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High levels of ‘good’ cholesterol may decrease bowel cancer risk


March 8th, 2011 - 3:17 pm ICT by ANI
Washington, Mar 8 (ANI): A new research suggests that high levels of 'good' (high density lipoprotein) HDL cholesterol decrease the risk of bowel cancer.The association is independent of other potentially cancer-inducing markers ... Read more...

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Natural mechanism against ageing discovered


August 13th, 2009 - 1:49 pm ICT by IANS
Sydney, Aug 13 (IANS) Scientists have discovered a natural defence mechanism against ageing. They are amino acids working hard to protect our bodies from the ageing process caused by exposure to free ... Read more...

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Light therapy may help treat Parkinson’s disease


June 23rd, 2009 - 5:31 pm ICT by ANI
Washington, June 23 (ANI): A new study from the University of Virginia Health System has shown that low level light therapy (LLLT) could help treat patients with Parkinson's disease.The in vitro study, ... Read more...

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Broccoli may help protect against asthma


March 3rd, 2009 - 12:06 pm ICT by ANI
Washington, Mar 3 (ANI): A naturally occurring compound found in broccoli and other cruciferous vegetables may help protect against respiratory inflammation that causes conditions like asthma, allergic rhinitis and chronic obstructive ... Read more...

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New test to track mysterious metabolic diseases developed


February 12th, 2009 - 4:55 pm ICT by IANS
Washington, Feb 12 (IANS) Scientists have devised a much-needed way to monitor and find treatment for a mysterious and devastating group of metabolic diseases that arise from mutations in cells' fuel-burning mechanism. ... Read more...

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Vitamin-C may erode potency of anti-cancer drugs


October 1st, 2008 - 3:48 pm ICT by IANS
Washington, Oct 1 (IANS) Vitamin C, in pre-clinical studies, was found to erode the effectiveness of anti-cancer drugs, according to a new study.These new findings came from a study of lab cancer ... Read more...

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Vitamin C may cut effectiveness of cancer drugs


October 1st, 2008 - 12:57 pm ICT by ANI
London, Oct 1 (ANI): Large doses of vitamin C supplements may substantially reduce the effectiveness of cancer drugs, a new research suggests.The Memorial Sloan-Kettering Cancer Center findings have been reported by ... Read more...

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The indirect way tobacco carcinogens cause lung cancer


May 29th, 2008 - 6:21 pm ICT by admin
Washington, May 29 (ANI): Researchers at the University of Pennsylvania's School of Medicine's Center of Excellence in Environmental Toxicology (CEET) have found an indirect way in which tobacco carcinogens cause lung ... Read more...

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