27 Oct 2014
Toronto: Scientists have developed a new portable device that can correctly measure a patient's blood for the effects of methotrexate, a commonly used but potentially toxic cancer drug, in less than a minute.
29 Oct 2014
London: Having black tea and citrus fruits daily and red wine occasionally may lower the risk of developing ovarian cancer, research shows. Women who consume food and drinks high in flavonols and flavanones are less likely to develop the disease, it added.
29 Oct 2014
San Francisco: Google is exploring a way to search inside people's bodies for early signs of deadly illnesses such as cancer or heart disease.
26 Oct 2014
Houston: In a breakthrough, a team of Harvard scientists led by an Indian-American researcher has discovered a novel way to fight deadly brain cancer with toxin-resistant stem cells. Harvard Stem Cell Institute (HSCI) scientists at Massachusetts General Hospital led by Dr Khalid Shah, who hails from Kashmir, experimented on mice and used genetically engineered stem cells that released cancer-killing toxins while leaving healthy cells unaffected.
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.
21 Oct 2014
Canberra: Australian doctors have used a 3D printer to help build a Melbourne man a new heel bone and save him from losing his leg to cancer.
16 Oct 2014
New York: Researchers have developed a robotic device for people suffering from epilepsy that would enter through the cheek bone, thereby avoiding having to drill through the skull besides being much closer to the target area.
11 Oct 2014
Mumbai: Ranbir Kapoor, who recently underwent a minor surgery for tonsil trouble, is recuperating at his Krishna Raj bungalow.
01 Oct 2014
New York: Obese adults with a significantly larger tongue and higher percentage of fat are more likely to develop obstructive sleep apnea than others, says a study.
18 Oct 2014
Dehradun: Calling for concerted efforts to check incidence of cancer, Uttarakhand Governor Aziz Qureshi has said governments should bear the expenses for treatment of poor affected by the dreaded disease.