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.
Friendly gut bacterium E.coli can turn foe in certain conditions and contribute to development of colorectal cancer. Scientists explore the reasons driving this change.
Scientists find a positive correlation between vitamin D deficiency and acute lower respiratory infections in kids below three years of age.
Exploring the links between, pesticide exposure, gut microbes and diabetes