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Nanotechnology may lead to new liver cancer treatment


February 23rd, 2011 - 5:09 pm ICT by ANI
Washington, Feb 23 (ANI): A team of Penn State College of Medicine researchers has said that nanotechnology may open a new door on the treatment of liver cancer.They used molecular-sized bubbles filled ... Read more...

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Potential treatment target for congenital heart disease identified


February 22nd, 2011 - 6:14 pm ICT by ANI
Washington, Feb 22 (ANI): Two separate but related studies have shown that two drugs - one already approved as an immunosuppressant and the other being tested as an anti-cancer agent - could ... Read more...

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Long-sought-after anti-cancer agent synthesized


February 1st, 2011 - 6:02 pm ICT by ANI
Washington, Feb 1 (ANI): For the first time, Yale University scientists have synthesized a chemical compound, leading to the development of a new class of molecules that may target and destroy cancer ... Read more...

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Scientists identify enzyme structure that activates disease-fighters


July 29th, 2010 - 6:03 pm ICT by ANI
Washington, July 29 (ANI): A team of scientists, which included two middle school students from Wisconsin, US, is reporting the first glimpse of the innermost structure of a key bacterial enzyme.It ... Read more...

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Compound boosts cancer-killing properties of agent in trials


June 10th, 2010 - 4:41 pm ICT by ANI
London, June 10 (ANI): Researchers at the University of Illinois at Chicago College of Medicine have found that adding a second agent may make a new, experimental anti-cancer drug effective against a ... Read more...

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Shark cartilage does not improve lung cancer survival


May 27th, 2010 - 11:54 am ICT by ANI
Washington, May 27 (ANI): Shark cartilage extract, AE-941 or Neovastat, has shown no benefit as a therapeutic agent when combined with chemotherapy and radiation for patients with advanced non-small cell lung cancer, ... Read more...

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Flower power may cut resistance to breast cancer drug tamoxifen


February 17th, 2010 - 2:01 pm ICT by ANI
Washington, Feb 17 (ANI): Researchers at Georgetown Lombardi Comprehensive Cancer Center claim tamoxifen, the world's most prescribed breast cancer agent, along with a compound found in the flowering plant feverfew may prevent ... Read more...

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3-D structure of bullet-shaped virus with potential to fight cancer revealed


February 10th, 2010 - 3:45 pm ICT by ANI
Washington, Feb 10 (ANI): Scientists from University of California, Los Angeles, have revealed a 3-D structure of bullet-shaped virus, which has the potential to fight cancer and HIV.Vesicular stomatitis virus, or VSV, ... Read more...

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Like birds, humans too make reproduction-suppressing hormone


December 23rd, 2009 - 1:58 pm ICT by ANI
Washington, Dec 23 (ANI): Just like birds, humans too make a hormone that suppresses reproduction, say neuroscientists at University of California, Berkeley.The study opens door to development of a new class of ... Read more...

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Marine sponges may harbour cancer cure


November 3rd, 2009 - 2:19 pm ICT by ANI
Washington, Nov 3 (ANI): A natural component found in marine sponges has shown promise in treating cancer, say researchers.Lead researcher Daniel Romo, a Texas A&M chemistry professor has identified a mechanism related ... Read more...

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Agent Orange exposure ‘raises prostate cancer recurrence risk’


April 21st, 2009 - 4:47 pm ICT by ANI
Washington, Apr 21 (ANI): A new study has revealed that people who have been exposed to Agent Orange, a herbicide and defoliant used during the Vietnam War, are at an increased risk ... Read more...

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New drug 200 times more active against tumour cells


March 26th, 2009 - 1:46 pm ICT by IANS
Washington, March 26 (IANS) A new anti-cancer agent, developed by a team of 24 researchers in the US, is nearly 200 times more active in killing tumour cells than similar drugs used ... Read more...

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Scientists make new drug agent that kills multiple enzymes in cancer pathway


March 26th, 2009 - 12:07 pm ICT by ANI
Washington, March 26 (ANI): An international team of researchers have come up with a new anti-cancer agent that is about 200 times more active in killing cancer cells than other drugs used ... Read more...

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Nano drugs can kill skin, breast cancer cells


December 27th, 2008 - 1:57 pm ICT by IANS
Washington, Dec 27 (IANS) Nanoparticles 5,000 times as small as a human hair, carrying an experimental anti-cancer agent, kill human melanoma and drug-resistant breast cancer cells growing in lab cultures.The discovery could ... Read more...

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Natural substance raises new cancer therapies hope


July 9th, 2008 - 6:04 pm ICT by ANI
Washington, July 9 (ANI): Scientists at the Helmholtz Centre for Infection Research (HZI) in Braunschweig, the Hannover Medical School (MHH) and Leibniz-Universitat in Hanover have discovered a chemical mechanism with which ... Read more...

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Chocolate may prove potent anti-cancer agent: study


June 17th, 2008 - 7:37 am ICT by IANS
Washington June 16 (IANS) We have all heard that eating chocolate is good for you -- now here's a study that tells you why. A chemical synthesised out of a cocoa compound ... Read more...

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The first 3-D view of anti-cancer agent developed


March 19th, 2008 - 4:04 pm ICT by admin
Washington, Mar 19 (ANI): The first three-dimensional image of how a well-established chemotherapy agent targets and binds to DNA has been created. This scientists say, might help develop better chemotherapy drugs ... Read more...

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Scientists identify protein that marks difference between mole and melanoma


February 8th, 2008 - 6:16 pm ICT by admin
Washington, February 8 (ANI): Scientists have found that a protein naturally produced and secreted by the body can make the difference between an average mole and the deadly melanoma, a type of ... Read more...

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Blue dye could hold key to revolutionizing computer processing power


November 29th, 2007 - 5:22 pm ICT by admin
Washington, Nov 29 (ANI): A research conducted recently has found a technique for controlling the magnetic properties of a commonly used blue dye could revolutionize computer processing power.Though the study is still ... Read more...

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