Austin Frakt , The New York Times, December 29, 2015 11:05 IST
A recent study estimated that the commercialization lag's incentive to invest in drugs of shorter duration benefit led to 890,000 lost life-years among American patients.
NDTV Food , December 21, 2015 12:56 IST
Daily magnesium intake may be beneficial in preventing pancreatic cancer, researchers from Indiana University (IU) have found.
Ariana Eunjung Cha , The Washington Post, December 18, 2015 10:54 IST
Scientists have long agreed that a person's risk of getting cancer comes down to a mix of genes, lifestyle, environment thrown in with some measure of chance. But the relative importance of ...
IANS , December 14, 2015 17:43 IST
While incidence and mortality rates from several common types of cancer in many high-income countries have gone down, many low-and middle-income countries have seen cancer rates rise.
Press Trust Of India , December 12, 2015 15:59 IST
The cases of breast cancer among women was reported to be 91,240 in 2012, 94,208 in 2013, 97,328 in 2014 and 1,00,611 in 2015
Thomson Reuters , November 19, 2015 13:50 IST
Gene sequencing of more than 1,000 children and adolescents diagnosed with cancer found that as many as 8.5 percent were born with genes that increase their risk of developing cancer.
IANS , November 17, 2015 17:37 IST
A new study led by an Indian-origin researcher suggests that practicing yoga can improve the quality of life of men with prostate cancer who are undergoing radiation therapy.
IANS , November 17, 2015 17:00 IST
Lung cancer is no more a smoker's disease and has moved to the top of the category of life-threatening ailments among Indian males and in the coming years women may also have ...
Press Trust Of India , November 13, 2015 16:14 IST
Studies have shown that drinking tea had the potential of reducing the risks of various types of cancers like liver, skin, prostate, lung and breast.
Press Trust Of India , October 29, 2015 17:25 IST
A large international study found that women who breastfeed may have up to 20 per cent reduced risk of developing an aggressive form of breast cancer
Press Trust Of India , October 28, 2015 17:40 IST
A common chemicals found in personal care products such as shampoos, body lotions and sunscreens - may increase breast cancer risk.
Press Trust Of India , October 28, 2015 15:01 IST
If youre a middle aged man with an expanding waistline then here's what research has to say.
Harnoor Channi-Tiwary , NDTV, October 26, 2015 17:35 IST
In a landmark statement, IARC has ruled that processed meat was classified as carcinogenic to humans.
NDTV Food , October 24, 2015 16:22 IST
When it comes to alcohol and health, everyone seems to have different perceptions. On one hand we've been told that drinking wine can help prevent heart disease while on the other this ...
IANS , October 22, 2015 12:11 IST
In India, more than 30,000 children are diagnosed with childhood cancer every year. Cancer kills as many as 260 children per week on an average in the country.
PTI , October 19, 2015 21:21 IST
Do you have more than 11 moles onyour right arm? You may be at a higher risk of skin cancer.
IANS , October 19, 2015 15:07 IST
A new study which analysed data relating to more than five million people, has found links between being overweight and cancer.
Ariana Eunjung Cha , The Washington Post, October 15, 2015 12:00 IST
Since the term "antioxidants" made the leap from the realm of biochemistry labs and into the public consciousness in the 1990s.
IANS , September 29, 2015 12:32 IST
According to a new study, over 80 percent of the 15 million people diagnosed with cancer worldwide in 2015 will need surgery.
IANS , September 17, 2015 12:39 IST
Alcohol dependency not just harms the heart and brain, but may also be the root cause behind several forms of cancer.