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UAE approves 126 new drugs


June 9th, 2012 - 10:11 pm ICT by IANS
Dubai, June 9 (IANS/WAM) The UAE has approved the use of 126 new drugs to treat patients, it was announced Saturday.The health ministry said the drugs are approved after thorough ... Read more...

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Chavez to launch re-election bid


June 7th, 2012 - 9:43 am ICT by IANS
Caracas, June 7 (IANS) Venezuelan President Hugo Chavez will officially register his candidacy in upcoming presidential elections to secure a third six-year term to continue his socialist reforms, according to ... Read more...

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Abu Dhabi to host global healthcare meet


March 8th, 2012 - 1:22 am ICT by IANS
Abu Dhabi, March 7 (IANS/WAM) Abu Dhabi in the United Arab Emirates (UAE) will host the 7th International Conference of Al Noor (ICAN) under the patronage of Nahyan Bin Mubarak ... Read more...

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Vietnamese man to be freed soon from his 90-kilo tumor


January 5th, 2012 - 10:06 pm ICT by Aishwarya Bhatt
Ho Chi Minh City, Jan 5 (THAINDIAN NEWS) A Vietnamese man is looking forward to be freed from a 90kg tumor on his right leg. With part of his right ... Read more...

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China approved 1,000 drug applications in 2010


October 10th, 2011 - 4:56 pm ICT by IANS
Beijing, Oct 10 (IANS) China's food and drug watchdog said it approved 1,000 drug registration applications in 2010, 26.2 percent more than in 2009 due to an increase in the ... Read more...

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‘Immune profile’ may guide chemotherapy for breast cancer


April 4th, 2011 - 12:39 pm ICT by ANI
Washington, Apr 4 (ANI): US researchers have discovered a new way to predict breast cancer survival based on an 'immune profile' - the relative levels of three types of immune cells within ... Read more...

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Prostate and breast cancer usually recur in bone: Study


March 24th, 2011 - 3:19 pm ICT by ANI
Washington, Mar 24 (ANI): A new University of Michigan study has found that prostate and breast cancer usually recur in the bone.And now, researchers believe they know why. Prostate cancer cells specifically ... Read more...

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Enzyme lowers vitamin D’s anti-cancer abilities


March 2nd, 2011 - 1:07 pm ICT by ANI
Washington, March 2 (ANI): Scientists at the University of Michigan Comprehensive Cancer Center have discovered that an enzyme, which plays a role in metabolizing vitamin D, can predict lung cancer survival.Previous ... Read more...

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Deadly Tumor Drives Tasmanian Devils To The Verge Of Extinction


January 20th, 2011 - 6:17 pm ICT by GD
By Gina Gomez Jan 20, (THAINDIAN NEWS) The Tasmanian devils are on the verge of extinction after a deadly facial tumor has killed a large number of animals belonging to the species, reducing ... Read more...

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New hope in the fight against melanoma


December 14th, 2010 - 6:39 pm ICT by ANI
Washington, Dec 14 (ANI): Scientists have offered new hope in the fight against melanoma, most aggressive form of skin cancer.This past summer saw a revolution in melanoma therapy. Patients whose melanoma lesions ... Read more...

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Blue light could be highly in potent platinum-based cancer treatment


December 10th, 2010 - 3:00 pm ICT by ANI
Washington, Dec 10 (ANI): A new study from the University of Warwick has found a way to use blue light to activate what could be a highly potent platinum-based cancer treatment.The new ... Read more...

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Targeting protein helps keep melanoma tumour growth in check


December 10th, 2010 - 2:58 pm ICT by ANI
Washington, Dec 10 (ANI): Targeting MIC-1 protein that promotes blood vessel development may help in checking melanoma tumour growth, say researchers."Preventing vessels from developing in tumours is one way to stop them ... Read more...

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Solar cells could be used to treat cancer effectively, say scientists


November 17th, 2010 - 6:12 pm ICT by ANI
Washington, Nov 17 (ANI): Scientists are coming up new solar cell-powered cancer therapies that could make treatment faster, less painful and more effective.The new solar cells are similar to the black ... Read more...

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Stem cell transplant ‘doubles muscle mass’


November 11th, 2010 - 4:49 pm ICT by ANI
Washington, Nov 11 (ANI): Researchers at University of Colorado transplanted stem cells into the leg muscles of mice prevented the loss of muscle function and mass that normally occurs with aging - ... Read more...

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Soon, a ‘nano drug’ jab that hits brain tumour’s bullseye


November 6th, 2010 - 2:41 pm ICT by ANI
Washington, Nov 6 (ANI): The scientists have developed a unique technology, which can inject anti-tumor drugs directly into brain tumor cells, unlike other drugs of its kind.The research team at Cedars-Sinai's Maxine ... Read more...

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New scanner device developed to detect breast cancer in seconds


October 29th, 2010 - 1:15 am ICT by Aishwarya Bhatt
New York, Oct 28 (THAINDIAN NEWS) A new and more compact version of a breast scanner have been developed to aid in the detection of breast cancer.The new device uses radio waves ... Read more...

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Molecule that can starve cancer cells and tumors they produce identified


September 19th, 2010 - 3:47 pm ICT by ANI
Washington, Sep 19 (ANI): A new research has indicated that a molecule - simply called 968 - can starve cancer cells and the tumors they produce.The key to this research is the ... Read more...

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Alcohol intake after breast cancer diagnosis may increase recurrence risk


September 16th, 2010 - 2:01 pm ICT by ANI
Washington, Sept 16 (ANI): Consumption of alcohol following diagnosis of early-stage breast cancer may increase risk of recurrence of cancer but not total mortality risk, according to a new study.For the study, ... Read more...

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Study finds that cancer cells thrive on fructose


August 4th, 2010 - 8:26 pm ICT by Aishwarya Bhatt
Washington DC, Aug 4 (THAINDIAN NEWS) Researchers in the United States say they have discovered that the age long belief that all sugars are the same, might not be true anymore.A team ... Read more...

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Nanoparticles used to shrink tumors in mice


July 10th, 2010 - 2:26 pm ICT by ANI
Washington, July 10 (ANI): Scientists have demonstrated that that mesoporous silica nanoparticles (MSNs), tiny particles with thousands of pores, can store and deliver chemotherapeutic drugs in vivo and effectively suppress tumors in ... Read more...

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New way to slow growth of deadly skin cancer


July 9th, 2010 - 3:53 pm ICT by ANI
Washington, July 9 (ANI): Scientists at Queen's University have demonstrated that the growth of melanoma, one of the most deadly forms of skin cancer, can be slowed when a little known gene ... Read more...

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Biological aging markers ‘up cancer risk’


July 7th, 2010 - 5:17 pm ICT by ANI
Washington, July 7 (ANI): Shorter length of leukocyte telomeres - chromosome markers of biological aging - is associated with an increased risk of cancer and death from the disease, according to a ... Read more...

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Elizabeth Edwards Wants To Shed Media Image Of ‘Cuckolded Wife’


June 30th, 2010 - 7:59 pm ICT by GD
By Meena Kar June 30, (THAINDIAN NEWS) Elizabeth Edwards has revealed that she wants to shed the image of the 'cuckolded wife' after finding some inner peace. She said that she was an ... Read more...

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Elizabeth Edwards speaks out for first time about life after hubby affair hell


June 30th, 2010 - 7:22 pm ICT by ANI
New York, June 30 (ANI): Elizabeth Edwards has spoken out for the first time about her husband's affair and the fallout from their split.Edwards has gone through a rough facet ... Read more...

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Conscious sedation for brain surgery may shorten hospital stay


June 19th, 2010 - 3:12 pm ICT by ANI
Washington, June 19 (ANI): A new study has suggested that the recovery time and cost of brain-tumor surgery might both be reduced if surgery is performed while patients are awake during part ... Read more...

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FDA approves prostate cancer drug Jevtana


June 18th, 2010 - 7:53 pm ICT by Aishwarya Bhatt
New York, Jun 18 (THAINDIAN NEWS) The Food and Drugs Administration in the United States has approved the first ever-prostrate cancer chemotherapy drug. The drug – Jevtana, which is made by Sanofi-Aventis ... Read more...

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Igor Vovkovinskiy Is The New Tallest American!


May 29th, 2010 - 6:50 pm ICT by GD
By Gina Gomez May 29, (THAINDIAN NEWS) Igor Vovkovinskiy has broken all records. The 27 year old man from Minnesota is now wearing the crown of the tallest man in the United States. ... Read more...

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Broccoli may help fight breast cancer


May 4th, 2010 - 11:51 am ICT by ANI
Washington, May 4 (ANI): A broccoli compound may help prevent or treat breast cancer by targeting cancer stem cells, according to a new study.Stem cells are the small number of cells that ... Read more...

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New tool allows precise targeting of radiotherapy for cancer radiation therapy


May 2nd, 2010 - 11:24 am ICT by ANI
Washington, May 2 (ANI): A new tool allows precise targeting of radiotherapy for cancer radiation therapy.Dr Corina Udrescu, from Centre Hospitalier Lyon Sud, said: "With this study we show that it is ... Read more...

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Dendreon Makes New Breakthrough In Fight Against Cancer


April 30th, 2010 - 5:45 pm ICT by GD
By Ranjan Bhaduri Seattle, Apr 30, (THAINDIAN NEWS) In a landmark win for the pharmaceutical community, Dendreon Corporation has got the approval for Provenge, its vaccine for treating prostrate cancer. The victory comes ... Read more...

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Freezing cancer kills it in its place in mice


March 4th, 2010 - 1:36 pm ICT by ANI
Washington, Mar 4 (ANI): A new study in mice has shown that freezing cancer kills it in its place and also generates an immune response that helps stop the cancer's spread.A research ... Read more...

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Bharat Biotech’s rabies vaccine to touch 20 million doses


October 27th, 2009 - 9:47 pm ICT by IANS
Hyderabad, Oct 27 (IANS) City-based vaccines and biotherapeutics manufacturer Bharat Biotech expects to more than double sales of its anti-rabies vaccine, INDIRAB(r),in two years to touch 20 million doses. INDIRAB sales crossed the ... Read more...

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‘Dying’ cancer mum beats five brain tumours to make full recovery


October 6th, 2009 - 4:38 pm ICT by ANI
London, October 06 (ANI): A woman in Britain whom doctors had said would die due to the five tumors present in her head has managed to survive.Forty-seven-year old Carole Budding of ... Read more...

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Pre-targeting approach may lead to personalised cancer therapies


October 5th, 2009 - 1:54 pm ICT by ANI
Washington, Oct 5 (ANI): Bringing personalized medicine one step closer from the laboratory to patients, researchers in The Netherlands have shown the potential to pre-target the treatment of cancer cells.Pretargeting combines new ... Read more...

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Gene that could lead to new therapies for bone marrow disease identified


September 29th, 2009 - 1:34 pm ICT by ANI
Washington, Sept 29 (ANI): Scientists from Van Andel Research Institute (VARI) have identified a gene that helps in progression of Myelodysplastic Syndrome (MDS), a bone marrow disease.They believe that the new gene ... Read more...

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