Category Archives: Health News

T-Dm1 Drug is a Smart Bomb for Treating Breast Cancer

T-Dm1 Drug is a Smart Bomb for Treating Breast Cancer

June 5, 2012: Doctors have successfully countered breast cancer using a drug named T-DM1, which delivers a toxic load on tumour cells without affecting the healthy cells. This drug is considered as the first ‘smart bomb’ on breast cancer. Tested

National Cancer Survivors Day 2012: Survivorship Celebrating Life!

National Cancer Survivors Day 2012: Survivorship Celebrating Life!

June 2, 2012: World will observe its 25th annual National Cancer Survivor Day this Sunday on June 3, 2012. This day is considered as the day of Celebration of Life by hundreds of communities across United States, Canada and various

Message on this World No Tobacco Day 2012: Tobacco is Injurious to Health

Message on this World No Tobacco Day 2012: Tobacco is Injurious to Health

May 31, 2012: World No Tobacco Day is celebrated across the globe on every 31st May. This day was created in 1987, mainly to draw the attention of the world towards the epidemic of tobacco and its negative effects on

Breast Cancer: Women Working in Night Shifts are at Greater Risk

Breast Cancer: Women Working in Night Shifts are at Greater Risk

May 29, 2012: The Danish researchers have found that the women who work for at least three night shifts for about six years or more were more likely to develop breast cancer than those who did not work at nights.

Space Drink by NASA reverses Signs of Ageing

Space Drink by NASA reverses Signs of Ageing

May 28, 2012: NASA has developed a ‘space drink’ in order to protect the astronauts from radiation. This space drink, however, also has the ability to reduce the wrinkles and reverse signs of ageing merely within four months, according to

Women are less informed about Post-Cancer Fertility

Women are less informed about Post-Cancer Fertility

May 26, 2012: A new study conducted by researchers of the Karolinska Institute in Stockholm has revealed that the young women are hardly informed that the cancer treatment could sometimes lead to infertility as compared to young men. The researchers

16 Month Old Baby Implanted With World’s Smallest Artificial Heart

16 Month Old Baby Implanted With World’s Smallest Artificial Heart

May 25, 2012: Italian doctors have implanted the world’s smallest artificial heart into a 16-month old baby boy in order to save his life and to keep him breathing until a heart donor is found for a transplant. The doctors

J&J-Bayer AG Drug Xarelto may be used in treating Acute Coronary Syndrome

J&J-Bayer AG Drug Xarelto may be used in treating Acute Coronary Syndrome

May 23, 2012: A medical reviewer of Food and Drug Administration (FDA) recommended the agency to approve the use of anti-clotting drug Xarelto from Johnson & Johnson and Bayer AG for treating patients suffering from heart problem called as acute

A New Drug Dabrafenib Prolongs Life Of Brain Cancer Patient

A New Drug Dabrafenib Prolongs Life Of Brain Cancer Patient

May 19, 2012: Australian researchers have claimed that a new drug is capable of prolonging the life span of the patients suffering from one of the deadly form of brain cancer. Researchers from the Melanoma Institute Australia, University of Sydney

Breast Cancer: A Very Complicated Disease

Breast Cancer: A Very Complicated Disease

May 18, 2012: The researchers on Wednesday claimed that the breast cancer is a very complicated disease citing the findings of a new study of the protein-coding genes in 100 breast cancer tumours, which reveals vast differences amongst the cancers.