News tagged with colon cancer

Designer probiotics could reduce obesity

Specially designed probiotics can modulate the physiology of host fat cells say scientists writing in Microbiology. The findings could lead to specialised probiotics that have a role in the prevention or treatment of conditions ...

dateDec 23, 2010 in Medical research
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Report: A bit more vitamin D is good, not too much

(AP) -- Got milk? You may need a couple cups more than today's food labels say to get enough vitamin D for strong bones. But don't go overboard: Long-awaited new dietary guidelines say there's no proof that megadoses prevent ...

dateNov 30, 2010 in Health
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New path for colon cancer drug discovery

An old pinworm medicine is a new lead in the search for compounds that block a signaling pathway implicated in colon cancer. The findings, reported by Vanderbilt University Medical Center researchers in the November issue ...

dateNov 19, 2010 in Biochemistry
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New treatment for lung cancer shows promise

A new inhalable dry powder treatment for lung cancer shows a significant increase in survival rates and is far less invasive than current treatment options, which frequently include radiation and surgery. This research is ...

dateNov 15, 2010 in Cancer
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