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UV Nail Lamps Could Increase Skin Cancer Risk

05/01/2014, In the past, studies did reveal the possible dangers of tanning salons, and in a new research, there was possible evidence that ultra-violet nail lamps could actually increase the risk of one getting skin cancer. The researchers did mention however that...

Goggles Can Spot Cancer Cells

04/14/2014, So far, my circle of friends know at least one person who is fighting cancer, and this disease has become so common that it is no longer a surprise to anyone. The thing is, the fight against cancer shows no signs of wiping out the disease completely, and...

Cannabis A Cancer Cure?

10/15/2013, Cancer is a modern day health scourge for humans, and somehow or rather, I cannot help but lay some of the blame due to the amount of chemicals that are around us as well as our consumption of processed food. Our ancestors certainly had a far lower rate...

SkyBalls See ‘Giant Testicles’ Floating In The Air

08/01/2013, I guess you can say that it is a common assumption that men tend not to like to discuss about their health with others, perhaps because there is a macho persona to protect. What is discussed even more rarely would be the health status of the family...

ASCO Introduces CancerLinQ To Help Find The Cure For Cancer

03/28/2013, Researchers and medical professionals have been attempting to find the cure for cancer for countless years, with their efforts resulting in an increased survival rate in recent years, but no real cure for the terrible disease is currently available. The...

Italy Supreme Court: Mobile phones do cause brain tumors

10/21/2012, The eternal debate rages on even after this landmark ruling, and I am not referring to Pepsi vs Coke or the Bird vs Johnson, or even Ali vs Foreman, but rather, do mobile phones (smartphones fall under this category too, for that matter) cause cancer in...

Nose-like sensor array to combat cancer?

09/13/2012, Cancer, a disease that used to be extremely rare and was deemed to be a death sentence by many, has seen advances in medical science that helped increase survival rates by leaps and bounds. Here we are with a team of chemists that has Vincent Rotello at...

World’s fastest camera used to detect cancer cells in real time

07/09/2012, In the world of medical technology, detecting cancer cells are extremely important to monitor and prevent metastasis – the spread of a disease from one organ  to another. However, detecting cancer cells is a difficult task. It will require a...

Hamilton robot capable of detecting and treating breast cancer

07/09/2012, Cancer is considered to be a four letter word to many, and some say that it is a death sentence. Do you agree? I have had family and friends fall to the scourge of cancer over the years that passed by, and they do say that detecting cancer early enough is...

Drug-smuggling Nanoparticles Target Tumors

04/05/2012, In the fight against cancer, it seems that drug-smuggling nanoparticles could play a part. From early stages of trials that are being conducted showed that cancer drugs that were couriered by nanoparticles may reduce the size of tumors in humans....

Check-Cap pill looks for cancer from within

02/06/2012, So we have read about NASA’s cancer-detecting nanosensor which is attached to a smartphone, as well as a tiny crab-like robot that fights colon cancer from within, but here is another method to arrest one of the leading diseases of today from within...

Mini crab-like robot fights stomach cancer

02/02/2012, Robots are amazing creations, especially tiny ones that allow us to visit places that we would normally have trouble accessing. Some researchers in Singapore have managed to come up with a tiny robot designed to combat stomach cancer. Apparently the...