prostate cancers

Twin viruses linked to prostate cancer


August 3rd, 2012 - 2:26 pm ICT by IANS
Sydney, Aug 3 (IANS) Two common viruses linked to human cancers are both present and may even be collaborating with each other in most male prostate cancers.A new research has ... Read more...

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Trace elements in toenails show up cancer risk


December 20th, 2011 - 9:30 pm ICT by IANS
London, Dec 20 (IANS) Trace elements present in the toe nail can actually tell whether one is likely to suffer from cancer or not, reveals a study. Researchers from National ... Read more...

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Bad cholesterol feeds brain tumours


September 16th, 2011 - 4:43 pm ICT by IANS
London, Sep 16 (IANS) Bad cholesterol fuels the growth of the commonest type of brain cancer, glioblastoma, just as hormones drive the growth of certain breast and prostate cancers.Glioblastomas are ... Read more...

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Teenage obesity raises cancer risk


June 16th, 2011 - 8:41 pm ICT by IANS
London, June 16 (IANS) Men who were overweight or obese as teenagers are more likely to die from cancer in later life, says a study.Even losing weight during middle age ... Read more...

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This jab could revolutionise cancer treatment


April 15th, 2011 - 1:31 pm ICT by IANS
London, April 15 (IANS) TeloVac, a new generation of drug, could revolutionise cancer treatment within two years.TeloVac harnesses the body's own immune system to fight the disease, freezing tumours. ... Read more...

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Vaccine that stops all tumours in their tracks to be available by 2013-end


April 15th, 2011 - 12:44 pm ICT by ANI
London, April 15 (ANI): A 'universal' vaccine, which is part of a new generation of drugs that use the body's own defences to fight the disease, stopping tumours in their tracks, could ... Read more...

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New test accurately detects aggressive prostate cancer


April 7th, 2011 - 6:14 pm ICT by ANI
Washington, Apr 7 (ANI): A new PSA test to screen for prostate cancer more accurately identified men with prostate cancer -- particularly the aggressive form of the disease -- and substantially reduced ... Read more...

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Potential driver of some aggressive prostate cancers found


April 5th, 2011 - 5:07 pm ICT by ANI
Washington, Apr 5 (ANI): A research team, including an Indian-origin scientist, has found that the mutations of a gene called KRAS, which is known to play a role in numerous cancers, may ... Read more...

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New tool opens alternate door to prostate cancer diagnosis


April 3rd, 2011 - 2:20 pm ICT by ANI
Washington, April 03 (ANI): A new study has suggested that it may not be necessary to look for tumors directly in patients with prostate cancer - analyzing non-tumor tissue may be an ... Read more...

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Molecular predictor of metastatic prostate cancer identified


February 3rd, 2011 - 5:07 pm ICT by ANI
London, Feb 03 (ANI): Researchers at Dana-Farber Cancer Institute have indicated that prostate tumors that carry a "signature" of four molecular markers have the potential to become dangerously metastatic if not treated ... Read more...

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Energy saving bulbs could bring on breast cancer


January 31st, 2011 - 5:21 pm ICT by IANS
London, Jan 31 (IANS) Energy saving light bulbs could result in higher breast cancer rates if used late at night. Abraham Haim, professor of biology at Haifa ... Read more...

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Search for cancer ‘biomarkers’ to make treatments more effective


January 11th, 2011 - 6:07 pm ICT by ANI
Washington, Jan 11 (ANI): A Florida State University scientist is working to identify a variety of 'biomarkers' that might provide earlier warnings of the presence of breast and prostate cancers."Biomarkers are indicators ... Read more...

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Early warning signs for prostate cancer identified


November 7th, 2010 - 12:11 pm ICT by IANS
London, Nov 7 (IANS) Scientists have discovered potential early warning signs for prostate cancer that could be used to spot the disease before symptoms emerge. They identified two proteins that are ... Read more...

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Scientists reveal prostate cancer’s multiple personalities


November 4th, 2010 - 2:34 pm ICT by ANI
Washington, Nov 4 (ANI): A team of scientists has taken an important step toward a better understanding of prostate cancer by uncovering evidence that it is not one disease but rather several ... Read more...

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Dense bones associated with raised risk for prostate cancer


July 29th, 2010 - 12:08 pm ICT by ANI
Washington, July 29 (ANI): A new study has found that men, who develop prostate cancer, tend to retain denser bones as they age than men who stay free of the disease.This new ... Read more...

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Biomarkers for particularly aggressive prostate cancers discovered


July 13th, 2010 - 3:24 pm ICT by ANI
Washington, July 13 (ANI): Researchers have uncovered a mechanism that determines prostate cancer aggressiveness, providing new targets for diagnosis and treatment.The study, led by Ze'ev Ronai, at Sanford-Burnham Medical Research Institute (Sanford-Burnham), ... Read more...

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Genomic analysis of prostate cancer unveiled


June 26th, 2010 - 4:11 pm ICT by ANI
Washington, June 26 (ANI): Scientists have assembled the most comprehensive genomic analysis of prostate cancer to date.The hope is that the database will result in new drug targets and the development ... Read more...

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Spicing the meat reduces cancer risk


May 22nd, 2010 - 1:53 pm ICT by ANI
Washington, May 22 (ANI): Applying spices to beef not just enhances its taste but can also cut down your risk of cancer, suggests a new study.J. Scott Smith, a Kansas State ... Read more...

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Novel technology helps in prostate cancer treatment


May 13th, 2010 - 2:16 pm ICT by ANI
Washington, May 13 (ANI): Queen's University scientists have created a new way of performing lab tests that could improve the way doctors manage prostate cancer treatment.It will allow them to identify ... Read more...

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Home cancer detection kit may soon be a reality


February 18th, 2010 - 5:50 pm ICT by ANI
Washington, February 18 (ANI): Scientists are working on a tiny liquid sensor that may detect cancer instantly and could lead to the creation of its home detection kit.Jae Kwon, assistant professor of ... Read more...

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Now a cancer detecting kit on the anvil


February 18th, 2010 - 3:44 pm ICT by IANS
Washington, Feb 18 (IANS) What if it were possible to buy a kit off the shelf for instant and accurate diagnosis of cancer, similar to a pregnancy test? A Missouri University (MU) ... Read more...

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New approach may help treat breast, prostate cancers


February 9th, 2010 - 3:30 pm ICT by ANI
Washington, Feb9 (ANI): Loyola University research team led by an Indian-origin researcher claims to have discovered a novel protein that will help in developing treatments for breast cancer, prostate cancer and enlarged ... Read more...

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Mum’s exposure to some plastic may increase kid’s asthma risk


February 4th, 2010 - 4:30 pm ICT by IANS
Washington, Feb 4 (IANS) A pregnant or lactating woman's exposure to plastic used in water bottles, sunglasses, eyeglass lenses, DVDs, and CDs may increase the risk of asthma in her children. Scientists ... Read more...

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Mum’s exposure to BPA may increase child asthma risk


February 4th, 2010 - 1:51 pm ICT by ANI
Washington, Feb 4 (ANI): A mother's exposure to bisphenol A, a chemical used to make everything from plastic water bottles and food packaging to sunglasses and CDs, may increase the odds that ... Read more...

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Prostate cancer diagnosis may increase suicide risk


February 3rd, 2010 - 5:12 pm ICT by ANI
Washington, Feb 3 (ANI): A new research suggests that a prostate cancer diagnosis carries an immediate risk of suicide and cardiovascular death.Fang Fang of the Channing Laboratory, Department of Medicine, Brigham and ... Read more...

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Mangoes may protect against breast, colon cancer


January 12th, 2010 - 11:43 am ICT by ANI
Washington, Jan 12 (ANI): Mango lovers have a new reason to savour their favourite fruit - it has been found to protect against colon and breast cancer.Though mango is an ancient fruit ... Read more...

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Promising experimental drug against brain, prostate cancers


January 4th, 2010 - 4:27 pm ICT by IANS
Washington, Jan 4 (IANS) An experimental drug undergoing tests against breast and lung cancer shows promise in fighting brain cancer (glioblastoma) and prostate cancer too, says a new research. The drugs are especially ... Read more...

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Molecule discovery good news for prostate cancer sufferers


December 29th, 2009 - 2:51 pm ICT by ANI
London, Dec 29 (ANI): People with prostate cancer have been offered new hope after researchers at University of Pennsylvania discovered a molecule that appears to target the tumours.The researchers found that the ... Read more...

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Low cholesterol may cut risk for high-grade prostate cancer


November 4th, 2009 - 4:17 pm ICT by ANI
Washington, Nov 4 (ANI): Men with low cholesterol levels are less likely to suffer from aggressive form of prostate cancer, say researchers.The study led by Johns Hopkins researchers showed that having ... Read more...

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Blood vessels could predict how prostate cancer would behave


November 4th, 2009 - 2:28 pm ICT by ANI
Washington, Nov 4 (ANI): Blood vessels in prostate cancer could act as predictor of how it would behave, say researchers at The Ohio State University and the Harvard School of Public Health.The ... Read more...

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How ‘triggering event’ in cancer occurs


October 30th, 2009 - 2:46 pm ICT by ANI
Washington, Oct 30 (ANI): A research team at the University of Michigan Comprehensive Cancer Center, including an Indian-origin scientist, has found how two genes fuse together and lead to prostate cancer.The study ... Read more...

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Consensus on optimal vitamin D dose lacking despite many health benefits


September 17th, 2009 - 2:50 pm ICT by ANI
Washington, September 17 (ANI): While vitamin D is known to offer many benefits, there is no consensus on what level of the nutrient is optimal for good health, according to the Mayo ... Read more...

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Weight gain in adulthood linked to prostate cancer risk


September 12th, 2009 - 2:54 pm ICT by ANI
Washington, Sep 12 (ANI): Body size and weight gain in younger and older adulthood may help weigh a man's proneness to prostate cancer, according to a study by researchers at the University ... Read more...

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Soon, simple jab to prevent prostate cancer


September 8th, 2009 - 12:45 pm ICT by ANI
Washington, Sept 8 (ANI): A simple jab may soon help prevent prostate cancer, say researchers.The research team from University of Utah and University of Columbia have identified a virus, known to ... Read more...

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Queen’s Freddie Mercury tops ‘Britain’s Greatest Ever Moustache’ list


August 19th, 2009 - 1:52 pm ICT by ANI
London, Aug 19 (ANI): Rock band Queen's lead singer Freddie Mercury has walked away with the title of 'Britain's Greatest Ever Moustache' in a new poll.Mercury has topped the celebrity moustache poll ... Read more...

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