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Eye colour linked to severity of skin conditions


May 7th, 2012 - 1:31 pm ICT by IANS
Washington, May 7 (IANS) Eye colour can tell whether you're at risk of serious skin conditions. The blue eyed are less likely to have vitiligo, while the brown eyed may ... 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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Study on zebrafish paves way for new cancer treatment


December 15th, 2010 - 3:27 pm ICT by ANI
Washington, Dec 15 (ANI): The imaging of tumour growth in zebrafish has shed light on how newly formed cancer cells can co-opt the immune system into spreading the disease.The work is leading ... Read more...

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Gene linked to spread of eye melanoma identified


November 5th, 2010 - 12:57 pm ICT by ANI
Washington, Nov 05 (ANI): Researchers have identified a gene linked to the spread of eye melanoma.Although more research is needed, researchers at Washington University School of Medicine in St. Louis say the ... 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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Man eater squids devouring fish stock in Pacific


August 30th, 2010 - 9:56 am ICT by IANS
London, Aug 30 (IANS) Millions of giant squids have been devouring fish stock and attacking humans in the Pacific Ocean, causing potential threat to marine ecosystem. Monster squid are the stuff of legend. ... Read more...

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Nature can inspire better security systems


May 21st, 2010 - 6:17 pm ICT by IANS
Washington, May 21 (IANS) Nature can be a good inspiration for designing better security systems, a new study by the University of Arizona (UA) suggests. The study, led by Rafe Sagarin, assistant research ... Read more...

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Seeking nature’s help may help develop more effective security systems


May 21st, 2010 - 5:32 pm ICT by ANI
London, May 21 (ANI): Security systems could be more effective if officials took a cue from how organisms deal with threats in the natural world, according to a new study by University ... Read more...

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A few tips to keep your hair healthy with age


April 28th, 2010 - 2:24 am ICT by IANS
London, April 28 (IANS) Wondering how to keep your hair healthy and shiny despite growing age? British experts have dished out some simple ways that can help reverse the damage.According to ... Read more...

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Stress turns hair gray


June 12th, 2009 - 12:38 pm ICT by ANI
Washington, June 12 (ANI): You must have heard many times from people that stress causes gray hairs. Now, new research suggests it's true.According to a new report in the June 12 issue ... Read more...

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New mouse model evokes cancer therapy hope


March 13th, 2009 - 2:13 pm ICT by IANS
Washington, March 13 (IANS) Researchers have developed a new mouse model that allows them to replicate normal pigment cells at the earliest stages of conversion to malignant skin cancer in humans. After ... Read more...

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Banaras University scientists claim chickpeas can cure Leukoderma


January 30th, 2009 - 8:00 pm ICT by ANI
By Girish Kumar Dubey Varanasi, Jan.30 (ANI): Scientists at the Banaras Hindu University (BHU) in Uttar Pradesh have claimed that chickpeas or, Choley as they are known in local parlance here can ... Read more...

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Tadpoles could help fight cancer


January 30th, 2009 - 12:37 pm ICT by ANI
Washington, Jan 30 (ANI): The humble tadpole could provide the key to developing anti-skin cancer drugs, say researchers at the University of East Anglia (UEA). The scientists have identified a compound which, ... Read more...

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Chickpeas can cure skin disease: BHU scientists


January 27th, 2009 - 10:19 am ICT by IANS
Varanasi, Jan 27 (IANS) Chickpeas hold the cure for leukoderma, a chronic skin disease that causes loss of pigment, resulting in white spots or patches on the skin, claim scientists of the ... 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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Black pepper may help in treating pigment disease


February 15th, 2008 - 1:46 pm ICT by admin
London, Feb 15 (ANI): Researchers at King's College London have found that a key component in black pepper, known as piperine, can help in developing new treatments for curing Vitiligo skin disease. ... Read more...

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Gene in male fish that lures females into sex identified


November 15th, 2007 - 4:48 pm ICT by admin
Washington, November 15 (ANI): German researchers have identified a gene in male cichlid fish that lures female fish so that males can deposit sperm into their mouths.Walter Salzburger, Ingo Braasch and Axel ... Read more...

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