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  1. Dog Food Additive May Prevent Chemo Side EffectWorking with cells in test tubes and in mice, researchers at Johns Hopkins Medicine have discovered that a chemical commonly used as a dog food preservative may prevent the kind of painful nerve damage found in the hands and feet of four out of five cancer patients taking the chemotherapy drug Taxol.The Food and Drug Administration-approved preservative, an antioxidant called ethoxyquin, was shown in experiments to bind to certain cell proteins in a way that limits their exposure to the damaging effects of Taxol, the researchers say.Read more: http://www.laboratoryequipment.com/news/2013/09/dog-food-additive-may-prevent-chemo-side-effect

    Dog Food Additive May Prevent Chemo Side Effect

    Working with cells in test tubes and in mice, researchers at Johns Hopkins Medicine have discovered that a chemical commonly used as a dog food preservative may prevent the kind of painful nerve damage found in the hands and feet of four out of five cancer patients taking the chemotherapy drug Taxol.

    The Food and Drug Administration-approved preservative, an antioxidant called ethoxyquin, was shown in experiments to bind to certain cell proteins in a way that limits their exposure to the damaging effects of Taxol, the researchers say.

    Read more: http://www.laboratoryequipment.com/news/2013/09/dog-food-additive-may-prevent-chemo-side-effect

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