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Scientists identify molecule that flicks on immune system


May 21st, 2012 - 5:24 pm ICT by IANS
Singapore, May 21 (IANS) Researchers have identified the molecular 'switch' that directly triggers the body's first line of defence against pathogens, more accurately known as the body's "innate immunity". They ... Read more...

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What causes brain cell death in Parkinson’s patients


January 8th, 2011 - 5:10 pm ICT by ANI
Washington, Jan 08 (ANI): Researchers at The University of Texas Health Science Center have discovered a process that may begin to explain why the vast majority of Parkinson's patients develop the progressive ... Read more...

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Now, a disposable device to identify aggressive breast cancers


September 29th, 2010 - 5:52 pm ICT by ANI
Washington, Sep 29 (ANI): Scientists have developed a new disposable device based on advances in microfluidics that may help identify advanced breast cancer patients who are candidates for therapy with the drug ... Read more...

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Novel treatment gives hope to lymphoma, leukemia patients


February 27th, 2010 - 12:27 pm ICT by ANI
Washington, Feb. 27 (ANI): Researchers have offered a new hope for a new therapy for patients with certain types of lymphoma and leukemia.PCI-32765 is a new drug being assessed in a Phase ... Read more...

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Genetic link to age-related cataracts uncovered


July 31st, 2009 - 12:07 pm ICT by ANI
Washington, July 31 (ANI): The first gene associated with the formation of age-related cataracts, a leading cause of blindness, has been identified by researchers.Bing-Cheng Wang, Ph.D., Case Western Reserve University School of ... Read more...

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India-US team finds new therapy for pancreatic cancer


December 30th, 2008 - 12:03 pm ICT by IANS
Washington, Dec 30 (IANS) A team of Indian and American scientists has found a new way of treating pancreatic cancer that kills nine in 10 of some 40,000 people diagnosed with the ... Read more...

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Scientists decode DNA of lung cancer genes


October 23rd, 2008 - 2:08 pm ICT by ANI
London, Oct 23 (ANI): An international team of researchers have identified as many as 26 genes that are frequently mutated in the most common form of lung cancer, thus opening up ... Read more...

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