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U.S. researchers say they have made a discovery involving infantile hemangiomas -- tumors that usually appear appear within days of birth. The tumors are benign, but 10 percent of infantile hemangioma sufferers experience significant physical and psychological side-effects.
Broccoli may combat prostate cancer by altering the activity levels of genes involved in tumour growth, a ground-breaking study has shown. Scientists made the discovery after adding either peas or broccoli to the normal diets of two groups of men for a year.
Brisbane-based Adipogen Pty Ltd has raised a further $2.25 million to support the development of a novel treatment for obesity.
University of Michigan researchers have figured out one more component in cancer cells' aggressive growth---and hope that knowledge can help kill the cells.
A new pathway that may be useful in regulating angiogenesis -- the way by which new blood vessels are built -- has been identified by Ohio State University researchers.
- The deadly nightshade, Atropa Belladonna, which possesses stupefying or poisonous properties.
- A sleeping-potion; a soporific.
- To mutter deliriously.