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70 per cent breast cancer patients don’t need chemo

70 per cent breast cancer patients don’t need chemo

Whether or not to have the treatment is a awful dilemma for many women with certain types of breast cancer as they often don't have clear-cut answers on the benefits. A WOMAN appears to have been ...

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Men with advanced prostate cancer could benefit from 'amazing' immunotherapy trial

Men with advanced prostate cancer could benefit from 'amazing' immunotherapy trial

It works by taking the brakes off a patients' own immune system so it can attack a tumour. The team at The Institute of Cancer Research (ICR) and The Royal Marsden believe that this subset of men ...

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Ontario premier concedes defeat ahead of next week's polls

Ontario premier concedes defeat ahead of next week's polls

Ontario voters have a hard job to elect the next premier of Ontario. We're in the homestretch of this election campaign and I just wanted to say a few words about what lies ahead and my perspective ...

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Chemo 'not needed' by 70pc of women with breast cancer

Chemo 'not needed' by 70pc of women with breast cancer

Now, a massive breast cancer study has just revealed that most women in the early stages of one of the most common forms of the disease can completely skip chemotherapy without harming their chanc...

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Nipah scare: Docs, nurses in Kozhikode to go on leave

Nipah scare: Docs, nurses in Kozhikode to go on leave

As many as 1,949 people in Kerala, who had come in contact with the Nipah patients, are under observation, reported PTI. Rasil, a native of Kozhikode who died on Thursday is suspected to have co...

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Four more die in E Coli outbreak linked to romaine lettuce

Four more die in E Coli outbreak linked to romaine lettuce

The latest batch of illnesses are believed to be linked to romaine lettuce grown in the Yuma, Arizona region. At the same time , according to experts, the growing period of lettuce ended about six we...

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Blood test to 'detect cancer years before illness' hailed as major breakthrough

Blood test to 'detect cancer years before illness' hailed as major breakthrough

Simon Stevens, chief executive of NHS England, said: "Our 100,000 genome project already makes England a world leader in applying the medical technologies of the future". It detected genetic trace...

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Virginia General Assembly Approves Medicaid Expansion

Virginia General Assembly Approves Medicaid Expansion

Democrats campaigned heavily on expanding Medicaid last year and some House Republicans were eager to take the issue off the table before next year's election, when both House and Senate seats are ...

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Four more die in E.Coli outbreak linked to romaine lettuce

Four more die in E.Coli outbreak linked to romaine lettuce

According to the latest statement from the CDC , numerous people affected fell ill two to three weeks ago, when the contaminated lettuce was still on shop shelves. Two deaths from the current outbr...

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Smoking harmful to entire human body, not just lungs, says expert — Interview

Smoking harmful to entire human body, not just lungs, says expert — Interview

CVD are responsible for 44% of all NCD deaths, or 17.9 million deaths annually in the world, including 2 million deaths in the Americas. "Tobacco use is an important risk factor for the developmen...

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Here's Why Middle-Aged Men Should Reduce High Protein Intake

Here's Why Middle-Aged Men Should Reduce High Protein Intake

Scientists conducted an experiment, which attracted 2441 person in the age group of 42 to 60 years. Heli E.K. Virtanen, M.Sc., first author of study, Ph.D. The study also only found an association ...

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This Test Uses Blood To Find Cancer Before Any Symptoms

Researchers did note, however, that further "clinical development" was needed. The study examined 749 people without cancer and 878 who had been newly diagnosed with the disease, but not yet been ...

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First 3D-printed human corneas could treat blindness: Research

First 3D-printed human corneas could treat blindness: Research

Scientists at Newcastle University in the United Kingdom say they've created the first 3D-printed human corneas . What is the function of the cornea? The cornea is a transparent tissue that c...

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Health 'time bomb' of 22,000 children who are severely obese at 11

Health 'time bomb' of 22,000 children who are severely obese at 11

It has called on the government to deal with widening health inequality between obesity rates in children growing up in the richest and poorest areas. Local authorities, they say, need to be allowed...

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There are ‘no health gains’ from taking vitamin pills

There are ‘no health gains’ from taking vitamin pills

A new study suggests that popular vitamin supplements are mostly useless. 'The simple truth is we've got data and clinical trials that show that this approach, 'Dr David Jenkins , the study'...

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DR Congo: Ebola death toll rises to 12

DR Congo: Ebola death toll rises to 12

Around 50 per day go by boat from Bikoro to neighbouring Republic of Congo. He noted the nearly immediate response by World Health Organization and partners after Ebola was announced in Congo last...

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No Nipah virus in TN: Minister

No Nipah virus in TN: Minister

The UAE's Ministry of Climate Change and Environment (MoCCAE) has banned the imports of fruits and vegetables from Kerala, India and animal products from South Africa. In the meantime, the department ...

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Study finds wearing glasses actually makes you smarter

Study finds wearing glasses actually makes you smarter

The researchers analysed data from more than 300,000 people who'd taken a variety of problem solving tests created to test their cognitive skills. "The genetic correlations between general cognitive...

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Health officials: Cockroach milk is the future superfood

Per a CBS News report, this particular cockroach gives birth to live young, unlike other species that lay eggs. The cockroach crystals, which contain the milk, "are like a complete food" with "all...

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Study finds the most popular vitamin and mineral supplements probably do… nothing

There are many misconceptions about vitamins and dietary supplements, and often times, product advertisements don't really have the science to back them up. Folic acid is a B-complex vitamin needed by...

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Kerala man with symptoms of Nipah under observation in Goa hospital

The state health minister, Vishwajit Rane, said every measure was being taken to ensure that the patient stays in isolation till the test results are received. "The patient is not quarantined. In the ...

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Nebraska troopers seize 118 pounds of fentanyl during traffic stop

Nebraska troopers seize 118 pounds of fentanyl during traffic stop

The Centers for Disease Control and Prevention says fentanyl and its variants killed more than 20,000 Americans past year, and the number is increasing. John Bolduc revealed his officers searched th...

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Sleeping in on weekends could extend your life

Sleeping in on weekends could extend your life

Weekends are my saving grace - I wake up at 4 a.m. during the week, and I have zero qualms about sleeping until 10 on the weekends (or as late as my children allow). "Short sleep (or long sleep ...

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From Virat to Hrithik, Many Celebrities Have Taken Sports Minister's Fitness Challenge

From Virat to Hrithik, Many Celebrities Have Taken Sports Minister's Fitness Challenge

Bollywood actor Hrithik Roshan took up Union Minister Rajyavardhan Singh Rathore on his fitness challenge and posted a video where the actor can be seen cycling while filming the video. Saina Nehw...

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Study finds Indiana has many ticks that may carry Lyme disease

Study finds Indiana has many ticks that may carry Lyme disease

Although tick bites can happen year-round, they are especially prevalent from April to September, health experts say . "I never knew when I got bit by a tick ", she said , "and I was bitten twice...

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