Chhattisgarh researcher finds new formula to cure cancer?

Dr Mamata Tripathi, a researcher from Pt Ravishankar Shukla University, Chhattisgarh has done her research on the breast cancer cell in the laboratory. The team is now planning to test the formula on mice as well

Chhattisgarh researcher finds new formula to cure cancer?Dr Mamata Tripathi, a researcher from Pt Ravishankar Shukla University, Chhattisgarh, India, has claimed to have found a new formula to cure cancer. Dr Mamata says, during the lab tests, we found that the new formula can kill up to 70 per cent of the cancer cells in the human body. Dr Tripathi and her […]

Following a keto diet could help make cancer therapy more effective

New cancer-fighting drugs come along pretty regularly, and some show more promise than others, but a new class of treatments is getting a boost in effectiveness from a somewhat unlikely source: a low-carb diet

Following a keto diet could help make cancer therapy more effectiveIn recent years, scientists have been testing a new class of cancer drugs. They target a specific molecular pathway that has been shown to be faulty in many types of cancer. Specifically, these drugs target a cell signalling pathway called phosphatidylinositol-3 kinase (PI3K), which is activated by insulin. Previous studies have shown that mutations in […]

‘I’m taking one day at a time,’ says Sonali Bendre amid cancer battle

Three week after revealing that she was battling metastatic cancer, actress Sonali Bendre has thanked fans for showing her love and being by her side, and inspiring her with their stories of courage and strength

‘I’m taking one day at a time,’ says Sonali Bendre amid cancer battleEarlier, Sonali Bendre had shared her diagnosis of high grade cancer on social media and informed that she is undergoing treatment in New York. And now the Bollywood actor has shared how ‘each day comes with its own challenges and victories.’ And how she is maintaining a positive outlook in her battle against cancer Her […]

Cancer diagnosis linked with increased risk of diabetes

Cancer patients were 35 per cent more likely to develop diabetes than people without malignancies, the study found. The excess diabetes associated with tumours persisted even after accounting for other diabetes risk factors like obesity, smoking and drinking

Cancer diagnosis linked with increased risk of diabetesPeople who get diagnosed with cancer may be more likely to develop diabetes, a Korean study suggests. The study included 524,089 men and women, ages 20 to 70, who didn’t have cancer or diabetes at the start. By the time half the participants had been in the study for at least seven years, 15,130 people […]

Kidney cancers hijack genes from white blood cells to spread around the body

A new study has identified how kidney cancers develop the ability to spread around the body by stealing genes from other cell types, therefore using their functions

Kidney cancers hijack genes from white blood cells to spread around the bodyThe study, led by scientists from the MRC Cancer Unitopens in new window at the University of Cambridge, suggests that this may also help to explain how other types of cancers spread – or metastasise- and provide new targets for cancer therapies. To metastasise, cancer cells need to develop the ability to break away from […]

Flight attendants are at a higher risk of cancer than others, says study

Compared to the general population, flight attendants were 51 per cent more likely to develop breast cancer. They also had more than double the risk of melanoma and more than quadruple the odds of being diagnosed with other forms of skin cancer

Flight attendants are at a higher risk of cancer than others, says studyWorking as a flight attendant significantly increases your risk of a range of cancers compared to the general population, a major study of cabin crew has found. Researchers followed more than 5,000 crew and found that their risk of breast cancer increased more than 50 per cent, while risks of stomach cancers are raised by […]

All you need to know about high-grade cancer

Bollywood actress Sonali Bendre on Wednesday revealed that she has been diagnosed with cancer. My Medical Mantra speaks with oncologists to know what does high grade cancer actually mean

All you need to know about high-grade cancerCancer is typically labelled in stages from I to IV, with IV being the most serious. Those broad groups are based on a much more detailed system that includes specific information about the tumour and how it affects the rest of your body When you’re diagnosed with cancer, your doctor will tell you what stage […]

Actress Sonali Bendre diagnosed with high-grade cancer

Sonali Bendre has said that she has been diagnosed with high grade cancer that has metastised. She is undergoing treatment in New York at present

Actress Sonali Bendre diagnosed with high-grade cancerBendre posted a picture of her and her husband-film producer Goldie Behl, accompanied by a long caption that discussed how she got aware of the disease, the treatment she is taking in New York and the gratitude she has towards her loved ones who have made the fight easier. Sharing the news on her social […]

Following a low-fat diet improves chances of breast cancer survival

Breast cancer patients may have a better chance of survival when they follow a low-fat diet heavy in fruits, vegetables and whole grains, a recent U.S. study suggests

Following a low-fat diet improves chances of breast cancer survivalResearchers studied 19,541 participants in the federally funded Women’s Health Initiative (WHI) who were randomly selected to join a dietary experiment focused on limiting fat intake to 20 per cent of calories. Researchers also looked at data for a control group of 29,294 women in the WHI study who didn’t alter their diets. By the […]

Gene editing tool may inadvertently raise cancer risk, caution scientists

CRISPR-Cas9 is an exciting gene editing tool that scientists hope they will be able to use in preventing cancer. However, a new study warns that the use of this very strategy could actually increase the risk of cancer

Gene editing tool may inadvertently raise cancer risk, caution scientistsResearchers from the Britain’s Cambridge University and Sweden’s Karolinska Institute said more research needs to be done to assess whether using CRISPR-Cas9 – a type of molecular “scissors” that make gene editing a possibility – might lead to the development of treatments that have added cancer risk. The team, led by Jussi Taipale at Cambridge, […]
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