News tagged with heart disease

Building blocks of the future

( -- Professor Varinder Aggarwal is no ordinary builder. He and his team in the School of Chemistry have just discovered a new technique that could hasten the development of new drugs for today’s incurable diseases ...

dateApr 06, 2010 in Biochemistry
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Body clock regulates metabolism

( -- UC Irvine researchers have discovered that circadian rhythms - our own body clock - regulate energy levels in cells. The findings have far-reaching implications, from providing greater insights into the bond ...

dateMar 12, 2009 in Cell & Microbiology
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Creating life-saving drugs from deadly venom

When faced with a scorpion, poisonous snake, jellyfish or tarantula, most people would beat a hasty retreat. For a team of scientists investigating the therapeutic potential of their venom, these are however very treasured ...

dateJun 21, 2013 in Biochemistry
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