New computer model may aid personalised cancer care

Scientists have developed a new mathematical model to predict how a patient`s tumour is likely to behave and which of several possible treatments is most likely to be effective.

New method may aid personalised cancer care

A novel computer model that can predict the behaviour of a patient`s tumour may lead to an efficient and personalised cancer care soon.

New drug shows promise for `triple-negative` breast cancer patients

Researchers have found that adding the chemotherapy drug carboplatin or the angiogenesis inhibitor Avastin to standard chemotherapy drugs resulted in a sharp decline in women suffering from "triple-negative" breast cancer.

Eating nuts tied to fewer cancer, heart disease deaths

People who eat a diet rich in nuts, including peanuts, are less likely to die from heart disease or cancer, new research suggests.

Exercise boosts brain health: Study

Scientists have found that a molecule produced in the brain during exercise can boost mental health due to its neuroprotective effects.

New compound to treat heart failure

Scientists have discovered a new molecular pathway responsible for causing heart failure and showed that a prototype drug blocks this pathway to protect the heart from damage.

Aspirin can extend life for some colorectal cancer patients

Aspirin therapy can extend the life of colorectal cancer patients whose tumours carry a specific mutation, a new study has claimed.

Compound that triggers cancer cell death developed

A research group from the Dana-Farber Cancer Institute has developed a compound that can cause cancer cells to kill themselves.