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Oral vaccines are ‘alternative to jab’


February 11th, 2011 - 6:49 pm ICT by ANI
Washington, Feb 11 (ANI): A new study has found that oral vaccines could be used to immunise individuals against a wide range of diseases.The research found that salivary glands are able to ... Read more...

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Use of preoperative breast MRI results in high cancer yield


January 13th, 2011 - 5:07 pm ICT by ANI
Washington, Jan 13 (ANI): Scientists have found that the use of preoperative breast MRI detects otherwise occult cancer with a relatively high degree of accuracy when applied to a diverse population of ... Read more...

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New imaging technique may reduce lymphedema in breast cancer patients


December 13th, 2010 - 2:20 pm ICT by ANI
Washington, Dec 13 (ANI): Scientists have used a new imaging technique that may help in reducing lymphedema in breast cancer patients by 55 percent.Researchers at the Mayo Clinic reported that integrating single ... Read more...

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Small molecule may deactivate enemy of cancer-fighting p53


December 8th, 2010 - 5:39 pm ICT by ANI
Washington, Dec 8 (ANI): Scientists are conducting a pioneering clinical trial to test the effectiveness in leukemia of a small molecule that shuts down MDM2, a protein that can disable the well-known ... Read more...

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Less Invasive Breast cancer surgery gives new hope for patients


September 25th, 2010 - 2:05 am ICT by Aishwarya Bhatt
Sep 24 (THAINDIAN NEWS) Researchers from United States and Canada says breast cancer patients could just have some selected lymph nodes removed and they will fare just as well as those that ... Read more...

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Boffins prefer needles to tablets for global vaccinations


April 27th, 2010 - 4:10 pm ICT by ANI
London, April 27 (ANI): A new discovery by researchers at the Trudeau Institute may pave the way for the delivery of more effective vaccines to prevent chronic parasitic worm infections.Dr. Markus Mohrs ... Read more...

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‘One-stop’ breast cancer test can drastically shorten treatment process


October 31st, 2009 - 12:50 pm ICT by ANI
London, Oct 31 (ANI): A new "one-step" breast cancer test can significantly cut the treatment process for women with the disease.Patients having breast cancer surgery will be given the 30-minute breast lymph ... Read more...

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India ‘helped heal Beastie Boys rapper MCA’s cancer’


October 13th, 2009 - 6:24 pm ICT by ANI
Nevada (U.S.) Oct 13 (ANI): India is said to have helped heal Beastie Boys rapper-musician-songwriter MCA, who was diagnosed with cancer few months back.MCA (Adam Nathaniel Yauch) has reportedly said that he ... Read more...

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Why is extra-pulmonary TB not a public health priority in India?


September 20th, 2009 - 6:39 pm ICT by admin
By Bobby Ramakant, CNSTuberculosis (TB) is among the biggest killers of people living with HIV (PLHIV) even in the era of increased access to anti-retroviral therapy (ART). TB incidence and recurrence rates, ... Read more...

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Beastie Boy says he is fine after cancer surgery


August 7th, 2009 - 6:37 pm ICT by IBNS
Aug 7 (IBNS) Beastie Boy Adam "MCA" Yauch is fine and healthy and is well on his way to recover from surgery to treat a tumor and gearing up for radiation treatments.Yauch ... Read more...

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Adam Yauch Of “Beastie Boys” Diagnosed With Cancer


July 21st, 2009 - 6:38 pm ICT by GD
Adam Yauch, one of the members of the popular group Beastie Boys announced on Monday, through a home made video placed without fan fare on the band's website, that he would be ... Read more...

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HIV-1 destroys immune response in the gut within days of infection


July 7th, 2009 - 11:59 am ICT by ANI
Washington, July 7 (ANI): Researchers have found that HIV-1 virus moves rapidly in the body, and damages the B-cell antibody-producing system in the gut, within days of infection.The study by Centre for ... Read more...

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Green tea extract may help treat leukemia


May 27th, 2009 - 11:56 am ICT by ANI
Washington, May 27 (ANI): An active ingredient of green tea has been found effective in treating leukaemia patients, say researchers.The study led by Mayo Clinic researchers has shown that patients could fairly ... Read more...

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Novel minimally invasive surgery to treat patients with stomach cancer


April 16th, 2009 - 5:29 pm ICT by ANI
Washington, April 16 (ANI): A minimally invasive surgical approach has been found to have certain advantages that makes it a preferable treatment for some stomach cancer patients.Researchers at Memorial Sloan-Kettering Cancer Center ... Read more...

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Cellular implants show promise to treat cancer


January 12th, 2009 - 7:13 pm ICT by ANI
London, Jan 12 (ANI): In a study on mice, scientists have found that body implants that alter a person''s immune cells could be used to treat a range of infectious diseases ... Read more...

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New study indicates HIV pandemic began around 1900


October 2nd, 2008 - 12:44 pm ICT by ANI
Washington, Oct 2 (ANI): The most pervasive global strain of HIV began spreading in humans around 1900 in sub-Saharan Africa, according to a new research.The research found that HIV began spreading ... Read more...

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Sleeping sickness find may lead to new test for earlier diagnosis


April 15th, 2008 - 4:09 pm ICT by admin
Washington, Apr 15 (ANI): Researchers from Imperial College of London and institutions in Switzerland and the USA, have revealed that sleeping sickness creates a metabolic 'fingerprint' in the blood and urine ... Read more...

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Protein that helps pancreatic cancer cells evade immune system identified


January 11th, 2008 - 12:43 pm ICT by admin
Washington , Jan 11 (ANI): Researchers at Jeffersons Kimmel Cancer Center in Philadelphia , have found that a protein that helps pancreatic cancer cells evade the immune system.The protein, the researchers state, ... Read more...

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Scientists pioneer fertility preserving therapy for children’s cancer


December 30th, 2007 - 4:51 pm ICT by admin
London, Dec 30 (ANI): Scottish researchers have launched a revolutionary new therapy for one of most common children's cancers, Hodgkin's lymphoma.Hodgkin's lymphoma is characterized clinically by the orderly spread of disease from ... Read more...

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