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Rhino poaching on rise in South Africa


May 9th, 2012 - 10:41 am ICT by IANS
Cape Town, May 9 (IANS) As many as 210 rhinos have been poached in South Africa since the beginning of this year despite mounting efforts to stop the scourge, the ... Read more...

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Vietnamese man held with rhino horns


April 24th, 2012 - 4:29 am ICT by IANS
Johannesburg, April 24 (IANS) A 25-year-old Vietnamese man was arrested here when he was trying to leave the country with three rhino horns, authorities said Monday.The customs officers at the ... Read more...

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Discovery on measles could spur less toxic cancer cure


November 6th, 2011 - 6:50 pm ICT by IANS
Washington, Nov 6 (IANS) A new discovery about the measles virus, arguably the most virulent pathogen which afflicts 10 million children worldwide, could also help spur less toxic cancer treatments.The ... Read more...

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New hope for cancer cure


July 8th, 2011 - 8:51 pm ICT by IANS
London, July 8 (IANS) British scientists have found a new way of killing cancer cells, a media report said Friday.The study not only sheds light on why some people fail ... Read more...

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Miracle weed emerges as skin cancer cure


January 26th, 2011 - 6:27 pm ICT by IANS
London, Jan 26 (IANS) The sap from milkweed, a common garden weed, can kill certain types of cancer cells when applied to the skin. It works on non-melanoma skin cancers, which ... Read more...

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Daffodils may harbour brain cancer cure


November 2nd, 2010 - 2:56 pm ICT by ANI
Washington, Nov 02 (ANI): Scientists have discovered narciclasine, a natural compound found in daffodil bulbs, may be a powerful therapeutic against biologically aggressive forms of human brain cancers."We are planning to move ... Read more...

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Colourful coral could pave way for cancer cure


August 14th, 2010 - 1:09 pm ICT by ANI
Sydney, Aug 14 (ANI): A vibrant underwater palette of colours could pave way for future cancer research.A rare community of highly fluorescent corals discovered in shallow waters in the Lord Howe Island ... Read more...

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Nanoparticle ’smart bomb’ formed by bee venom may harbour cancer cure


August 3rd, 2010 - 2:12 pm ICT by ANI
Washington, Aug 3 (ANI): A toxic protein in bee venom, when altered, significantly improves the effectiveness liposome-encapsulated drugs or dyes, such as those already used to treat or diagnose cancer, according to ... Read more...

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Saliva could hold clue to cancer cure


July 4th, 2010 - 1:25 pm ICT by ANI
London, July 4 (ANI): Scientists have developed a revolutionary saliva test that could hold the clue to a cure for cancer.According to the researchers, the test could be used for widespread early ... Read more...

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TNT Airs “I Am Legend”


June 5th, 2010 - 6:16 pm ICT by GD
By Ranjan Bhaduri New York, June 5, (THAINDIAN NEWS) The 2007 movie "I Am Legend" is all set to be beamed across television screens this weekend as TNT scheduled to air it.Starring ... Read more...

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New vaccine may offer skin cancer cure


May 27th, 2010 - 1:02 pm ICT by ANI
Washington, May 27 (ANI): Scientists in the UK have been given the go-ahead to test a vaccine, which they believe, could be used as a powerful weapon in the fight against malignant ... Read more...

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New technique can control cell movement with light in organisms


May 17th, 2010 - 6:08 pm ICT by ANI
London, May 17 (ANI): Looking for cancer cure, scientists have developed a new technique that uses light to manipulate the activity of a protein at precise times and places within a living ... Read more...

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Papaya may harbour cancer cure


March 10th, 2010 - 12:26 pm ICT by ANI
Washington, Mar 10 (ANI): The humble papaya is gaining recognition in Western medicine for its anticancer powers, with a University of Florida researcher claiming that the power fruit thwarted growth of cancer ... Read more...

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Human trials for single injection cancer cure to begin


March 7th, 2010 - 5:03 pm ICT by IANS
New Delhi, March 7 (IANS) Treating cancer with just one injection? It may sound unbelievable, but an Indian medical institute is soon to start human trials to treat cancer in six weeks ... Read more...

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Garlic may harbour cancer cure


March 2nd, 2010 - 2:01 pm ICT by ANI
Washington, Mar 2 (ANI): A urine test that can simultaneously measure the extent of a potential carcinogenic process and a marker of garlic consumption in humans has been designed.In a small pilot ... Read more...

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Mushrooms could harbour cancer cure


December 24th, 2009 - 12:57 pm ICT by ANI
Washington, Dec 24 (ANI): Researchers at The University of Nottingham have discovered how a promising cancer drug, first discovered in a mushroom commonly used in Chinese medicine, works.Dr Cornelia de Moor 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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Novel lab-on-chip test to find effective cancer cure for patients


October 23rd, 2009 - 4:34 pm ICT by ANI
Washington, Oct 23 (ANI): A new lab-on-a-chip process can test whether a patient's tumour cells will react to a given drug, according to a study.Developed by researchers at the Heinz Nixdorf Chair ... Read more...

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Drug-light combo effective against head, neck cancers


October 5th, 2009 - 4:43 pm ICT by ANI
Washington, Oct 5 (ANI): A combination of medications and a particular light therapy has been found to be effective in treating certain types of head and neck cancers.During a study, researchers focused ... Read more...

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Toad venom may offer cancer cure


September 25th, 2009 - 1:14 pm ICT by ANI
Washington, Sept 25 (ANI): A Chinese medicine made from dried venom secreted by the skin glands of toads has shown promise in slowing down cancer progression in patients, say researchers.Huachansu, the Chinese ... Read more...

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Naked mole rats may offer cancer cure


September 23rd, 2009 - 1:15 pm ICT by ANI
London, Sept 23 (ANI): Rochester University researchers believe that naked mole rats may help provide cure for cancer.The bald rats never get cancer, and if their trick can be copied it could ... Read more...

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Canine, human genes spur drive to find brain cancer cure


July 8th, 2009 - 1:30 pm ICT by IANS
Washington, July 7 (IANS) Canine and human genes are spurring the researchers' drive to find a cure for brain cancer. Pinpointing genes involved in human brain cancer can be like looking for a ... Read more...

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Cancer cure may be available within five years, say researchers


March 9th, 2009 - 11:20 am ICT by ANI
London, March 9 (ANI): Researchers in London have discovered a way to stop cancer cells from spreading, which may prevent about 90 per cent patients. Scientists at the Institute of Cancer ... Read more...

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New combo drug therapy could revolutionise cancer cure


October 30th, 2008 - 2:20 pm ICT by ANI
Melbourne, Oct 30 (ANI): Scientists in Melbourne have given cancer patients a ray of hope after they found that a new combination drug therapy would revolutionize the treatment for the deadly ... Read more...

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Chinese salad may harbour cancer cure


October 15th, 2008 - 2:16 pm ICT by ANI
Washington, Oct 15 (ANI): A Chinese herb - more than 2,000-year-old - eaten as salad in many countries has been given a new twist to develop a compound to combat cancer. According ... Read more...

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Stem cell breakthrough may hold hope for cancer cure


October 14th, 2008 - 11:53 am ICT by ANI
Washington, October 14 (ANI): A research team has achieved a major success in triggering a cancer-like response by disrupting a natural bioelectrical mechanism within frog embryonic stem cells. Scientists from The Forsyth ... Read more...

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Tomatoes may harbour cancer cure


August 21st, 2008 - 3:01 pm ICT by ANI
Washington, Aug 21 (ANI): Turning up the heat on red tomatoes while processing, can boost the garden staples disease-fighting power, say a group of researchers, who added that the effect may ... Read more...

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Laron dwarfs in South America may hold secrets to cancer cure


August 18th, 2008 - 7:18 pm ICT by ANI
London, Aug 18 (ANI): A community of Laron dwarfs in Ecuador, who are believed to be immune to cancer, may hold secrets to a cure for the disease.The community of only ... Read more...

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Cancer cure in mice to get human trials


June 30th, 2008 - 11:26 am ICT by ANI
Washington, June 30 (ANI): A potential cure for cancer that destroyed advanced tumours in mice is to be tested on human patients for the first time by scientists at Wake Forest ... Read more...

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Scientists to test cancer ‘cure’ in mice on humans


June 29th, 2008 - 5:49 pm ICT by IANS
Washington, June 29 (IANS) Scientists are all set to embark on human trials to test whether a new cancer treatment found effective in mice will be as good for humans. The treatment ... Read more...

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Top doctors offer Patrick Swayze revolutionary cancer cures


May 16th, 2008 - 5:40 pm ICT by admin
Washington , May 16 (ANI): While actor Patrick Swayze is battling pancreatic cancer, three top doctors have offered him a sure-shot cure with their new revolutionary treatments.Earlier this year, the ... Read more...

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Gene that regulates body size may harbour cancer cure


May 13th, 2008 - 1:16 pm ICT by admin
Washington , May 13 (ANI): A new study by Sunnybrook researchers has found that a gene called glypican-3 (GPC3) plays a major role in regulating body size a discovery that may ... Read more...

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Lifeline Hospitals ties up with Cellworks for cancer research


March 24th, 2008 - 8:54 pm ICT by admin
Chennai, March 24 (IANS) Lifeline Hospitals and Cellworks Research India Ltd, the research and development wing of California-based Cellworks Group Inc, have announced a year's collaboration for cancer research. The collaborative research ... Read more...

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