Researchers found that medications commonly prescribed for erectile dysfunction opened a mechanism called the blood-brain tumor barrier and increased delivery of cancer-fighting drugs to malignant brain tumors.
A drug widely used to treat Type II diabetes, may help to prevent primary liver cancer, researchers at the University of Maryland Marlene and Stewart Greenebaum Cancer Center report in the April 2012 issue of Cancer Prevention Research.
A drug widely used by cancer and transplant patients also comes with a downside: it leads to diabetes in as many as 15 percent of the people who take it.
When interpreting prostate cancer screening test results, physicians should consider the impact of a patient's body mass index, regardless of race.
Getting regular, moderate-intensity exercise may be critically important for postmenopausal women who want to reduce their risk of cancer, heart disease and other chronic diseases.
An obese person is more likely than a lean person to develop multiple myeloma, according to researchers. Their findings indicate that Body Mass Index provides an indicator for one's risk of developing multiple myeloma.
New research further illuminates the surprising relationship between blood sugar levels and brain tumors and could begin to shed light on how certain cancers...
Nicotinamide Riboside Effective in Relieving Peripheral Neuropathy Induced by a Common Anticancer Agent
Findings of a recent study published in PAIN demonstrated what may lead to reductions in the neuropathic pain experienced by millions of patients suffering...
Diabetics with ovarian cancer who took the drug metformin for their diabetes had a better survival rate than patients who did not take the drug, a Mayo Clinic study shows.
Heartland Food Products Group, makers of Splenda Sweeteners, is claiming that the recent CSPI rating on Sucralose is misleading to consumers. In response to the...
A new company will use a novel technology to rapidly screen thousands of drugs for their effectiveness against two of the biggest health threats in the United States, diabetes and cancer.
A future sensor may take away a patient's breath while simultaneously determining whether the patient has breast cancer, lung cancer, diabetes or asthma.
Study shows that a specific type of diabetes drug can decrease the risk of cancer in female patients with type 2 diabetes by up to 32 percent.
New discovery marks an important step in the quest to master diabetes, cancer, heart disease, sight-robbing retinal disorders and a multitude of other medical conditions.
Japanese adults with diabetes may have a higher risk of cancer overall and in several specific organs, including the liver, pancreas and kidney, according to results of a large study.
According to a study published in Canadian Medical Association Journal, a shift to family health teams results in improved diabetes care. It also helps...