Karen Sons

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'Trust hormone' oxytocin helps old muscle work like new, study finds

The new study determined that in mice, blood levels of oxytocin declined with age. They also showed that there are fewer receptors for oxytocin in …

'Browning' White Fat May Be New Way To Burn Calories, Scientists Say

What if you could trick your body into thinking you were racing on a treadmill—and burning off calories at a rapid clip—while simply walking down the street? Changing our rate of energy expenditure is still far into the future, but work in mice explores how this might happen. Two teams of …

New treatment strategy for leukaemia promises significant reduction in side effects

(Medical Xpress)—Adelaide researchers are zeroing in on a promising new approach to killing off cancer cells in patients with leukaemia.<p>In a study …

Protein could put antibiotic-resistant bugs in handcuffs

Through several years of laborious structural biology to figure out the specific shapes of the molecules involved, the research team has mapped out …

Breakthrough shows how DNA is 'edited' to correct genetic diseases

An international team of scientists has made a major step forward in our understanding of how enzymes 'edit' genes, paving the way for correcting …