Cancer Survivors display paintings with biennale foundation

As World Cancer Day approaches on Feb 4, the Kochi Biennale Foundation (KBF) is hosting an exhibition of paintings by cancer patients and survivors in tie up with cancer support charity, Canserve.

10 new antibodies found against cancer

Researchers from Aarhus University in Denmark are reported to have developed 10 new antibodies that can be used in the battle against cancer.

In your 40s? Here's how to stay healthy!

Maintaining a healthy body and staying in shape is the best way to defend oneself against cancers and other diseases.

Know why kiwi fruit is good for health!

Zee Media Bureau/Irengbam Jenny

New Delhi: Kiwi fruit or kiwi has a sweet and unique flavour. Besides its exotic taste, the fruit contains numerous phytonutrients and is packed with more vitamins and minerals that promotes health.

60% deaths in India last year due to non-communicable diseases

Non-communicable diseases are estimated to have accounted for 60 per cent of the deaths in India in 2014, according to a WHO report released on Tuesday.

Probability of death by NCDs has gone up in India: WHO

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.

Longtime AFP journalist Jacques Lhuillery dies aged 61

Journalist Jacques Lhuillery, whose more than three decades with Agence France-Presse took him to three continents, died overnight aged 61, the news agency said on Sunday.

DNA: Bottled water may be harmful to health, BARC study reveals

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.

Beware! Packaged water harmful to health
Beware! Packaged water harmful to health

Drinking packaged water may appear to be good for health but you are wrong. A new study has revealed, that it may be exposing your body to an onslaught of chemicals.

NGT bans vegetables' farming along Yamuna river bed
NGT bans vegetables' farming along Yamuna river bed

The National Green Tribunal on Friday banned cultivation of vegetables along the Yamuna river bed in the national capital.

Cancer fatalities to be completely eliminated by 2050, except for over-80s

A new study has revealed that cancer deaths will be eliminated for all except for the people over 80 years of age by 2050.

People working more than 48 hours a week more prone to binge drinking

A new study has revealed that people who work more than 48 hours per week are more prone to binge drinking or risky alcohol consumption than those who work standard weeks.

Italy presidential possible has cancer

Italy`s former foreign minister Emma Bonino revealed Thursday she has lung cancer, which is likely to take her out of the running for the post of Italian president.

Cancer more often caused by lifestyle than innate biology

A recent research has identified cancer as an environmental disease that is caused mainly by avoidable lifestyle factors.

Want a tattoo? Beware of side effects, warn doctors

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 identify gene behind triple-negative breast 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.

Biopsies do not promote cancer spread: Study

Dispelling the myth that biopsies cause cancer to spread, US researchers have shown that patients who undergo the procedure are likely to live longer than those who do not.

Scientists identify novel breast cancer gene

British researchers have identified a novel gene that is especially active in a difficult-to-treat form of breast cancer and could thereby help in the search for new treatments.

Canadian Cancer Society hails Centre's anti-tobacco measures

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.

Following American Cancer Society's guidelines can help reduce cancer risk: Study

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.