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Kenyan man gets ’second life’ after Delhi treatment

July 19th, 2012 - 12:13 pm ICT by IANS
New Delhi, July 19 (IANS) Wracked by uncertainty and struggling to find a bride after white patches appeared on his face, the 33-year-old Indian-origin businessman flew down from his ... Read more...

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Arthritis drug could help treat skin cancer

March 24th, 2011 - 2:33 pm ICT by ANI
Washington, Mar 24 (ANI): Researchers at University of East Anglia (UEA) and Children's Hospital Boston have made a breakthrough discovery that promises an effective new treatment for one of the deadliest forms ... Read more...

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Biomarker test shows promise for diagnosis of melanoma

January 25th, 2011 - 5:32 pm ICT by ANI
Washington, Jan 25 (ANI): Scientists have found that a test of biomarkers for DNA methylation is technically feasible and could aid in earlier, more precise diagnosis of melanoma.University of North Carolina School ... Read more...

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‘Co-conspirator’ cells may hold key to skin cancer prevention

August 31st, 2010 - 5:06 pm ICT by ANI
Washington, Aug 31 (ANI): A new research has identified cancer cells called 'co-conspirator' in the genesis of melanoma - a finding that could be the key to predicting and preventing skin cancer.Apart ... Read more...

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Animals developed eyes for seeking light

November 20th, 2008 - 4:14 pm ICT by ANI
Washington, Nov 20 (ANI): A new research has suggested that the first eyes in the animal kingdom evolved for the purpose of seeking light.Larvae of marine invertebrates worms, sponges, jellyfish - ... Read more...

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Stem cell breakthrough may hold hope for cancer cure

October 14th, 2008 - 11:53 am ICT by ANI
Washington, October 14 (ANI): A research team has achieved a major success in triggering a cancer-like response by disrupting a natural bioelectrical mechanism within frog embryonic stem cells. Scientists from The Forsyth ... Read more...

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Safe suntans are a physical impossibility, proclaim scientists

September 18th, 2008 - 2:25 pm ICT by ANI
Washington, September 18 (ANI): Examining the effects of ultraviolet (UV) radiation on skin, American researchers have come to the conclusion that indoor tanning beds certainly do not offer a safe suntan. In ... Read more...

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Heres why white horses are white

July 20th, 2008 - 3:39 pm ICT by ANI
London, July 20 (ANI): They say white horses are a mythical image of purity and sanctity. Now, a group of scientists have come up with a scientific answer for the white ... Read more...

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