- Estrogen Interferes With Immune Surveillance In Breast Cancer
Estrogen is known to enhance the growth and migration of breast cancer cells. Now researchers at the University of Illinois at Urbana-Champaign have found that estrogen also can shield breast cancer cells from immune cells. In a study published online thi ...
Article - Administrator - Jan 25 2007 - 9:57am
- Molecular Link Between Inflammation And Cancer Discovered
A team led by biochemists at the University of California, San Diego has found what could be a long-elusive mechanism through which inflammation can promote cancer. The findings may provide a new approach for developing cancer therapies. The study, publis ...
Article - Administrator - Jan 25 2007 - 5:12pm
- Device Can Rapidly Diagnose Infectious Diseases And Cancer
The Ikerlan-IK4 and Gaiker-IK4 Technological Centre have patented a device which is capable of the rapid and effective diagnosis of infectious diseases caused by various bacteria, notable amongst which are Salmonella, Campylobacter and Listeria, the causa ...
Article - Tariq Aslam - Jan 31 2007 - 10:44am
- Turning A Cellular Sentinel Into A Cancer Killer
Howard Hughes Medical Institute researchers have developed two strategies to reactivate the p53 gene in mice, causing blood, bone and liver tumors to self destruct. The p53 protein is called the "guardian of the genome" because it triggers the s ...
Article - Administrator - Jan 28 2007 - 2:18am
- How Are You Fixed For Flavonoids?
What do red grapes, white onions, green and black teas and blackeye cowpeas all have in common? In addition to vitamins and minerals, these plant foods are rich in a class of chemical compounds called flavonoids. The first update of the USDA Database for ...
Article - Administrator - Jan 28 2007 - 1:05am
- Disorderly Protein Brings Order To Cell Division
The secret to the ability of a molecule critical for cell division to throw off the protein yoke that restrains its activity is the yoke itself--a disorderly molecule that seems to have a mind of its own, say investigators at St. Jude Children's Rese ...
Article - Administrator - Jan 29 2007 - 7:47pm
- If It Can't Detect Missiles, Let's Use It To Detect Breast Cancer
A breast cancer treatment based on MIT research originally intended for detecting missiles is documented in a new book by Alan J. Fenn, an MIT researcher and inventor of the technique. Image at left shows process of detecting and destroying an enemy missi ...
Article - Administrator - Apr 1 2007 - 1:56am
- Garlic: The Wonder Drug That Now Kills Infection Too
Garlic has been hailed a wonder drug for centuries and has been used to prevent gangrene, treat high blood pressure, ward off common colds and is even believed by some to have cancer-fighting properties. Now, scientists at The University of Nottingham are ...
Article - News Staff - Oct 3 2009 - 10:03pm
- Take Fatigue Seriously, Says Researcher
Instead of dismissing grumblings about being tired or exhausted, people should take these complaints seriously before they lead to a worsened health state or even death, says a University of Alberta researcher investigating fatigue. Dr. Karin Olson, a U o ...
Article - News Staff - Feb 1 2007 - 1:33pm
- Fighting Cancer With Video Games
HopeLab is a non-profit organization that combines rigorous research with innovative solutions to improve the health and quality of life of young people with chronic illness. What does it mean? They've created a PC-based video game, Re-Mission which ...
Article - Bertalan Meskó - Feb 2 2007 - 10:02am