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People with alcohol addiction lack key enzyme: Scientists

 In people with alcohol dependence, the production of a key enzyme shuts down in brain cells and the deficiency leads to continued use of alcohol despite adverse consequences, say researchers.

Breast cancer: Warning signs to look out for!

As the warning signs of breast cancer are not same for all women, it's important to pay attention if you spot any unusual changes to your breasts and get them checked by a doctor.

Breast cancer breakthrough? 16-year-old Indian-origin boy claims cure for disease

Krtin Nithiyanandam believes he has devised a way to turn triple negative breast cancer into a kind which responds to drugs.

Bacteria in chewable tobacco products may increase risk of cancer: Study

If you are addicted to chewable tobacco products like tobacco leaves, khaini, pan masala, zarda and gutka, then stop eating as it is considered not good for health.

Do you know traffic jams can make your body susceptible to cancer? - Read

A new study furnished by medical experts has revealed that long traffic jams have the potential to increase various health risks, especially cancer.

Long traffic jams may increase risk of cancer!

A new study has revealed that long traffic jams causes exposure to toxic fumes and may increases the risk of deadly disease cancer. 

How malaria supports spread of infectious cancer in Africa

Infectious agents can cause a lot of cancer in Africa and researchers believe they now have a clue to how malaria during pregnancy creates the right conditions for a virus to cause cancer in children.

Lifestyle changes to prevent diabetes can also cut cancer risk: Experts

Appropriate changes in lifestyle have shown reduction in mortality and morbidity of both the diseases.

Being obese can cause 13 types of cancer, say scientists

The findings showed that for most of the cancers on the newly expanded list, the higher the body-mass index, or BMI, the greater was the risk of developing cancers.

Being overweight linked to eight more kinds of cancer

A report in the New England Journal of Medicine adds eight more kinds of cancer to the list of those already known to be more likely among overweight people.

E-cigarettes can help eliminate smoking in 30 years: Research

 Smoking, which can cause several ailments including cancer, can soon become a thing of the past if quality and diversity of vaping products continue to increase, and costs continue to fall, economists have estimated.

Top five amazing benefits of spinach!

Spinach is a dark green leafy vegetable and considered as a superfood due to its antioxidants and anti-cancer composition.

Altaf Hussain gives up MQM leadership after calling Pakistan 'cancer'

MQM leader Altaf Hussain has given up control over the party after coming under widespread criticism for calling Pakistan a "cancer", the media reported on Wednesday.

Getting tattoos in unhygienic setting ups infection risk

 While more young men and women are getting inked today than ever, researchers have warned that bacterial infections may happen in up to five per cent of cases, especially when the tattooing was carried out in unhygienic settings.

Listening to music can be beneficial for cancer patients

Listening to music can be beneficial for cancer patients as it leaves a positive impact not just psychologically but physically as well by alleviating symptoms of anxiety, pain, fatigue and boosting quality of life, a new study has suggested.

Bryan Adams' fans raise 10k pounds for cancer patient

Bryan Adams' fans raise 10k pounds for cancer patient

Singer Bryan Adams appealed for donations to help a sick teenager at one of his concerts over the weekend, and the generous audience raised 10,000 pounds.

Lesser-known health benefits of eating jamun!

We all love to eat this juice, purple fruit which is also known as the black plum. 

'St Elsewhere' star Sagan Lewis dies at 63

Actress Sagan Lewis, best known for her appearance on '80s medical drama "St. Elsewhere", has passed away after a six-year battle with cancer. She was 63.

New device launched to detect colorectal cancer

 Colorectal cancer, which is gradually turning to be a major health-concern among the Indian population, can be prevented with early detection using enhanced technology, health experts said at an event here on Tuesday.

New compound shows hope for prostate cancer therapy

Prostate cancer is the most prevalent form of cancer in men, and the principal driver of tumour growth is the androgen receptor.