Health News

Cancer therapy rays that blast away heel pain

Cancer therapy rays that blast away heel pain which affects an estimated SIX MILLION Britons Plantar fasciitis affects an estimated six million Britons causing major pain Eight out of ten sufferers can end up unable to stand or even walk due to pain Doctors use low-dose x-rays to target the painful area to reduce inflammation […]

Health News

BCG treatment for bladder cancer: What to know

In this article, we will discuss what Bacillus Calmette–Guerin (BCG) therapy is, when doctors use it, and what to expect during treatment. We also cover side effects, alternative treatment options, and the outlook associated with bladder cancer. What is BCG therapy? BCG is a bacterium similar to that which gives rise to tuberculosis (TB). However, […]

Health News

A new toolkit for studying how ‘PARP’ activity boosts cancers

A new method developed by scientists at Johns Hopkins Bloomberg School of Public Health is likely to speed the study of an important biological process called ADP-ribosylation. ADP-ribosylation occurs at high levels in some cancers, and drugs called PARP inhibitors, which block ADP-ribosylation, comprise one of the most promising new classes of cancer therapy. Yet […]

Health Problems

Important signaling pathway in breast cancer revealed

Researchers at Kanazawa University report in Proceedings of the National Academy of Sciences (PNAS) that a particular signaling pathway in breast cancer tumors causes cancer cells to divide symmetrically, expanding the tumor. Inhibiting the pathway with drugs could become a strategy for eliminating the cancer cells. In breast cancer, one of the most common cancers […]