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Scientists develop a drug that offers better treatment for prostate cancer
The Institute of Cancer Research findings provide vital information about the role of Hsp90 in drug-resistant prostate cancers, and open up potential new routes to cancer treatment based on blocking this or related proteins. (Read: 8 symptoms of ... [...]
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Scientists identify immune cell that fights cold virus in the lungs
Immune cells known to fight the flu in mice may also help fight RSV - a virus that is one of the main causes of the common cold in humans. mother and child at doctor's. RSV infects every child before their second birthday. This was the conclusion of a ... [...]
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Pioneer Scientists Uncover a Revolutionary Neuroprotective Supplement for …
Resilient nerve functions are fundamental for maintaining normal sensory functions and nerve-dependent muscle strength and in turn, preserve good quality of life. Unfortunately, more than 20 million people in the United States alone cope everyday with ... [...]
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Mexican scientists developing device to detect breast cancer via 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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Cholesterol-fighting molecule can kill cancer cells, say scientists
Scientists have found that a compound developed as a cholesterol-fighting molecule not only halts the progression of prostate cancer, but can also kill cancerous cells. Standard treatment for prostate cancer can include chemotherapy that targets ... [...]
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Mexican scientists develop breast cancer detector using saliva
A sensor, embedded in an ultrathin film about two microns thick and 10mm 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 Joaquin Esteban ... [...]
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Breast Cancer Detecting Bra Developed By Scientists
[Photo by Bizuayehu Tesfaye/AP Images] The announcement of this anti-cancer bra that has been developed comes at a time where breast cancer has been in the headlines. The Express reported on March 10 that a new combination drug treatment can ... [...]
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Scientists discover a gene that can detect breast cancer early
The gene GT198, whether mutated by genetics and/or environmental factors, has strong potential as both as a way to diagnose breast cancer early and as a new treatment target, said corresponding author Dr. Lan Ko from the Augusta University. Mutations ... [...]
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Scripps Florida Scientists Win $1.4 Million Grant to Develop New Ways to Block …
Newswise — JUPITER, FL – March 18, 2016 – Scientists from the Florida campus of The Scripps Research Institute (TSRI) have received a $1.4 million grant from the Department of Defense to develop a series of drug candidates that act against molecules ... [...]
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Bra that detects breast cancer created by scientists at National University of …
They developed a prototype for a bra that detects breast cancer. If developed, this could help women get early treatment for breast cancer they may not have noticed otherwise, meaning that a bra could actually save your life. One of the researchers ... [...]
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Scientists find pill to help detect breast cancer
Researchers have developed a tablet that lights up cancerous tumours in a mouse's breast tissue under near-infrared light. Current screening methods often identify lumps but cannot always pinpoint which ones are cancerous. In a bid to resolve this ... [...]
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Scientists create 'breast cancer diagnosis pill'
They found that the imaging agent binds specifically to cancer cells with "little" background noise in the image. The team now plan to formulate the pill for humans. If successful, the new technique could benefit women with "dense" breast tissue whose ... [...]
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Scientists design a method to kill brain cancer with skin cells
In a first, researchers have developed a method to turn skin cells into cancer-hunting stem cells that can destroy brain tumours known as glioblastoma. The discovery can offer, for the first time in more than 30 years, a new and more effective ... [...]
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New drug to beat cancer: Breakthrough as scientists find key to stopping disease
“These results strongly suggest that DNA-PKcs is a master regulator of the pathways and signals that lead to the development of metastases in prostate cancer and that high levels could predict which early stage tumours may go on to metastasise.” ... [...]
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Don't kill cancer, learn to live with it, say scientists
"Finally, we note that the evolutionary principles that govern AT may be applicable to a wide range of breast cancer treatments including hormonal manipulation and immunotherapy, although they will need to undergo further testing in those settings.". [...]
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Prostate cancer news: Scientists create tool that can detect cancer in urine
If the full medical trial of the device would succeed, it will revolutionize the diagnostic and treatment of prostate cancer. Suspected patients will no longer have to undergo prostate biopsy. The Odoreader breaks the urine sample into readable format ... [...]
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