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Study reveals possible interventions for cancer, obesity

January 11th, 2011 - 6:00 pm ICT by ANI
Washington, Jan 11 (ANI): A new research may have opened doors to significant implications in the treatment and intervention of cancer and obesity.Dr. Jan-Ake Gustafsson at the University of Houston (UH) reported ... Read more...

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New mechanism regulating body’s 24-hour clock identified

November 12th, 2010 - 3:08 pm ICT by ANI
Washington, Nov 12 (ANI): Scientists have identified for the first time a novel mechanism that regulates circadian rhythm, the master clock that controls the body's natural 24-hour physiological cycle.These new findings ... Read more...

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Eating grapefruit could help treat diabetes

August 26th, 2010 - 12:33 pm ICT by ANI
Washington, Aug 26 (ANI): Grapefruit could hold the key to tackling diabetes, a new study has found.Naringenin, an antioxidant derived from the bitter flavor of grapefruits and other citrus fruits, may cause ... Read more...

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Key to get estrogen’s benefits without cancer risk found

June 24th, 2010 - 4:58 pm ICT by ANI
Washington, June 24 (ANI): Scientists have uncovered the key to gain cardiovascular benefits of estrogen without increasing cancer risk.Researchers at UT Southwestern Medical Center have pinpointed a set of biological mechanisms through ... Read more...

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Study: Painkillers may kill cancer cells too

June 21st, 2010 - 9:01 pm ICT by Aishwarya Bhatt
New York, Jun 21 (THAINDIAN NEWS) According to the latest research on cancer, painkillers might not just help to kill the sensation of pain but the cancer cells too. The researchers ... Read more...

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Cancer Cells May Kill Themselves On Taking A Painkiller

June 21st, 2010 - 8:09 pm ICT by Pen Men At Work
June 21, 2010 (Pen Men at Work): A U.S. research study has suggested that a painkiller may stimulate the cancer cells to kill themselves. The researchers of the Sanford-Burnham Medical Research ... Read more...

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Painkillers Can Make The Cancer Cells Kill Themselves

June 21st, 2010 - 7:35 pm ICT by GD
By Meena Kar June 21, (THAINDIAN NEWS) A recent research in the US claims that pain killers may help in triggering the process of cancer cells killing themselves. The researches found a link ... Read more...

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Painkilling drug shuts down cancer cell growth

June 15th, 2010 - 4:14 pm ICT by ANI
Washington, June 15 (ANI): It has been previously observed that people who regularly take non-steroidal anti-inflammatory drugs (NSAIDs) like aspirin have lower incidences of certain types of cancer. Now, investigators at Sanford-Burnham ... Read more...

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Pollution could be turning you obese

December 2nd, 2008 - 1:30 pm ICT by IANS
Washington, Dec 2 (IANS) A pollutant might be triggering obesity by influencing gene activity, according to a new study.For example tributyltin, a chemical is used in antifouling paints for boats, as a ... Read more...

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Chemical in paint may play role in promoting obesity

December 1st, 2008 - 4:28 pm ICT by ANI
Washington, Dec 1 (ANI): A new study has found that tributyltin, a ubiquitous pollutant that has a potent effect on gene activity, could be promoting obesity.Tributyltin is used in antifouling ... Read more...

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New discovery may pave way for disrupted body clock associated diseases

November 26th, 2007 - 2:13 pm ICT by admin
London, Nov 26 (ANI): Better treatments could soon be available for diseases associated with disrupted circadian rhythm - the roughly 24-hour body clock a person has - thanks to research by a ... Read more...

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