Eat chikoo to fight cancer

The sweet and succulent chikoo or Sapota fruit, a popular ingredient for desserts, could well be the answer to halt cancer from spreading, according to a study by Indian scientists.

New cancer drug shows promise for treating deadly disease

A new study has presented very promising results for the treatment of the cancer form multiple myeloma.

Nanofiber mesh developed to treat cancer

Scientists have developed a nanofiber mesh that can efficiently induce natural death (apoptosis) of epithelial cancer cells, says a study.

Maternal obesity linked to abnormal brain development in fetuses

Researchers from Tufts Medical Center have shed light on the effects of maternal obesity on a fetus, specifically in the development of the brain.

The study, conducted at the Mother Infant Research Institute (MIRI) at Tufts Medical Center in Boston, Mass., looked at the fetal development of 16 pregnant women, eight obese and eight lean, to see what effects maternal obesity had on fetal gene expression.

Cell killer enzyme could help cancer treatment

The discovery could open the way to better anti-cancer and anti-inflammatory drugs.

Cell killer enzyme could help cancer treatment

The discovery could open the way to better anti-cancer and anti-inflammatory drugs.