Archive: 11/3/2010

Asthma drug prevents spread of breast cancer: study

A drug commonly used in Japan and Korea to treat asthma has been found to stop the spread of breast cancer cells traditionally resistant to chemotherapy, according to a new study led by St. Michael's pathologist Dr. Gerald ...

dateNov 03, 2010 in Cancer
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Prostate cancer's multiple personalities revealed

Scientists at Weill Cornell Medical College have taken an important step toward a better understanding of prostate cancer by uncovering evidence that it is not one disease, as previously believed, but rather several factors ...

dateNov 03, 2010 in Cancer
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Taking the fear factor out of cancer

It is the second most deadly disease in the Western world and one of the most feared diagnoses a patient can face. Now, a new book penned by a Nottingham academic is aiming to improve our understanding of cancer so we can ...

dateNov 03, 2010 in Cancer
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News Corp. net profit up 36 percent

News Corp. said Wednesday that its net profit rose 36 percent in the first quarter of its 2011 fiscal year to 775 million dollars, beating the expectations of Wall Street analysts.

dateNov 03, 2010 in Business
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Cell membranes behave like cornstarch and water

(PhysOrg.com) -- Surprising discovery by physicists at the University of Oregon overturns a long-held belief, and raises fresh new scientific questions about the biology that regulates lipid and protein mobility.

dateNov 03, 2010 in Biochemistry
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