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Light could be `promising` tool in cancer fight

Researchers in the US have revealed that light could be a “promising” tool in the fight against cancer Continue reading “Light could be `promising` tool in cancer fight” »  More...

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By BioNews On Monday, November 7th, 2011
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Breakthrough technique knocks out cancer cells sans side effects

A new study led by an Indian origin researcher claims to have discovered a radical technique of killing cancer cells containing faulty genes Continue reading “Breakthrough technique knocks out cancer cells More...

By BioNews On Wednesday, November 2nd, 2011
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Mice experiments can’t predict human health risk from eating well-done meat

A new study has found that normal laboratory mice are not a good model for assessing the health risk to humans from well-done meat and fish Continue reading “Mice experiments can’t predict human health risk More...

By BioNews On Wednesday, November 2nd, 2011
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Cancer-causing H. pylori bug spurs cell death

Researchers have figured out how cancer-causing bug H. pylori, which infects half the world’s population, attacks a cell’s innards, causing it to die by self-destructing Continue reading “Cancer-causing More...

By BioNews On Monday, October 31st, 2011
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Key protein fuelling growth of cancer identified

Scientists have identified a key mechanism of metastasis that could lead to blocking tumor growth if their findings are confirmed Continue reading “Key protein fuelling growth of cancer identified” »  More...

By BioNews On Saturday, October 22nd, 2011
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New therapeutic target for treatment of cancer cells identified

US scientists have identified a cell cycle-regulated mechanism behind the transformation of normal cells into cancerous cells Continue reading “New therapeutic target for treatment of cancer cells identified” More...

By BioNews On Tuesday, October 18th, 2011
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New protein behind aging, cancer identified

Scientists have found a new aging-associated protein known to be involved in cancer Continue reading “New protein behind aging, cancer identified” »  More...

By BioNews On Tuesday, October 11th, 2011
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Soon, flower- powered ‘smart bombs’ to kill cancer cells

Experts at the University of Bradford’s Institute of Cancer Therapeutics are developing what’s been dubbed a cancer “smart bomb” from the autumn crocus, a flower native to Britain Continue reading “Soon, More...

By BioNews On Monday, October 10th, 2011
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Small molecule reduces cancer cell growth by starving them

A new study has discovered a small molecule that can block autophagy – a mechanism that allows cells in our body handle cellular waste and release building blocks for recycling Continue reading “Small molecule More...

By BioNews On Friday, September 30th, 2011
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Role of ‘unisex’ hormone in glucose and fat metabolism explained

Researchers at the University of Houston (UH) have explained the role of estradiol, the most potent naturally occurring estrogen Continue reading “Role of ‘unisex’ hormone in glucose and fat metabolism More...