Scientists Discover New Achilles Heel of Leukemia Cells in Children

Scientists Discover New Achilles Heel of Leukemia Cells in Children

TEHRAN (ANA)- A team led by Jan-Henning Klusmann from the Department of Pediatrics and Dirk Heckl from the Institute for Experimental Pediatric Hematology and Oncology at Goethe University Frankfurt discovered an unusual "Achilles heel" in acute myeloid leukemia (AML) cells in children.
Iranian Scientists Find More Similarities between Genes of Human, Zebrafish

Iranian Scientists Find More Similarities between Genes of Human, Zebrafish

TEHRAN (ANA)- Iranian researchers in a recent study reviewed similarities of KLF2, MSX1 and SOX9 genes expression in zebrafish and human.
Scientists Identify Causes of Unexplained Male Infertility

Scientists Identify Causes of Unexplained Male Infertility

TEHRAN (ANA)- Researchers from the University of Coimbra (UC) have published a study identifying causes of male infertility that were previously classified as "unexplained".
Less Physical Activity in Adolescence Likely Rooted in Biology

Less Physical Activity in Adolescence Likely Rooted in Biology

TEHRAN (ANA)- The slowdown of physical activity during adolescence is not likely caused by lifestyle and environment but by energy demands placed on the body as it grows and sexually matures, according to a new study by researchers at the University of Colorado Anschutz Medical Campus.
Scientists Crack Mystery of Abnormal Protein Accumulation

Scientists Crack Mystery of Abnormal Protein Accumulation

TEHRAN (ANA)- A research team led by Professor Yinsheng Wang of the University of California, Riverside, discovered a new mechanistic model that a nucleotide repeat expansion leads to neural degenerative diseases.
Scientists Decode New Antibiotic

Scientists Decode New Antibiotic

TEHRAN (ANA)- Researchers from the University of Bonn, the USA, and the Netherlands discovered a new antibiotic, Clovibactin, derived from a soil bacterium which demonstrates a unique mechanism against bacterial cell walls, offering hope against resistant “superbugs” and displaying reduced vulnerability to bacterial resistance.
3 Simple Activities to Enhance Cognitive Function in Older Adults

3 Simple Activities to Enhance Cognitive Function in Older Adults

TEHRAN (ANA)- Playing a single 18-hole round of golf or completing 6 km of either Nordic walking or regular walking can significantly improve immediate cognitive function in older adults, according to a recent study by an international research team.
How Our Cellular ‘Antennas Affect Aging

How Our Cellular ‘Antennas Affect Aging

TEHRAN (ANA)- Scientists at the University of Tubingen have linked cilia found on cell surfaces with mechanisms for aging, and they're hoping to help people live longer healthier lives.
Official: Iran Using Cell Therapy to Treat Diseases Other than Blood Disorders

Official: Iran Using Cell Therapy to Treat Diseases Other than Blood Disorders

TEHRAN (ANA)- Managing director of Royan Stem Cell Technology Company announced that the country’s specialists are now using cell therapy to treat diseases which are not related to blood disorders.
Scientists Discover Hidden Way for Us to Feel Touch

Scientists Discover Hidden Way for Us to Feel Touch

TEHRAN (ANA)- Imperial College London researchers discover hair follicles have a unique mechanism to sense touch, releasing neurotransmitters in response.
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