Prebiotics can’ limit the growth of cancer by boosting immunity’

Research in mouse models indicates that by improving the immune response two prebiotics — mucin and inulin — may inhibit the growth of…

Why certain car seats can risk our health over time

New research shows that a substantial amount of a carcinogenic substance is present in the foam padding in car seats. The researchers conducted…

Is cancer overdiagnosis a problem?

Is it possible to overdiagnose one of the leading causes of mortality in the world? A new Australian study suggests that that could…

What is HPV (Human Papillomavirus)?

The commonest sexually transmitted infection is human papillomavirus. Most sexually active men and women who are at some point during their lifetime exposed…

Indoor tanning: Are studies funded by the industry biased?

Although national and international officials have long agreed that indoor tanning is a top risk factor for cancer and a number of skin…

Things to know about breast cancer

Breast cancer is the most common invasive cancer in women, and is the second leading cause of death from lung cancer in women.…

What are Breast Cancer Symptoms?

Some forms of breast cancer in the initial stages cause no symptoms, so attending regular screenings is critical. As with other forms of…

Things to know about a swollen scrotum

Scrotal swelling refers to scrotum swelling. The scrotum is the skin pocket containing the testicles. Scrotal swelling can sometimes affect the entire scrotum.…

All you need to know about chemotherapy

Chemotherapy for cancer is often recommended by doctors. Chemotherapy uses medications that kill and prevent the splitting of cancer cells. Many chemotherapy medications…

The study found 50 noncancer drugs to fight cancer

It turns out that certain approved, safe drugs have unexpected properties against cancer. Scientists occasionally find that a medication designed for treating one…

How modified poliovirus can help fight cancer of the brain

Research in cell cultures and animal models suggests that scientists may be able to use modified poliovirus to provide an immune response to…

The unexpected link between leukaemia and vitamin B-6

Researchers have discovered a new leukemia treatment target after their study revealed vitamin B-6 is used by cancer cells. The development of a…

A guide to foods containing antioxidants

Antioxidants are substances which can help postpone or even prevent damage to cells in the body. When a person consumes them in large…

All you need to know about cancer

Cancer causes uncontrollable division of the cells. This can lead to tumours, immune system damage, and other fatal disability. According to a 2018…