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Aspirin may slow breast cancer recurrence

Last Updated: Saturday, August 16, 2014, 11:03

Some postmenopausal overweight breast cancer patients who use common anti-inflammatory drugs like aspirin or ibuprofen have significantly lower breast cancer recurrence rates, scientists have found.

Immune cell discovery could help halt cancer spread

Last Updated: Saturday, August 16, 2014, 10:57

Highly specialised immune cells, called natural killer cells, can play a critical role in killing melanoma cells that have spread to the lungs, a new study has found.

How aspirin can help prevent breast cancer revealed

Last Updated: Friday, August 15, 2014, 16:09

A new study has demonstrated that few breast cancer patients who used common antiinflammatory drugs like aspirin or ibuprofen have drastically lower breast cancer recurrence rates.

`Killer` immune cells destroy body cancer

Last Updated: Friday, August 15, 2014, 15:55

A new research has suggested that immune cells, known as natural killer cells could help in hunting down and kill cancers that have spread in the body.

Taylor Swift to perform at MTV VMAs

Last Updated: Thursday, August 14, 2014, 15:53

Country star Taylor Swift has confirmed that she will perform at the Video Music Awards, this year.

Excess body weight boosts risk of 10 common cancers: Study

Last Updated: Thursday, August 14, 2014, 09:10

Being overweight boosts the risk of 10 common cancers, said a study of five million UK adults that prompted a call Thursday for tougher anti-obesity measures.

Salt can kill cancer cells: Study

Last Updated: Tuesday, August 12, 2014, 21:17

The next weapon to effectively fight cancer could be salt as researchers have found that an influx of salt into a cell triggers its death.

New synthetic molecule can cause cancer cells to self-destruct

Last Updated: Tuesday, August 12, 2014, 13:03

Researchers have developed a molecule that leads to cancer cells destroy themselves.

Physical activity slashes postmenopausal breast cancer risk

Last Updated: Monday, August 11, 2014, 21:32

A new study has revealed that postmenopausal women who in the past four years had undertaken regular physical activity had a lower risk for invasive breast cancer compared with women who exercised less during those four years.

Gene key to blood vessel formation discovered

Last Updated: Monday, August 11, 2014, 15:44

In what could add to our knowledge of how early life develops and also lead to better treatment of heart diseases and cancer, scientists have discovered a gene that plays a vital role in blood vessel formation.

Health benefits of Guava

Last Updated: Sunday, August 10, 2014, 00:22

Guava is known to be a super-fruit due to its multi-purpose health benefits. Here`s some for you to understand why it stands out in the fruit`s category!

Stem cell behaviour of human bowel uncovered

Last Updated: Saturday, August 09, 2014, 13:33

For the first time, scientists have uncovered stem cell behaviour of human bowel, providing vital clues about the earliest stages in bowel cancer development.