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Training The Immune System To Fight Cancer Has 19th-Century Roots

Training The Immune System To Fight Cancer Has 19th-Century Roots by Rebecca Davis A novel immunotherapy drug is credited for successfully treating former President Jimmy Carter’s advanced melanoma. Instead of

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Cancer Sniffing Bacteria

Cancer sniffing bacteria by Peter Kelmenson can you imagine taking a simple pill to diagnose cancer or other diseases?  This is just one potential application of synthetic biology – using

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Dead bacteria used to kill colorectal cancer

NTU scientists use dead bacteria to kill colorectal cancer Scientists from Nanyang Technological University (NTU Singapore) have successfully used dead bacteria to kill colorectal cancer cells. Harvesting the Clostridium sporogenes

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Bacteria shrink tumors in humans, dogs

Bacteria shrink tumors in humans, dogs by Mitch Leslie A syringe full of noxious bacteria sounds like the last thing a cancer patient needs. But a new study of dogs

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Why your gut bacteria could help prevent obesity, bowel cancer and diabetes

Why your gut bacteria could help prevent obesity, bowel cancer and diabetes The microscopic bugs are so important, faecal transplants have even replaced antibiotics to treat the deadly C.difficile infection

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