Cancer

After getting support from dogs and humans around the world, young girl with brain cancer dies

4 hours ago   |   NBC News

Her family had asked people to send little Emma pictures of their dogs to comfort her as she battled cancer.
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Cell factors decide if a cancer grows or dies, says new study

4 hours ago   |   News Medical

A new study published today in the journal Cell Reports by scientists at the German Cancer Research Center shows that the direction taken by a cancer cell depends on the...
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Whole grain rye shown to boost gut health

Whole grain rye shown to boost gut health

5 hours ago   |   Natural News

Whole grains are great for gut health, and a recent study reveals how. The researchers from the University of Eastern Finland in Kuopio and the International Agency for...
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Improving the efficiency of antiangiogenic and antifibrotic drug for treatment of lung cancer

6 hours ago   |   News Medical

The University of Barcelona and Hospital Clínic de Barcelona collaborate with Boehringer Ingelheim Inc. to improve the efficiency of nintedanib, an antiangiogenic and...
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Woman's velvety tripe palms turn out to be a sign of lung cancer

6 hours ago   |   News Medical

A 73-year-old woman presented with pruritic, itchy, and painful lesions on her hand, showing an appearance consisted of tripe palms. It was later revealed by doctors that her...
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Urinary microbiome variations associated with response to BCG therapy for bladder cancer

6 hours ago   |   Healio

NATIONAL HARBOR, Md. - There is an association between certain types of commensal urinary microbiome bacteria found in the urinary tract and a clinical response to bacillus...
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New device separates malignant plasma cells from normal ones

7 hours ago   |   News Medical

Multiple myeloma is a type of blood cancer in which malignant plasma cells, a type of white blood cell, accumulate in the bone marrow.
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Patients treated at NCI-designated centers more likely to receive high-cost lung cancer drugs

8 hours ago   |   News Medical   |   2 articles

Genetically targeted drugs and immunotherapies are transforming the way we treat many forms of lung cancer.
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Researchers discover new pathway to 'reprogram' killer cells

8 hours ago   |   News Medical   |   2 articles

Killer cells of the immune system detect and kill infected cells or cancer cells. Researchers at the Institute of Pathology at the University of Bern have now discovered that...
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Using 'Trojan horses' to kill tumor cells from within

8 hours ago   |   News Medical   |   2 articles

Using "Trojan horses" to combat cancer from within the tumor cells themselves without damaging healthy tissues is the aim of this new tool created by researchers from the...
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Thousands could be saved from sepsis after major trial of monitoring system...

Thousands could be saved from sepsis after major trial of monitoring system is 'success'

Three leading NHS hospitals have pioneered technology which monitors patients' vital signs and automatically triggers an alert to doctors if sepsis is suspected. Read more ...

What Happened to People With Half a Brain Removed

What Happened to People With Half a Brain Removed

Is it even conceivable that a person be normal with just half a brain? A new analysis assessed brain health among six adults who had undergone a hemispherectomy as children. Read more ...

New Type of Drug Might Ease Migraines

New Type of Drug Might Ease Migraines

Migraine sufferers who cannot get relief from existing medications may soon have a novel treatment option, a new trial suggests. Read more ...

Keto isn't just for weight loss, research suggests the diet could also...

Keto isn't just for weight loss, research suggests the diet could also protect against flu

A new study found that the high-fat, low-carb diet activates the release of immune system cells that trap the virus before it spreads. Read more ...

Higher maternal lutein intake linked to better child behavior: Study

Higher maternal lutein intake linked to better child behavior: Study

Higher intakes of lutein during pregnancy are associated with better behavior regulation in the children at mid-childhood, suggests a new study from Tufts University and... Read more ...

Using cannabis every day can help people manage chronic pain and reduce...

Using cannabis every day can help people manage chronic pain and reduce illicit opioid use

A new study from the British Columbia Centre on Substance Use has found that daily cannabis users were 50% less likely to use illicit opioids, such as heroin, to manage their... Read more ...

I Love This Intense 10-Minute Ab Workout Because I Don't Need to Get Off the...

I Love This Intense 10-Minute Ab Workout Because I Don't Need to Get Off the Floor!

A strong core isn't just about looking lean. I need it to run fast, lift heavy, and effortlessly hold a handstand. This is the 10-minute ab workout I've been doing a few nights... Read more ...

Cottage cheese recalled over fears it contains bits of plastic

Cottage cheese recalled over fears it contains bits of plastic

A consumer reported finding a small bit of what looked like red plastic in their cup of cottage cheese. Five more people reported the same but no injuries have occurred... Read more ...

US anal cancer diagnoses and death rates have DOUBLED in last 15 years

US anal cancer diagnoses and death rates have DOUBLED in last 15 years

A little over half of US teens are up-to-date on HPV vaccinations that prevent 90% of anal cancer cases, but rates are rising among older Americans University of Texas... Read more ...

Most Parents Struggle to Spot Depression in Teens

Most Parents Struggle to Spot Depression in Teens

The nationwide poll of 819 parents with at least one child in middle school, junior high or high school found that while one-third were confident they could detect depression... Read more ...