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Nanoparticles in sunscreens could be toxic if accidentally eaten


June 24th, 2010 - 2:08 pm ICT by ANI
Washington, June 24 (ANI): Nanoparticles in sunscreens could be toxic if accidentally eaten, according to scientists.Philip Moos and colleagues have said that particle size affects the toxicity of zinc oxide, a material ... Read more...

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Nanoparticles in sunscreen toxic if ingested


April 9th, 2010 - 7:10 pm ICT by IANS
Washington, April 9 (IANS) Scientists have reported that particle size affects the toxicity of zinc oxide, a material widely used in sunscreens. They have also found that nanoparticles in sunscreen can be ... Read more...

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Sunscreen nanoparticles could be toxic if accidentally eaten


April 8th, 2010 - 12:43 pm ICT by ANI
Washington, Apr 8 (ANI): Nanoparticles of zinc oxide present in sunscreens could prove toxic if consumed accidentally, according to a study.Particles smaller than 100 nanometers are slightly more toxic to colon cells ... Read more...

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Mangoes may protect against breast, colon cancer


January 12th, 2010 - 11:43 am ICT by ANI
Washington, Jan 12 (ANI): Mango lovers have a new reason to savour their favourite fruit - it has been found to protect against colon and breast cancer.Though mango is an ancient fruit ... Read more...

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Scientists uncover new therapeutic target for bowel disease


December 9th, 2008 - 5:56 pm ICT by ANI
Washington, Dec 9 (ANI): University of Edinburgh researchers have identified a potential therapeutic target that may hold a key to new therapies for inflammatory bowel disease (IBD).They believe a chemical messenger ... Read more...

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Scientists identify bacteria that causes colon cancer


September 22nd, 2008 - 2:40 pm ICT by IANS
Washington, Sep 22 (IANS) Scientists have identified a molecule produced by common gut bacterium that activates signalling pathways lined with colon cancer cells."We wanted to investigate how colon cells respond to normal ... Read more...

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How gut bacteria can cause colon cancer


September 22nd, 2008 - 1:46 pm ICT by ANI
Washington, Sept 22 (ANI): American scientists claim to have uncovered how a common gut bacterium causes colon cancer.The researchers have found that a molecule produced by common gut bacteria Enterococcus faecalis ... Read more...

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Found: magic bullet to kill acute diarrhoea


June 17th, 2008 - 1:55 pm ICT by IANS
Washington, June 17 (IANS) The discovery of an inexpensive compound could virtually sound the death knell of diarrhoea, which kills up to 2.5 million children annually in the developing world. The Texas ... Read more...

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New compound may make for inexpensive, easy-to-take diarrhea treatment


June 17th, 2008 - 1:22 pm ICT by ANI
Washington , June 17 (ANI): Researchers in the US have discovered a novel compound that might lead to an inexpensive, easy-to-take treatment for diarrhoea, a major cause of child deaths in ... Read more...

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Vitamin D and calcium affect cell death in the colon: Study


April 14th, 2008 - 4:14 pm ICT by admin
Washington, Apr 14 (ANI): A new study from Emory University has revealed that Vitamin D and calcium supplements may influence cell death in colon.Previous studies had shown that calcium and vitamin ... Read more...

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