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Healing power of nature - Neem plant can significantly suppress prostate cancer growth!

Nimbolide, a bioactive terpenoid compound derived from Azadirachta indica or neem plant can reduce the size of prostate tumour by up to 70% as well as decrease its spread by half.

 

'Breastfeeding may protect moms from cancer, heart disease'

The study underscores the importance of policies that make it possible for women to breastfeed, according to study senior author Alison Stuebe from the University of North Carolina in the US.

Air pollution deaths – How to protect yourself and your family!

Air pollution has been linked to a number of serious health problems, including cardiovascular diseases, stroke, chronic respiratory diseases and cancers.

Teenage girls from breast cancer families not depressed

 Adolescent girls in families with a history of breast cancer or a high-risk BRCA1/2 mutation are less likely to experience negative psychological effects, finds a new study.

Researchers identify how cancer's 'invisibility cloak' works!

This 'invisibility' phase is a crucial step that allows tumours to spread throughout the body -- when the spread cannot be traced.

Know the amazing health benefits of Kombucha!

Have you ever tried or heard of Kombucha? It is a fermented drink made out of black tea and sugar as well as green tea.

Young cancer survivors face higher risk of unemployment

Young cancer survivors face higher risk of unemployment

 Surviving cancer at a young age may increase the risk of becoming unemployed and economically dependent upon others, a study shows.

7 most common reasons why your hair is falling out!

Intense physical stress such as childbirth, surgery, etc, can result in hair loss for several months after delivery. 

Artificial sweetener not linked to cancer: Study

Low- and no-calorie ingredients are logical choices for those wishing to manage their weight. However, some people have concerns that sucralose may be linked to cancer.

New test to predict the exact duration an avanced ovarian cancer patient would live

The test, developed by experts at the Institute of Cancer Research in London, highlighted a 'staggering' difference between those patients who would live for five years or more and those who would die before that.

Childhood Cancer Awareness month: This mom's heart-rending 'back-to-school' photo will break your heart! (Pic inside)

Julie, who lost her daugher to a rare form of kidney cancer last December, shared this side-by-side split photo on Facebook, which has gone viral breaking the hearts of netizens, in an attempt to raise awareness about childhood cancer.

Heartbreaking! Cancer-stricken and bride-to-be Anna Swabey dies just one day before her wedding!

Anna Swabey, 25, was diagnosed with a terminal brain tumour in January 2015. A month after being given three years to live, she joined Tinder, where she met the man of her dreams, Andy Bell.

DNA: Know how friends and family support cancer patients in America

How family and friends support in America is helping treatment of cancer patients. Watch complete news story of DNA for getting detailed updates!

Workout tips for women: Five best exercises for a fabulous, fit body!

Perhaps, our sedentary lifestyles hardly leave us with any time to focus on the most important part of our lives, our health.

Attention men! All you need to know about prostate cancer (Watch video)

Prostate cancer is one of the leading causes of cancer death among men of all races and Hispanic origin populations.

Pac-Man like protein eats dead cells, helps prevent cancer

Researchers at the University of Sheffield in the UK discovered the Rac1 protein switches cell function and causes cells to respond to 'eat me' signals omitted from their dying neighbouring cells and clears them away efficiently to minimise damaging inflammation.

Lisa Ray to launch perfume line for a cause

Lisa Ray to launch perfume line for a cause

Actress Lisa Ray will be launching her first range of fragrances on September 21, which also marks the United Nations' International Day of Peace.

Decoded! How X-ray damages DNA, causes cancer

Researchers from the Wellcome Trust Sanger Institute in the UK have been able to identify in human cancers two characteristic patterns of DNA damage caused by ionising radiation, such as gamma rays, X-rays and radioactive particles.

Michael Douglas opens up about his cancer battle

Michael Douglas opens up about his cancer battle

Actor Michael Douglas says after being diagnosed with throat cancer in 2010, he has become more choosy about how he spends his time.

Urine tests could detect stomach cancer, claims Chinese study

A study team from Shanghai's Rui Jin Hospital has found that the tumour marker for stomach cancer can be tested through urine.