Tag: Cancer

Diabetes Drug Metformin Reduces The Risk Of Death From Cancer

Metformin, which is a common drug used in NonInsulin Dependent Diabetes Mellitus or Type Two Diabetes has been found to reduce the risk of...

Sean Parker donates $250 million to help cure cancer

Development of better and more effective cancer treatment received a fillip with a $250 million grant from Silicon Valley billionaire Sean Parker. It was...

If you Drink Alcohol, You Might Suffer From Cancer!

A new study conducted by researchers from University of Houston says that drinking alcohol might enhance the levels of cancer causing gene, thereby leading...
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Oral sex can increase the risk of HPV cancer in men

Remember Michael Douglas and how he burned the screen in the 1993 erotic thriller "Basic Instinct"? Viewers still remember the torrid love scenes by Douglas...

FDA has lifted clinical hold on three miracle cancer drugs

The US Food & Drug Administration has finally lifted the clinical ban on three new cancer drugs manufactured by Advaxis. This decision of the...

Scientists combine radiation treatment with suicide gene therapy to treat prostate cancer

A new study is suggesting that combining “suicide gene therapy” with radiation treatment can treat prostate cancer safely and effectively. For those who don’t...

Weedkiller glyphosate is unlikely to cause cancer: European Agency

Scientists at the European Food Safety Authority or EFSA are saying that weedkiller glyphosate is unlikely to cause cancer in human beings. In addition,...

Tapeworm cancer kill a 41 year old HIV positive man

A case published recently in the New England Journal of Medicine informed the world about a man who died after developing tumors made of...

California might add red meat and processed meat to its cancer-alert list

Health officials in California are currently examining new findings by the World Health Organization (WHO) for determining whether red meats and items such as...

Fukushima nuclear plant worker confirmed to have cancer; Govt. promises compensation

A 40-year-old unnamed man who obviously got exposed to radiation and subsequently developed cancer after working at the Fukushima nuclear plant in Japan, will...

Cancer drug and arthritis drug found to help hair grow back in lab mice

One drug used for cancer treatment and another used to treat arthritis patients have been found to help lab mice regrow their hair back,...

Mammogram technician advises for early breast cancer detection after 43 years on the job

A professional mammogram technician who has spent 43 years on the job is advising women to do early breast cancer detection so as to...

New study contradicts benefits of Vitamin D and Calcium for preventing colon tumors

Researchers have come up with a new study which states that calcium and vitamin D supplements do not prevent colon cancer or colon polyps...

Increased Antibiotic Resistance Is a Big Threat

According to numbers put up by a new report published in The Lancet, a 30% fall in the efficacy of antibiotics in the United...

Low-income cancer patients are less likely to participate in clinical trials

A new study published Thursday in the journal JAMA Oncology has proven that low-income cancer patients are less likely to participate in clinical trials,...

Antioxidants linked to higher risks of cancer spreading in lab mice

A new study published in the journal Nature suggests that antioxidants are capable of aiding the quick spread of cancer cells in lab mice,...

New Test Will Be Able to Predict Chances of Testicular Cancer Relapse

A research team has developed a test that will be able to tell which patient is at risk of experiencing a relapse of testicular...

Diamonds Might Help Detect Cancer

We might soon see diamond acting as a tool for detecting cancer in its earliest stages. A team of physicists at the University of...

Breast cancer awareness: BayCare clinic teaches patients breast reconstruction law

The month of October has been designated as breast cancer awareness month in the United States and many other countries. It is a month...

Elephants know how to fight cancer

Scientists representing the University of Utah have come to know that elephants possess defenses against cancer that can effectively prevent tumor formation. They revealed...

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