A molecule that is found naturally in the immune system could kill cancer cells, a research has suggested. Scientists at King’s College London exposed colorectal tumours to the β-galactoside-binding protein (βGBP) in the laboratory. They found the protein has “tumour-suppressing properties” which trigger the “suicide” of malignant cells. βGBP is also thought to make the […]

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Hepatitis is a disease that causes an inflammation of the tissues of the liver and more and more cases are being recorded all over the country. According to Dr Ganiyat Oyeleke, a consultant hepatologist and gastroenterologist at Lagos University Teaching Hospital (LUTH) there are five types of viral hepatitis – A, B, C, D and […]

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A newly developed test that can assess metastatic tumors forming in people with prostate cancer has been discovered. Researchers from the Albert Einstein College of Medicine in New York City, have collaborated with colleagues from other research institutions to develop a new test for the assessment of metastasis risk. According to them, the new test, […]

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Cancer is the leading cause of death in high-income countries and the second leading cause of death in low- and middle-income countries. Adegbenro Nurudeen  writes that simply engaging in a little daily exercise could be a way out of this. According to World Health Organisation (WHO) 2017 statistics, over 100,000 Nigerians are diagnosed with cancer […]

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Menopause is a natural biological occurrence signaling the end of a woman’s ability to reproduce. This happens with the end of her last menstrual period. Medically, menopause is said to happen 12 months after a woman menstruates for the final time. Menopause is a normal part of a woman’s life, just like puberty. Even though […]

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Researchers may be one step closer to developing new drugs that can stop cancer in its tracks, after discovering a protein that is essential to the spread of the disease. What is more, dietary fat appears to work with this protein to exacerbate the spread of cancer cells. Lead investigator, Prof. Salvador Aznar Benitah and […]

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A New research has revealed that a father’s lifestyle may impact the health of future generations; making the female children to likely develops breast cancer. Researchers suggest fathers who eat a diet high in animal fats may raise their daughter’s risk for breast cancer. According to the research, using rats for the experiment, the female […]

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Researchers may be one step closer to developing new drugs that can stop cancer in its tracks, after discovering a protein that is essential to the spread of the disease. What is more, dietary fat appears to work with this protein to exacerbate the spread of cancer cells. Lead investigator, Prof. Salvador Aznar Benitah and […]

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A cancer drug duo could one day eliminate the need for chemotherapy for women with HER2-positive breast cancer; in a new study, a combination of two drugs was found to completely eradicate or significantly shrink breast cancer tumors within 11 days of diagnosis. Lead researcher, Prof. Judith Bliss, Institute of Cancer Research (ICR) in the […]

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Intermittent fasting may help combat the most common type of childhood leukemia – acute lymphoblastic leukemia .A new research has revealed. Acute lymphoblastic leukemia (ALL), also called acute lymphocytic leukemia, is a cancer that begins in immature versions of white blood cells in the bone marrow, called lymphocytes. There are two types of ALL: B […]

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