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Novel way blocks tumour growth into cancer

Novel way blocks tumour growth into cancer

Last Updated: Friday, July 25, 2014, 17:28

In pioneering research on models of human tumours in mice, researchers have successfully blocked metastasis - the strategy adopted by tumour cells to transform into an aggressive form of cancer.

Night lights can wake up breast cancer cells

Night lights can wake up breast cancer cells

Last Updated: Friday, July 25, 2014, 14:03

Sleeping at night with the lights on can not only add to your energy consumption, but also wake up breast cancer cells, a study suggests.

Men in shift work at higher type 2 diabetes risk: Study

Men in shift work at higher type 2 diabetes risk: Study

Last Updated: Friday, July 25, 2014, 13:59

Men who works in shift are at higher risk of developing type 2 diabetes, a study warns.

Toddler`s eye contact may signal autism risk

Toddler`s eye contact may signal autism risk

Last Updated: Friday, July 25, 2014, 13:21

Low levels of joint attention - the act of making eye contact with another person to share an experience - without a positive affective component (a smile) in the first year is linked to high risk of autism disorder, says a study.

Now, a jab that can help fight against arthritis

Now, a jab that can help fight against arthritis

Last Updated: Thursday, July 24, 2014, 19:57

Researchers have developed a new revolutionary procedure that could help prevent the disease ever striking in the first place.

Connection between age and memory decline revealed

Last Updated: Wednesday, July 23, 2014, 20:06

A new study has revealed the molecular mechanisms of memory decline with age, using latest high-throughput proteomics and statistical methods.

Vitamin D deficiency increases schizophrenia risk

Vitamin D deficiency increases schizophrenia risk

Last Updated: Wednesday, July 23, 2014, 22:05

Individuals with Vitamin D deficiency are twice as likely to be diagnosed with schizophrenia as compared to those who have sufficient levels of the vitamin, says a study.

Cancer drug can detect HIV virus

Last Updated: Wednesday, July 23, 2014, 17:14

In a key discovery against HIV, researchers have shown that an anti-cancer drug can activate hidden HIV to levels readably detectable in the blood by standard methods.

Indian scientists craft portable diagnostic kit for sickle cell anemia

Indian scientists craft portable diagnostic kit for sickle cell anemia

Last Updated: Wednesday, July 23, 2014, 14:02

In a significant step towards improving the treatment of sickle cell anemia (SCA), scientists in India are developing a portable and affordable diagnostic kit, a lab-on-a-chip, that could be used by untrained health workers.

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