breast cancer

Mel B goes topless for breast cancer awareness


September 14th, 2012 - 3:52 am ICT by IANS
London, Sep 14 (IANS) Singer Melanie Brown has gone topless in a bid to promote breast cancer awareness.The former Spice Girl recreated Janet Jackson's iconic Rolling Stone cover with only ... Read more...

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Sepsis killing more people than AIDS: Experts (Sep 13 is World Sepsis Day)


September 12th, 2012 - 8:42 pm ICT by IANS
New Delhi, Sep 12 (IANS) Sepsis, a condition caused by infections leading to multiple organ failure, is among the leading causes of deaths in India - killing more people than ... Read more...

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Fatty diet during pregnancy may cause cancer in offspring


September 12th, 2012 - 8:09 pm ICT by IANS
London, Sep 12 (IANS) Pregnant women who gorge on fatty foods may increase the chances of their daughters and even grand-daughters developing breast cancer in later life, the Daily Mail ... Read more...

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Pregnancy-related cancers up by 70 percent


September 11th, 2012 - 5:57 pm ICT by IANS
Sydney, Sep 11 (IANS) There has been a 70 percent increase in cancers diagnosed during or soon after pregnancy, based on a study of 1.3 million births between 1994 and ... Read more...

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Exposure to chemical fosters anxiety


September 9th, 2012 - 7:03 pm ICT by IANS
Washington, Sep 9 (IANS) Exposure to the chemical bisphenol A (BPA) early in life tends to foster anxiety by altering gene expression in a brain area which detects and respond ... Read more...

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When 50 taxi drivers in China helped an ailing colleague


September 8th, 2012 - 5:47 pm ICT by IANS
Beijing, Sep 8 (IANS) A group of 50 taxi drivers in east China's Zhejiang province are selflessly driving an ailing co-worker's cab to help his family fight poverty and disease.When ... Read more...

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Vaccination can prevent cervical cancer deaths: Experts


August 7th, 2012 - 2:34 pm ICT by IANS
New Delhi, Aug 7 (IANS) India, where over 70,000 women die of cervical cancer every year, should opt for preventive vaccination against the Human Papillomavirus (HPV) that causes the disease ... Read more...

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Kylie Minogue not happy all the time


August 7th, 2012 - 3:50 am ICT by IANS
London, Aug 7 (IANS) Singer-actress Kylie Minogue accepts she is blessed to have such an incredible career but admits she can become frustrated. She loved exploring her darker side ... Read more...

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Tom Hardy challenges Hayemaker to boxing match


August 1st, 2012 - 5:57 am ICT by IANS
London, Aug 1 (IANS) Actor Tom Hardy has agreed to fight boxer David Haye, also known as Hayemaker in the ring, as long as the money raised by the match ... Read more...

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Former Alaska state legislator dies in small plane crash


July 13th, 2012 - 12:47 am ICT by BNO News
ANCHORAGE, ALASKA (BNO NEWS) -- Businesswoman and former Alaska state legislator Cheryll Heinze was killed on late Tuesday evening when a float plane crashed in a lake near an airport in Homer, ... Read more...

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Zoya directs adfilm to create awareness about cancer (With Images)


July 11th, 2012 - 7:52 pm ICT by IANS
New Delhi, July 11 (IANS) After making successful film "Zindagi Na Milegi Dobara", Zoya Akhtar has once again donned the director's hat, but this time for a cause. She ... Read more...

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Potent anticancer drug isolated from weed


July 10th, 2012 - 1:01 pm ICT by IANS
Washington, July 10 (IANS) Scientists have isolated a potent anticancer compound from a Mediterranean weed that acts like 'molecular grenade'.In lab studies, researchers said they found that a three-day course ... Read more...

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Watson clears the air over pink dog


June 27th, 2012 - 7:09 am ICT by IANS
London, June 27 (IANS) Actress Emma Watson, who was seen walking a pink dog, has responded to criticism by animal lovers by saying the pet does not belong to her.The ... Read more...

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Night shift elevates breast cancer risk


June 20th, 2012 - 12:49 pm ICT by IANS
Paris, June 20 (IANS) Women who did night shifts had a higher risk of developing breast cancer, as compared to sisters who worked in daytime, according to a study. "Our ... Read more...

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Melanie Brown sells dresses for charity


June 13th, 2012 - 6:31 am ICT by IANS
London, June 13 (IANS) Singer Melanie Brown is set to sell off a collection of her glamorous dresses to raise money for an Australia-based breast cancer charity.The 37-year-old former Spice ... Read more...

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Sonam asks fans for special birthday gift


June 7th, 2012 - 7:43 pm ICT by IANS
Mumbai, June 7 (IANS) Sonam Kapoor will turn 27 Saturday and the actress has asked her fans for a special gift on her birthday this year.She has collaborated with Ogaan ... Read more...

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Sheryl Crow diagnosed with brain tumour


June 6th, 2012 - 2:57 pm ICT by IANS
London, June 6 (IANS) Singer Sheryl Crow is suffering from brain tumour.The Grammy winner and breast-cancer survivor has been diagnosed with a common form of brain tumour called a ... Read more...

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Study shows that a new experimental cancer drug delays breast tumor growth


June 5th, 2012 - 7:05 pm ICT by Aishwarya Bhatt
New York, June 5 (THAINDIAN NEWS) A study has shown that an experimental breast cancer drug which has been produced by Roche Holding can slow down the growth of a breast cancer ... Read more...

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Georgia May Jagger to lead Material Girl campaign


May 24th, 2012 - 6:36 pm ICT by IANS
London, May 24 (IANS) Model Georgia May Jagger will lead a back-to-school campaign for Madonna and her daughter Lourdes Leon's clothing line called Material Girl."To be handpicked by Madonna ... Read more...

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Breast cancer survivors who set new goals are healthier


April 24th, 2012 - 7:09 pm ICT by IANS
Toronto, April 24 (IANS) Most people go through life setting goals for themselves. But what happens when a sudden hardship or illness throws their life into disarray?A new study by ... Read more...

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Faulty gene spikes prostate cancer risk in men


April 22nd, 2012 - 4:05 pm ICT by IANS
London, April 22 (IANS) A faulty gene that increases breast cancer risk in women also quadruples the chances of prostate cancer among men, says a recent study. "Until now, there ... Read more...

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Fracture prone? Blame your genes


April 22nd, 2012 - 2:37 pm ICT by IANS
Sydney, April 22 (IANS) Are you prone to fractures or trip often? If yes, then blame it on some unidentified genetic regions associated with osteoporosis and bone fracture, says a ... Read more...

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Fatty acids can fight cancer spread


April 11th, 2012 - 12:30 pm ICT by IANS
Sydney, April 11 (IANS) Omega-3 agents could potentially block the path of primary cancer tumours, preventing more advanced cancers, according to researchers. Michael Murray, professor of pharmogenetics at the University ... Read more...

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Green vegetables vital for breast cancer patients


April 5th, 2012 - 12:58 am ICT by IANS
London, April 4 (IANS) Women diagnosed with breast cancer are more likely to survive if they eat up their greens, a study suggests.A Chinese study has found a link between ... Read more...

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Squamous cell cancer on the rise in India


March 29th, 2012 - 10:07 pm ICT by IANS
Kolkata, March 29 (IANS) Squamous cell cancer, a type of esophageal cancer, is on rise in India as more people are getting addicted to tobacco, a leading cancer specialist said ... Read more...

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Gene test may bring safe chemotherapy


March 23rd, 2012 - 10:14 pm ICT by IANS
London, March 23 (IANS) Doctors have discovered a way of identifying breast cancer patients likely to suffer life-threatening side effects from chemotherapy, the Daily Mail reported Friday.Their research could eventually ... Read more...

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Dietary cadmium tied with breast cancer risk


March 15th, 2012 - 2:46 pm ICT by IANS
Stockholm, March 15 (IANS) Dietary cadmium, a toxic metal found in many farm fertilisers, may lead to an increased risk of breast cancer."Because of a high accumulation in agricultural crops, ... Read more...

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Indian American wins top $100,000 prize in US science talent search


March 14th, 2012 - 10:18 pm ICT by IANS
Washington, March 14 (IANS) Indian American teenager Nithin Reddy Tumma has won a whopping $100,000 prize in the prestigious Intel Science Talent competition for his research on devising a ... Read more...

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Rise in cancer deaths worrying: Sheila Dikshit


March 6th, 2012 - 7:00 pm ICT by IANS
New Delhi, March 6 (IANS) Delhi Chief Minister Sheila Dikshit Tuesday expressed concern over the increase in cancer deaths and stressed the need for preventive measures."Every year, tens of thousands ... Read more...

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Lynch syndrome’s mutated genes raise risk of cancers


February 15th, 2012 - 7:19 pm ICT by IANS
Sydney, Feb 15 (IANS) People with Lynch syndrome have an increased risk of colon, uterus, ovary, kidney, stomach, bowel and bladder cancers -- thanks to genetic mutation, reveals a research.Researchers ... Read more...

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Indian jailed for groping pregnant woman not to be deported


February 11th, 2012 - 6:26 pm ICT by IANS
London, Feb 11 (IANS) A 36-year-old man of Indian origin who was jailed for 12 months for groping a pregnant patient at a British hospital where he worked will not ... Read more...

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Women born to older mothers may develop breast cancer


February 7th, 2012 - 6:38 pm ICT by IANS
London, Feb 7 (IANS) Girls born to mothers over 39 years and women who were taller and thinner than the average girl prior to puberty faced higher chances of developing ... Read more...

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Nancy Brinker’s annual salary is $5 million


February 7th, 2012 - 1:19 am ICT by Aishwarya Bhatt
New York, Feb 6 (THAINDIAN NEWS) The Daily Beast has reported that breast-cancer awareness foundation founder Nancy Brinker receives an annual salary of $5 million. The report said the CEO of Susan ... Read more...

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Wine, beer doubles mouth cancer risk


February 5th, 2012 - 11:08 pm ICT by IANS
London, Feb 5 (IANS) Drinking two large glasses of wine or two strong pints of beer a day triples the risk of developing mouth cancer, Daily Mail reported Sunday.Drinking over ... Read more...

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Changing lifestyle toughens India’s cancer battle (Feb 4 is World Cancer Day)


February 3rd, 2012 - 2:49 pm ICT by IANS
New Delhi, Feb 3 (IANS) It's time you stopped saying, "It can't happen to me". Cancer is climbing the Indian graph due to rapid lifestyle changes, adding nearly a million ... Read more...

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