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Virginia Tech graduate student pursues innovative microbe-based cancer therapy


2018-07-23
Virginia Tech graduate student pursues innovative microbe-based cancer therapy Posted Yesterday Over 1.7 million new cancer cases and more than 600,000 cancer deaths are projected to occur in the United States in 2018. Could that number be reduced if microbes were used to treat cancer? Katherine Broadway, a Virginia Tech graduate student in the Department of Biological Sciences is researching a cutting-edge, microbe-based cancer therapy as her dissertation project. Proposed model of how the... continue reading >>


Mushrooms of the far east hold promise for the anti-cancer therapy


2018-08-02
2-Aug-2018 Mushrooms of the Far East hold promise for the anti-cancer therapy Mushrooms from the Far East area contain the natural chemical compounds, which could be used for the design of the novel drugs with highly specific anti-tumor activities and low-toxicity Far Eastern Federal University IMAGE: This is Inonotus obliquus , Far Eastern medical mushroom. view more Credit: Eugenia M. Bulakh Mushrooms from the Far East area contain the natural chemical compounds, which could be used for the... continue reading >>


Mushrooms of the Far East hold promise for anti-cancer therapy


2018-08-03
Mushrooms of the Far East hold promise for anti-cancer therapy August 3, 2018, Far Eastern Federal University Inonotus obliquus , Far Eastern medical mushroom. Credit: Eugenia M. Bulakh Mushrooms from the Far East contain natural chemical compounds that could be used for the design of the novel drugs with highly specific anti-tumor activities and low toxicity. These compounds may offer new avenues for oncology, providing physicians with either standalone alternatives to chemotherapy,... continue reading >>


Mushrooms of the Far East hold promise for the anti-cancer therapy


2018-08-03
Mushrooms of the Far East hold promise for the anti-cancer therapy Details Research 03 August 2018 Mushrooms from the Far East area contain the natural chemical compounds, which could be used for the design of the novel drugs with highly specific anti-tumor activities and low-toxicity. These compounds may offer new avenues for oncology, providing us with either stand-alone alternatives to chemotherapy, chemopreventive medicines, or drugs to be used in combination with other therapies. The... continue reading >>


Mushrooms of the Far East hold promise for anti-cancer therapy - domain-b.com


2018-08-04
Mushrooms of the Far East hold promise for anti-cancer therapy 04 August 2018 Mushrooms from the Far East area contain natural chemical compounds, which could be used for the design of novel drugs with highly specific anti-tumour activities and low-toxicity. These compounds may offer new avenues for oncology, providing us with either stand-alone alternatives to chemotherapy, chemopreventive medicines, or drugs to be used in combination with other therapies. An international team of scientists... continue reading >>


Mushrooms could hold key to finding a cure for cancer


2018-08-05
Mushrooms could hold key to finding a cure for cancer Menu The humble mushroom could hold the key to finding a cure for cancer, according to new research. It contains chemicals that destroy tumours - offering hope of developing drugs without side effects. Current chemotherapy medications cause a range of problems from loss of hair to nausea. The mysterious fungus has been used in Chinese medicine for thousands of years. And the ancient Egyptians believed eating mushrooms brought long life.... continue reading >>


Life Extension Daily News


2018-08-06
, said there will be many more types of mushrooms that are just as effective. He said: “In ancient China , mushrooms were considered as the most effective treatment for the various types of tumours. “Contemporary fungotherapy represents a promising field for scientific research. The natural chemical compounds contained in fungi have a huge therapeutic and particularly anti-cancer potential that has not been yet fully studied”. The study published in Oncotarget says they may provide... continue reading >>


Mushrooms of the Far East hold promise for the anti-cancer therapy


2018-08-07
Mushrooms of the Far East hold promise for the anti-cancer therapy Mushrooms from the Far East area contain the natural chemical compounds, which could be used for the design of the novel drugs with highly specific anti-tumor activities and low-toxicity. These compounds may offer new avenues for oncology, providing us with either stand-alone alternatives to chemotherapy, chemopreventive medicines, or drugs to be used in combination with other therapies. The international team of scientists... continue reading >>


ASCO Reading Room | Lethal Prostate Cancer Responds to Combination Immunotherapy | Medpage Today


2018-08-16
Lethal Prostate Cancer Responds to Combination Immunotherapy First evidence of benefit for patients with specific subset of advanced disease Latest In ASCO Reading Room 08.09.2018 This Reading Room is a collaboration between MedPage Today® and: Expert Critique FROM THE ASCO Reading Room Amit B. Reddy, MBBS Pathology Research Fellow University of Mississippi Medical Center Jackson, MS There is now new evidence that immunotherapy like ipilimumab and nivolumab may have some valuable benefits in... continue reading >>


Four simple ways to tune up your nutrition and live healthier longer


2018-08-16
Four simple ways to tune up your nutrition and live healthier longer Brandpoint (BPT) Save (BPT) - Just about everyone feels like they could use a little extra pep in their day, that surge of energy to get things done and enjoy their favorite activities. This is especially true as we age. However, very few people actually feel as if they have the energy they need. The stress of modern life, poor sleep habits, consuming processed foods and less than optimal digestion are triggering a perfect... continue reading >>


Researchers find STAT3 as therapeutic target for chronic active EBV infection


2018-08-20
Tokyo Medical and Dental University(TMDU) study shows that ruxolitinib-induced inhibition of STAT3 activity blocks survival and reduces pro-inflammatory cytokine production in Epstein-Barr virus (EBV)-infected clonally proliferating T- or NK-cells in Chronic active Epstein-Barr virus infection. Chronic active Epstein-Barr virus infection (CAEBV) is an EBV-positive T- or NK-cell neoplasm accompanied by sustained systemic inflammation. Many studies have attempted to understand the case of... continue reading >>


Mushrooms of the Far East hold promise for the anti-cancer therapy


2018-08-14
Mushrooms of the Far East hold promise for the anti-cancer therapy Details Research 14 August 2018 Mushrooms from the Far East area contain the natural chemical compounds, which could be used for the design of the novel drugs with highly specific anti-tumor activities and low-toxicity. These compounds may offer new avenues for oncology, providing us with either stand-alone alternatives to chemotherapy, chemopreventive medicines, or drugs to be used in combination with other therapies. The... continue reading >>



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