20 Dec 2014
Washington: A recent study has identified the population of white blood cells that tumours use to enhance growth and suppress the disease-fighting immune system. The results mark a turning point in cancer immunology and provide the foundation for developing more effective therapies.It was known earlier that a diverse group of white blood cells called myeloid-derived suppressor cells (MDSC) are more abundant in cancer patients than in healthy individuals.
18 Dec 2014
New Delhi: Infection and sub-standard quality of the drugs used could have been the cause of deaths at a recent sterilisation camp in Chhattisgarh, the government told the Lok Sabha on Thursday.
15 Dec 2014
Brisbane: Australian cricket captain Michael Clarke, who fears he may never play again due to recurring injuries, will undergo surgery on his right hamstring on Tuesday.
15 Dec 2014
New Delhi: President Pranab Mukherjee is "recovering fast" following his coronary angioplasty but will remain in hospital till Monday as per the advice of doctors.
18 Dec 2014
Mumbai: NCP chief and former Union Minister Sharad Pawar, who underwent surgery at a private hospital in Mumbai on December 5 for a leg injury was discharged on Thursday morning.
09 Dec 2014
WASHINGTON: President Barack Obama slipped into the role of late night talk show host on Monday, nudging Stephen Colbert away from his perch during an appearance on the comedian's satirical program and poking fun at himself in the process.
27 Dec 2013
New York: Surgery works better for those suffering from tongue or oral cavity cancer as compared to chemotherapy sessions. New York: Surgery, and not chemotherapy sessions, works better for those suffering from tongue or oral cavity cancer.
13 Dec 2014
London: A new family of cancer drugs designed to block several key cancer-causing proteins at once could potentially treat incurable skin cancers, according to a new study. Clinical trials to test the new drugs in patients should begin as early as 2015, researchers said.
12 Dec 2014
Lucknow: Uttar Pradesh Governor Ram Naik on Friday stressed on finding an effective and affordable cure for cancer.
05 Dec 2014
Mumbai: NCP chief and former Union Minister Sharad Pawar underwent a surgery at a private hospital here on Friday after he sustained a leg injury from a fall at his Delhi residence three days ago.