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Work-related stress can cause cancer

Work-related stress can cause cancer

 Prolonged exposure of men to work-related stress has been linked to an increased likelihood of lung, colon, rectal and stomach cancer and non-Hodgkin lymphoma.

Scientists design high precision DNA probes for breast cancer detection

Scientists design high precision DNA probes for breast cancer detection

Researchers at the Indian Institute of Technology - Guwahati relied on `magic bullets` of science, a class of molecules called aptamers, that can bind to virtually any molecule, clasping it in a firm lock-and-key fit.

Rare surgery enables bed-ridden lungs-spine cancer patient walk again

Rare surgery enables bed-ridden lungs-spine cancer patient walk again

When Jiwan Chandra, from Pithorgarh, Uttarakhand, was brought to the team of doctors, he had a spinal fracture and was practically bed-ridden due to severe pain.

Surgical procedure performed by Indian-origin UK doctor to be broadcast live on TV

Surgical procedure performed by Indian-origin UK doctor to be broadcast live on TV

The surgery will be performed by Dr Sunil Dolwani, at the Cardiff and Vale University hospital in the UK, who will give a running commentary on what viewers are seeing.

Life span of gall bladder cancer patients can improve: Doctors

Life span of gall bladder cancer patients can improve: Doctors

 Gall bladder cancer is known as highly fatal because usually it is diagnosed at very advanced stages when the disease has already spread.

Uncovered: Spicy Indian pepper has powerful anti-cancer properties

Uncovered: Spicy Indian pepper has powerful anti-cancer properties

Scientists at UT Southwestern Medical Center have uncovered a chemical process behind anti-cancer properties of a spicy Indian pepper plant called the long pepper, whose suspected medicinal properties date back thousands of years.

Breast lumps: What are they? Is it cancer?

Breast lumps: What are they? Is it cancer?

Breast lumps can be caused by infections, injuries, cancer, breast cysts, etc.

Vitamin C: Can it kill cancer cells? Know the health benefits of ascorbic acid

Vitamin C: Can it kill cancer cells? Know the health benefits of ascorbic acid

Vitamin C is an antioxidant compound found in a variety of fruit and vegetables such as - oranges grapefruits, lemons, cabbages, green and red peppers, broccoli, strawberries, raspberries, etc.

Red meat and inflammatory bowel condition: What you need to know

Red meat and inflammatory bowel condition: What you need to know

Diverticulitis occurs when the small pockets or bulges lining the large intestine or colon get acutely infected or inflamed.

Venetoclax: Wonder drug that 'melts' away cancer approved for human use in Australia

Venetoclax: Wonder drug that 'melts' away cancer approved for human use in Australia

The drug, which was approved for use in the US in August 2016, works by blocking the action of the BCL-2 protein which enables cancer cells to survive, a solution that researchers worldwide have been studying for more than 30 years.

Know the surprising health benefits of chikoo!

Know the surprising health benefits of chikoo!

Being one of the most popular tropical fruit apart from mango, banana, and jackfruit, chikoo is exceptionally sweet and delicious. 

David Bowie found out cancer was terminal three months before death

David Bowie found out cancer was terminal three months before death

Music icon David Bowie only discovered his cancer was terminal three months before he died, according to a new documentary. The superstar musician died on January 10, 2016, just days after turning 69 and ahead of the release of his 25th studio album - Blackstar.

'Batman' actress Francine York no more

'Batman' actress Francine York no more

Actress Francine York, who had more than 150 television and film credits, is dead. She was 80. The actress breathed her last on Friday in Van Nuys here. According to her close friend Pepper Jay, she had cancer, reports variety.com.

Breast cancer survivors should refrain from consuming smoked meat: Study

Breast cancer survivors should refrain from consuming smoked meat: Study

A new research suggests that frequent consumption of smoked, barbecued and grilled meat is not at all good for breast cancer survivors.

Novel drug may stop melanoma spread

About 10,000 people are estimated to die each year from melanoma, which spreads throughout the body quickly and attacks distant organs such as the brain and lungs. 

Vaccine shows promise in fight against breast cancer

Vaccine shows promise in fight against breast cancer

This suggests that strategies that can restimulate the immune system to recognise and target HER2 early during cancer development may be effective treatment options.

Should support causes close to our heart: Sunny Leone

Should support causes close to our heart: Sunny Leone

Actress Sunny Leone, who has in the past spoken out about cruelty against animals and about cancer, says people should always extend their support to spread awareness for causes close to their heart.

Scientists find new way to fight therapy-resistant prostate cancer

Scientists find new way to fight therapy-resistant prostate cancer

Prostate cancer is the second-leading cause of death after lung cancer in American men, researchers said.

Pancreatic cancer: Know the common symptoms of the disease!

Pancreatic cancer: Know the common symptoms of the disease!

Pancreatic cancer is considered one of the most virulent forms of cancer.

New blood test may improve treatment for ovarian cancer patients

New blood test may improve treatment for ovarian cancer patients

By measuring the levels of the mutated cancer gene TP53, researchers found those who responded well to treatments had a rapid fall in the levels of this circulating DNA.