Cure for Cancer Found? Common Painkiller Drug Found to be Effective Against Fatal Disease
Jan 13, 2016 Researchers have discovered that a painkiller commonly used to treat various conditions including migraines, arthritis and fever contain certain properties that can fight off the development of cancer. The findings of the researchers were based on both current and previous studies regarding the effects of the drug on this fatal disease.
FDA Issues Ban on Three Cancer-Causing Chemicals Used in Food Packaging like Pizza Boxes and Popcorn Bags
Jan 07, 2016 The U.S. Food and Drug Administration has just implemented a new ruling that will ban the use of chemicals used in the packaging material for various popular food items such as pizza and microwaveable popcorn. According to the agency, these chemicals can lead to the development of cancer and birth defects.
Eating Sugar can Cause AND Spread Cancer According to New Study
Jan 04, 2016 A new study carried out by researchers from the University of Texas' MD Anderson Center revealed the role of sugar in the development of cancer. Based on their findings, diets high in sugar or fructose will not only cause breast cancer to grow, but these can also spread the effects of the disease
Health News: New Type of Contagious Cancer Found in Tasmanian Devils
Dec 31, 2015 Researchers from the University of Tasmania in Australia and the U.K.'s University of Cambridge have discovered a second form of contagious cancer while studying Tasmanian devils. According to the researchers, this type of disease can be transferred through bites.
Shampoos, Body Lotions, Sunscreen and Other Personal Care Products Found to Contain Cancer-Causing Agent
Oct 28, 2015 A team of researchers has discovered a chemical additive commonly found in cosmetic and personal care products such as shampoo and body lotion that can increase the risk of breast cancer development. The findings of the researchers were detailed in a report published on October 27 in the journal Environmental Health Perspectives.
WHO Confirms Processed Meat Including Bacon and Hot Dogs can Cause Cancer
Oct 27, 2015 The World Health Organization (WHO) has declared that processed meat can cause the development of cancer. WHO issued the statement following a study conducted by its cancer research department.
Antioxidants Found to Promote Spread of Cancer Cells According to New Study
Oct 20, 2015 Over the past few years, consuming food items rich in antioxidants have been regarded as an effective method in preventing the development of diseases. However, according to a new study conducted by researchers for the Children's Research Institute at UT Southwestern, antioxidants can actually speed up the spread of cancer cells.
Researchers Uncover Link Between Height and Cancer Risk
Oct 05, 2015 A new study conducted by researchers from Sweden revealed a correlation between people's height and their risk of developing cancer. According to the study, the tallness of a person can determine his or her chance of getting the disease.
Common Plant Modified to Contain Anti-Cancer Compound
Sep 14, 2015 Scientists have found a way to turn a cancer-fighting plant more readily available inside a laboratory. According to the researchers from the Stanford University in California, this new discovery could lead to the wide-scale production of drugs that can possibly cure cancer.
Arthur Ashe Courage Award 2015 Goes To Caitlyn Jenner
Jun 04, 2015 The announcement of ESPN to award the Arthur Ashe Award for Courage to Caitlyn Jenner, the former Olympian then known as Bruce Jenner who transitioned into a woman recently, earned the ire of the public. While people reacted differently from Jenner's decision, it appears that the fans and followers of ESPN are in agreement with the latest issues - this year's awardee does not deserve the accolade, according to New York Post.
Sharon Osbourne Takes a Break: 'The Talk' Host Rests After Collapse
May 25, 2015 Sharon Osbourne, one of the most notable talk show hosts of today, announced that she will be undergoing a month long break from the stress and demands of her work following her reported collapse in her California home on May 22, according to People.
Fans Respond to Taylor Swift's Mom's Cancer Scare on Twitter
Apr 10, 2015 Taylor Swift mom was diagnosed with cancer in early 2015. Swift broke the news to her fans on Tumblr on Thursday, April 9.
Cindy Crawford: I Want to Help Cancer Patients Maintain a Sense of Normalcy
Mar 23, 2015 Gorgeous supermodel of the world Cindy Crawford, 49 belongs to an industry where beauty is prized above everything else. But there is something Crawford considers far more important - charitable works.
Cancer Deaths in the U.S. Decrease by 22 Percent
Jan 02, 2015 The American Cancer Society confirmed that deaths because of cancer in the U.S. have decreased by about 22 percent. The health organization cited advances in medical technology, smoking cessation programs, healthier lifestyles and early detections of the disease as the primary factors behind the decline of cancer-related deaths.