tumor suppression

Cancer cells’ survival mechanism identified


April 27th, 2011 - 4:34 pm ICT by ANI
Washington, Apr 27 (ANI): A team of researchers have discovered new details of how cancer cells escape from tumor suppression mechanisms that normally prevent these damaged cells from multiplying.James A. DeCaprio, ... Read more...

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Red wine compound ‘can give a boost to breast cancer treatment’


February 15th, 2011 - 1:05 pm ICT by ANI
Washington, Feb 15 (ANI): Scientists have discovered that resveratrol - a compound found in red wine - when combined with rapamycin can have a tumor-suppressing effect on breast cancer cells that are ... Read more...

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‘Longevity’ protein may ward off precursor to prostate cancer


January 14th, 2011 - 1:48 pm ICT by ANI
Washington, Jan 14 (ANI): New evidence suggests that the "longevity" protein SIRT1 can inhibit the development of a known precursor to prostate cancer, prostatic intraepithelial neoplasia (PIN).Results from the study could lead ... Read more...

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How a Mediterranean diet rich in olive oil protects against heart disease


July 1st, 2010 - 2:07 pm ICT by ANI
Washington, July 1 (ANI): It is well-known that olive oil and a Mediterranean diet are associated with a lower risk for cardiovascular disease, but a new research offers a surprising reason why: ... Read more...

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Genes behind aging and cancer resistance identified


November 15th, 2008 - 12:33 pm ICT by ANI
Washington, Nov 15 (ANI): Researchers at the David Geffen School of Medicine (UCLA) have found that two genes, called p16(Ink4a) and Arf, play a major role in aging and offer resistance ... Read more...

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Protein linked to bone marrow failure in humans identified


July 21st, 2008 - 3:56 pm ICT by ANI
London, July 21 (ANI): In a study of dark-skinned mice, Stanford researchers have found that a common protein plays a vital role in tumor suppression, a finding that may ultimately lead ... Read more...

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Gene linked to aggressive prostate cancer identified


December 12th, 2007 - 3:26 pm ICT by admin
Washington , Dec 12 (ANI): Two genome-wide association studies have found that a genetic variant of the DAB2IP gene raises the risk of aggressive prostate cancer.The study was carried out by research ... Read more...

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