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Researchers block prostate cancer cells spread


April 9th, 2008 - 4:48 pm ICT by admin
Washington, April 9 (ANI): Researchers at Northwestern University Feinberg School of Medicine have found that interrupting communication between cancer cells and cells that promote inflammation can block an early step in ... Read more...

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An apple peel a day might keep cancer at bay


April 5th, 2008 - 2:53 pm ICT by admin
Washington, Apr 5 (ANI): The apple has always been in the spotlight when it comes to health benefits, but according to researchers at Cornell University, the fruit's peel may have the ... Read more...

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Drug for anaemic cancer patients raises death risk


February 27th, 2008 - 11:49 am ICT by admin
New York, Feb 27 (IANS) Drugs taken by millions of cancer patients to boost red blood cells when they become anaemic after chemotherapy actually raise their death risk, a new study has ... Read more...

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Olive compound may prevent cancer


February 14th, 2008 - 2:49 pm ICT by admin
Washington, Feb 14 (ANI): Researchers at the University of Granada have discovered a compound in olives that can help in preventing cancer.Maslinic acid is a compound present in the leaf and the ... Read more...

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Synthesis of deep-sea sponge molecule may lead to better anti-cancer drugs


January 24th, 2008 - 1:57 pm ICT by admin
Washington , Jan 24 (ANI): Northwestern University chemist Karl Scheidt has successfully synthesised a natural molecule, known as neopeltolide, having cancer-fighting properties that was isolated from a deep-sea sponge belonging to the ... Read more...

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Over-the-counter hormonal dietary supplements may promote prostate cancer progression


January 16th, 2008 - 12:47 pm ICT by admin
Washington, Jan 16 (ANI): US researchers have discovered that the hormonal components in over-the-counter dietary supplements might promote the progression of prostate cancer and decrease the effectiveness of anti-cancer drugs.The study, led ... Read more...

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Potential drug target for treatment-resistant prostate cancer found


December 31st, 2007 - 3:14 pm ICT by admin
Washington, Dec 31 (ANI): Researchers at Jeffersons Kimmel Cancer Center in Philadelphia have identified the protein that remains active in almost all recurrent prostate cancers, which are resistant to hormone therapy.Dr. Marja ... Read more...

Posted in Health Science |

Cancer stem cells may be the cause of brain tumours


December 22nd, 2007 - 12:28 pm ICT by admin
Washington, Dec 22 (ANI): Stem cells - commonly known as a source of biological rejuvenation might be responsible for the growth and spread of cancer, for scientists have located cancer stem cells ... Read more...

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Active compounds in fungi protect against prostate cancer


December 13th, 2007 - 5:35 pm ICT by admin
Washington, Dec 13(ANI): Researchers at the University of Haifa have found that molecules in common fungus Ganoderma lucidum helps in restraining the growth of prostate cancer.One of the important characteristics of fungi ... Read more...

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Genome study reveals new insights into lung cancer


November 14th, 2007 - 8:28 am ICT by admin
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