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  • New Answers for Cancer | Health New Light on Medicine

    New Light on Medicine

    Pigments that turn caustic on exposure to light can fight cancer, blindness and heart disease. Their lightinduced toxicity may also help explain the origin of vampire tales

    July 1, 2008 |

  • January 2003 | Health New Light on Medicine

    New Light on Medicine

    Pigments that turn caustic on exposure to light can fight cancer, blindness and heart disease. Their light-induced toxicity may also help explain the origin of vampire tales

    January 1, 2003 |

  • Features | Health Born to the Purple: the Story of Porphyria

    Born to the Purple: the Story of Porphyria

    Porphyrins are light-activated chemicals that can be used to combat ills including tumors and diseases of the eye. But they have a dark side: when the wrong forms of them build up in the body, they cause a disease called porphyria

    December 16, 2002 |

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