In a major breakthrough, researchers have found that just breathing in extra oxygen could spurt the growth of tumour-fighting cells, thereby improving cancer treatment.
The suppression of the known cancer gene "STAT3" may actually be counter-productive in the fight against some cancers, an international research team, including two Austrian researchers, has found.
Scientists have recently found a new hormone that may help cure obesity without putting too much effort in exercising.
A team of scientists in Italy has discovered the "hiding place" of HIV virus in cells that holds promise for important developments towards new therapies to cure the disease.
Anyone can go nuts over managing diabetes, but people with the disease are more prone to anxiety and depression than those with other chronic diseases that require similar levels of management, says a study.
Researchers have discovered new connections in the network of genes that control normal lung cells, and that may go awry in the formation of lung tumours and other lung diseases.
Two of the four known groups of human AIDS viruses originated in western lowland gorillas in Cameroon, scientists said.
The risk of developing Alzheimer's later in life begins as early as age 20 in some people -- a much younger age than scientists ever imagined.
Men with enlarged prostates can avail of a new, "less painful" treatment, research led by an Indian-origin physician has found.
Hormone Replacement Therapy (HRT) experts have stated that risk of ovarian cancer "extremely small" amidst reports that treatment poses serious threat to health.
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