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2010-06-07 13:46:59

Protein p53 is also activated to control the creation of ova and spermatozoids.

2010-04-09 07:00:00

SINGAPORE, April 9 /PRNewswire/ -- Researchers from Davos Life Science in Singapore, in collaboration with scientists at the University of Hong Kong, have shown that gamma-tocotrienol, a member of the vitamin E family, is potent in killing prostate tumour cells in animal model studies.

2010-03-24 14:43:00

The largest study in Europe to look at the link between socioeconomic status and survival after breast cancer has found that women from poorer backgrounds have worse outcomes and that this is only partly explained by more advanced cancer at diagnosis.

2010-03-08 15:06:47

Immune cells ensnare dangerous cells that are on the run with a bungee-like nanotube, according to research published today in the Proceedings of the National Academy of Sciences.

2009-11-06 13:12:43

Whether it's magnetic nanoparticles (mNPs) giving an army of 'therapeutically armed' white blood cells direction to invade a deadly tumour's territory, or the use of mNPs to target specific nerve channels and induce nerve-led behaviour (such as the life-dependant thumping of our hearts), mNPs have come a long way in the past decade.

2009-09-25 11:57:00

FRIMLEY, England, September 25 /PRNewswire/ -- - This Press Release is Intended for Consumer Media Only - Afinitor More Than Doubles the Median Time Without Tumour Growth and Reduces the Risk of Disease Worsening or Death by 67% Compared With Placebo (2) - Patients With Advanced Kidney Cancer Have Limited Options Once Tumours Progress After First Line Standard Therapy(3) - Recently Published UK Expert Clinical Consensus Recommend Afinitor as Second-Line...

2009-08-19 06:00:00

OSLO, August 19 /PRNewswire/ -- - PCI Biotech's Light-Activated Drug Delivery System Combines With Tumour-Targeting Drugs to Halt Tumour Growth at Low Doses The effects of tumour-targeting drugs in mice are significantly enhanced by PCI Biotech's light-activated delivery system, a new study shows. Researchers say this dual therapy approach could be employed to increase the effect and lower the side effects of anti-cancer drugs in humans. The researchers tested the approach...

2009-07-21 20:20:00

In the new issue of the Developmental Cell journal, a team of scientists at Singapore's Agency for Science, Technology and Research (A*STAR) and the University of North Carolina School of Medicine at Chapel Hill

2009-06-11 08:13:37

Eureka! Vancouver scientists from the Ovarian Cancer Research (OvCaRe) Program at BC Cancer Agency and Vancouver Coastal Health Research Institute have discovered that there appears to be a single spelling mistake in the genetic code of granulosa cell tumours, a rare and often untreatable form of ovarian cancer.

2009-06-10 10:42:03

Hormone therapy has serious side effects and is therefore used only when the tumour has grown too large to be treated in any other way, or when the tumour has spread and formed metastases.


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edulcoration
  • The act of sweetening by admixture of some saccharine substance.
The word 'edulcoration' comes from a Latin word meaning 'making sweet'.