signalling, according to a new study.....

UST Global launches mobile app to provide healthcare at remote places

UST Global telemedicine for mobile devices is available on BlackBerry10 mobiles.
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Wine bacteria may boost health
Red wine has bacteria that may be beneficial to human health, according to a new study...
Walking is the superfood of fitness, experts say
Walking is a super star for fitness experts who stress daily movements over workout...
Roche breast cancer drug 'unprecedented' in extending lives
A new breast cancer drug from Roche has shown "unprecedented" benefits in extending lives in a clini...
Merck drug extends immune system fight to stomach cancer
Merck & Co's drug Keytruda also has potential in stomach cancer, new research shows...
Failed cancer vaccines might could get new lease of life
Experts believe vaccines combined with immune drugs could be used to fight cancer.
Three out of five women develop heart disease risk at the age of 35
Even women as young as 35-44 years have the high risk rate of cardiovascular disease.
Ebola clinics fill up as Liberia awaits aid
Ebola clinic run by Doctors Without Borders in Liberia's capital...
Scientists grapple with ethics in rush to release Ebola vaccines
Normally it takes years to prove a new vaccine is both safe and effective before...
Skin renders Sun's UV radiation harmless using projectiles
Researchers have worked out how the pigment of our skin manages to protect...
National Institutes of Health to treat US doctor exposed to Ebola virus
NIH infectious disease chief Dr. Anthony Fauci wouldn't discuss details about the patient but said t...
Now, 'lung flute' to help COPD patients breathe easier
A hand-held respiratory device called 'lung flute' can help patients with chronic...
Exercise wards off stress-induced depression
Physical exercise protects the brain from stress-induced depression, scientists say.
Vigorous exercise affects your oral health
Researchers have found endurance workouts change athletes' saliva composition, that may adversely af...
India: Graft in health care impoverishes millions
Digamber Rawat rarely emerges from the tiny windowless room...
Apple, a storehouse of vitamins and minerals
'An apple a day keeps the doctor away' is certainly no exaggeration, for the mighty apple is indeed ...
Vitamin E and selenium fail to prevent cataracts
Many health supplement companies...
Weight loss surgery may not curb depression in some people
Bariatric surgery is not a magic wand to curb depression, say scientists...
Experimental Ebola vaccine doses ready by 2015: WHO
Thousands of experimental Ebola vaccine doses should be ready for use by early 2015...
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