Patients suffering from a specific type of oesophageal cancer survived longer when they were given the latest lung cancer drug, according to trial results.
There could be a possible way to halt one of the most common faults in many types of cancer, according to a new research.
Researchers have found a pattern of genetic 'switches' - chemical marks that turn genes on or off - that are linked to breast cancer's spread to the brain, according to a new research.
To keep cholesterol under control, medications are often used but experts suggest lifestyle changes can also help keep cholesterol under control.
Contact between inflamed skin and food proteins may trigger food allergy development, according to a recent study.
Long term shift work is associated with impaired brain power, according to a new study.
Researchers using coronary computed tomography angiography (CCTA) have found a close link between high-risk coronary artery plaque and a common liver disease, according to a new study.
Older adults who have a strong sense of purpose in life, are likely to get health screenings such as colonoscopies and mammograms, according to a new study.
What you eat, not only affects your health and skin but also your hair. A nutritional deficiency can wreak havoc on the tresses. Therefore it's important to follow a healthy, balanced diet that would strengthen your hair follicles and scalp.
The cancer drug eribulin, made from sea sponges could give women with advanced triple negative breast cancer an average of five extra months of life, according to a new study.
US philanthropist Bill Gates announced he will donate $500 million to fight malaria and other infectious diseases in the developing world, adding that the Ebola outbreak is a call to action.
Ebola is spreading up to nine times faster in parts of Sierra Leone than two months ago, according to a new report.
An antibody abundant in mice and previously thought to offer poor assistance in fighting infection may actually play a key role in keeping immune responses in check, suggests a new study.
Children in India will be armed with whistles that they will blow up while patrolling villages to shame those defecating in the open, according to a new report.
The SARS outbreak of 2003 had put Hong Kong on the frontline of global health crisis, but the city handled it successfully and that handling could offer lessons for those now battling Ebola.
They may not be scientifically based, but the need for a solution outside of pharmaceuticals may encourage you to consider such options. When traditional medicine is not quite doing the trick, thinking outside the box and trying one of these options may bring surprising results.