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Experimental Drug May Work In Many Cancers - 0 views

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    "SCIENTISTS have shown that a new class of cancer drugs called PARP inhibitors, currently being tested in clinical trials to treat breast and ovarian cancer could have dramatic results when used to treat other solid tumours, according to work presented at the NCRI Cancer Conference today. "
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Selenium linked to lower skin cancer risks - 0 views

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    Higher blood levels of selenium may reduce the incidence of skin cancer by about 60 per cent, according to a new study from Dutch and Australian researchers.
    Writing in Cancer Epidemiology, Biomarkers & Prevention, the researchers report that the mineral was associated with reduced risks of both basal cell carcinoma (BCC) and squamous cell carcinoma (SCC).

    On the other hand, blood levels of carotenoids and alpha-tocopherol (vitamin E) were not associated with any influence on skin cancer risks, report the researchers from Queensland Institute of Medical Research, the University of Queensland, and Maastricht University.
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CoQ10 Improves Endothelial Dysfunction in Statin-Treated Type 2 Diabetics - 0 views

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    NEW YORK (Reuters Health) May 29 - Supplementation with coenzyme Q10 (CoQ10) improves endothelial dysfunction in patients with type 2 diabetes on statin therapy, according to results of a study reported in the May issue of Diabetes Care.

    The vascular benefits of statins might be attenuated by inhibition of CoQ10 synthesis, Dr. Gerald T. Chew and colleagues from University of Western Australia, Perth, note in their report.
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One dose of vitamin D boosts TB immunity - New Zealand's source for health news on Stuf... - 0 views

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    In healthy people who have been exposed to tuberculosis, a single oral dose of vitamin D enhances their immunity against this bacterial infection.
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