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Sunscreen chemical may cause cancer


December 1st, 2011 - 2:25 pm ICT by IANS
Singapore, Dec 1 (IANS) A metal compound commonly found in consumer products and sunscreens lotions could potentially cause cancer.Zinc oxide is used to absorb harmful ultra violet light. But when ... Read more...

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Stress turns hair grey


August 23rd, 2011 - 8:30 pm ICT by IANS
London, Aug 23 (IANS) Stress can turn your hair grey, say scientists.They have found how stress hormone adrenaline causes damage that could lead to a variety of conditions - such ... Read more...

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Molecule able to fight brain cancer found


April 22nd, 2011 - 12:11 pm ICT by IANS
Washington, April 22 (IANS) Extending the hope to live longer than expected for patients suffering from brain cancer, a team of scientists has found a molecule that is able ... Read more...

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Protein that contributes to ulcerative colitis revealed


April 2nd, 2011 - 3:19 pm ICT by ANI
Washington, Apr 2 (ANI): A new study has revealed that a protein called PUMA (p53 upregulated modulator of apoptosis) contributes to ulcerative colitis.Ulcerative colitis (UC) is an inflammatory bowel disease thought to ... Read more...

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New therapeutic target for lung cancer identified


April 1st, 2011 - 7:22 pm ICT by ANI
Washington, April 01 (ANI): Researchers at the Seoul National University have discovered a new therapeutic target for lung cancer.It was found that a variant of the protein AIMP2 is highly expressed in ... Read more...

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Molecular on-off switches for cancer and autoimmunity defined


October 1st, 2010 - 2:40 pm ICT by ANI
Washington, Oct 1 (ANI): Scientists from the Institute for Advanced Studies in New Jersey are examining how oncogenes and tumour suppressor genes handle cellular stress, and said that each of these opposing ... Read more...

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New discovery could stop stem-cell loss during cancer therapy


September 6th, 2010 - 1:33 pm ICT by ANI
London, Sept 6 (ANI): Loss of stem cells during chemotherapy or radiation therapy is the main side effect for human cancer patients, leading to anaemia, appetite and weight loss. But a new ... Read more...

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Hormone therapies ‘up breast cancer metastasis risk in post-menopausal women’


May 7th, 2010 - 1:59 pm ICT by ANI
Washington, May 7 (ANI): A University of Missouri study has found that hormone therapies not just increase the risk of breast cancer in post-menopausal women, they can also increase the chance of ... Read more...

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Scientists discover what triggers liver cancer


October 22nd, 2009 - 5:15 pm ICT by IANS
Washington, Oct 22 (IANS) Aflatoxin which is produced by mould on nuts and grains can trigger liver cancer if consumed in large quantities, besides endangering 4.5 billion of the world's poor with ... Read more...

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Food toxin may cause liver cancer


October 22nd, 2009 - 2:24 pm ICT by ANI
London, Oct 22 (ANI): Scientists from University of California, Irvine, have identified a protein that triggers the deadly food toxin found in fungi on nuts and grains, which if consumed in large ... Read more...

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Gene critical to cancer cell survival identified


October 6th, 2009 - 5:14 pm ICT by ANI
Washington, Oct 6 (ANI): University of York researchersclaim to have identified a gene that appears to play a crucial role in cancer cell survival.They have used a process called RNA interference to ... Read more...

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Cancer treatment revolution soon


October 4th, 2009 - 1:43 pm ICT by ANI
London, Oct 4 (ANI): In the near future, cancer treatment will be dramatically transformed, Britain's leading cancer scientist will announce this week.On Wednesday, Sir David Lane, chief scientist at Cancer Research UK, ... Read more...

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Key mechanism behind tumour formation identified


July 8th, 2009 - 4:50 pm ICT by ANI
Washington, July 7 (ANI): A scientist at Purdue University has found a key protein process that can lead to the formation of tumours.Xiaoqi Liu, an assistant professor of Biochemistry, has claimed that ... Read more...

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Eating fruits, vegetables can boost patients” response to chemotherapy


October 23rd, 2008 - 12:37 pm ICT by ANI
Washington, Oct 23 (ANI): A new study by UC Riverside biochemists has revealed that ingesting apigenin, a naturally occurring dietary agent found in vegetables and fruit, improves cancer cells'' response to ... Read more...

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New non-toxic treatment has broad anti-cancer potential


June 19th, 2008 - 3:52 pm ICT by ANI
Washington, June 19 (ANI): Researchers at the University of Missouri have developed a new non-toxic treatment that has broad anti-cancer potential.The treatment effectively reduces breast cancer cells, by combining a small ... Read more...

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Genes that may pave the way for next-generation cancer therapies identified


May 26th, 2008 - 12:38 pm ICT by admin
London, May 26 (ANI): Scientists have identified a new class of genes, called cooperation response genes (CRGs), which can reveal a great deal about cancer cell function and may also help ... Read more...

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Scientists identify hundreds of genes involved in cancer development


May 16th, 2008 - 1:23 pm ICT by admin
Washington , May 16 (ANI): In a new study on mice, genetic researchers have pinpointed hundreds of genes that may have a major role to play in the development of cancer.The ... Read more...

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How environmental stress causes cancer revealed


November 14th, 2007 - 8:33 am ICT by admin
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New molecular target to improve chemotherapy efficacy identified


November 14th, 2007 - 8:16 am ICT by admin
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