Wednesday, January 16, 2019

Common Anti-Malarial Drug May Reverse Cancer

Researchers report that a common anti-malaria drug, chloroquine, has reversed cancer cells in fruit fly eyes, completely restoring the cancerous cells back into normal,...

Japanese Mushroom Extract Eradicates Human Papillomavirus (HPV) in Clinical Trial

A readily available Japanese mushroom extract appears to be effective at eradicating human papillomavirus (HPV), according to a pilot clinical trial at The University of...

Promising Gene-Silencing Technique Shows Promise in Fight Against Cancer, Liver Diseases

Since its discovery 16 years ago, researchers have been eyeing RNA interference (RNAi) – a natural process for ‘silencing’ genes – as a therapy...

Many Women Unaware of Risks of Developing Ovarian Cancer

The statistics for ovarian cancer are frightening. Whereas early detection tests for breast cancer are relatively commonplace, 75-85% of women with ovarian cancer are...

Soy Supplements With Isoflavones ‘Reprogram’ Breast Cancer Cells

Taking soy protein supplements may lead to some concerning genetic changes for women with breast cancer, a new study suggests. In the study, half...

Sabotage as Therapy: Aiming Lupus Antibodies at Vulnerable Cancer Cells

  Yale Cancer Center researchers may have discovered a new way of harnessing lupus antibodies to sabotage cancer cells made vulnerable by deficient DNA repair....

“Game Changing” Immunotherapy Drug for Melanoma Approved by FDA

The U.S. Food and Drug Administration has approved a new immunotherapy drug to treat advanced melanoma, signaling a paradigm shift in the way the...

New Immunotherapy Vaccine Decreases Recurrence in HER2 Positive Breast Cancer...

A new breast cancer vaccine candidate, (GP2), provides further evidence of the potential of immunotherapy in preventing disease recurrence. This is especially the case...

Aspirin, NSAIDs cut Breast Cancer Recurrence in Overweight Women by 52...

Recurrence of hormone-related breast cancer was cut by half in overweight and obese women who regularly used aspirin or other nonsteroidal anti-inflammatory drugs (NSAIDs),...

Leukemia: Scientists Report Major Breakthrough in Understanding Disease

Scientists from Queen Mary University of London (QMUL) have discovered mutations in genes that lead to childhood leukemia of the acute lymphoblastic type – the...

Human Tumors Shrink Following Injection with Bacteria

A modified version of the Clostridium novyi (C. novyi-NT) bacterium can produce a strong and precisely targeted anti-tumor response in rats, dogs and now...

Brain Tumors Use Stealth Coating to Evade Body’s Immune System, New...

Brain tumors fly under the radar of the body's defense forces by coating their cells with extra amounts of a specific protein, new research...