childhood leukemia

Puffing could expose your kid to leukaemia


February 10th, 2012 - 2:56 pm ICT by IANS
Sydney, Feb 10 (IANS) Smokers beware. Your heavy puffing around the time of conception greatly increases the chances of your child developing the most common form of childhood cancer, ... Read more...

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X-rays may increase childhood leukemia risk


October 5th, 2010 - 2:59 pm ICT by ANI
Washington, Oct 5 (ANI): A new study by researchers at the University of California, Berkeley's School of Public Health has revealed that diagnostic X-rays may increase the risk of developing childhood leukemia.Specifically, ... Read more...

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Key pathway implicated in progression of childhood cancer found


September 19th, 2010 - 3:57 pm ICT by ANI
Washington, Sep 19 (ANI): Scientists have found a protein crucial for the immune response appears is a key player in the progression of a devastating form of childhood leukemia called T-cell acute ... Read more...

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Cells critical to childhood leukemia identified


January 22nd, 2010 - 2:06 pm ICT by ANI
Washington, Jan 22 (ANI): The cells that cause a common type of childhood leukaemia - T cell Acute Lymphoblastic Leukaemia (T-ALL) - have been identified by scientists at The Royal Melbourne Hospital ... Read more...

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Potential therapeutic target for deadly form of childhood leukaemia found


December 15th, 2009 - 5:04 pm ICT by ANI
London, Dec 15 (ANI): Scientists from Loyola University Chicago Stritch School of Medicine and the University of Virginia have found a gene that can act as a potential therapeutic target for deadly ... Read more...

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New drug may help treat childhood leukemia


July 29th, 2009 - 2:45 pm ICT by ANI
London, July 29 (ANI): Scientists from Tel Aviv University have found a drug that may act as an alternative to traumatic chemotherapy for childhood leukaemia."Modern medicine can cure eight out of 10 ... Read more...

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Remembering the nuclear nightmare of Kazakhstan


June 18th, 2009 - 7:56 pm ICT by IANS
Astana, June 18 (IANS) Sixty years since scientists of the erstwhile USSR detonated their first nuclear bomb in Semipalatinsk, Kazakhstan Thursday remembered the horror of almost 500 explosions - from 1949 to ... Read more...

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Kazakhstan observes anniversary of decision to end nuke tests


June 18th, 2009 - 3:02 pm ICT by ANI
Astana, June 18 (ANI): Over 25,000 locals, Kazakh dignitaries and world media assembled at Semipalatinsk on Thursday to celebrate the 20th anniversary of Kazakhstan's decision to stop nuclear tests at the Semipalatinsk ... Read more...

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Adult survivors of childhood cancer likely to have lower bone mineral density


December 4th, 2008 - 6:10 pm ICT by ANI
Washington, Dec 4 (ANI): In a new study, researches the University of Michigan Comprehensive Cancer Center found that men who survived childhood leukemia treatment were more likely to have low bone ... Read more...

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Pylons, high-voltage cables double dementia-related death risk


November 11th, 2008 - 1:41 pm ICT by ANI
London, Nov 11 (ANI): People who live close to pylons and high-voltage cables double their risk of dying from Alzheimers disease and senile dementia, a shocking new study has claimed.According to ... Read more...

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Targeted cancer pill Gleevec improves outcomes for kids with leukemia


December 10th, 2007 - 3:13 pm ICT by admin
Washington , Dec 10 (ANI): Gleevec, the targeted cancer pill not only saves adults lives, but has been shown to play a pivotal role in improving the results for children with a ... Read more...

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