veterinary biosciences

Osteoporosis drug may benefit patients with oral cancer

December 14th, 2010 - 3:23 pm ICT by ANI
Washington, Dec 14 ANI): In a study of mice with oral cancer, a drug currently approved for osteoporosis treatment has been shown to reduce bone loss.The research suggests that the drug could ... Read more...

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Early immune response may help combat hit-and-hide cancer viruses

January 16th, 2010 - 5:14 pm ICT by ANI
Washington, Jan 16 (ANI): Retroviruses such as HIV and HTLV-1 don't hit-and-run, they hit-and-hide. Now, researchers at Ohio State University have revealed that an early and strong immune response might help curb ... Read more...

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Precursors of sperm cell can convert into other cell types

July 29th, 2009 - 5:16 pm ICT by IANS
Washington, July 29 (IANS) Researchers have found a way to directly convert spermatogonial stem cells, precursors of sperm cells, into tissues of the prostate, skin and uterus. Their approach may prove to ... Read more...

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Trans fats impede many steps in blood flow regulation

June 17th, 2009 - 2:23 pm ICT by ANI
Washington, June 17 (ANI): Trans fatty acids, present in partially hydrogenated vegetable oils in processed foods, interfere with more than one key enzyme in the regulation of blood flow, according to a ... Read more...

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