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Liver cancer could be halted by boosting immune system

International research involving the University of Adelaide has helped to better understand how a diseased liver promotes the development of cancer. This work could lead to improvements in treating liver cancer, which is the second leading cause of cancer deaths worldwide. For the first time, researchers have discovered that chronic inflammation of the liver suppresses the natural immune defence systems ...

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Genetic Alteration Allowing Lung Cancers to Escape the Immune System May Occur Late in Tumor Evolution

PHILADELPHIA — A specific genetic alteration that could allow cancer cells to escape the immune system was detected in 40 percent of non–small cell lung cancers (NSCLCs) analyzed, according to data presented at the AACR-NCI-EORTC International Conference on Molecular Targets and Cancer Therapeutics, held Oct. 26-30. Data suggest that the alteration occurs late in tumor evolution. This study is being simultaneously ...

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News: NATS launches hub and spoke system at Belfast airports

NATS has successfully transitioned Belfast International and Belfast City airports from paper to electronic flight strips earlier this year following a ten-month programme using new hub and spoke system architecture. While electronic strips aren’t a new concept, this UK first sees all airports in the hub and spoke system linked to a single set of data servers at NATS Swanwick ...

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Flu symptoms protection: THIS unlikely supplement could boost your immune system  

Flu symptoms are a common winter ailment as temperatures drop and viruses begin to circulate. When it comes to supplements for combating winter illnesses, vitamin C – and more recently vitamin D – come to mind. However, there could be a key area of the body you’re neglecting when it comes to building up your body’s natural defences through diet.  ...

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Diet to prevent Parkinson’s disease: Eating THIS food could protect nervous system

Now experts have revealed a diet rich in antioxidants can help protect against Parkinson’s disease. Parkinson’s disease  is a progressive disease of the nervous system which causes symptoms including a tremor, muscular rigidity, and slow, imprecise movement. Scientists in Sweden analysed 38,937 women and 45,837 men, looking at their diets over a course of almost 15 years. Experts identified 1,329 ...

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