Newly identified biomarker may help patients with oral cancer avoid surgery, thereby lessening morbidity and cost of treatment.
Mimicking the body's natural blood coagulants, scientists fashion artificial peptides with superior clotting properties.
Unfazed by opposition from international community, Indian scientists propose a new use for nano-sized curcumin in reducing toxicity caused by anti-tuberculosis drugs and in preventing reinfection of tuberculosis.
Chromatin released from dying cancer cells can penetrate healthy cells and make them cancerous. This raises questions about conventional theories of cancer metastasis and also opens up new avenues for cancer diagnostics.
A new hope has emerged for kala azar patients with the discovery that a natural compound called voacamine can kill even drug-resistant strains of Leishmania.
Researchers from IIT-M show how aspirin cuts off energy supply to cancer cells and forces them to die.
Crocin, the active component of saffron spice, stops cancer cells from dividing and shows promise as a new anti-cancer drug-in-the-making.