The probability of dying pre- maturely from a non-communicable disease like cancer has gone up in India between 2010-2012 and it has emerged as the leading cause of fatalities globally, a WHO report said Monday.
Drinking packaged water may appear to be good for health but you are wrong. A new research conducted by Bhabha Atomic Research Centre in 18 bottled water companies in Mumbai has revealed the presence of harmful chemicals in samples of bottled water.
A pair of wings on the back, a butterfly on the ankle or simply a pair of initials on the hand – beautifully designed tattoos are a craze these days. But getting yourself inked can give rise to various health issues and even cancer.
Scientists have successfully identified the gene behind one of the most aggressive types of breast cancer, a breakthrough which could lead to new targeted treatments and a comprehensive "molecular understanding" of the deadly disease.
Hailing the Centre's decision on pictorial health warnings covering 85 per cent of space on tobacco products, a Canada-based cancer charity today said that with this move India will be an example for countries worldwide to bring about awareness on the ill effects of consuming tobacco.
A new study has revealed that following cancer prevention guidelines from the American Cancer Society may modestly reduce your overall risk of developing cancer and have a greater impact on reducing your overall risk of dying.