Archive: 04/20/2009

High levels of PEA-15 shrink breast cancer tumors

Overexpression of PEA-15, which binds and drags an oncoprotein out of the cell nucleus where it fuels cancer growth, steeply reduced breast cancer tumors in a preclinical experiment, researchers at The University of Texas ...

dateApr 20, 2009 in Cancer
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IBM stumbles on 1Q sales dip; profit beats Street

(AP) -- IBM Corp.'s first-quarter results slipped as all its major business units suffered declines, but the company backed its bullish outlook for 2009 on Monday, reflecting its belief that a broad mix of services and software ...

dateApr 20, 2009 in Business
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When unhealthy foods hijack overeaters' brains

(AP) -- Food hijacked Dr. David Kessler's brain. Not apples or carrots. The scientist who once led the government's attack on addictive cigarettes can't wander through part of San Francisco without craving a local shop's ...

dateApr 20, 2009 in Health
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Human lung tumors destroy anti-cancer hormone vitamin D

Human lung tumors have the ability to eliminate Vitamin D, a hormone with anti-cancer activity, a new study from the University of Pittsburgh Cancer Institute (UPCI) suggests. Results of the study are being presented at the ...

dateApr 20, 2009 in Cancer
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Grapefruit juice boosts drug's anti-cancer effects

In a small, early clinical trial, researchers at the University of Chicago Medical Center have found that combining eight ounces of grapefruit juice with the drug rapamycin can increase drug levels, allowing lower doses of ...

dateApr 20, 2009 in Cancer
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