How we commute associated with cancer and mortality risk

A recent study suggests that in comparison with those who cycle or take the train, people who drive to work have higher rates of cancer, death from heart disease, and total death from all causes. Share on PinterestNew research examines the associations between different types of commute and cancer and mortality risk. Traveling to work […]

Blood test can detect 50 different types of cancer

A new blood test can detect more than 50 types of cancer, as well as where in the body they originated — even before symptoms develop. Researchers in the United States and United Kingdom developed the new test, and they now report their findings in the journal Annals...

Cancer tumors gain drug resistance by eating dead cells

Researchers have identified a mechanism by which tumors become resistant to cancer drugs. Share on PinterestScientists have identified a mechanism in which cancer cells consume other dead cells to sustain themselves and develop drug resistance. Researchers at the...

Weight gain may reduce risk of breast cancer before menopause

New research has found that women who gain weight in early adulthood are at a decreased risk of breast cancer before menopause. Share on PinterestNew research suggests that weight gain may have a protective effect against breast cancer before menopause. A new study,...