A-promising-approach-to-treating-medulloblastoma
A promising approach to treating medulloblastoma
Scientists have discovered that a combination of SHH inhibitors with cell-cycle inhibitors might improve the overall effectiveness of current treatment options for a type of brain cancer called medulloblastoma....
Tags: medulloblastoma, SHH inhibitors, cell-cycle inhibitors, research, approach, new, effective, treatment ...
September 28, 2013
New-models-of-drug-resistant-breast-cancer-offer-hope-for-better-treatments
New models of drug-resistant breast cancer offer hope for better treatments
Scientists have shown that transplanting human breast tumors into mice creates excellent models of metastatic cancer which could be valuable in the search for more effective treatments....
Tags: breast cancer, treatment, better treatment, metastatic cancer model, new model, mice, mouse, tumor transplantation...
September 24, 2013
A-potential-biomarker-for-smoking-related-lung-cancer-identified
A potential biomarker for smoking-related lung cancer identified
Researchers have identified a protein - ASCL1 as a novel prognostic biomarker in smoking-related lung cancer, as well as a promising target for potential drugs....
Tags: lung cancer, smoking-related, biomarker, ASCL1, RET oncogene, drug target, adenocarcinoma...
September 24, 2013
Award-Winner-Cure-for-Alzheimer
Award Winner Cure for Alzheimer
Key driver of Late Onset Alzheimer’s Disease was found through the inflammatory answer of the brain. The researchers now got a high prize. Their work is to be the part of National Alzheimer Plan, and seems to be a big break-through in the field of preventive drugs ...
Tags: Drug, Alzheimer, nerve, research...
September 23, 2013
Targeting-broad-set-of-signals-between-cancer-cells-and-their-environment
Targeting broad set of signals between cancer cells and their environment
New research highlights the therapeutic importance of targeting multiple interactions between tumors and their local environment together with the traditional tactic of directly targeting cancer cells....
Tags: cancer, cells, tumor, environment, interactions, signals, treatment...
September 23, 2013
Surprising-link-between-dental-caries-and-reduced-head-and-neck-cancer-risk
Surprising link between dental caries and reduced head and neck cancer risk
A recent single-center case control study found that patients with greater numbers of dental caries had a lower risk of tumors of the oral cavity and oropharynx....
Tags: dental caries, head and neck cancer, risk, squamous cell carcinoma...
September 21, 2013
Ibuprofen-might-help-protect-against-some-types-of-cancer
Ibuprofen might help protect against some types of cancer
A new study highlights why Ibuprofen, a non-steroidal anti-inflammatory drug, might stop certain cancers from developing....
Tags: ibuprofen, cancer, protection...
September 27, 2013
New-protein-knowledge-offers-hope-for-better-cancer-treatment
New protein knowledge offers hope for better cancer treatment
Researchers have developed an advanced method for identifying the proteins which are modified with ADP-ribosylation - a biological modification crucial for cell’s, including certain cancer cells, self- repair. This can lead to the development of better and more precis...
Tags: ADP-ribosylation, PARP, inhibitors, self- repair, DNA repair, cancer cell...
September 24, 2013
Towards-a-universal-flu-vaccine
Towards a universal flu vaccine
Scientists have discovered that a vaccine that stimulates the body to produce more CD8 T- cells might be more effective at preventing flu viruses than today’s flu vaccines which make the immune system produce antibodies....
Tags: flu vaccine, T-cells, CD8 T-cells, universal, vaccine, flu...
September 23, 2013
Preservative-may-prevent-nerve-damage-caused-by-chemotherapy
Preservative may prevent nerve damage caused by chemotherapy
Researchers have found that a a chemical commonly used as a dog food preservative, ethoxyquin, may prevent nerve damage called peripheral neuropathy, common in cancer patients taking the chemotherapy drug Taxol....
Tags: food, preservative, ethoxyquin, nerve damage, peripheral neuropathy, cancer, patients, chemotherapy, Taxol...
September 23, 2013
Potential-new-therapeutic-targets-in-prostate-cancer-revealed
Potential new therapeutic targets in prostate cancer revealed
Researchers have discovered that metastatic, castration-resistant prostate cancer (CRPC) cells are highly dependent on a group of proteins named L -type amino acid transporters (LATs), which deliver the amino acid leucine needed for their growth and proliferation. Targ...
Tags: prostate cancer, castration resistant, CRPC, L -type amino acid transporters, amino acid, leucine, LAT, transporters, metastatic CRPC...
September 23, 2013
Vitamin-B-might-help-reduce-the-risk-of-stroke
Vitamin B might help reduce the risk of stroke
The results of a recent meta-analysis indicate that vitamin B supplements could be beneficial in reducing the risk of stroke....
Tags: vitamin B, vitamin B supplements, stroke, risk, reduction...
September 20, 2013
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