A commonly prescribed drug for type 2 diabetes, Metformin, has been recently associated with a decrease in postmenopausal women dying from cancer.
A Washington woman is now thanking her obsession for potato chips that lead to the discovery of a cancerous tumor in her left tonsil.
Dear breast cancer survivors, you might want to hold off that midnight snack. A new study showed a link in the late-night fasting of survivors and the risk of recurrence in women with the early stage of the disease.
Researchers have for the first time found evidence of tumors on a dinosaur fossil that isn't a member of the duck-billed dinosaur family. They were found on the fossilized vertebra of a long-necked titanosaur.
Using an ear mite treatment commonly used to kills those found in cats and dogs, researchers from the University of California Davis have developed a way to reduce the presence of tumors in the ears of endangered foxes living on California's Santa Catalina Island.
Researchers recently discovered common pigeons can learn to distinguish between benign and malignant human breast tissue in digitized mammogram slides.
Orange lichens could be a potential source for anticancer drugs, Emory researchers revealed in a new study. A pigment known as parietin found in the lichens was tested on acute lymphoblastic leukemia cells and found to have significantly reduced or prevented cell growth within 48 hours.
In terms of health benefits from their inherent antioxidants, exotic Ceylon gooseberries are giving blueberries and cranberries a run for their money, a new study shows.
Elephants have a strong internal defense system that ultimately enhances the animal's resistance to cancer, a new study revealed. Scientists could ultimately use this to better prevent cancer in humans.
A contagious cancer known as devil facial tumor disease nearly wiped out Tasmanian devils over the last twenty years. After being treated with a new vaccine, 20 captive-bred devils were recently returned to the wild in hopes that their population and diversity will rebound.
A researcher from the University of Illinois has found a direct link between time outdoors and good health. Feeling relaxed in the great outdoors allows the body to invest more into supporting the immune system.
A giant wolfish caught off the island of Hokkaido, near the Fukushima nuclear plant is raising concerns about how radiation contamination from the 2011 nuclear power plant accident has spread and the impact it's having on ecosystems and the evolution of nearby wildlife.
In order to create a more stable source of cancer drugs, Stanford University researchers turned to extracting cancer-fighting proteins from an endangered plant. They were able to transfer this into a common lab plant successfully, and hope to apply the same technique to yeast.
Scientists explain how Brazilian wasp venom targets cancer cells, while leaving normal cells unharmed. With future analysis, this could have applications in medicine.
Nutritionists and other health experts will all tell you the same thing: eating fish can be very good for your health. However, did you know that even a salmon plague can treat cancer? It may sound ridiculous, but this is what some researchers are suggesting after the discovery of toxins in fish bacteria that can stop tumor growth in its tracks.