Can a tetanus shot help treat brain cancer? A small study hints that it might.
Girls age 9 to 14 that take two shots of human papillomavirus (HPV) vaccines over six months will have a high chance to stave off cervical cancer, said the Taiwan Immunization Vision and Strategy.
People who drink three to five cups of coffee a day may have a lower risk of clogged arteries that can cause serious heart problems, a study said Tuesday.
Lung cancer is now the leading cause of cancer death among women in developed nations, beating out breast cancer, which had long been the top killer, researchers said Wednesday.
When heated to the max and inhaled deeply, e-cigarettes produce the toxic chemical formaldehyde, which could make the devices up to 15 times more cancerous than regular cigarettes, U.S. researchers said Wednesday.
The John Tung Foundation (董氏基金會) yesterday warned consumers of the ambiguous labeling of butters and margarines sold in the market, pointing out that many contain artificial butter flavoring as well as additives that may cause cardiovascular disease.
How quickly a smoker breaks down nicotine is a guide to which therapy is best for kicking the habit, according to research published Monday.
Older men with prostate cancer may live longer if they receive a combination of radiation and hormone therapy, but many men do not get the right treatment, U.S. researchers said Monday.
Cancer is often caused by the "bad luck" of random mutations that arise when cells divide, not family history or environmental causes, U.S. researchers said Thursday.
The World Health Organization introduced new cervical cancer guidelines Wednesday, making it easier and cheaper to protect women against one of the deadliest, but most preventable, diseases.