Monday 01 September, 2014

Men living alone at high skin cancer death risk: Study

Living alone? You may be at a higher risk of death from skin cancer, especially if you are male, an alarming study claims Continue reading “Men living alone at high skin cancer death risk: Study” »  More...

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By BioNews On Monday, March 31st, 2014
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New gene mutation in melanoma skin cancer identified

Detecting signs of melanoma, considered as the most dangerous form of skin cancer, may become easier as scientists have discovered that mutation of a specific gene is responsible for the disease Continue reading More...

By BioNews On Monday, March 24th, 2014
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Rare chromosome fusion ups leukemia risk

Children who are born with fusion of two specific chromosomes are more prone to suffer from Acute lymphoblastic leukemia Continue reading “Rare chromosome fusion ups leukemia risk” »  More...

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By BioNews On Wednesday, October 3rd, 2012
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Tanning beds linked to commonest form of skin cancer

Indoor tanning beds can cause non-melanoma skin cancer, and the risk is greater the earlier Continue reading “Tanning beds linked to commonest form of skin cancer” »  More...

By BioNews On Monday, July 9th, 2012
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Sunburn `may clean up cells with genetic damage before becoming cancer`

The biological mechanism of sunburn – the reddish, painful, protective immune response from ultraviolet (UV) radiation Continue reading “Sunburn `may clean up cells with genetic damage before becoming cancer`” More...

By BioNews On Monday, July 9th, 2012
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Molecule in immune system `may help fight skin cancer`

Researchers, including one of Indian origin, have found that high expression of a cell-signalling molecule, known as interleukin-9 Continue reading “Molecule in immune system `may help fight skin cancer`” More...

By BioNews On Monday, July 9th, 2012
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Antibodies from rabbits reduce leukemia-associated risks

Researchers have demonstrated that the use of antibodies derived from rabbits can improve the survival and relapse outcomes of leukemia and myelodysplasia Continue reading “Antibodies from rabbits reduce leukemia-associated More...

By BioNews On Monday, December 12th, 2011
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‘Trial’ drug associated with 70pc response rate in chronic lymphocytic leukaemia

A novel experimental agent for chronic lymphocytic leukemia (CLL) has been found to be highly active and well tolerated in patients who have relapsed and are resistant to other therapy, according to an interim study More...

By BioNews On Friday, December 9th, 2011
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Smoking strongly associated with non-melanoma skin cancer in women

Women who have non-melanoma skin cancers are more likely to have smoked cigarettes as compared to women without skin cancer Continue reading “Smoking strongly associated with non-melanoma skin cancer in women” More...

By BioNews On Friday, December 2nd, 2011
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Why men are at higher skin cancer risk than women

Lower levels of an important skin antioxidant may be the reason behind males being more vulnerable to skin cancer than women Continue reading “Why men are at higher skin cancer risk than women” »  More...