A teenager has designed a bra which can detect breast cancer

May 3, 2017 admin 0

An 18-year-old boy from Mexico has wowed scientists with his recent invention: a bra which claims to be able to detect breast cancer symptoms. Student […]

Royal Cornwall Hospital Revolutionary medical service for NHS patients

May 2, 2017 admin 0

The project hopes to sequence 100,000 genomes from around 70,000 people, which are NHS patients with a rare disease (plus their families), and patients with […]

China Is Racing Ahead in the Quest to Cure Cancer With CRISPR

April 29, 2017 admin 0

On Friday, a team of Chinese scientists used the cutting-edge gene-editing technique CRISPR-Cas9 on humans for the second time in history, injecting a cancer patient […]

Cancer Drugs Fund ‘huge waste of money’

April 29, 2017 admin 0

The Cancer Drugs Fund in England was a “huge waste of money” and may have caused patients to suffer unnecessarily from the side effects of […]

‘Exciting’ blood test spots cancer a year early

April 26, 2017 admin 0

Doctors have spotted cancer coming back up to a year before normal scans in an “exciting” discovery. The UK team was able to scour the […]

Cycling to work cuts risk of cancer and heart disease

April 25, 2017 admin 0

New research suggests cycling to work could almost halve the risk of developing heart disease and cancer. A five-year study of more than a 250,000 […]

Cancer drug offers hope for dementia sufferers

April 24, 2017 admin 0

Drugs designed to treat depression and cancer could be “repurposed” to help reduce the impact of Alzheimer’s and other degenerative brain diseases. Researchers found the […]

Two months on antibiotics may raise your risk of bowel cancer

April 7, 2017 admin 0

Long-term antibiotic users are more likely to develop adenomas, or bowel polyps, a common and usually benign growth that can lead to cancer. A study […]

Cancer patients have 55% greater risk of suicide, study finds

April 3, 2017 admin 0

Co-author says results are preliminary but nevertheless significant in study seeking to quantify the increased risk Cancer patients have a 55% greater risk of suicide […]