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Decoded: How gut microbiome can control tumour growth in liver

Despite extensive research into the relationship between the gut microbiome and cancer, the role of the gut bacteria in the formation of liver cancer has remained poorly understood.

High levels of cellphone radiation linked to tumors in male rats, reveals US study

About 6 percent of male rats whose entire bodies were exposed to the highest level of cell phone radiation developed schwannomas - a rare type of tumor - in nerve tissue near their hearts, while there were no schwannomas in animals that were not exposed to radiation.


Augmented-reality glasses help surgeons create 3D virtual images, remove tumours

Scientists have developed augmented reality (AR) glasses that superimpose virtual images on the body and can assist surgeons in removing tumours.

Fight against bladder cancer: This new drug shrinks tumours by at least 30 per cent

Injections of the experimental drug atezolizumab were found to shrink tumours by at least 30 per cent.

Computer analysis may help diagnose tumours

Computer-aided detection provides a opinion to a radiologist in locating suspicious regions.

Breast cancer in males on rise

Male patients tended to be somewhat older than female patients when diagnosed with the disease.


Heavy cell phone use could lead to cancer: Israeli study

Radio-frequency electromagnetic fields are classified as possibly carcinogenic to humans (Group 2B).

New method to suffocate tumours

All cells need a blood supply to provide them with the oxygen and nutrients they require to survive.

Clearest new images of immune cells captured

Scientists have captured images which provide picture yet of how immune cells attack infections.

Brain tumours in children have a common cause

Pilocytic astrocytomas are the most common childhood brain tumours.