New mechanism driving spread of cancer cells discovered

A new study has suggested that a protein commonly found in human cells can be an important switch that activates cancer cell metastasis.

New breath testing device to detect lung cancer

A potentially groundbreaking breath test to detect lung cancer in early stages has been developed and is set to undergo a clinical trial in the UK.

E-cigarettes emissions can actually damage lung cells

Electronic cigarettes may not be that safe after all, as a new study suggests that emissions from e-cigarette can actually damage lung cells.

Lung cancer becomes biggest killer of women in developed countries

New reports have revealed that lung cancer has become the biggest reason for women's death due to cancer in developed countries.

Lung cancer kills more women than breast cancer in rich countries: Report

Lung cancer has surpassed breast cancer as the leading cause of cancer death in females in developed countries and the change reflects the tobacco epidemic in women, according to a report released Wednesday by the American Cancer Society and the International Agency for Research on Cancer (IARC).

Anti-cancer drug may up risk for diabetic smokers

Depending on their smoking history, a drug may have contrary effects on people suffering from diabetes - reducing lung cancer risk among nonsmokers and increasing the risk among smokers.

Protein linked to aggressive breast, lung cancer identified

Breast and lung cancer patients who have low levels of a protein called TTP have more aggressive tumours and a poorer prognosis than those with high levels of the protein, research has found.

Soon, new drug to treat lung cancer

Scientists have identified a potential new drug target for treating lung cancer.

Living at higher altitudes reduces risk of lung cancer

A new study has recently revealed that living at higher altitudes reduces risk of lung cancer in both smokers as well as non-smokers, which suggested that oxygen may promote the incidence of lung cancer.

Living in the hills lowers lung cancer risk

People who live at higher altitudes are less likely to suffer from lung cancer than those who live in the plains, finds a promising research.

Ronnie O`Sullivan equals Stephen Hendry record in Masters win
Ronnie O`Sullivan equals Stephen Hendry record in Masters win

Ronnie O`Sullivan equalled Stephen Hendry`s all-time record of 775 century breaks en route to a 6-4 victory over Ricky Walden at the Masters in London on Tuesday.

India visit: Will Barack Obama be indoors due to air pollution?

Delhi's terrible air quality and high levels of air pollution might keep US President Barack Obama indoors. US embassy pollution monitor has termed the air quality in Delhi as 'poor'.

Rotating night shifts can be hazardous to health: Study

Working in rotating night shifts may increase the risk of cardiovascular disease and lung cancer, a new study has warned.

Scientists reveal how 'lung cancer spreads'

Scientists have revealed the mystery behind spreading of lung cancer.

WHO stresses on improving indoor air quality

 Half of the deaths due to pneumonia in children aged less than five years in India can be attributed to household air pollution, according to World Health Organisation.

'Mahabharat' director Ravi Chopra passes away
'Mahabharat' director Ravi Chopra passes away

Ravi Chopra, most known for directing the classic mythology television series ' Mahabharat' has passed away in Mumbai.

'Lactose intolerance reduces risk of certain cancers'

People with lactose intolerance are at a lower risk of suffering from lung, breast and ovarian cancers, says a new research.

New drug to generate self-destruct process in lung cancer cells

A drug combination has been discovered which can trigger the self-destruct process in lung cancer cells.

Soon, a blood biomarker to help spot lung cancer

Doctors may very soon be able to detect lung cancer early in its stage with help of a blood biomarker.

Pollution in pregnancy linked to lung damage in child

Women exposed to high levels of traffic pollution during the second trimester of pregnancy are at higher risk of giving birth to a child with weak lungs, researchers said Monday.