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2010-08-02 16:05:20

Walter and Eliza Hall Institute researchers in Melbourne, Australia, have made a discovery that has upended scientists' understanding of programmed cell death and its role in tumour formation.

2010-07-01 14:19:27

The researchers decoded a complete cascade of signals within breast tumour cells activated by virgin olive oil, and concluded that benefits include decrease in the activity of the oncogene p21Ras, changes in protein signaling pathways, stimulation of tumour cell death and prevention of DNA damage.

2010-06-11 13:13:06

Reprogramming immune system cells to produce natural killer cells for cancer.

2010-06-11 01:11:06

The research demonstrates that p53 is activated to control the creation of ova and spermatozoa.

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...


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cespitose
  • Growing in low tufty patches.
The word 'cespitose' comes from a Latin word meaning 'turf'.
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