Tag: cancer

What can salad dressing tell us about cancer?

Washington: Turns out, mutations in the tumor suppressor gene SPOP contribute to cancer by disrupting a process called liquid-liquid phase…

A behavioral intervention can reduce stress in cancer patients

Washington D.C. [USA]: According to a new study, a behavioral program to reduce harmful stress in cancer patients can be…

Vitamin D may reduce cancer risk, breast cancer mortality

Washington: Apart from building healthy bones, vitamin D also may reduce cancer risk as well as breast cancer mortality, especially…

Kulsoom Nawaz’s funeral prayers held in London

London: The funeral prayers for Kulsoom Nawaz, the wife of jailed former Pakistan prime minister Nawaz Sharif was held at…

Cancer to kill 10 mn in 2018 despite better prevention

Paris: Cancer will kill nearly 10 million people this year, experts said Wednesday, warning the disease's global burden continues to…

Indian-American researcher awarded $6.5Mn to identify cancer biomarkers

Washington: The US National Cancer Institute has give the "Outstanding Investigator Award" to Professor Arul Chinnaiyan, from the University of…

Condolences pour in after Kulsoom Nawaz’s demise

Islamabad: Scores of Pakistani political leaders paid rich tributes to Kulsoom Nawaz, the wife of former prime minister Nawaz Sharif,…

T cell behavior has major implications for cancer immunotherapy

Washington: Turns out, disease-fighting T cells, elicited from vaccines, do not require glucose for their rapid reproduction, which may help…

Routine testing for prostate cancer harmful, suggest experts

Washington: Routine testing for prostate cancer is not recommended for most men as the benefit is small and uncertain and…

AI technique used to treat metastatic cancer patient: Study

(12:50) Singapore, Sep 2 (IANS) Singaporean researchers have harnessed the power of artificial intelligence (AI) to successfully treat a patient…

How gold-plated nanoparticles aid in early cancer detection

Sydney: Researchers have developed a novel, low-cost finger prick blood test that deploys gold-plated nanoparticles for early detection of cancer.…

World’s smallest medical robot that cannot be seen with human eye

Texas: A doctoral research student at the University of Texas has built the world's smallest medical robot that cannot be…

New insights into ways to use cell metabolism to treat cancer

Washington: Researchers have discovered that cell metabolism plays an important role in the ability of cells to start a survival…

Intake of low-carb diets can be unsafe: Study

LONDON: Consumption of low carbohydrate diets can be unsafe as it may increase the risk of premature death, a new…

Early-life alcohol intake may increase prostate cancer risk

New York: Consuming at least seven drinks of alcohol per week in your adolescence may increase the risk of high…

The inverse relationship between fever and cancer

Washington: Turns out, recurring patterns in patients suggest the existence of an inverse relationship between the personal history of infectious…

Zombie gene protects from cancer:research

New York: Researchers have identified a "zombie" gene that protects elephants from cancer, a finding that may also pave way…

Blood test can help detect this rare cancer

Washington: Turns out, a rare cancer known as myeloma could be caught early using simple blood tests. According to a…

New delivery methods can combat cancer

Washington: Although chemotherapies have been highly useful as targeted treatments for cancer, researchers have discovered some new methods to treat…

Julia Louis-Dreyfus is back after cancer treatment

Washington: American actress Julia Louis-Dreyfus returned on the sets of her comedy series, 'Veep' after undergoing treatment for cancer. Production…