Researchers from Duke University have genetically engineered a strain of salmonella, which usually causes food poisoning, to fight against the most aggressive and deadliest form of brain cancer, glioblastoma.
Packing the recommended amount of weekly exercise in just one or two session could have the same beneficial effects when it comes to reducing the risk of all-cause mortality as to what regular weekly exercise offers.
Breast cancer survivors consuming high amounts of grilled, barbecued and smoked meat have higher mortality risk than those who have low intake of such meats.
Combination of one of the widely prescribed diabetic medications and an antihypertensive drug could be used to treat wide range of cancer.
A new study revealed that the active ingredient of pungent substances such as chili and peppers could inhibit the growth of breast cancer cells and make the tumor cells die in larger number.
A new experiment has shown that seabed bacteria are an effective prostate cancer killer, resulting to half of patients in the experiment having complete remission.
German researchers, Dr. Irmela Jeremias from Helmholtz Zentrum München and her colleagues, have successfully discovered a small number of inactive leukemia cells that experts believe is responsible for the relapse of the cancer of the blood.
Researchers from University of Cincinnati Academic Health Center have discovered that nanoparticles could be a solution to making breast cancer treatments more effective as it can slow down tumor growth, sensitize cancer cells and stop breast cancer from spreading.
A new study by the Institute for Health Metrics and Evaluation (IHME) has made a shocking discovery: over 2,000 counties in the U.S. suffered from 200 percent increase in deaths linked to substance abuse - including alcohol and drugs - and mental health problems since 1980.
Chemotherapy, today’s leading drug treatment for cancer, can be tougher on your heart when you have diabetes. This is what an emerging study presented at the EuroEcho-Imaging 2016.1 last December 10 suggested.
A new cooling cap system could prevent hair loss during chemotherapy. The clinical trial, presented at the San Antonio Breast Cancer Symposium, showed that wearing the cooling cap before, during and after chemotherapy sessions could greatly reduce the risk of hair loss.
A new study from the Fred Hutchinson Cancer Research Center gives hope to leukemia patients through T-cell therapy, which Dr. Aude Chapuis believes is even better.
Eating a handful of nut daily could reduce the risk of heart disease, cancer and other diseases.
A genetic mutation could make patients formally treated for cancers to be more likely to develop an often-fatal form of leukemia years after being able to complete their cancer treatment.