Wednesday, Oct 05, 2022

brain tumours


World Brain Tumour Day: Know the causes, symptoms and treatment

June 07, 2021 2:47 pm

A primary brain tumour originates in the brain, and it may or may not be cancerous. Some tumours can be benign, which do not spread in the surrounding tissues and are not very malicious. However, that does not signify that they will not cause any harm over time.

World Brain Tumour Day 2020: All you need to know about brain tumours

June 08, 2020 11:24 am

While some brain tumours need urgent surgeries, in a few cases, surgeries can be avoided with medicines.

Tumour 'monorail' may spell doom for cancer cells

February 18, 2014 3:35 pm

Tumour cells typically invade healthy tissue by secreting enzymes that allow the invasion to take place, Jain said.

Brain tumours in children have a common cause

July 10, 2013 2:30 pm

Pilocytic astrocytomas are the most common childhood brain tumours.

Hormone replacement therapy increases risk of brain tumours

July 02, 2013 8:13 pm

The longer a woman takes hormone replacement therapy,higher are the chances of brain tumour.

Nausea drug can kill brain tumours

March 25, 2013 9:56 am

Substance P is commonly released throughout the body by the nervous system.

Scientists discover why brain tumours are difficult to treat

October 21, 2012 6:10 pm

The most common and aggressive brain tumour grows by turning normal brain cells into stem cells,which can continuously replicate and regrow,a new study led by an Indian-origin researcher has found.

Gene variant that ups risk of brain tumours discovered

August 27, 2012 11:54 am

The findings could help researchers identify people at risk of developing certain subtypes of gliomas.

Mobile phones: A health time bomb?

November 09, 2011 12:23 pm

More than 200 academic studies link use of mobile phones with serious health conditions.