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Timing of cancer radiation therapy may minimize hair loss, researchers say

Washington: Discovering that mouse hair has a circadian clock — a 24-hour cycle of growth followed by restorative repair — researchers suspect that hair loss in humans from toxic cancer radiotherapy and chemotherapy might be minimized if these treatments are given late in the day.

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Microbiologists find new way to fight viral illnesses

Washington: By discovering how certain viruses use their host cells to replicate, University of California, Irvine microbiologists have identified a new approach to the development of universal treatments for viral illnesses such as meningitis, encephalitis, hepatitis and possibly the common cold.

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