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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 Continue reading “Targeting cancer cell metabolism can lead to more effective therapy” »  More...

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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 Continue 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 Continue reading “Soon, surgeons can ‘feel’ 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 Continue reading “Scientists decipher how cancer cells ‘elbow’ their way around to spread” 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 Continue reading “Gay zebra finches bond as strongly as heterosexual 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 Continue reading “New technique promises 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 Continue reading “Engineered dual-action protein prevents 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...

By BioNews On Wednesday, August 10th, 2011
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How male black widow spiders avoid getting eaten up by females during sex

Simply walking on the webs of female black widow spiders can provide males with chemical cues telling them if their potential mates are well-fed or not, according to researchers at the Arizona State University Continue More...

By BioNews On Tuesday, August 9th, 2011
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Engineered human T cells hit “Achilles’ Heel” of ovarian cancer cells

A University of Pennsylvania study has shown for the first time that engineered human T cells can eradicate deadly human ovarian cancer in immune-deficient mice Continue reading “Engineered human T cells hit More...