Researcher uses gold nanoparticles and lasers to target bladder cancer
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  September 18, 2017  
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 Researcher uses gold nanoparticles and lasers to target bladder cancerResearcher uses gold nanoparticles and lasers to target bladder cancer
 
A University of Colorado Cancer Center study takes a new approach to killing cancer: Why not fry it into oblivion with vibrating gold nanoparticles? "But what about the frickin' lasers?" you may ask. Don't worry. There are lasers. And bioluminescence too.
 
 
 Researchers define how cancer drug works in cells, mice and manResearchers define how cancer drug works in cells, mice and man
 
Science is very good at determining how drugs work in experimental models. New research out of Dartmouth's Norris Cotton Cancer Center led by Alan Eastman, PhD, helps to bridge the gap when it comes to ensuring that drugs work by the same mechanism in human patients.
 
   Combination treatment effectively vaccinates mice against cancerCombination treatment effectively vaccinates mice against cancer
 
By combining an FDA-approved cancer immunotherapy with an emerging tumor-roasting nanotechnology, Duke University researchers improved the efficacy of both therapies in a proof-of-concept study using mice.
 
 Writing your way through cancer
 
When Lynn Scozzari wrote the beginning lines of that poem, "The Offering," in 2013, she was staring at a photo of a naked woman seated on a rock, her arms thrust open to a valley below. Scozzari herself was in a conference room of the cancer center at Scripps Green Hospital in La Jolla, Calif., seated at a table stocked with coffee and tissues.
 
 
 Are Sweeteners Healthy?
 
Are Sweeteners Healthy?Sweeteners are additives that add a sweet taste to food. People worldwide have evolved to consume a lot of sweet products available on the market, because they provide instant high energy and are less expensive than natural vegetables and fruits. Owing to their huge consumption rates by all sections of the population, the question that arises in every mind is, how healthy are sweeteners?