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AI hits another milestone; to determine if lung patients benefit from immunotherapy

Artificial Intelligence to determine whether immunotherapy is working.

25 Nov 2019 12:06 PM

Tackling pollen allergies this spring season

Experts believe that pollen allergies will only worsen with global warming, as pollen seasons are bound to get longer and pollen counts higher.

20 Apr 2019 8:53 PM

Device smaller than rice grain to deliver cancer therapy sans side effects: Study

Nanofluidic seed to deliver one-time, sustained-release dose that would eliminate need for patients to undergo several treatments.

25 Oct 2018 9:13 AM

T cell behavior has major implications for cancer immunotherapy

Study found that critical white blood cells, which attack and kill the infection, did not rely on glucose to fuel their rapid division.

08 Sep 2018 5:10 PM

Switching off protein may boost efficacy of cancer treatment: Study

Immunotherapy is a type of cancer treatment that boosts the body's natural defences to fight cancer.

01 Aug 2018 6:20 PM


Hormone that prevents chemotherapy side-effects identified

Because follistatin is a hormone already found in the human body, there is much less potential for toxicity.

26 Jul 2018 5:35 PM

Not all cancer drugs work

DNA methylation is an epigenetic mechanism that plays a key role in switching genes "on" or "off".

02 Jul 2018 4:11 PM

'Slow but sure' progress toward less toxic tools to fight cancer

An immunotherapy treatment is highly effective in a minority of patients.

02 Jul 2018 8:57 AM

New subtype of prostate cancer discovered

It could also explain why some prostate cancer patients have had exceptional responses to immunotherapy.

17 Jun 2018 6:29 PM

Woman cured of advanced breast cancer through immunotherapy in world first

Treatment already works in some people with cancer of the lung, cervix, blood cells (leukaemia), skin (melanoma) and bladder.

05 Jun 2018 8:16 AM


‘Need for a decisive war against tobacco’

The professor also suggested that the government may also consider making health care awareness as part of school curriculum.

17 May 2018 6:34 AM

Is a cure for HIV inching closer? Scientists discover new possibility

Team creates neutralising antibody, effective not only against all genetically divergent global HIV-1 strains, but also on latent cells.

08 May 2018 1:28 PM

Study sees immune therapy scoring big win against lung cancer

In the study, Merck's Keytruda, given with standard chemotherapy, cut in half the risk of dying or having the cancer worsen.

17 Apr 2018 9:07 AM

Diet may help prevent spread of deadly breast cancer: study

Foods rich in asparagine include dairy, whey, beef, poultry, eggs, fish, seafood, asparagus, potatoes, legumes, nuts, seeds, whole grains.

08 Feb 2018 5:31 PM

Immunotherapy with dendritic cells to fight cancer now in India

Introduced by LDG India, immunotherapy with dendritic cells is combination therapy that helps body’s own defences fight cancer cells.

11 Jan 2018 12:48 PM


How beta blockers can help melanoma patients live longer

Beta blockers slow your heart rhythm, but they can also affect immune cells and improve immune function, researchers reveal.

09 Jan 2018 1:07 PM

Virus that can help treat brain tumours identified

The research demonstrated that the virus could be administered through a single-dose intravenous drip.

04 Jan 2018 4:14 PM

This technique may predict cancer patients' ability to fight disease

The research is published in the journal Cancer Research.

12 Dec 2017 5:44 PM

New immunotherapy to help fight cancer developed

A team led by an Indian-origin researcher has developed a novel cancer treatment.

11 Dec 2017 3:02 PM

Immunotherapy drug can treat rare pregnancy cancer: study

For the first time that immunotherapy may be used to cure patients.

27 Nov 2017 3:15 PM