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Sleeping in the dark could benefit you; here's how

While it hasn't still been figured out why we sleep, it is known that lack of sleep can bring about a biological catastrophe, and have us collapsing like a pack of cards.

Can aspirin reduce cancer mortality?

A recent Lancet study has indicated that aspirin could "prevent tumour development and metastasis, leading to reduced cancer mortality".


Tactile breast screening by visually-impaired show promise of early detection of breast cancer in India

Using the highly developed sensory skills of visually-impaired women, a new screening methodology could help detect breast cancer risk, shows a study.

Breast cancer cells could be turned into fat to stop them from spreading, says study

Meanwhile, the team is investigating whether this therapy would work combined with chemotherapy, and whether it would apply to other types of cancers.

Unhealthy gut promotes breast cancer spread, says study

According to the researchers from the University of Virginia in the US, following a healthy diet and lifestyle can help reduce severity of breast cancer.

Explained: How leap in breast cancer therapy will help women in India

The most common cancer among women caused 15% of women’s cancer deaths worldwide in 2018. What subset of patients does the research breakthrough cover, and how far will it help women in India?


Gene 'switch' that helps breast cancer spread identified

The researchers, who published their work in the journal Nature Communications, studied human breast cancer cells treated with a common type of breast cancer drug called aromatase inhibitors.

Soy food may help cut risk of fracture in breast cancer survivors, finds study

As the number of breast cancer survivors rises, interest in lifestyle modifications that can improve survival increases.

IIT Roorkee researchers identify new method to detect breast and ovarian cancer

For the research, the team collected samples from healthy individuals and compared them to samples collected from stage IV breast and ovarian cancer patients, and those ovarian cancer patients who had undergone at least three cycles of neoadjuvant chemotherapy.

Eating walnuts may help fight breast cancer: Study

The study, published in the journal Nutrition Research, found that consumption of two ounces of walnuts a day for about two weeks significantly changed gene expression in confirmed breast cancers.