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Delays in UK child brain tumor diagnosis

Significant numbers of children in the UK are suffering from preventable levels of disability, particularly blindness, and premature death because of poor diagnosis of brain tumours.

dateAug 07, 2009 in Cancer
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Carrots cooked whole contain more anti-cancer compound

Chopping up your carrot after it has been cooked boosts its anti-cancer properties by 25 per cent, scientists at Newcastle University have found. The study, carried out by Newcastle University’s Dr Kirsten Brandt and researcher ...

dateJun 17, 2009 in Health
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Gating the tides in yeast

Water is a crucial ingredient for life, but its level inside cells must be carefully regulated to maintain proper cell shape and size. In this week's issue of the open access journal PLoS Biology, scientists from the University ...

dateJun 16, 2009 in Cell & Microbiology
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Novel cancer gene accelerates or stops tumour growth

(PhysOrg.com) -- Researchers at the Hospital for Sick Children (SickKids) and the University of Toronto have found a gene that plays a crucial role in the development of rhabdomyosarcoma - the most common childhood sarcoma ...

dateMay 27, 2009 in Cancer
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