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Enzyme lowers vitamin D’s anti-cancer abilities


March 2nd, 2011 - 1:07 pm ICT by ANI
Washington, March 2 (ANI): Scientists at the University of Michigan Comprehensive Cancer Center have discovered that an enzyme, which plays a role in metabolizing vitamin D, can predict lung cancer survival.Previous ... Read more...

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Drinking milk every day ‘keeps cancer at bay’


February 6th, 2011 - 1:58 pm ICT by ANI
London, Feb 6 (ANI): A new research has found that kids who drink milk are 40 per cent less likely to suffer bowel cancer as adults.Scientists from New Zealand found that half ... Read more...

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Vitamin D ‘cuts breast cancer risk by 43 pc’


December 12th, 2010 - 3:55 pm ICT by ANI
London, Dec 12 (ANI): A new study has suggested that high levels of sunlight combined with a diet packed with Vitamin D can reduce the risk of breast cancer by 43 per ... Read more...

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Taking aspirin daily ‘cuts prostate cancer risk by 30pc’


August 12th, 2010 - 1:47 pm ICT by ANI
London, Aug 12 (ANI): A new research has shown that taking a low dose of aspirin every day can cut the risk of prostate cancer by almost 30 per cent.According to scientists ... Read more...

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Alcohol doesn’t protect against cancer


April 1st, 2010 - 2:35 am ICT by IANS
London, April 1 (IANS) Contrary to the popular opinion, drinking alcohol doesn't offer any protection against cancer, say experts. It is believed that certain types of alcohol, like red wine, can help to ... Read more...

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Cardiac drugs found effective in colon cancer


December 21st, 2009 - 3:09 pm ICT by IANS
London, Dec 21 (IANS) Scientists have reported for the first time that a group of drugs used to treat heart failure shows promise for fighting colon cancer. Colon cancer is the third ... Read more...

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Too much of Vitamin A is bad for human system


October 9th, 2009 - 3:35 pm ICT by IANS
Washington, Oct 9 (IANS) Excessive intake of Vitamin A can have a negative effect on the human body, a new study says. The research shows that Vitamin A plays a crucial role in ... Read more...

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Gene mutation behind pregnancy loss and disorders identified


July 22nd, 2009 - 12:56 pm ICT by ANI
Washington, July 22 (ANI): A mutation in a gene called Bub1 could lead to a condition that causes disorders like Down Syndrome, pregnancy loss, and infertility, according to a study led by ... Read more...

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Grapefruit juice boosts drug’s anti-cancer effects


April 21st, 2009 - 1:20 pm ICT by IANS
Washington, April 21 (IANS) A glass of grapefruit juice, combined with rapamycin, boosts the drug's anti-cancer effects and enhances its potency in lower doses, according to a clinical study. For decades, pharmacists ... Read more...

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Grapefruit juice boosts anti-cancer drug’s effects


April 21st, 2009 - 12:54 pm ICT by ANI
Washington, Apr 21 (ANI): Grapefruit juice boosts the anti-cancer effects of the drug rapamycin, a new study has found.In a small, early clinical trial, researchers at the University of Chicago Medical Center ... Read more...

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Herbal extract effective against pancreatic cancer


April 20th, 2009 - 4:18 pm ICT by IANS
Washington, April 20 (IANS) A herb that kills pancreatic cancer cells can also halt pancreatic cancer from developing, thanks to its anti-inflammatory properties. Thymoquinone, the major constituent of the oil extract from ... Read more...

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Herbal extract inhibits pancreatic cancer development


April 20th, 2009 - 2:15 pm ICT by ANI
Washington, Apr 20 (ANI): A herb used in traditional medicine by many Middle Eastern and Asian countries not only kill pancreatic cancer cells but also appears to inhibit development of pancreatic cancer ... Read more...

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Scientists uncover NSAIDs mechanism that inhibits tumour invasion


March 27th, 2008 - 4:47 pm ICT by admin
Washington, Mar 27 (ANI): A new study from the National Sun Yat-Sen University and Kaohsiung Medical University, Kaohsiung, Taiwan has uncovered a new mechanism by which non-steroidal anti-inflammatory drugs (NSAIDs) reduce ... Read more...

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