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Cancer protein’s surprising role as memory regulator

Scientists at the Dana-Farber Cancer Institute and Harvard Medical School have found that a key cancer protein could help regulates memory formation Continue reading “Cancer protein’s surprising role as memory regulator” »  More...

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By BioNews On Thursday, September 15th, 2011
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Understanding factors of post-cancer treatment fatigue optimises recovery

A Spanish research has established that tiredness and physical fatigue are associated with recovery in more than 66 percent breast cancer patients Continue reading “Understanding factors of post-cancer treatment More...

By BioNews On Thursday, September 15th, 2011
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Why African Americans are more likely to die from head and neck cancer

A study has uncovered why African Americans are more likely than Caucasians to be not only diagnosed with head and neck cancer, but also die from the disease Continue reading “Why African Americans are more More...

By BioNews On Wednesday, September 14th, 2011
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Heart protein may be therapeutic target for halting colon cancer

A study has found that a protein critical in heart development may also play a part in colon cancer progression Continue reading “Heart protein may be therapeutic target for halting colon cancer” »  More...

By BioNews On Tuesday, September 13th, 2011
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Coming soon, ‘magic bullet’ to find tumours and destroy them

Oncologists have come closer to a powerful “magic bullet” that can find tumours wherever they hide in the body so that they can be imaged and then destroyed Continue reading “Coming soon, ‘magic bullet’ More...

By BioNews On Monday, September 12th, 2011
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Chemical found in crocuses can kill tumours in one treatment

Scientists have turned a chemical found in crocuses into a “smart bomb” that targets cancerous tumours Continue reading “Chemical found in crocuses can kill tumours in one treatment” »  More...

By BioNews On Thursday, September 1st, 2011
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New saliva test could help determine risks for cancer

Scientists have found a new saliva test that can measure the amount of potential carcinogens stuck to a person’s DNA, interfering with the action of genes involved in health and disease Continue reading “New More...

By BioNews On Thursday, September 1st, 2011
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Why promiscuous female birds mate outside their social pair

A team led by an Indiana University biologist has learned about promiscuous female birds and why they mate outside their social pair Continue reading “Why promiscuous female birds mate outside their social More...

By BioNews On Thursday, September 1st, 2011
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How white blood cell promotes growth and spread of cancer

A particular white blood cell plays a direct role in the development and spread of cancerous tumours Continue reading “How white blood cell promotes growth and spread of cancer” »  More...

By BioNews On Friday, August 26th, 2011
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Zinc suppresses pancreatic cancer cells

University of Maryland scientists have found zinc to be a likely tumour suppressor in a common form of pancreatic cancer Continue reading “Zinc suppresses pancreatic cancer cells” »  More...