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2013-11-08 04:20:03

This discovery could eradicate cancers more effectively and prevent relapsesSingapore, Nov 8, 2013 - (ACN Newswire) - Scientists at A*STAR have discovered an enzyme, Wip1 phosphatase, as a potential target to weed out the progression of cancer. Although studies in the past have revealed that this enzyme plays a critical role in regulating the budding of tumours, scientists have for the first time unearthed a mechanism for its mode of action.The research was conducted...

2013-11-04 23:21:07

Tony Danza Appointed as Master of Ceremonies for the Charitable Event New York, NY (PRWEB) November 04, 2013 Voices Against Brain Cancer, an organization dedicated to brain cancer research and advocacy, in partnership with New York Road Runners, will host its annual “Join the Voices! Run/Walk” on Sunday, November 17, 2013 in Central Park, New York at 8:30 a.m. The charitable event will feature a five-mile run, a scenic health walk, kids races and a fun family festival. Television,...

HPV vaccine effective in one dose
2013-11-04 11:44:37

Brett Smith for redOrbit.com - Your Universe Online An HPV vaccine that guards against cervical cancer was shown to be effective in just one dose, instead of the recommended three, according to a new study published by the journal Cancer Prevention Research. The study researchers found that one dose of the vaccine for human papillomavirus (HPV), the disease known to cause cervical cancer, established antibodies that remained stable in the blood for four years. The team said their study was...

2013-11-02 23:03:31

Voices Against Brain Cancer, an organization dedicated to brain cancer research and advocacy, commends Ronnie Castro for launching his new startup, Porch.com, despite his battle with brain cancer. New York, NY (PRWEB) November 02, 2013 Voices Against Brain Cancer commends Ronnie Castro, a co-founder of startup Porch.com, for his positive outlook and will to succeed despite his battle with brain cancer. According to an October 19, 2013 article published by Business Insider titled “How...

2013-11-01 23:24:31

Voices Against Brain Cancer, an organization dedicated to brain cancer research and advocacy, commends researchers at the Washington University School of Medicine for their identification of a biological marker that may help predict survival in patients with deadly brain cancers. New York, NY (PRWEB) November 01, 2013 Voices Against Brain Cancer commends Washington University School of Medicine researchers for identifying a protein that may give scientists better insight into more...

2013-10-31 14:39:58

Less than 7% of cervical cancer patients in Kenya are getting the optimum treatment needed to eradicate the disease, leading to unnecessary deaths - a study by The University of Manchester scientists reveals. Results from the research, which looked retrospectively at the treatment of women diagnosed with cervical cancer during a two year period, showed 18% of cervical cancer patients in the East African country died within two years of a diagnosis. Dr Ian Hampson, from The University of...


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  • A beast of burden; also, a beast in general.
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