Tuesday 25 November, 2014

Scorpion venom to fight brain cancer

Scientists have received approval from the US Food and Drug Administration (FDA) to use “Tumour Paint”, a product derived from scorpion venom for study in human trials in the US Continue reading “Scorpion venom to fight brain cancer” »  More...

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By ANI On Sunday, September 30th, 2012
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Synthetic cannabinoid may treat brain cancer

Researchers in a US cancer centre are evaluating the safety and tolerability of a synthetic cannabinoid called Continue reading “Synthetic cannabinoid may treat brain cancer” »  More...

By BioNews On Wednesday, November 2nd, 2011
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Soon, glow treatment for brain tumours to help surgeons operate easily

Making brain cancers glow may help surgeons operate the tumour easily. This is what the scientists are set to test in the UK Continue reading “Soon, glow treatment for brain tumours to help surgeons operate More...

By BioNews On Friday, September 16th, 2011
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Bad cholesterol feeds brain tumours

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 Continue reading “Bad cholesterol feeds brain More...

By BioNews On Tuesday, August 23rd, 2011
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Study of small molecules paves way for brain cancer therapy

The findings of a study that could advance the development of targeted gene therapies and improve prognosis could be beneficial for patients suffering from an aggressive brain cancer Continue reading “Study More...

By BioNews On Friday, August 5th, 2011
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‘Missing link’ in common form of brain cancer found

A comprehensive map of genetic mutations occurring in the second-most common form of brain cancer, oligodendroglioma, appears to reveal the biological cause of the tumors, scientists say Continue reading “‘Missing More...

By BioNews On Wednesday, July 27th, 2011
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Cat owners beware! Your kitty may up your risk of brain cancer

Here’s bad news for cat owners as scientists have warned that the pet may be a cause of brain cancer in humans Continue reading “Cat owners beware! Your kitty may up your risk of brain cancer” »  More...

By BioNews On Wednesday, July 13th, 2011
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Herbal remedy beats brain cancer

Indirubin, a herbal compound used in traditional Chinese remedies might beat deadly brain tumours. Continue reading “Herbal remedy beats brain cancer” »  More...

By BioNews On Wednesday, June 22nd, 2011
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Brain cancer patients who exercise regularly live longer

Scientists at the Duke Cancer Institute have indicated that brain cancer patients who are able to exercise live significantly longer than sedentary patients Continue reading “Brain cancer patients who exercise More...

By BioNews On Friday, April 22nd, 2011
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Molecule able to fight brain cancer found

Extending the hope to live longer than expected for patients suffering from brain cancer, a team of Continue reading “Molecule able to fight brain cancer found” »  More...