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Cottonseed-based drug may help treat severe brain cancer

Washington, May 29 (ANI): Researchers at the University of Alabama at Birmingham (UAB) say that an experimental drug derived from cottonseeds appears to be efficacious in treating the recurrence of glioblastoma multiforme, which is considered to be the most lethal ... Read More »

Why prostate cancer returns in some patients

Washington, May 28 (ANI): A new study has shed new light on why prostate cancer returns in some men despite receiving surgery or radiation therapy. While most men have an excellent outcome with such standard treatments for localized prostate cancer, ... Read More »

‘Jacko set to undergo skin cancer surgery’

London, May 21 (ANI): Michael Jackson will reportedly undergo surgery on his skin cancer to clear his flesh of potentially lethal growths. The King of Pop had been reported having spots of the disease on his upper body and pre-cancerous ... Read More »

‘Free will’ spot found in brain

London, May 8 (ANI): Researchers in France have identified the place where free will resides. Lead scientist Angela Sirigu, a neuroscientist at the CNRS Cognitive Neuroscience Centre in Bron, say that the place lies towards the back of the brain ... Read More »

Cementless hip implants last at least for 20 years

Washington, May 2 (ANI): Researchers at Rush University Medical Centre have revealed that cementless hip implants, previously believed to be exchanged after 10 years, are twice as durable as thought. They have found that that the devices are extremely durable ... Read More »

Topical cream may help treat melanoma sans knife

Washington, April 29 (ANI): Researchers at Saint Louis University have found that a topical cream when used together with surgery may help treat melanoma, potentially helping doctors cut less. Researchers examined two cases of the most common type of melanoma ... Read More »