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Ketogenic diet may improve efficacy of cancer drugs

A study, published in the journal Nature, found a strategy to boost the tumour-killing potential of therapies targeted on the insulin-activated enzyme, phosphatidylinositol-3 kinase (PI3K) – a family of enzymes involved in cellular functions such as cell growth, proliferation and differentiation. “Any drug that targets PI3K may not be effective ... Read More »

Make e-cigarettes available to fight tobacco cancer: Experts

R N Sharan, a senior professor in the department of biochemistry at the North-Eastern Hill University in Shillong, who has been researching on cancer and its causes for many years now, says consuming electronic cigarettes reduces the risk of cancer by around 90-92 percent compared to the conventional ones. “Cancer ... Read More »

Tea leaf extract can destroy cancer cells: Study

The study, published in the journal Applied Nano Materials, outlines a new method of producing a type of nanoparticle called quantum dots. “Our research confirmed previous evidence that tea leaf extract can be a non-toxic alternative to making quantum dots using chemicals,” said Sudhagar Pitchaimuthu from Swansea University in the ... Read More »