Tuesday, 16 July 2019
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New hope for treating childhood brain cancer

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Recent research has shown that a drug known as MI-2 can kill cells that cause a fatal brain cancer. But only now have scientists been able to explain how the compound works: by targeting cholesterol production in tumors.

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Scientists decipher 3D structure of a promising molecular target for cancer treatment

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Researchers have revealed the full structure of human ACLY, a building block of metabolism over-expressed in several types of cancers. Their discovery could be a major step in developing molecular targeted therapies for patients.

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Structure of the molecular machine that links carbohydrate and lipid metabolism

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A research team has unraveled the three-dimensional structure and molecular mechanism of ATP citrate lyase (ACLY). This is a central metabolic enzyme -- a protein that accelerates chemical reactions -- important for the production of fatty acids and cholesterol in the human liver. The reported findings could help targeting ACLY in cancer and metabolic diseases such as atherosclerosis.

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Personalised cancer treatments are becoming more common in the UK

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A UK survey has found that many people with cancer are receiving personalised treatments instead of broad-brush approaches like chemotherapy

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U.S. judge slashes Roundup jury award to $25.3 million; Bayer still plans to appeal

Added: 15.07.2019 23:06 | 10 views | 0 comments

A federal judge on Monday slashed a damages award Bayer AG owed a California man who blamed Roundup weed killer for his cancer, to $25.27 million from $80.27 million, while rejecting the company's bid for a new trial.

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U.S. judge slashes Roundup jury award to $25.3 million from $80.3 million

Added: 15.07.2019 21:40 | 1 views | 0 comments

A federal judge on Monday slashed a damages award that Bayer AG owed a California man who blamed Roundup weed killer for his cancer to $25.27 million from $80.27 million, saying the punitive damages component was too high.

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Scarlett Johansson says diversity comments 'taken out of context'

Added: 15.07.2019 19:31 | 15 views | 0 comments

The actress, who canceled plans last year to portray a transgender man, asserts that she supports diversity in film.

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Pittsburgh Steelers' James Conner reveals he had week to live before cancer diagnosis

Added: 15.07.2019 19:13 | 7 views | 0 comments

Pittsburgh Steelers running back James Conner revealed Sunday he was in a dire situation when he was diagnosed with cancer in 2015.

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