04 Feb 2016
Washington: Depriving cancer cells of a certain nutrient can effectively kill them, according to a new study which may lead to new therapies for a type of kidney cancer that has historically been difficult to cure.
25 Feb 2014
London: While the cells in our body are constantly dividing to maintain our body functions, how do they keep their functional memory intact after division? The secret has now been unravelled.
12 Jul 2014
Washington: Organic foods and crops have a suite of advantages over their conventional counterparts, including more antioxidants, less frequent pesticide residues and properties that may help prevent cancer, a study suggests.
17 Apr 2015
New York: Elderly people are increasingly turning to aspirin to protect themselves from heart ailments and cancer, reveals a new survey.The national-level survey suggests that more than half of the older adults in the US are now taking a daily dose of aspirin, even though its use is not recommended by the Food and Drug Administration for most people who have not yet had a heart attack or stroke.
27 Jun 2014
New York: Fighting cancer can now become a bit easier as scientists have found a way to use the ‘Trojan horse’ method to deliver proteins into live human cells without damaging them.
20 Jan 2011
In what could revolutionise the treatment for malignant melanoma, scientists have developed a new pill which they say significantly improves survival rates of patients suffering from the deadliest form of skin cancer.
03 Jan 2014
London: New research into fruit flies has shown that their cells demonstrate remarkable flexibility and versatility when it comes to how they divide - a finding with potential links to the underlying causes of many cancers.
26 May 2015
Washington: Opening up the possibility for early diagnosis of ovarian cancer, scientists have identified genetic material that distinguishes its cells from normal cells.
18 Dec 2013
London: British scientists are developing a breathalyser device that can detect lung cancer in early stages - even before patients start experiencing the symptoms.