Archive: 02/19/2013

New epigenetic mechanisms for improved cancer therapy

A review article by researchers at Boston University School of Medicine (BUSM) proposes a new epigenetic hypothesis linked to tumor production and novel ideas about what causes progenitor cells to develop into cancer cells. ...

Feb 19, 2013
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Dustbin to dinner: ministers served binned food

The green beans are fresh, the broccoli crunchy and the baby corn sweet, but having failed "cosmetic" tests of international supermarkets, the Kenyan-grown food was hurled out as waste.

Feb 19, 2013
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Reports of toxic milk trigger scare in Balkans

(AP)—Some milk in the Balkans has been contaminated by a naturally occurring cancer-causing toxin and consumers are accusing officials of hiding the real truth of how serious the problem is.

Feb 19, 2013
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UN urges deeper probe into hormone-disrupting chemicals

Scientists suspect chemicals which disrupt the hormone system are linked to early breast development, poor semen quality, low birthweight in babies and other problems, but more research is needed, UN agencies ...

Feb 19, 2013
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