Indian-American researchers unleash turmeric's power to fight cancer

Bengaluru |Sunday, 2018 1:45:04 PM IST

A team of Indian-American researchers at the University of Illinois at Urbana-Champaign (UIUC) and at the University of Utah at Salt Lake City, has used an ingenious process to enable curcumin to kill

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Breast cancer, most frequent cancer among women

Kolkata | Saturday, Aug 11 2018 IST

Breast cancer is the most frequent cancer among women, impacting over 1.5 million women each year, and also causes the greatest number of cancer-related deaths among women. In 2015, 570,000 women

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Monsanto ordered to pay $289m damages in Roundup cancer trial

New York | Saturday, Aug 11 2018 IST

Chemical giant Monsanto has been ordered to pay $289m (£226m) damages to a man who claimed herbicides containing glyphosate had caused his cancer, said a BBC News report on Saturday. In a landmark ca

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AIDS, a collection of infections and cancers, people with HIV develop

Kolkata | Thursday, Aug 9 2018 IST

Acquired Immune Deficiency Syndrome (AIDS) is a collection of infections and cancers that people with HIV develop. Human Immuno deficiency virus (HIV) is a retrovirus which takes over the body ce

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Decoded: How cancer cells cripple immune system

New York |Thursday, 2018 3:45:04 PM IST

Researchers have found that cancer cells send out biological "drones" to fight the immune system and survive.

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Syrian First Lady being treated for breast cancer

Damascus |Thursday, 2018 2:45:04 PM IST

Syrian President Bashar al-Assad's wife has been diagnosed with breast cancer and is being treated for an early-stage malignant tumour, the office of the Syrian Presidency announced.

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