24 Jan 2015
New Delhi: Many common kitchen spices provide impressive health benefits and 'Turmeric' is one of them. Commonly referred to as “Queen of Spices”, Turmeric has the characteristics of sharp taste and pepper-like aroma. Turmeric contains variegated qualities like it can be used as an antifungal, anticarcinogenic, anti-inflammatory, antibacterial, antioxidant and antiviral herb. Researchers have found that it contains many healthy nutrients and proteins like Vitamin C, Vitamin E, Vitamin K, potassium, calcium, copper, iron, magnesium, niacin and zinc.
22 Jan 2015
London: Researchers from Aarhus University in Denmark are reported to have developed 10 new antibodies that can be used in the battle against cancer.
21 Jan 2015
New York: Scientists have found that drinking four cups of coffee a day has a protective effect against skin cancer. Although the results are preliminary, lifestyle modifications with even modest protective effects may have a meaningful impact on melanoma morbidity, the researchers said.
20 Jan 2015
New Delhi: The probability of an Indian between the ages of 30-70 years dying from the four main non-communicable diseases diabetes, cancer, stroke and respiratory diseases was 26 percent at present, the World Health Organization said on Monday.
19 Jan 2015
Washington: A new mobile app developed by an Indian-origin scientist allows your smartphone to help conduct research on breast cancer and Alzheimer's while the device is at rest and charging.
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.
19 Jan 2015
Mumbai: Former Maharashtra Home Minister and senior NCP leader R R Patil is undergoing treatment for cancer at Lilavati Hospital and is responding well to chemotherapy, hospital authorities said on Monday.
14 Jan 2015
New York: 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.
12 Jan 2015
Mumbai: Irrfan Khan, who has been suffering from a chronic backache for a long time now, recently underwent a minor surgery. The actor has now been advised complete bed rest for a couple of days. The shoot of the actor's upcoming film 'Jazbaa' has also been postponed and will commence when he is fit.