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New strategy to fight cancer drug resistance discovered


June 21st, 2010 - 5:36 pm ICT by ANI
London, June 21: Scientists seem to have found a way to immobilize a common protein that often opposes chemotherapy treatment of various forms of cancer.The researchers have discovered that that they could ... Read more...

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Popular diabetes drug may help treat cancer


May 5th, 2010 - 4:21 pm ICT by ANI
Washington, May 5 (ANI): Researchers have learned that the popular diabetes medication metformin doesn't work the way they thought.And the discovery could open the door to using metformin to treat cancer, tuberous ... Read more...

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Soon, a pill that could end curse of diabetes


August 15th, 2009 - 12:22 pm ICT by ANI
London, Aug 15 (ANI): A pill that could spell the end of type one diabetes has been created by researchers.The treatment, which could be available within three years, raises hopes that it ... Read more...

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BP drug found to be effective against liver disease


June 1st, 2009 - 12:34 pm ICT by ANI
Washington, June 1 (ANI): A blood pressure drug has been found to be effective in reducing liver scarring in hepatitis C patients, according to Newcastle University researchers.They showed that losartan, a drug ... 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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Hope for women who suffer infertility, pelvic pain during sex


January 20th, 2009 - 12:56 pm ICT by IANS
Washington, Jan 20 (IANS) There is some hope for women who suffer from endometriosis, infertility and pelvic pain during sex, a chronic disease that affects five to 10 million women in the ... Read more...

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Scientists provide new insights into endometriosis


January 18th, 2009 - 12:15 pm ICT by ANI
London, Jan 18 (ANI): Scientists from Northwestern University''s Feinberg School of Medicine have found vital clues that may help explain the cause of endometriosis.Endometriosis is a chronic disease characterized by infertility ... Read more...

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Compounds that prevent nerve damage in Alzheimer’’s disease identified


September 24th, 2008 - 12:48 pm ICT by ANI
Washington, Sept 24 (ANI): In a study on fruit-flies, Duke University Medical Center scientists have found that a class of compounds, called transglutaminase inhibitors, could be used to develop better drugs ... Read more...

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Drug has potential to prevent alcoholics from relapsing


July 31st, 2008 - 3:54 pm ICT by IANS
Washington, July 31 (IANS) An experimental drug blocks euphoric feelings prompted by drinking and could potentially prevent alcoholics from relapsing, after being tested on mice. The next step will be to test ... Read more...

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Study sheds light on how drug blocks cholesterol absorption from the diet


June 4th, 2008 - 4:18 pm ICT by ANI
Washington, June 4 (ANI): A new study is shedding light on how drug Zetia, used to treat high cholesterol, blocks cholesterol absorption from the diet.Ezetimibe, also known as Zetia is the ... Read more...

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Experimental drug blocks prostate cancer progression in animal study


May 23rd, 2008 - 1:49 pm ICT by admin
Washington, May 23 (ANI): Researchers at Ohio State University Comprehensive Cancer Center have developed an experimental agent that has been able to block the progression of prostate cancer in an animal ... Read more...

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Cocaine’s effects on brain metabolism may boost abuse


February 19th, 2008 - 2:51 pm ICT by admin
Washington, Feb 19 (ANI): A new study in mice conducted at the U.S. Department of Energy's Brookhaven National Laboratory has found that cocaine's effect is not just limited to the dopamine system, ... Read more...

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