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Hantaviruses use cholesterol in cell walls to gain access into cells and infect humans, according to laboratory research. Multiple genes involved in cholesterol sensing, regulation and production, including key components to a chemical pathway called SREBP (sterol response element binding protein), are critical to hantaviruses gaining entry, the researchers found.
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Nanoparticles packed with a clinically used chemotherapy drug and coated with an oligosaccharide derived from the carapace of crustaceans might effectively target and kill cancer stem-like cells, according to a recent study.
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Certain vitamins, minerals and antioxidants are important for healthy hair, nails and skin. Find out which ones provide the most benefit.

In addition to eating foods rich in omega-3 fatty acids, such as wild Alaskan salmon and freshly ground flaxseed, and taking care to use sunscreen with an SPF of 30 when needed with the goal of avoiding sunburn, certain supplements may help promote healthy hair, nails and skin. Consider the following:

  1. Evening Primrose Oil - nourishes skin, hair and joints by supplying essential omega-6 fatty acids.
  2. Omega-3 - provides the much-needed fatty acids EPA and DHA.
  3. Vitamin D - supports bone and immune health.
  4. Milk thistle - supports a healthy liver and provides natural antioxidant capabilities.
Dr. Weil
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Consuming large amounts of grapefruit and orange juice may increase the risk of melanoma - the deadliest form of skin cancer - according to new research led by Brown University.
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Recent studies are revealing a complex picture of cancer progression in which certain genes that drive tumor growth in the earlier stages get suppressed in later stages -- taking a step back to move forward.
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Norgine B.V. has presented new data highlighting a perceptual gap between healthcare professionals and patients in terms of the incidence and impact on patients' daily life of chemotherapy and...
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In the largest multi-institutional study to date, patients diagnosed with bladder cancer and treated with robot-assisted surgery experienced similar results to those who underwent a traditional...
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Clinicians testing the drug dasatinib, approved for several blood cancers, had hoped it would slow the aggressive growth of the deadly brain cancer glioblastoma; however, clinical trials to date...
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Researchers from the University of Copenhagen have discovered what regulates an enzyme that is central to the growth of cancer tumours. This could be of great value to future cancer treatment.
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