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Great Quest Receives Positive Results From Benefic...

VANCOUVER, BRITISH COLUMBIA, Mar 21, 2012 (MARKETWIRE via COMTEX) — John Clarke, CEO of Great Quest Metals Ltd. CA:GQ -4.69% (frankfurt:GQM) (“Great Quest” or the “Company”) is pleased to announce the successful completion of initial beneficiation tests carried out on the Tilemsi Phosphate Project in Eastern Mali by MINTEK South Africa and the Company’s consultant Gaya Resources Development...

Four anti-cancer compounds identified

Sydney: Four new anti-cancer compounds have shown promise in inhibiting the growth of tumours, according to a new approach. Jason Smith, doing his M.Phil. in biomolecular sciences from Macquarie University, combined existing knowledge of an enzyme with computational chemistry approach to identify novel (cancer) inhibitors. The enzyme (indoleamine 2,3-dioxygenase) has generated excitement amongst researchers due to its...

Research at A&M and Scripps finds HIV-killing...

COLLEGE STATION – A powerful topical preventative for HIV, the virus that causes AIDS, could be a step closer to clinical trials, thanks to a newly discovered molecular compound that research at Texas A&M University and the Scripps Research Institute shows dissolves the virus on contact. The ability of the synthetic compound known as “PD 404,182” to break apart the AIDS-causing virus before it can...

First Clinical Trial of Autologous Cardiac Stem Ce...

Initial data from the first ever trial to evaluate autologous cardiac stem cell (CSC) transplants in humans suggests that the treatment improves left ventricular (LV) systolic function by an average of 12% over one year, and reduces infarct size in patients with severe heart failure due to ischemic heart disease. The trial investigators say the results triple the 4% average improvement that they had projected and calls...

Vaccine for ovarian, breast cancer shows promise

(CBS) A new vaccine that targets ovarian and breast cancer has shown promise in early studies, giving scientists hope they may be closer to stopping the deadly diseases. PICTURES: 25 breast cancer myths busted Known as PANVAC, the vaccine triggers the immune system to attack tumor cells. “With this vaccine, we can clearly generate immune responses that lead to clinical responses in some patients,” lead...

Coffee Drinking Linked To Lower Risk Of Common Ski...

New research presented at a conference in the US on Monday finds that drinking coffee is linked to a lower risk of a common form of skin cancer known as basal cell carcinoma (BCC). Results of a prospective study that followed over 25,000 cases of skin cancer suggest coffee may be an important dietary option to prevent BCC. The research is the work of Dr Fengju Song and colleagues. Song is a postdoctoral fellow in the...
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