September 2007


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September 27, 2007

Alcohol Intake Triggers Breast Cancer

In one of the largest individual studies of the effects of alcohol on the risk of breast cancer shows that regardless of the type of alcohol , be it wine, beer or hard liquor, alcohol itself (ethyl alcohol) and the... ... more

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September 25, 2007

PET Scans Accurately Detect Breast Tumor's Response To Chemotherapy

According to researchers in Australia, positron emission tomography (PET) that uses a radioactive sugar molecule is more useful than mammography and ultrasound in predicting a breast tumour's response to chemotherapy and, therefore, the patient's ultimate likelihood of survival.... ... more

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September 12, 2007

Tangerine Peel Kills Certain Human Cancer Cells

According to a research team at Leicester School of Pharmacy, Salvestrol Q40 - a type of phytoalexin (a chemical produced by plants to repel attackers, such as insects or fungi) extracted from tangerine peel, can kill certain human cancer cells.... ... more

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September 7, 2007

Study Reveals New Details Of Tumor Suppressor Gene P3 Regulation

A study conducted by scientists at The Wistar Institute reveals new levels of subtlety in the body's management of this all-important tumor suppressor gene and the protein it produces.The p53 gene was first known in its aberrant role as an... ... more

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September 4, 2007

Smokers More Likely To Develop Alzheimer's

Only a few days ago we wrote of a recently published article in the journal Cancer that reported women smokers have a higher risk for head and neck cancer than men and that smoking will increase their risk of developing... ... more

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