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Jefferson scientist's patent dramatically improves
...dy, the finding is not just a useful discovery for cancer
research, but also for the neurosciences, developmental biology increasingly, many fields involve DNA analysis. The process has already been gaining acceptance and use internationally. Its becoming more widespread, but like anything in science, i...
The UAB heads a European research project on proteases and pathological processes
...oteases in inflammations, cardiovascular diseases, cancer
and neurodegeneration. The project has already begun and is being carried out by a consortium of research groups from different universities, small and medium sized enterprises, and a large pharmaceutical company. Although under UAB coordination, s...
Tips from the Journals of the American Society for Microbiology
...hronic gastritis, peptic ulcer disease and gastric cancer
throughout the life of its host. Antibiotics are currently used against H. pylori infection, however increasing resistance as well as high treatment costs and recurrence of infection emphasize the need for an effective, long-lasting vaccine. In t...
Immune system 'escape hatch' gives cancer cells traction
...y the foreign antigens on the surface of unhealthy cancer
cells, marking them for destruction, the team repo...ome of the precise biological workings of MDSCs in cancer
the teams findings suggest why experimental cancer
vaccines have to date been plagued by T-cell tole...
Scientists take next step in understanding potential target for ovarian cancer treatment
...le diagnostic indicator for development of ovarian cancer
and that the km23 protein itself may be a possible target for cancer
therapies. km23 is part of the signaling system for a growth factor called TGF, which attaches to...
Gene discovered for type 1 diabetes in children
...n, juvenile rheumatoid arthritis and the pediatric cancer
neuroblastoma. The Center recently contributed 4,000 DNA samples to an industry-hosted database that serves as a free repository of control samples for researchers seeking gene variations in diseases....
Tumor painting revolutionizes fight against cancer
... tumor paint can help surgeons distinguish between cancer
cells and normal brain tissue in the operating roo...rs from healthy tissue only if more than 1 million cancer
cells are present. But Cy5.5 can identify tumors with as few as 2000 cancer
cells, making it 500 tim...
...ded to determine the effectiveness of IL6 targeted cancer
therapies, these initial results are encouraging. "Targeting secreted proteins that Ras activates has opened the door to inhibit the oncogenic signal of Ras via druggable proteins," states Dr. Counter...
Co-operation between GSF and clinic improves outlook for sarcoma patients
...ds from clinical analysis of deep hyperthermia for cancer
therapy up to biological research in the areas of ...d-80s, on the use of local, deep hyperthermia as a cancer
therapy. From the beginning, tumours of soft tissues and bones, which start from the connective tiss...
Journalists can register now for ECCO 14 -- the European Cancer Conference
Register now for Europes premier cancer
conference at www.fecs.be . ECCO 14 will take p...sed as one of the worlds leading multidisciplinary cancer
conferences and provides a unique European forum for presentations of exciting new research from exp...
Chromosome glue repairs damaged DNA
...al cellular mechanisms and may also be of value to cancer
research," says Dr Sjgren. ...
Nodal status is best predictor of outcome after neoadjuvant therapy for esophageal cancer
The number of lymph nodes that contain evidence of cancer
is the best predictor of the effectiveness of addi... as a way to boost survival rates from oesophageal cancer
which, even with the most radical surgery, remain low: only 50% of patients survive for 3 years. How...
Liverpool amongst first in UK to install unique DNA sequencing technology
...chnology for a variety of different purposes, from cancer
research to veterinary science. Researchers at Li...luable not only for research into diseases such as cancer
and malaria, but for our understanding of genetics as a whole. For example we have scientists lookin...
Cancer cures could work for canines and humans
...ead to better treatments for both canine and human cancer
patients. An expert from the countrys newest Ve...ine cancer, it will explore areas of translational cancer
treatment research as cancer
cures for dogs are now being successfully applied to humans, in particu...
JCI table of contents: July 12, 2007
...CK Src inhibitors may prove beneficial in breast cancer
therapy Estrogen, which binds estrogen receptor alpha (ER-alpha), is a risk factor for breast cancer
development. However, one-third of new breast cancers lack detectable ER-alpha. These ER-alphanegati...
Antibody retards growth and induces death in liver cancer cells
... search for an effective treatment for human liver cancer
in the July issue of Molecular Cancer Therapeutics...ion and survival in human and mouse hepatocellular cancer
(HCC) cell lines. According to the researchers, this finding has significant implications not only f...
Researchers discover human embryonic stem cells are the ultimate perpetual fuel cell
... a research focus on the molecular determinants of cancer
and tissue repair and is building scientific momentum. This discovery of a new fundamental understanding about how human stem cells develop is the kind of scientific work which has already put this Institute on the map as the leader in this field, ...
New use for a cell toxin found to inhibit survival proteins in cancer cells
...d to selectively inhibit two "survival proteins in cancer
cells. The research is a first step toward develop...over expression of these proteins in many types of cancer
cells correlates with resistance to chemotherapy and radiation therapy. Cells with normal levels of ...
FDA finds no strong link between tomatoes and reduced cancer risk
...atoes or tomato-based foods, lycopene, and reduced cancer
risk. Their review found no evidence that tomat...tween tomato and lycopene consumption and prostate cancer
risk. Given the complexities of studying the relationship between tomato or lycopene intake and p...
Researchers probe risks, benefits of folic acid fortification
...however, the rate at which new cases of colorectal cancer
were diagnosed in men and women increased, report ...olic acid fortification and the rise in colorectal cancer
rates, and present their resulting hypothesis in an article in the July issue of Cancer Epidemiology...
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