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The NEW Way to Fight Cancer: Scientists Unleash 'Natural Killer' Cells in the Body to Battle Against the Disease
Science & Tech  (tags: Cancer )

Michael
- 194 days ago - dailymail.co.uk
Mechanism that causes natural killer cells to bow down to cancer is found Switching it off had dramatic effect on mice with normally lethal cancers Natural killer cells stopped the cancer from spreading, reduced tumours
Scientists 'Find Cancer's Achilles Heel'
Science & Tech  (tags: Health, Breakthrough, Cancer, Scientists, UK )

Ray
- 274 days ago - bbc.co.uk
Scientists believe they have discovered a way to "steer" the immune system to kill cancers.
New Research Phase Will Attack More Types of Childhood Cancer
Science & Tech  (tags: children, disease, health, humans, cancer, treatment, research, study, protection, society, science, internet, computers )

Mari
- 376 days ago - secure.worldcommunitygrid.org
Phase 2 of Help Fight Childhood Cancer will feature a new project structure, disease targets, therapy options and drug development partners. But it has the same goal: improve treatment options for children afflicted with cancer.
While You Sleep, Your Smartphone Could Help Cure Cancer
Science & Tech  (tags: cure. app, science, Dr Warren Kaplan, research, technology, cancer, cell, Android Apps, health, women )

Mari
- 383 days ago - bbc.co.uk
Scientists say that if 1,000 people use the app, they could crunch data 30 times faster than their current rate. :)
Elephants Avoided Extinction By Evolving Cancer Proof Genes
Science & Tech  (tags: elephants, cancer, cancer proof genes, science, evolving )

Tracy
- 422 days ago - independent.co.uk
Elephants may have evolved extra copies of gene that keeps them from getting cancer saving them from extinction
Changing Our DNA Through Mind Control?
Science & Tech  (tags: world, technology, study, society, science, research, news, investigation, humans, health, environment, discovery, DNA, Mind Control, meditating, cancer, patients )

Darren
- 716 days ago - scientificamerican.com
A study finds meditating cancer patients are able to affect the makeup of their DNA
Home Health E-Cigarettes_OMTimes Are E-Cigarettes Really Safe?
Science & Tech  (tags: healthcare, cancer, death, research, risks, interesting )

Marjolein
- 883 days ago - omtimes.com
According to the American Lung Association, the average cigarette contains acetone, found in nail polish remover; acetic acid, an ingredient in hair dye; ammonia, a common household cleaner; arsenic, used in rat poison; benzene, found in rubber cement
Oilsands Air Pollutants Underestimated, Researchers Find
Science & Tech  (tags: research, science, safety, scientists, environment, carcinogens, cancer, tar sands, oil sands, Canada, Alberta, Harper, discovery )

Michael
- 1034 days ago - cbc.ca
The emission levels of some toxic air pollutants in the Alberta oilsands have been greatly underestimated, according to University of Toronto researchers.
Video:The Most Disgusting Science Experiment I'Ve Ever Seen, Or A Terrifying Wake-Up Call?
Science & Tech  (tags: abuse, death, cancer, drugs, disease, health, interesting, investigation, humans, protection, research, risks, safety, science, prevention, warning, safety, scientists, investigation, science )

JL
- 1098 days ago - upworthy.com
Rollie Williams I think we're all aware that cigarettes contain tar and other carcinogens, but I didn't realize just how gnarly that stuff looks when it goes into someone's lungs. Check out the whole experiment, or just skip straight to 2:37
Cancer Research in Crisis: Are the Drugs We Count on Based on Bad Science?
Science & Tech  (tags: Cancer, Health, Science, healthcare, Research, MD Anderson, nature, Sustainability News, Technology News, Business News, Life News, News )

Judy
- 1188 days ago - salon.com
A study shows that two thirds of senior cancer researcher have had difficulties replicating published results in cancer biology.
Rat Laughs Off Cancer With HA
Science & Tech  (tags: discovery, humans, health, research, study, cancer, cure, rats, sugar molecule )

Giana
- 1221 days ago - news.discovery.com
The latest possible cure for cancer may come from the world's longest living rats, which laugh off the disease with a super sugar molecule called HMM-HA, new research finds.
Everyday Chemicals Linked to Diseases, Warns World Health Organisation
Science & Tech  (tags: health, research, scientists, cancer, study, humans )

Giana
- 1382 days ago - telegraph.co.uk
In a landmark report, the WHO warned "synthetic chemicals" had "serious implications" for human health.
Fortified By Global Warming, Deadly Fungus Poisons Corn Crops, Causes Cancer
Science & Tech  (tags: cancer, diet, food, protection, research, science, study, warning, globalwarming, globalwarming, weather, climate-change, climatechange, scientists, safety, investigation )

JL
- 1408 days ago - scientificamerican.com
A carcinogenic mold, its growth exacerbated by the warming climate, reached record highs in 2012
Technology and Innovation: Proton Beam Cancer Therapy
Science & Tech  (tags: Beam, cancer, Clinic, Dr, Proton, Technology, Therapy, Treatment )

Mohamed
- 1714 days ago - tubecancer.com
The Mayo Clinic is in the midst of adding a new weapon to its cancer-fighting tools. Mayo broke ground in December for a facility to house a Proton Beam Therapy Program, which it says will mark a new era in cancer treatment.
Poisoning Cancer Cells With Sugar
Science & Tech  (tags: health, Poisoning, cancer, cells, with, sugar )

Agnes
- 1824 days ago - digitaljournal.com
A new two-part therapy combining a modified sugar molecule with two cancer killing drugs causes many types of cancer cells to "commit suicide" by apoptosis, a type of programmed cell death, researchers at UC San Diego and Kyushu University wrote
 

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