Half of young Brit women don't know where 'vaginas' are!

A new survey has revealed that half of the young women, aged 26-35, do not know how to label a vagina on a medical diagram, while 65 percent have a problem using the words vagina or vulva.

Five powerful health benefits of eating pomegranate!

Pomegranate (botanical name is Punica granatum) is not just a delicious fruit, but is also high in nutrition. Rich in antioxidants and phytochemicals, pomegranate is one of the most powerful, nutrient dense foods for overall good health.

Preventing formation of 'tentacle-like' structures can stop spread of cancer

A new study has revealed that preventing formation of tentacle-like structures called "invadopodia" can help in stopping the spread of cancer completely.

Witherspoon revisits 'Legally Blonde' character for fan
Witherspoon revisits 'Legally Blonde' character for fan

Actress Reese Witherspoon channelled her famous 'Legally Blonde' character to show her support for a young cancer-stricken fan.

20% risk of prostate cancer reduces by tomato-rich diet: Study

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Washington: The risk of developing prostate cancer can lower to 18 percent in those men who take over 10 portions of tomatoes in a week, says a new study.

Landmarks to light up for cancer telethon

More than a dozen landmarks across the US and Canada will light up to promote next week's "Stand Up to Cancer" telethon.

20 new cancer treatment centres across India: Harsh Vardhan

The government will set up 20 new advanced cancer treatment facilities across India over the next few years to meet the rising burden of the disease, Health Minister Harsh Vardhan said here Tuesday.

Cancer-fighting drugs hold promise against malaria

The US scientists looking for new drugs to fight malaria have identified certain compounds - currently in clinical trials to treat cancer - that could curb drug-resistant malaria strains from spreading.

TV star Diem Brown diagnosed with cancer for third time

Former `Real World` star Diem Brown has been hospitalised after being diagnosed with cancer for the third time.

Freemasons to adopt 50 cancer patients for treatment

The congregation of Freemasons from southern states and Goa, beginning here on August 23, will, as part of their first of its kind initiative, deliberate on their proposal to adopt 50 cancer patients this year.

Natural killer cells can treat leukemia in kids

In a first, researchers have shown that select immune-system cells from young patients with leukemia can be multiplied in the lab - creating an army of natural killer (NK) cells that can be used to destroy cancer cells.

5 reasons why eating olives are a must

Almost everyone loves olives be it on your favourite pizza, sandwich or salad. Not only do they taste good but are loaded with a number of health benefits.

Health benefits of corn

Corn in any form is healthy and must be added to your diet in order to gain from its several advantages!

Preventive steps can control non-communicable diseases: WHO

Many young people are succumbing to non-communicable diseases in south-east Asia and the best way to control it is to take preventive steps like reducing salt intake and raising taxes on tobacco, the WHO said Monday.

Om Puri `fine` post mouth surgery

Veteran actor Om Puri, who recently underwent mouth surgery, says all is well now.

New tool to detect gene mutations

Researchers have devised a way to analyse genome sequences in what could help physicians map the risk of various afflictions, including cancer and autism.

How some cancer cells migrate to distant locations

Some cancer cells transform themselves from "economy model to a fast sports car" and breakaway from cells traffic jam to migrate to distant locations, aggravating the disease in the process, says a study.

Taylor Swift likes to look glamorous after gym

Singer Taylor Swift likes to "dress the part" when she leaves the gym, especially when she`s in the fashion capital of the US.

Immune cell discovery could help halt cancer spread

Highly specialised immune cells, called natural killer cells, can play a critical role in killing melanoma cells that have spread to the lungs, a new study has found.

How aspirin can help prevent breast cancer revealed

A new study has demonstrated that few breast cancer patients who used common antiinflammatory drugs like aspirin or ibuprofen have drastically lower breast cancer recurrence rates.