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Here’s some more news from the world of biotech, regurgitated from mainstream media, just for you! Alright I’ll cut the crap, here’s what’s new!

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“By bypassing the broken pathway, we can use the cells’ own machinery to destroy themselves.”

Finally, a breakthrough with reference to cancer cells and apotosis. Yes, the same mechanism that goes awry leading to cancer cell accumulation.
I bet most of us thought of this very logical and obvious method to destroy cancerous outgrowth.
The possibility of “customised cancer treatments” for individual patients, an approach that has been garnering increasing interest in recent years, is one of the interesting possibilities of this research.

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  • Cancer cells will self-destruct in 5 seconds!

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    More cancer news
    …the new vaccine developed by Merck that reduces the incidence of cervical cancer and other diseases in females caused by certain types of genital human papillomavirus, or HPV…

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  • A shot at ending cervical cancer!
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    Also, in industry related news
    LG Life Sciences India, a three-year old biotech business division of LG, is planning major expansion here by setting up manufacturing plants, research units and introduction of high-end products of global drug majors through marketing tie-ups.

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  • LG life sciences mulls over expansion
  • It probably has been the most exciting week in BT with these major findings.
    Maybe its time that we have a more comprehensive and defined BT policy in India.



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