February 2007

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February 27, 2007

Scientists Report A Breath Test To Detect Lung Cancer

... researchers believe this could revolutionize the way cancer is detected and potentially save lives.

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February 21, 2007

Pregnancy Hormone Thought To Be Key To Repairing Nerve Cell Damage In MS And Other Neurological Disorders

Here's some potentially very good news for people with multiple sclerosis (MS) ...MS affects approximately 2.5 million people worldwide and Canadians have one of the highest rates of the disease in the world. Now, according to University of Calgary researchers... ... more

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February 15, 2007

Ashwagandha (Withania somnifera) For Stress And In Integrative Oncology.

Reader AK asks about taking Ashwagandha for anxiety and stress during cancer treatment. Although you should always consult your treating physician before taking any medication or nutritional supplement, ashwagandha has been shown to offer significant benefits in the reduction of... ... more

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February 7, 2007

Toxin From Sea Creature Could Lead To Promising Cancer Treatment

Back in 1990, most divers would have ignored the four-by-six-inch, cream-colored, jellylike mass clinging to an underwater cliff off the coast of the Philippines. After all, it hardly even looked like an animal. Nevertheless, a team of American and Filipino... ... more

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February 5, 2007

Erroneous Laboratory Operation May Lead To a Cancer Drug

An error in the laboratory may pave way to the discovery of a new drug for cancer. This was disclosed by Katherine Schaefer of Rochester University Medical Center. This may be a foundation study for treatments associated with colon,... ... more

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February 1, 2007

Researchers Creat Blood-Cell-Sized Memory Circuit

"In 1959, physicist Richard Feynman said it should be possible some day to store all of the Encyclopedia Britannica on the tip of a needle," Stoddart said. "We're not there yet, but we're not far off." [The bluish-grey area in... ... more

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