27 Nov 2014
Washington: Obesity is to blame for nearly half a million cases of cancer a year, with overweight women at a far greater risk than men, according to a study by WHO's cancer research agency.
27 Nov 2014
Tokyo: E-cigarettes contain 10 times the level of cancer-causing agents as regular tobacco, Japanese scientists said on Thursday, the latest blow to an invention once heralded as less harmful than smoking.
26 Nov 2014
Mumbai: Actress Bipasha Basu on Tuesday expressed support for Pinkathon, a run for breast cancer awareness, terming it an important platform that encourages women.
13 Nov 2014
Washington: Scientists have developed a new inexpensive and highly sensitive electronic 'tongue' that could sample food and drinks as a quality check before they hit the stores. The electronic 'tongue' could also monitor water for pollutants or test blood for signs of disease, researchers said.
20 Nov 2014
New York: A new app to directly connect infants who have had a critical heart surgery with doctors has been created.
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.
17 Nov 2014
Washington: In addition to helping patients to shed flab, weight loss surgery may also improve their kidney function, a new study says.
19 Nov 2014
Melbourne: Australian skipper Michael Clarke, who is struggling with his hamstring injury, could be fit in time for the upcoming four Tests against India starting December 4, with reports surfacing that the batsman may not require surgery.
12 Nov 2014
Toronto: Transmission of human papillomavirus (HPV) occurs via oral-oral and oral-genital routes, says new research.
15 Nov 2014
Chandigarh: Union Health Minister J P Nadda will soon lay foundation stones of two cancer hospitals at Fazilka and Hoshiarpur in Punjab and has issued instructions to expedite the proceedings so the work on these projects could start soon.