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New material may restore vocal cords


July 15th, 2011 - 2:46 pm ICT by IANS
Washington, July 15 (IANS) A polymer gel, developed by scientists, could be implanted into scarred vocal cords to restore their normal functioning.The gel, which mimics key traits of human vocal ... Read more...

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Can skin cancer be treated with light?


October 19th, 2010 - 4:05 pm ICT by ANI
Washington, Oct 19 (ANI): Researchers at the University of California, Irvine, are exploring new ways to image cancerous lesions using LEDs that might advance a technique for treating cancer called photodynamic therapy ... Read more...

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Biomarker for early detection of oral cancer discovered


July 14th, 2010 - 1:33 pm ICT by ANI
Washington, July 14 (ANI): Researchers have discovered a biomarker called human beta defensin-3 (hBD-3), which may help in early detection of oral cancer.Oral cancer first appears as white or red lesions in ... Read more...

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Novel MRI technique can lead to less breast biopsies in high-risk women


June 30th, 2009 - 1:09 pm ICT by ANI
Washington, June 30 (ANI): Researchers from University of Wisconsin-Madison have suggested a new method, that when applied with MRI scans of the breast, can help rid women with increased breast cancer risk ... Read more...

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An aspirin a day can cut cancer risk in over 40s


April 29th, 2009 - 12:23 pm ICT by ANI
London, Apr 29 (ANI): A daily dose of aspirin in your 40s could cut the risk of developing cancer later in life, a new study claims.A study published in the Lancet Oncology ... Read more...

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Novel statistical model may help reduce breast-lesion biopsies


December 1st, 2008 - 1:26 pm ICT by ANI
Washington, Dec 1 (ANI): Using MRI exams, scientists have developed a new method of characterizing breast lesions, which could in turn help in reducing biopsies of benign tumours with the benefits ... Read more...

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Protein that controls cell shape to prevent breast cancer identified


November 27th, 2008 - 4:46 pm ICT by ANI
Washington, November 27 (ANI): Scientists at Cold Spring Harbor Laboratory (CSHL) have found that a protein called Scribble is an important regulator of breast cancer. The researchers have revealed that they originally ... Read more...

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”Tanorexia”: College students” latest addiction!


September 3rd, 2008 - 9:01 pm ICT by ANI
Washington, Sept 3 (ANI): More than 25 percent students of a large university are addicted to tanning, a new study has found. All the students having symptoms of tanning dependence also ... Read more...

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Targeted radiation therapy may combat cancer spread


August 13th, 2008 - 4:49 pm ICT by ANI
Washington, Aug 13 (ANI): A new study from University of Chicago Medical Centre has shown that targeted radiation therapy can control the cancer spread to distant sites. The research team found that ... Read more...

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Breast cancer blocking protein may play key role in pancreatic cancer


November 14th, 2007 - 2:06 am ICT by admin
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