Explained: American Researchers Find New Method to Treat Blood Cancer

Explained: American Researchers Find New Method to Treat Blood Cancer

Acute Myeloid Leukaemia (AML) is a cancer of the white blood cells (WBC), for which there are still only a few effective treatments. However, researchers have discovered that AML cells depend on a protein called SCP4 to survive. Professor Christopher Vakoc and Sofya Polyanskaya, a graduate student, from America’s CSHL (Cold Spring Laboratory) have found […]

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40% Cancers Preventable; Bringing These 2 Lifestyle Changes Must: Research

40% Cancers Preventable; Bringing These 2 Lifestyle Changes Must: Research

Research shows that the survival rate of cancer patients in the United Kingdom has increased significantly. In fact, in the last 4 decades, it has doubled. More than half of cancer patients have lived for more than 10 years, the research shows. According to Dr Jody Moffat, head of the UK’s Strategic Evidence and Early […]

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EU Bans Cancer-Causing Chemicals in Tattoo Ink, Restriction on Imports Too

EU Bans Cancer-Causing Chemicals in Tattoo Ink, Restriction on Imports Too

An EU ban on tattoo ink and permanent make-up containing chemicals feared to cause cancers or other health risks went into effect on Tuesday, officials said. The prohibition covers hazardous substances such as certain azo dyes, carcinogenic aromatic amines, polycyclic aromatic hydrocarbons (PAHs), metals and methanol. “The restriction covers carcinogenic, mutagenic and reprotoxic substances, chemicals […]

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