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Beware women, these lifestyle habits and choices can lead to breast cancer

Our lifestyle choices and the way we lead our day-to-day lives can affect our risk of developing breast cancer. Changing lifestyle habits, increasing work pressure and stress levels have left modern-day individuals with no time to pay heed to their health and one disease that seems to be emerging because of irregular lifestyle is breast cancer. Meher Patel, director at ... Read More »

Nearly 1/2 of breast cancer patients have severe treatment side effects, 1 in 20 Indians suffers from depression

Health weekly roundup This week was packed with some very shocking yet important health news. To ensure that you don’t miss any, we bring you a weekly roundup. Here is this week’s aggregation of the latest news stories on health, fitness and diet. Insomnia may triple the risk of asthma: Study Asthma affects approximately 300 million people worldwide, with major ... Read More »

Nearly 1/2 of breast cancer patients have severe treatment side effects, 1 in 20 Indians suffers from depression

Health weekly roundup This week was packed with some very shocking yet important health news. To ensure that you don’t miss any, we bring you a weekly roundup. Here is this week’s aggregation of the latest news stories on health, fitness and diet. Insomnia may triple the risk of asthma: Study Asthma affects approximately 300 million people worldwide, with major ... Read More »

Eating celery, broccoli can improve treatment of breast cancer

ANI | Jan 25, 2017, 03.30 PM IST Eating celery, broccoli can improve treatment of breast cancer (Thinkstock photos/Getty Images) Researchers from the University of Missouri found that a natural compound, Luteolin, found in herbs such as thyme and parsley and vegetables such as celery and broccoli, can reduce the risk of developing metastasis originating from triple-negative breast cancer in ... Read More »

Vaccine shows promise in fight against breast cancer

IANS | Jan 4, 2017, 03.53 PM IST Vaccine shows promise in fight against breast cancer (Thinkstock photos/Getty Images) An experimental vaccine is safe and effectively stimulates the immune system leading to regression of early-stage breast cancer, show results of a clinical trial. The researchers created the vaccine from immune cells called dendritic cells that are harvested from each individual ... Read More »

This new tool may improve breast cancer surgery

This new tool may improve breast cancer surgery (Thinkstock Photos/Getty Images) Researchers have developed a new cost-effective and portable pH-sensitive optical fibre to distinguish breast cancer tissue from normal tissue, a finding that can potentially help surgeons to be much more precise when removing breast cancer. The device could help prevent follow-up surgery, currently needed for 15-20 per cent of ... Read More »

Breast cancer chemotherapy fails to promise relapse-free survival: Study

Breast cancer chemotherapy fails to promise relapse-free survival: Study Contrary to expectations, the use of tailored dose-dense chemotherapy in women with high-risk early breast cancerfailed to result in any statistically significant improvement in breast cancer recurrence-free survival, a study has found. Dose-dense therapy, defined as delivery of chemotherapy at shorter intervals without increasing the cumulative dose, has been suggested as ... Read More »

New Breast Cancer Cases To Rise To 3.2 Million A Year By 2030

New Breast Cancer Cases To Rise To 3.2 Million A Year By 2030 India, China have the largest number of women with breast and cervical cancer. TORONTO: By 2030, the number of women diagnosed every year with breast cancer could almost double to 3.2 million and cervical cancer cases can rise at least 25 per cent to over 700,000 globally ... Read More »

Small Implanted Device Can Fight Breast Cancer

NEW YORK:  A small device implanted under the skin can improve breast cancer survival by catching cancer cells, slowing the spread of tumours in other organs and allowing time to intervene with surgery or other therapies. These findings, reported in the journal Cancer Research, suggest a path for identifying metastatic cancer early and intervening to improve outcomes. Metastatic cancer is ... Read More »

Breast most cancers look at: towards customized treatment

the most important-ever take a look at to series the complete genomes of breast cancers has uncovered5 new genes associated with the disorder and thirteen new mutational signatures that have an impact ontumour development. published in Nature and Nature Communications, research from the Wellcome Genome Campus pinpoint where genetic variations in breast cancers occur. The findings offer insights into the ... Read More »