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Nepal PM Sushil Koirala diagnosed with Tuberculosis

Jun 26, 2014

Nepal PM Sushil Koirala diagnosed with Tuberculosis

Koirala travelled to New York's Memorial Sloan-Kettering Cancer Center last week for treatment after routine tests showed a spot on his lungs, prompting cancer fears. #World #NewsTracker #Health #Nepal #Tuberculosis #Lung cancer #Sushil Koirala #Nepal Prime Minister
Uruguay's physio postponed his cancer treatment to get Suarez fit again

Jun 21, 2014

Uruguay's physio postponed his cancer treatment to get Suarez fit again

The most important figure in Uruguay's victory against England on didn't score any goals or provide any assists. His name is Walter Ferreira. He's the 62-year-old physiotherapist for the Uruguayan national team and he has spent the last month working on Luis Suarez's left knee. In Uruguay, they call him the "miracle man". #England #Uruguay #Luis Suarez #cancer treatment #FIFA World Cup 2014 #WC 2014 News #Walter Ferreira #Physio
New treatment for ovarian cancer developed, claim researchers

Jun 21, 2014

New treatment for ovarian cancer developed, claim researchers

Researchers claim to have developed a new treatment for ovarian cancer that can increase the rate of tumour shrinkage and prolong the time until cancers recur. #World #Medicine #Health #Cancer #Ovarian cancer #research #lifestyle
New gene tests may give cancer patients quicker path to treatment

Jun 06, 2014

New gene tests may give cancer patients quicker path to treatment

A new way of evaluating tumors may soon help cancer patients identify the underlying genetic link to their disease - and the best possible treatment "all in a single test." #science #Health #Cancer #HealthBuzz #cancer treatment #Tumours #Gene treatment #Science and Health
Switch to e-cigarttes to kick the butt, says study

May 20, 2014

Switch to e-cigarttes to kick the butt, says study

Presenting findings from a study of almost 6,000 smokers over five years, the researchers said the results suggest e-cigarettes could play an important role in reducing smoking rates and hence cutting tobacco-related deaths and illnesses. #Cancer #Tobacco #Cigarettes #Lung cancer #E-cigarettes #ScienceBuzz #quit smoking #gums #nicotine patch

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Why a global fight against cancer is a good idea

Apr 10, 2013

Why a global fight against cancer is a good idea

In a substantive paper published today in the journal Nature Reviews, a group of authors from Singapore, the USA and Brazil evaluate the cost of cancer medication in low and middle income countries. #WhyNow #Cancer #Healthcare #Diabetes #Novartis #glivec #Merck #Dabur Pharma
Crazy, mad, losing-your-mind?  Mental health challenges go beyond that

Jul 07, 2011

Crazy, mad, losing-your-mind? Mental health challenges go beyond that

Depression is the third leading contributor to the global disease burden. #didyouknow #Cancer #Mental health

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Crazy, mad, losing-your-mind?  Mental health challenges go beyond that

Jul 12, 2014

Indiana Toddler Battling Cancer Is Sworn in as Sheriff's Deputy

Wyatt Schmaltz is the real hero, says Indiana Sheriff Terry Stoffe...
Crazy, mad, losing-your-mind?  Mental health challenges go beyond that

Jul 12, 2014

Tommy Ramone dead at 62

Drummer Tommy Ramone, the last member of the original 1970s punk band, died Friday of cancer, according to Variety. He was 65...
Crazy, mad, losing-your-mind?  Mental health challenges go beyond that

Jul 13, 2014

Blues' Schwartz honors sister with number switch

Jaden Schwartz will have his sister with him every time he steps on the ice next season. The Blues winger will switch jersey numbers — from 9 to 17 — to honor his late sister, Mandi, who died in 2011 following a cancer battle...