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‘Drink green tea, kick the butt’


August 25th, 2012 - 2:17 pm ICT by IANS
Thiruvananthapuram, Aug 25 (IANS) Drink green tea to get over the nicotine urge, say Chinese researchers -- and this is a finding that medical professionals in Kerala have reacted positively ... 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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Japanese touch therapy eases pain in cancer patients


July 5th, 2012 - 3:33 pm ICT by IANS
Washington, July 5 (IANS) Cancer patients experience easing of side-effects such as pain and nausea after a single session of Jin Shin Jyutsu, an ancient Japanese touch therapy, says a ... Read more...

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New procedure busts deadly brain tumour cells


February 6th, 2012 - 12:35 pm ICT by IANS
Washington, Feb 6 (IANS) Glioblastoma multiforme (GBM) happens to be the nastiest and most common brain tumour, affecting 10,000 patients in the US alone every year. Now, a novel ... Read more...

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Grape seed extract kills cancer cells


January 29th, 2012 - 5:55 pm ICT by IANS
Washington, Jan 29 (IANS) Cancer cells, which kill nearly 12,000 people in the US alone every year and affect more than half a million worldwide, could be eradicated with grape ... Read more...

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Breast reconstruction helps women regain sexual wellness


October 24th, 2011 - 5:43 pm ICT by IANS
Toronto, Oct 24 (IANS) Reconstruction of breasts after their whole or partial removal during mastectomy may help women improve their psychosocial and sexual well-being. Mastectomy is the medical term for ... Read more...

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Mushroom compound boosts cancer drug


October 12th, 2011 - 12:58 pm ICT by IANS
Washington, Oct 12 (IANS) A compound from a wild, poisonous mushroom growing in the southwestern China's forests, imparts greater punch to a cancer-busting drug, new research shows.The compound, verticillin A, ... Read more...

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Mamata wishes Sonia speedy recovery


August 8th, 2011 - 12:02 am ICT by IANS
New Delhi, Aug 7 (IANS) With Congress president Sonia Gandhi convalescing abroad after her surgery, West Bengal Chief Minister Mamata Banerjee Sunday sent a bouquet to her official residence ... Read more...

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Sonia Gandhi out of ICU


August 6th, 2011 - 1:17 pm ICT by IANS
New Delhi, Aug 6 (IANS) Congress president Sonia Gandhi has been shifted out of the Intensive Care Unit (ICU) at a hospital abroad where she was operated upon for ... Read more...

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Indian enterprise to set up $30 mn cancer centre in Ethiopia


July 24th, 2011 - 2:53 pm ICT by IANS
Ethiopia, July 24 (IANS) An Indian healthcare enterprise plans to construct a cancer care centre in Ethiopia at a cost of over $30 million.Dinesh Madhavan, marketing director of HealthCare Global ... Read more...

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Copper slashes risk of hospital infections


July 3rd, 2011 - 2:30 pm ICT by IANS
Washington, July 3 (IANS) Antimicrobial copper surfaces could be one way of minimising hospital infections, since they rapidly kill bacterial, viral and fungal pathogens.The latest trial, conducted at three US ... Read more...

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Reducing time to diagnosis of ovarian cancer may not improve outcome


May 4th, 2011 - 6:40 pm ICT by ANI
Washington, May 4 (ANI): A new study has found that once women with ovarian cancer have experienced symptoms, reducing time to diagnosis does not improve outcomes.The study by the Queensland Institute of ... Read more...

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X-rays, ECG facilities planned in Maharashtra rural hospitals


March 24th, 2011 - 1:27 am ICT by IANS
Mumbai, March 23 (IANS) Maharashtra will augment medical facilities in non-metro cities and rural areas of the state, Deputy Chief Minister and Finance Minister Ajit Pawar announced here Wednesday while ... Read more...

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New technique offers fresh hope to lung cancer sufferers


March 22nd, 2011 - 4:33 pm ICT by ANI
London, Mar 22 (ANI): Scientists say that a simple new technique could help improve diagnosis and treatment options for lung cancer sufferers.The new method involves counting the number of tumour cells in ... Read more...

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Deadly bug can fight cancer


March 10th, 2011 - 3:13 pm ICT by IANS
Washington, March 10 (IANS) Scientists are enlisting salmonella, a deadly bug that turns thousands of people sick every year, to do the unthinkable -- fight cancer!University of Minnesota Masonic Cancer ... Read more...

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‘Apple’s future could be uncertain without Steve Jobs’


February 19th, 2011 - 1:39 pm ICT by IANS
By Gurmukh Singh Toronto, Feb 19 (IANS) Reports about the deteriorating health of cancer-stricken Apple boss Steve Jobs have fuelled speculations about the future of the world's most important technology company.Reports say 55-year-old ... Read more...

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Apple CEO has just six weeks to live: Report


February 17th, 2011 - 10:13 pm ICT by IANS
London, Feb 17 (IANS) Apple founder and CEO Steve Jobs has terminal pancreatic cancer and may live for just six more weeks, a media report said Thursday.The 55-year-old Jobs in January announced ... Read more...

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People speculate that Steve Jobs may have just six weeks to live


February 17th, 2011 - 9:42 pm ICT by Aishwarya Bhatt
New York, Feb 17 (THAINDIAN NEWS) The National Enquirer has reported that Apple’s inspirational leader Steve Jobs may just have ‘six weeks to live’.The newspaper claims that it has exclusive pictures of ... Read more...

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‘Cancer-stricken’ Apple boss Steve Jobs ‘may have just 6 weeks to live’


February 17th, 2011 - 12:45 pm ICT by ANI
London, Feb 17 (ANI): A tabloid has claimed that Apple founder, Steve Jobs, is stricken with pancreatic cancer and may have just six weeks to live.The National Enquirer has published new pictures ... Read more...

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Shot for preventing genital warts works in men


February 6th, 2011 - 6:31 pm ICT by IANS
Washington, Feb 6 (IANS) A vaccine for human papillomavirus (HPV), which can be transmitted by sexual contract, prevents 90 percent of genital warts in men. A four-year clinical trial and double-blind ... Read more...

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18 arrested for making fake eye drug in China


February 1st, 2011 - 10:40 am ICT by IANS
Shanghai, Feb 1 (IANS) Eighteen people have been arrested on charges of manufacturing and selling fake eye medication that left 61 patients suffering from adverse reactions in Shanghai, authorities said.A total of ... Read more...

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Pitt, Jolie visit children’s cancer centre


January 2nd, 2011 - 2:00 am ICT by IANS
London, Jan 2 (IANS) Superstar couple Brad Pitt and Angelina Jolie have made a brief visit to a children's cancer centre.The couple -- who raise six kids, Maddox, nine, Pax, seven, ... Read more...

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Simple home test to diagnose deadly skin cancer


September 23rd, 2010 - 2:38 pm ICT by IANS
London, Sep 23 (IANS) A simple home test to check suspected skin cancer has been unveiled by doctors. For a 40-pound fee, experts will analyse pictures of skin defects sent to a ... Read more...

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CT scan more effective in parallel breast and bone cancer detection


September 6th, 2010 - 6:07 pm ICT by ANI
Washington, Sept 6 (ANI): A new study has revealed that PET/CT scanning might be more effective at detecting breast tumours that have reached nearby bones.Memorial Sloan-Kettering Cancer Centre investigators suggest that the ... Read more...

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Mobile phone set to detect cancer


September 2nd, 2010 - 7:15 pm ICT by ANI
By ShwetaBangalore, Sep 2 (ANI): A hospital in cooperation with a research group here, has conceptualised and launched a health service that uses mobile phones to detect cancer.The Mazumdar Shaw Cancer Centre ... Read more...

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Skin cancer pill shrinks tumour in 80 percent cases


August 26th, 2010 - 2:03 pm ICT by IANS
London, Aug 26 (IANS) A pill that retards the spread of advanced skin cancer is showing "remarkable" results in early trials. The experimental drug helped shrink tumours in 80 percent of the ... Read more...

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Soon, drug ’smart bomb’ to destroy cancer


July 5th, 2010 - 1:09 pm ICT by ANI
Sydney, July 5 (ANI): Aussie researchers along with Indian scientists are developing "smart bomb" drug delivery system which will search and destroy cancer cells within the body.It will also have fewer side-effects ... Read more...

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Government defends health minister’s foreign trip


June 29th, 2010 - 8:53 pm ICT by IANS
Thiruvananthapuram, June 29 (IANS) The Kerala assembly Tuesday witnessed lighter moments over the absence of Health Minister P.K. Sreemathi when the opposition wanted to discuss the spread of diseases in the ... Read more...

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Issue of Kerala minister’s absence raised in house


June 29th, 2010 - 7:14 pm ICT by IANS
Thiruvananthapuram, June 29 (IANS) The Kerala assembly Tuesday witnessed lighter moments over the absence of Health Minister P.K. Sreemathi when the opposition wanted to discuss the spread of various diseases in ... Read more...

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Genes linked to throat cancer identified


May 31st, 2010 - 4:39 pm ICT by ANI
London, May 31 (ANI): Scientists have found genes associated with throat cancer.Genome Institute of Singapore and Sun Yat-Sen University Cancer Centre identified the three new susceptibility genes.The study, led by the ... Read more...

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Wart cream may help treat skin cancer


May 18th, 2010 - 5:55 pm ICT by ANI
Melbourne, May 18 (ANI): A new study has discovered another beneficial use for wart cream - as a form of treatment for recurrent outbreaks of skin cancer.The cream contains the potent allergen ... Read more...

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Use parasols to protect skin from sun exposure


May 10th, 2010 - 4:21 pm ICT by IANS
Washington, May 10 (IANS) Cancer experts are encouraging women to be creative and use parasols to protect delicate skin from the sun. Parasols not only help keep women extra cool; they also protect ... Read more...

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UGC forms panel for radioactive material usage rules


May 4th, 2010 - 10:30 pm ICT by IANS
New Delhi, May 4 (IANS) The University Grants Commission (UGC) Tuesday formed a five-member committee to formulate guidelines for procurement, usage, storage and disposal of radioactive and hazardous material in the wake ... Read more...

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Gene’s role in breast-tumor growth unlocked


May 2nd, 2010 - 11:09 am ICT by ANI
Washington, May 2 (ANI): A new research helps explain why breast-milk cells lose their structure, causing them to clump up in strange ways and sometimes become cancer tumors.With the support of Chen ... Read more...

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Indoor tanning can lead to other addictions such as alcoholism and drugs


April 21st, 2010 - 10:19 pm ICT by Aishwarya Bhatt
New York, Apr 21 (THAINDIAN NEWS) Reports say that many college students who underwent indoor tanning are said to be addicted to the artificial rays. They also said that these ‘indoor ... Read more...

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