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Bad cholesterol feeds brain tumours


September 16th, 2011 - 4:43 pm ICT by IANS
London, Sep 16 (IANS) Bad cholesterol fuels the growth of the commonest type of brain cancer, glioblastoma, just as hormones drive the growth of certain breast and prostate cancers.Glioblastomas are ... Read more...

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Stress speeds up breast cancer progression in mice


September 17th, 2010 - 1:33 pm ICT by ANI
Washington, Sept 17 (ANI): Scientists recently found that chronic stress acts as a sort of fertilizer that feeds breast cancer progression, significantly accelerating the spread of disease in animal models.Researchers at UCLA's ... Read more...

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Fructose-rich Western diets fuel growth of pancreatic cancers


August 12th, 2010 - 4:35 pm ICT by ANI
Washington, August 12 (ANI): A new study by researchers at UCLA has found that pancreatic cancers use the sugar fructose, common in the Western diet, to activate a key cellular pathway that ... Read more...

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Cancer Cells Use Fructose To Thrive


August 4th, 2010 - 8:08 pm ICT by Pen Men At Work
August 4, 2010 (Pen Men at Work): US researchers are believed to have made a startling discovery when they found out that the pancreatic cancer cells feed on fructose. The ... Read more...

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Pancreatic cancers use fructose to fuel their growth


August 4th, 2010 - 1:56 pm ICT by ANI
Washington, August 04 (ANI): A new study by researchers at UCLA's Jonsson Comprehensive Cancer Center has found that pancreatic cancers use the sugar fructose to activate a key cellular pathway that drives ... Read more...

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Tobacco tax hike could curb smoking


June 3rd, 2010 - 6:05 pm ICT by ANI
Washington, June 03 (ANI): Imposing higher taxes on tobacco items can reduce smoking among individuals with alcohol, drug or mental disorders, a study has found.The research from the David Geffen School of ... Read more...

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Childhood cancer survivors 4 times more prone to post-traumatic stress disorder


May 4th, 2010 - 1:23 pm ICT by ANI
Washington, May 4 (ANI): Young adult survivors of childhood cancers are four times more likely to develop Post-Traumatic Stress Disorder (PTSD) than their control group siblings, revealed a study.The Childhood Cancer Survivors ... Read more...

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New approach can tell after a single treatment if chemotherapy is working


April 15th, 2009 - 4:34 pm ICT by ANI
Washington, April 15 (ANI): Researchers at UCLA's Jonsson Comprehensive Cancer Center say that a non-invasive method can enable cancer specialists to determine after a single cycle of chemotherapy whether the treatment is ... Read more...

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Unique nano-droplets may revolutionise cancer therapy


September 4th, 2008 - 12:28 pm ICT by ANI
London, September 4 (ANI): Scientists at the University of California, Los Angeles (UCLA) say that they have devised a way to make unique nanoscale droplets that can pave the way for ... Read more...

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Mechanism behind mind-body connection identified


July 16th, 2008 - 12:30 pm ICT by ANI
Washington, July 16 (ANI): A new study conducted by researchers at the University of California, Los Angeles (UCLA) provides fresh insights into the mind-body connection by finding how chronic emotional stress ... Read more...

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Common cold virus helps scientists locate, image prostate cancer as it spreads


July 14th, 2008 - 12:56 pm ICT by ANI
Washington, July 14 (ANI): Researchers at the University of California, Los Angeles (UCLA) have successfully used an engineered common cold virus to deliver a genetic payload to prostate cancer cells in ... Read more...

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New PET scanning probe makes immune system monitoring possible


June 9th, 2008 - 5:00 pm ICT by ANI
London, June 9 (ANI): By modifying a common chemotherapy drug, researchers at UCLA's Jonsson Comprehensive Cancer Center have created a new probe for Positron Emission Tomography (PET), which will not only ... Read more...

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Fruits, veggies and teas may curb lung cancer risk in smokers


May 30th, 2008 - 3:44 pm ICT by admin
Washington, May 30 (ANI): Three servings of fruits and vegetables and green or black tea daily may protect smokers from developing lung cancer, suggests a new study.The new study from University ... Read more...

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Nanotechnology shows cancer cells are softer than normal cells


December 3rd, 2007 - 12:52 pm ICT by admin
London , Dec 3 (ANI): Scientists at the University of California Los Angeles (UCLA) have used cutting edge nanotechnology to measure the softness of cells, thereby differentiating cancer cells from normal cells ... Read more...

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Humour is the best medicine to ease kids’ pain


November 14th, 2007 - 2:33 am ICT by admin
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