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Aspirin may cut down colon cancer risks too

Aspirin may cut down colon cancer risks too

Last Updated: Thursday, April 24, 2014, 16:06

The humble aspirin that you pop to ameliorate headache or a precaution against heart attack can also take on the dangerous colorectal cancer in people with a specific gene, a significant study shows.

Scientists reverse memory loss in mice with Alzheimer`s

Scientists reverse memory loss in mice with Alzheimer`s

Last Updated: Thursday, April 24, 2014, 09:08

Spanish scientists have for the first time used gene therapy to reverse memory loss in mice with Alzheimer`s, an advance that could lead to new drugs to treat the disease, they said today.

Breakthrough discovery in preventing atherosclerosis

Breakthrough discovery in preventing atherosclerosis

Last Updated: Wednesday, April 23, 2014, 22:12

In a significant finding, scientists at Johns Hopkins University have found a way to block abnormal cholesterol production, transport and breakdown, successfully preventing the development of atherosclerosis, the main cause of heart attacks and strokes and the number-one cause of death in humans.

New drugs could prevent migraine attacks from occurring

New drugs could prevent migraine attacks from occurring

Last Updated: Wednesday, April 23, 2014, 10:03

Researchers have developed drugs that are aimed at preventing migraine attacks from occurring, rather than stopping the attacks once they have started.

Pancreatic, biliary cancers difficult to treat: Experts

Pancreatic, biliary cancers difficult to treat: Experts

Last Updated: Wednesday, April 23, 2014, 09:33

Early diagnosis and treatment for pancreatic and biliary cancers is very challenging as development of breakthrough chemotherapy and target therapy is limited in such cases, say health experts.

New line of treatment for cancer - Intensity Modulated Radiotherapy

New line of treatment for cancer - Intensity Modulated Radiotherapy

Last Updated: Tuesday, April 22, 2014, 21:17

Radiotherapy is the treatment of cancers using X rays or other forms of electromagnetic rays that have the ability to destroy tissue by damaging the DNA of cells.

Laugh out loud to improve short-term memory

Last Updated: Monday, April 21, 2014, 18:56

A new study has revealed that laughter can improve short-term memory and makes the brain work better in older adults.

Probiotics for infant colic `not effective in reducing symptoms`

Last Updated: Monday, April 21, 2014, 14:24

Researchers have claimed that the use of the probiotic L reuteri for infant colic does not reduce crying or fussing in infants nor is it effective in improving infant sleep, functioning or quality of life.

Skin cancer incidence spike seven times in UK since 1970s

Skin cancer incidence spike seven times in UK since 1970s

Last Updated: Monday, April 21, 2014, 19:09

The incidence of the most serious skin cancer in Britain has spiked seven times since the 1970s with experts warning against the continuing obsession with sporting a tan.

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