Tag Archives: Antibodies

Mercury Effect: Women Should Mind What Fish They Eat, Warns Study

Merury traces in fish proved fatal for decades and Japan’s Minamata case in the late 1960s should remain a lesson for any marine food consumption without health precautions. New research has suggested that pregnant women who consume mercury-ladden fish food may develop the risk autoimmune disorders , which may be fatal to the babies inside. The study conducted by the ...

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Cancer Treatment: Researchers Identify 10 New Antibodies

Researchers from Aarhus University in Denmark have identified ten new antibodies that can possibly prevent cancer tumours from growing. The antibodies work by inhibiting the body’s blood vessel formation close to the tumour which is, thereby, cut off from oxygen and nutrient supply. The researchers have tested some of the antibodies on mice and have succeeded in using them to ...

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