When just one of the thousands of microRNAs in people go awry, it can cause diseases ranging from heart disease to cancer.
People receiving cancer treatment can struggle to read. An innovative form of bibliotherapy brought joy and solace, enabling patients to concentrate as listeners, rather than readers.
About half of new mouth cancer diagnoses in the UK are detected late.
Climate change, inequality, the evolution of knowledge… Experts have been surveyed, and a consensus is emerging on what to expect from the effects of these factors in the medical field.
From math to evolutionary game theory, looking at cancer through different lenses can offer further insights on how to approach treatment resistance, metastasis and health disparities.
People with intellectual disability are 50% more likely to die from cancer than the general population.
Non-melanoma skin cancers have often been viewed as fairly benign. A new study undermines that view.
In this episode, Cheryl Thompson, author of ‘Beauty in a Box,’ untangles the roots of hair relaxers for Black women and discusses their potential health dangers and resulting hundreds of lawsuits.
Cancer screening and other routine primary care can help address inequities if we choose to leave the unfair status quo behind.
A marine sponge from Mauritius has shown potential as the source of compounds that kill liver cancer cells.
Children typically haven’t accumulated enough cellular damage to develop cancer. Because their bodies are still developing, pediatric cancers differ from adult cancers in key ways.
Oral hygiene is often neglected but research has shown that abnormal bacterial communities in the mouth can cause serious disease.
The little-known gynaecological cancer with a link to HPV.
Obesity is a disease that shares several characteristics with cancer, but does not get the same society-wide recognition of its disease status, so people with obesity are less likely to get treatment.
There’s a lot to learn, understand and organise when you receive a cancer diagnosis. But you don’t need to do it all at once.
Family history may be the most important thing to take into account when it comes to breast cancer risk.
What should you do if you’re tempted to use ChatGPT for medical advice? For starters, don’t use it.
Since 1990, there’s been a nearly 80% increase in the number of under-50s being diagnosed with cancer globally.
Cardiovascular disease and cancer share many parallels in their origins and how they develop. Nanoparticles offer one potential way to effectively treat both with reduced side effects.
Clinical trials have demonstrated the health benefits of cannabis for certain conditions, but many aren’t testing smoked or vaped forms. Research on cannabis smoke is raising concerns.