Merck KGaA bets on cancer drugs to revitalise German firm
Merck KGaA is betting on its oncology pipeline to revitalise the German drugmaker as it sees falling sales from its best-selling medicine, multiple sclerosis treatment Rebif.
10 new antibodies found against cancer
They work by inhibiting the body's blood vessel formation close to the tumour, which is thereby cut of...
Roche files for Avastin to treat breast cancer in Europe
Swiss drugmaker Roche has filed its Avastin drug for use in previously untreated advanced breast cancer in Europe, the company said on Monday, following positive late-stage trial data.
How to choose a cancer insurance plan
The benefits and features of cancer insurance plans differ. Here's what to look for and how to choose one.
Novel way to spur hair growth discovered
A new way to trigger hair growth using human skin is offering fresh hope of a cure for baldness, scientists say.
Herbal medicine in low doses do not pose health risk: ADMA
Low doses of herbal medicine taken for a short duration do not pose health risk, Ayurvedic Drug Manufacturers' Association (ADMA) has suggested.
Inexpensive cervical cancer screening method devised
Researchers at a city hospital have found an inexpensive way to screen for cervical cancer by visual inspection with acetic acid method, which they state is as good as a pap smear test.
How Biocon's Kiran Mazumdar-Shaw battled cancer plaguing her husband & best friend
Mazumdar-Shaw joined hand with Dr Devi Shetty to set up a hospital in Bangalore that provides affordable cancer treatment to patients.
Industrial effluent causing cancer to people living on banks of river Beas
Industrial effluent is posing huge threat of cancer among people living in villages situated on the bank of river Beas.
How top Indian drug makers like Sun Pharma, Glenmark are building a brands business in the US
While the market opportunities to sell brands appear optimistic, that road is less treaded by Indian companies and obvious challenges can lead to adversities.
Dabur Pharma launches cancer treating injection in US
Dabur Pharma on Friday announced the approval and launch of Irinotecan Hydrochloride Injection in the US, used mainly in treating rectum cancer.
Dabur Pharma gets approval for Irinotecan injection
Dabur Pharma has received approval for the launch of Irinotecan hydrochloride injection in US.
BreezeScan: Innobreeze Technologies develops non-invasive device to detect cancer
The potential of such a nimble device is big, if you take into account export possibilities, which is probably what motivated the programme.
Punjab Assembly elections: In Malwa, candidates promise cancer hospitals for votes
Residents believe use of excessive pesticides for cotton farming caused the contamination of water infecting it with arsenic and uranium.
The mindless faith of science
An article in the Noetic Sciences Review illustrates the tragic consequences resulting from a clash of belief systems. Apparently, during a meeting on cancer research and treatment, a respected physician told the audience a sad but poignant story.......
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