[NEW YORK] The US Justice Department is pursuing a criminal probe into whether Johnson & Johnson (J&J) lied about potential cancer risks of its talcum powder and has convened a grand jury...

[NEW YORK] Scientists have used genetically reprogrammed bacteria to destroy tumors in mice. The innovative method one day may lead to cancer therapies that treat the disease more precisely,...

CATALIST-LISTED medical technology firm Biolidics on Tuesday morning requested an immediate trading halt, pending a revised press statement with clarifications on the reimbursement for cancer...

[TOKYO] Chronic illnesses like stroke, heart problems and lung cancer became the top causes of premature death in China over the last three decades, according to a new study showing health trends...

RECENT news that random bad luck plays a big role in cancer has been misinterpreted as bad news, when it's actually very useful in helping humanity understand what cancer is and what can be done...

[NEW YORK] Bayer shares continued to fall on Tuesday after a California jury on Monday awarded more than US$2 billion in damages to a couple who alleged that the company's glyphosate-based weed...

[SAN FRANCISCO] A jury in California on Monday ordered Bayer-owned Monsanto to pay more than US$2 billion damages to a couple that sued on grounds the weed killer Roundup caused their cancer,...

TAKING HEART

WHEN 40-year-old Aileen Seah was diagnosed with Stage 3 breast cancer in late-2017, the first person that came to mind was her 13-year-old daughter.

[FRANKFURT] Bayer's management retains the backing of its supervisory board, its chief executive said, after pressure on the company increased when a second jury in the United States ruled...

[WASHINGTON] Men diagnosed with cancer have the option of freezing their sperm ahead of chemotherapy, which can render them infertile.