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Scientists have found a way to deliver PIN1 protein to the testes in an effort to treat infertility in men
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Scientists have found a way to deliver PIN1 protein to the testes in an effort to treat infertility in men

More studies are required before this technique could be used for treating infertility in human males.

National Nutrition Month 2020: Vitamins, proteins or minerals? Which one helps build immunity
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National Nutrition Month 2020: Vitamins, proteins or minerals? Which one helps build immunity

Adaptive immunity enables the body to produce antibodies, which can prevent repeated infections of the same kind, thanks to memory cells.

Following American Heart Association's 'simple seven' recommendations can prevent hypertension, claims study
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Following American Heart Association's 'simple seven' recommendations can prevent hypertension, claims study

A recent study suggested that following even one of the 'simple seven' recommendations can reduce the risk of developing hypertension by six percent

Age-related muscle loss: Study finds rapamycin may delay sarcopenia; diet, exercise key to minimise decay
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Age-related muscle loss: Study finds rapamycin may delay sarcopenia; diet, exercise key to minimise decay

Reduced muscle mass with age means greater weakness, impaired mobility and strength and a higher risk of falls and fractures.

Meet STING: Scientists identify natural immune-boosting protein that could promote anti-cancer immunity
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Meet STING: Scientists identify natural immune-boosting protein that could promote anti-cancer immunity

STING stands for Stimulator of Interferon Genes; it stimulates the immune system whenever there is a viral or cancerous invader in the body.

Post COVID-19 care: Home-cooked food rich in protein and calories key for boosting immunity in recovering coronavirus patients
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Post COVID-19 care: Home-cooked food rich in protein and calories key for boosting immunity in recovering coronavirus patients

A protein-rich diet can help repair damaged body tissues, make up for the muscle loss that occurred while the infection lasted, and boost the immune system too.

Plants better source of protein than animals, can reduce risk of cardiovascular disease, studies show
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Plants better source of protein than animals, can reduce risk of cardiovascular disease, studies show

Researchers have suggested that people increase their intake of plant protein as it is a healthier option than animal protein.

Coronavirus outbreak: World's fastest supercomputer Summit joins fight, shortlists 77 compounds for possible vaccine
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Coronavirus outbreak: World's fastest supercomputer Summit joins fight, shortlists 77 compounds for possible vaccine

Commissioned by the US Department of Energy in 2014, Summit was created with the singular aim of solving some of world’s biggest problems using artificial intelligence, including deep learning.

Eggs aren't all that unhealthy: Here's why you can have them every day
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Eggs aren't all that unhealthy: Here's why you can have them every day

The American Heart Association now recommends the consumption of one egg (or two egg whites) every day as a part of a healthy diet.

At an exhibition of Indus Valley Civilisation's food cultures, insight into traditions, ingredients, and a decision to exclude meat
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At an exhibition of Indus Valley Civilisation's food cultures, insight into traditions, ingredients, and a decision to exclude meat

One of the researchers who worked on the exhibition held at the National Museum said that nearly 80 percent of the Indus Valley people's protein intake was meat-based. As an explanation for why meat, which was supposed to be part of the food tasting at the exhibition, was excluded, a museum officer cited the museum's rule against serving meat on the premises

Naturally produced protein called Sestrin gives you benefits of exercise without working out
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Naturally produced protein called Sestrin gives you benefits of exercise without working out

Sestrin can prevent muscle atrophy in a muscle that has been immobilised for a long time.

US scientists found PGRMC-2, a protein present in abundance in fat tissues with potential to manage metabolic diseases like diabetes
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US scientists found PGRMC-2, a protein present in abundance in fat tissues with potential to manage metabolic diseases like diabetes

What if someone told you that the fix for many problems linked with obesity could be hidden away, ironically, in rolls of fat in the body?

Urban millennials vs protein deficiency: Who will win?
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Urban millennials vs protein deficiency: Who will win?

A person needs 1 gm per ideal body weight of protein every day to keep up.

Why collagen supplements are so popular, their benefits and possible side effects
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Why collagen supplements are so popular, their benefits and possible side effects

What are collagen supplements and should you try them? While collagen powder has gained popularity among Westerners, most Indians are still sceptical about it

Indian scientists find out molecular mechanism behind the dormant Tuberculosis bacteria
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Indian scientists find out molecular mechanism behind the dormant Tuberculosis bacteria

A protein molecule called MPT63 secreted by the bacteria maybe playing a role in the release process.

9 Months | Season 3 | Five nutrients essential for your toddler
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9 Months | Season 3 | Five nutrients essential for your toddler

Early childhood is an extremely important phase in your child’s health and nutrition cycle. They grow to 60% of their height by the age of five and 90% of their brain develops by the age of six. Esha Bhatia shares how you can help your child fuel this rapid growth for a healthy body and mind.

Women in Science: Molecular biophysicist R Mahalakshmi on solving the century-old protein-folding problem
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Women in Science: Molecular biophysicist R Mahalakshmi on solving the century-old protein-folding problem

But how do proteins fold? What decides their structure and what makes them stay folded? Mahalakshmi is one of the many scientists in the world trying to solve the century-old protein-folding problem.

New genes contributing to Alzheimers identified, widening scope for its treatment
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New genes contributing to Alzheimers identified, widening scope for its treatment

The genetic and environmental factors that susceptible to the development of Alzheimer's is still not well understood.

A new protein that could treat sepsis identified by IIT Roorkee scientists
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A new protein that could treat sepsis identified by IIT Roorkee scientists

The research could also help find treatment for other inflammatory diseases caused by abnormal immune cell function

Nutrify India Now app will give you nutritional information on Indian foods
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Nutrify India Now app will give you nutritional information on Indian foods

The app has the facility to keep track of the energy balance between calories consumed and expended.