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‘Venom from snakes could save lives too’

September 20th, 2012 - 2:42 pm ICT by IANS
Sydney, Sep 20 (IANS) Snake venom could become the source of life-saving drugs for cancer, diabetes and high blood pressure, according to an Australian research.Gavin Huttley from The John Curtin ... Read more...

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New mapping tool pinpoints cancer hotspots

February 23rd, 2012 - 2:35 pm ICT by IANS
Sydney, Feb 23 (IANS) A new mapping tool simplifies cancer detection by pinpointing genetic information that may be linked with cancer hotspots, a study reveals.A research team, led by Thomas ... Read more...

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New cell type boosts immunity to infection

November 30th, 2011 - 2:17 pm ICT by IANS
Sydney, Nov 30 (IANS) A new type of cell actually boosts the body's ability to fight off infections and threatening diseases, reveals a study.It recognises lipid antigens, or foreign molecules, ... Read more...

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Faulty immune memory can trigger cold sores, cancer

November 10th, 2009 - 2:06 pm ICT by IANS
Sydney, Nov 10 (IANS) A faulty immune memory can trigger infections that may lead to cold sores and even cancer in some people, say researchers. The memory circuit, identified by the research team, ... Read more...

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