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Mammography screening save lives, study confirms

Women who undergo breast screening have a greater benefit from treatments than those who are not screened A research conducted in Sweden, concluded that women...

Cancer patients at high risk of suicides, study finds

The study found head and neck cancer survivors are two times more likely to commit suicide Despite improved survival rates among cancer patients, the risk...

Low-dose aspirin may lower ovarian cancer risk

Long-term heavy use of non-aspirin non-steroidal anti-inflammatory drugs may be associated with an increased risk of ovarian cancer Women who use low-dose aspirin (100 mg...

Milk protein helps reduce scary chemotherapy side effects

New study shows milk can help alleviate taste and smell abnormalities associated with chemotherapy Chemotherapy, used to treat cancer is almost as scary as cancer...

Why Modicare isn’t making waves in Haryana’s “cancer village”

In India's most backward district, village with unusual number of cancer patients wonders if it will pay for treatment trips to Delhi and Jaipur Nasru...

India to miss SDG target on non-communicable diseases: Lancet

The report says despite progress India and China unlikely to meet the 2030 target even by 2040India miss UN targets to reduce premature deaths...

Healthy diet, physical activity lower cancer risk

An analysis of four nutritional scores showed that biggest benefit is from healthy diet minus alcohol A diet that encourages both healthy eating and physical...

Diabetes ups cancer risk, especially in women, study finds

There are earlier studies too that link cancer to both diabetes and obesity Diabetes is a risk factor for cancer in both men and women,...

Fishes like salmon & hilsa can stall cancer in its tracks

Both fishes are rich in omega 3 fatty acids, one of the compounds created by its metabolism can halt cancer It is officially hilsa (Ilish)...

Fighting “high grade” cancer, actor Sonali Bendre reveals

She is the second Bollywood star in the last few months after Irrfan to talk about fighting cancer Days after actor Irrfan declared that his...

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Low gluten diet makes gut healthy, leads to some weight loss

Researchers evaluate the trend of choosing a low gluten diet even without allergies An increasing number of people choose a low-gluten diet, even though they...

Fatty fishes such as sardine & hilsa prevent premature birth

A new review suggests oily fishes and fish oils can help women carry babies to term A new Cochrane Review published today has found that...

ICFP 2018 comes to a close, Burkina Faso is the star...

A part of the 9 country Ouagadougou Partnership, it has the highest number of modern contraceptive users in the region The fifth International Conference on...