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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  More...

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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  More...

By BioNews On Monday, August 22nd, 2011
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Targeting cancer cell metabolism can lead to more effective therapy

Scientists have long been looking for a therapy that can selectively target cancer cells, leaving other cells in our bodies unharmed but could not come up with some treatment  More...

By BioNews On Thursday, August 18th, 2011
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New drug for chronic leukaemia predicts who will respond to its effects

A new drug designed to treat chronic leukaemia has offered new markers that could identify which patients would receive maximum benefit from the treatment, according to researchers at Cleveland Clinic  More...

By BioNews On Thursday, August 18th, 2011
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Soon, surgeons can ‘feel’ tumours during keyhole surgery

A Leeds University study has combined computer virtualisation with a device that simulates pressure on a surgeon”s hand when touching human tissue remotely  More...

By BioNews On Tuesday, August 16th, 2011
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Scientists decipher how cancer cells ‘elbow’ their way around to spread

The discovery by scientists at Cancer Research has offered clues for new drugs to prevent cancer spreading  More...

By BioNews On Monday, August 15th, 2011
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Gay zebra finches bond as strongly as heterosexual counterparts

Homosexual pairs of zebra finches enjoy bonds that are as strong as those paired with members of the opposite sex, scientists have found  More...

By BioNews On Monday, August 15th, 2011
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New technique promises to treat lymphoma with no major side effects

An Indian origin oncologist has indicated a new way to treat lymphoma with no major side effects  More...

By BioNews On Friday, August 12th, 2011
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Engineered dual-action protein prevents cancer cells from creating blood vessels better

Researchers at Stanford University have developed a new type of dual-action protein that significantly prevent cancer cells from creating blood vessels  More...

By BioNews On Friday, August 12th, 2011
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Chimpanzees like humans are born with immature forebrains

A study has stated that the portions of the brain that are critical for complex cognitive functions, including decision-making, self-awareness and creativity, are immature at birth in both chimpanzees and humans More...