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Ignorance Main Cause Behind TB Spread in Assam Tea Gardens

By Azera Parveen Rahman Tezpur (Assam), Jan 18: Tuberculosis (TB) has become a major problem in Assam’s tea gardens, often leading to the death of workers, which experts attribute mainly to pervading ignorance among workers and poor management response to provide healthcare. The disease is rampant among workers and affects nearly 40 percent of the tea workers, which doctors say ...

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Vaccine found to suppress tumor growth and spreading of breast cancer: Study

Researchers from Uppsala University found that a therapeutic vaccine directed against tumor vessels can reduce tumor burden and suppress formation of spontaneous lung metastases in a mouse model for metastatic breast cancer. The target molecule of the immunization strategy is the extra domain-A (ED-A) of fibronectin, a protein domain which is highly selective for the tumor vasculature in the adult. ...

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