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Jordanian researcher awarded US patent for discovering anti-cancer gene
By Petra - Jan 07,2013 - Last updated at Jan 07,2013
AMMAN — Jordanian researcher Mohammad Bani Salameh has been granted a patent from the US for discovering a gene in the human body which produces an enzyme that fights prostate cancer.
Jordanian Human Resources Management Association (JHRMA) signed an agreement with MenaITech aiming at developing human resources in Jordan.
It’s long been known that faulty BRCA genes greatly raise the risk for breast cancer. Now scientists say a more recently identified, less common gene can do the same.
Aspirin can reduce the risk of colon cancer by half, but only in people who carry high levels of a specific type of gene, a study released Wednesday found.
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