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Acupuncture is equally effective with simulated needles

sometimes referred to as placebo - is just as beneficial as real acupuncture for treating nausea in cancer patients undergoing radiotherapy, according to a study from Karolinska Institutet and Linkoping University in Sweden. ...

dateMar 24, 2011 in Other
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Using a molecular switch to turn on cancer vaccines

The immune system is capable of recognizing tumor growth, and naturally mounts an anti-cancer defense. Dendritic cells (DCs) can take up tumor-derived molecules (antigens) and present them to T cells, and those "primed" T ...

dateMar 07, 2011 in Cancer
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Reducing cancer patients' painful treatment

A NASA technology originally developed for plant growth experiments on space shuttle missions has successfully reduced the painful side effects resulting from chemotherapy and radiation treatment in bone marrow and stem cell ...

dateMar 04, 2011 in Cancer
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