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The nude mouse tale: Omega-3 fats save the life of a terminal cancer patient
...hat were injected into athymic mice--also known as nude
mice. His studies also demonstrated that fish oil consumption improves a mouse's responsiveness to chemotherapy. Fish oil research was inspired by observations that Inuit Eskimo populations have less breast and prostate cancer deaths. So far, tho...
Nanoparticles, nanoshells, nanotubes: How tiny specks may provide powerful tools against cancer
...euschner says. The research group next looked at nude
mice ?mice lacking immune systems ?that carried xenografts of human breast cancer. In another proof-of-concept study, they found that if a nanoparticle-Hecate combination is injected the drug can't kill the tumor cells because it essentially couldn't...
Scientists turn tobacco against cancer
...ed human colorectal cancer cells onto the backs of nude
mice ?mice stripped of their immune systems, and subsequently injected the animals with the plant-derived antibodies. Then they watched for tumor growth for as many as 40 days. The researchers found that tumor growth was inhibited in a similar manne...