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Health News on November 4, 2010

Bone marrow cancer drug could be used to treat rheumatoid arthritis
A new study has found that a drug that is used to treat bone marrow cancer could also provide a promising treatment for rheumatoid arthritis (RA). ANI

Scientists reveal prostate cancer's multiple personalities
A team of scientists has taken an important step toward a better understanding of prostate cancer by uncovering evidence that it is not one disease but rather several factors which can be measured and, in the future, destroyed by targeted therapy. ANI

Organic onions, carrots 'do not have higher levels of healthy antioxidants'
Organically grown onions, carrots, and potatoes generally do not have higher levels of healthful antioxidants and related substances than vegetables grown with traditional fertilizers and pesticides, scientists have reported. ANI

Drug used to treat asthma 'prevents spread of breast cancer'
A new study has shown that a drug commonly used in Japan and Korea to treat asthma can stop the spread of breast cancer cells traditionally resistant to chemotherapy. ANI

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