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2011-06-29 12:16:54

Finding could lead to new and improved drugs for several types of cancer Most of us have had a doctor prescribe an antibiotic for a stubborn bacterial infection, or for a cut that gets infected.  However, prescribing an antibiotic to fight cancer?  In fact, anti-cancer antibiotics have been used since the 1950s to successfully treat several forms of cancer, but often the side effects limit the duration they can be given to a patient. One particularly promising anti-cancer...


Word of the Day
abrosia
  • Wasting away as a result of abstinence from food.
The word 'abrosia' comes from a Greek roots meaning 'not' and 'eating'.