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Edinburgh University researchers develop arthritis treatment that helps reduce …
Treatment based on these compounds could help to treat rheumatoid arthritis, as well as sepsis, in which a body-wide immune response causes life-threatening tissue damage. The compounds – called alpha defensins – are part of the body's first line of ... [...]
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UH Researchers Identify Cancer-causing Gene Linking Alcohol Consumption to …
The findings point, in particular, to the increased risk of breast cancer in women consuming alcohol who are treated with hormone replacement therapy for menopausal symptoms, as well as college-age women who are susceptible to heavy drinking in a ... [...]
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Stop the growth: Researchers take aim at cancer metastasis
Scientists in the lab of LSI faculty member John Tesmer focused on an enzyme known as P-Rex1, which has been strongly linked to cancer progression and metastasis in breast, prostate and skin cancer--making it an attractive target for new drugs. [...]
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Mexican Researchers Design Device to Detect Breast Cancer Through Saliva
A sensor, embedded in an ultrathin film about two microns thick and 10 millimeters long, is able to detect the Cerb-b2 protein, which is present in the saliva of “a large number of women” in the early stages of breast cancer, research team leader ... [...]
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Researchers Reveal Horrendous Facts About Breast Screenings (Mammograms)
I believe that if you did have a tumor, the last thing you would want to do is crush that tumor between two plates, because that would spread it. – Dr. Sarah Mybill, General Practitioner (taken from the documentary trailer below). I think if a woman ... [...]
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Rajasthan researchers derive herbal formula to treat joint pain in arthritis …
Summary: Pain during arthritis decreases the quality of life in the patient and imparts a sense of inferiority. Currently, allopathic drugs and steroids are the mainstay of arthritis therapy, but the long term use of these drugs is associated with ... [...]
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Researchers Study Implications for Alzheimer's Disease in Maple Syrup's …
“Natural food products such as green tea, red wine, berries, curcumin, and pomegranates continue to be studied for their potential benefits in combating Alzheimer's disease,” Seeram said in a news release. “And now, in preliminary laboratory-based ... [...]
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MIT Researchers Develop Device That Identifies Which Drugs Can Effectively …
According to Oliver Jonas, paper lead author and postdoc at MIT's Koch Institute for Integrative Cancer Research, this new device can potentially reduce much of the guesswork involved in selecting cancer treatments. “You can use it to test a patient ... [...]
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Researchers focus on potential tool for predicting survival, staging prostate …
"This finding could make a difference in how prostate cancer is treated in the future," Dr. Fournier said. "The unknown qualities of cancer frequently lead to aggressive treatments that are unnecessary. If we can determine a laboratory test that can ... [...]
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Researchers Find More Breast Cancer Patients Opting For Mastectomy
PITTSBURGH (KDKA) — Even with widespread availability of breast conserving treatments for breast cancer, more and more women are opting for mastectomy or surgical removal of the breast. “The vast majority of women with breast cancer do have a choice ... [...]
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The breakthrough came from researchers at Liverpool University and Queen Mary …
Arthritis, new arthritis cure, new arthritis treatment, new arthritis discovery, scientific discovery The breakthrough came from ... British experts have found a natural material, previously only seen in horses, in the hip joints of patients. It forms ... [...]
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Researchers Work to Decipher Genetic Data in Hunt for New Prostate Cancer …
Newswise — TALLAHASSEE, Fla. ⎯ Florida State University researchers are working on new approaches to deciphering genetic data that may lead to new, more targeted prostate cancer treatments. Prostate cancer, which affects one in seven men in the ... [...]
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City researchers identify breast cancer gene
NFKB contains 14-15 other genes and could be the single-point reference to check whether breast cancer will spread and exactly where it stands. This will help oncologists chart out an effective treatment and let patients know the duration and intensity ... [...]
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MD Anderson Researchers Find Novel Therapeutic Target Against Aggressive …
“While a new treatment for triple-negative breast cancers would be a major advance, DAPK1 inhibitors have the potential to be used to treat many different kinds of cancers with TP53 mutations, which include the most lethal cancers without effective ... [...]
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Researchers Take Aim at Metastatic Breast Cancer
Led by the Broad Institute of MIT and Harvard, a nonprofit academic research institution focused on accelerating the understanding and treatment of disease, the ambitious Metastatic Breast Cancer Project is part of a broader effort to shine a spotlight ... [...]
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Dietary flavonoids reduce erectile dysfunction risk, say researchers
Those with prostate, bladder or testicular cancer or CVD were excluded. Participants were followed up between 2000 and 2010 during which time 35.6% reported erectile dysfunction. After adjusting for potential confounders including CVD and lifestyle ... [...]
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