Tag Archives: biochemistry

Potent protein heals wounds, boosts immunity and protects from cancer

Dr. Hans Vogel EurekAlert Special issue on disease fighting properties of lactoferrin Ottawa, Ontario (April 30, 2012)–Lactoferrin is an important iron-binding protein with many health benefits. The major form of this powerful protein, is secreted into human biofluids (e.g. milk, … Continue reading

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Researchers Find Potential Link Between Drinking Alcohol And Breast Cancer

PR Newswire SAN DIEGO, April 23, 2012 /PRNewswire-USNewswire/ — A research team this week will present findings that they say may finally explain the link between alcohol consumption and breast cancer. “Cells have different mechanisms to remove toxic substances, such as … Continue reading

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Cancer epigenetics: Breakthrough in ID’ing target genes

Jade Boyd EurekAlert HOUSTON — Cancer is usually attributed to faulty genes, but growing evidence from the field of cancer epigenetics indicates a key role for the gene “silencing” proteins that stably turn genes off inside the cell nucleus. A … Continue reading

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Snake Venom Protein Paralyzes Cancer Cells

Source: Oxford Journals A component of snake venom has demonstrated its ability to inhibit cancer cell migration in two different cancer models. The protein, called contortrostatin, seems to block cell migration in a novel way. Francis S. Markland, Ph.D., professor … Continue reading

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Revolution in Solar Energy Technology? Cheap Quantum Dot Solar Paint

Source: Global Research Researchers have reduced the preparation time of quantum dot solar cells to less than an hour by changing the form to a one-coat quantum dot solar paint. How? Titanium dioxide (TiO2) nanoparticles are coated with cadmium sulfide … Continue reading

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Aging – Ten Assumptions for a New Paradigm

There is strong empirical evidence that animals have a life expectancy of approximately six times the years that it takes to reach maturity. According to many gerontological authorities, human’s life expectancy should be approximately 120 years, but statistics show it … Continue reading

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19 Studies Link GMO Foods to Organ Disruption

Source: Bee Guardian Foundation The testicles of rats fed Roundup Ready soybeans were dark blue instead of pink, and the structure of the cells were significantly altered A new paper demonstrates that consuming genetically modified (GM) food leads to significant … Continue reading

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