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.

Lung cancer can stay hidden for over 20 years: Study

Lung cancers can lie dormant for over 20 years before suddenly turning into an aggressive form of the disease, according to a study published Thursday in the US journal Science.

Micro-device to help in early diagnosis of cancer

Researchers have invented a miniature device to test exosomes - minuscule membrane vesicles released from most cells - for an early diagnosis of cancer.

New 'lab-on-a-chip' technology can help in early diagnosis of cancer

Scientists have developed a miniaturized biomedical testing device for exosomes that can help in early diagnosis of cancer.

Oxygen masks and tanks may soon be history for underwater expeditions
Oxygen masks and tanks may soon be history for underwater expeditions

Scientists have recently created a crystal that might make breathing possible underwater, without using Oxygen masks and tanks.

Now, simple blood test to tell if you have or could get cancer

A new study has found that a blood test could help determine if a person had or was at risk of developing cancer.

Florida jury slaps RJ Reynolds with USD 23.6 bn in damages: Lawyer

A Florida state jury has ordered the RJ Reynolds Tobacco Company to pay $23.6 billion in punitive damages to the wife of a longtime smoker who died of lung cancer, her attorneys said.

Nepal PM recovers significantly from lung cancer

Nepal`s Prime Minister Sushil Koirala, who was recently diagnosed with lungs cancer, has been recovering quickly, his personal doctor said Sunday.

New breathalyzer test could help detect `deadly` lung cancer

Researchers have developed a breathalyzer test that could help detect cancer.