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Maharashtra among top tobacco consumers in India


June 15th, 2012 - 8:16 pm ICT by IANS
Mumbai, June 15 (IANS) Despite a prohibition on smoking in public and a proposed ban on consuming gutka, Maharashtra remains one of the largest consumers of tobacco in any form ... Read more...

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Poor oral hygiene linked to cancer deaths


June 12th, 2012 - 5:21 pm ICT by IANS
London, June 12 (IANS) Poor oral hygiene seems to elevate the risk of death from cancer, because too much of dental plaque has been linked to premature cancer death by ... Read more...

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High drop-out rate hits Delhi’s tobacco cessation centres


June 4th, 2012 - 5:41 pm ICT by IANS
New Delhi, June 4 (IANS) The sight of haphazardly placed posters and pamphlets saying 'Quit Smoking' and showing a stubbed out cigarette in an ashtray signals a smoker's failed attempt ... Read more...

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As hookah becomes in, it raises health concerns (Lifestyle Feature)


May 6th, 2012 - 3:05 pm ICT by IANS
New Delhi, May 6 (IANS) From being a centre-point of village gatherings to gracing plush joints in metros, the hookah has made a comeback in social space. But its return ... Read more...

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Tobacco major cause of cancer deaths: Study


April 2nd, 2012 - 8:06 pm ICT by IANS
Thiruvananthapuram, Apr 2 (IANS) Health experts in Kerala are hoping that a nationwide cancer mortality study which underscores the massive health burden of tobacco will galvanise the state and central ... Read more...

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Red meat passport to death from heart disease


March 13th, 2012 - 11:58 pm ICT by IANS
London, March 13 (IANS) Eating red meat regularly could be a passport to higher risk of death from heart disease, new research says.The US study is among the first to ... 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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Alarming rise in cancer cases in India: Expert


January 27th, 2012 - 1:34 pm ICT by IANS
Raipur, Jan 27 (IANS) India is not yet prepared to fight cancer despite the nation adding about a million new patients annually, warns a top healthcare expert."The number of cancer ... Read more...

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Deaths due to cancer decline in US


January 7th, 2012 - 2:14 pm ICT by IANS
Washington, Jan 7 (IANS/EFE) The number of deaths due to cancer continues to decline in the US. According to calculations between 1991 and 2008, over one million deaths from the ... Read more...

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Cancer on the rise in India, says minister


December 13th, 2011 - 6:09 pm ICT by IANS
New Delhi, Dec 13 (IANS) Cancer is on the rise in India, with an estimated 535,767 people dying of the disease this year, Minister of State for Health Sudip Bandyopadhyay ... Read more...

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15 minutes’ exercise extends life by three years


August 16th, 2011 - 6:37 pm ICT by IANS
London, Aug 16 (IANS) People who spare even 15 minutes daily for exercise could extend their lifespan by three years.While initial exercise cut death rates by 14 percent, additional 15 ... Read more...

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Estrogen found to protect against gastric cancer


July 18th, 2011 - 6:34 pm ICT by IANS
Washington, July 18 (IANS) Researchers have found that estrogen protects women from the gastric inflammation that can lead to cancer. They are working on treatment that mimics estrogen's cancer-suppressing effects. ... Read more...

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Genetic change helps lung tumors spread to other parts of the body


April 7th, 2011 - 6:14 pm ICT by ANI
London, April 7 (ANI): Scientists have identified a genetic change that makes lung tumors more likely to spread to other parts of the body.The findings offers new insight into how lung cancers ... Read more...

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Heavy drinking ‘ups death risk from pancreatic cancer’


March 15th, 2011 - 1:17 pm ICT by ANI
Washington, March 15 (ANI): A study has indicated that heavy alcohol consumption, specifically three or more glasses of liquor a day, is associated with an increased risk of death from pancreatic cancer."Alcoholic ... Read more...

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Blood protein in lung cancer may help improve diagnosis, treatment


March 3rd, 2011 - 5:16 pm ICT by ANI
Washington, Mar 3 (ANI): Scientists have discovered a protein in the blood of lung cancer patients that could be used in a test for the disease, which is difficult to diagnose in ... Read more...

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Cancer to be number one killer disease worldwide by 2025: Indian doctors


February 12th, 2011 - 9:15 pm ICT by ANI
Bhubaneswar, Feb 12(ANI): Cancer is set to take over as the number one killer disease globally by 2025, doctors at the Indian Cancer Congress said on Saturday.Jitendra Kumar Singh, Secretary of ... Read more...

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Consistent exercise linked to lower risk of colon cancer death


December 31st, 2010 - 12:15 pm ICT by ANI
Washington, Dec 31 (ANI): A new research has found that consistent exercise is associated with a lower risk of dying from colon cancer.The study, led by researchers at the Siteman Cancer ... Read more...

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Poor response to anti-anemia drug linked to heart disease risk


December 29th, 2010 - 4:48 pm ICT by ANI
Washington, Dec 29 (ANI): Scientists at UT Southwestern Medical Center have found that patients with diabetes, kidney disease and anemia who don't respond to treatment with an anti-anemia drug have a higher ... Read more...

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Don’t ignore that jagged tooth!


October 17th, 2010 - 11:14 am ICT by IANS
By Ranjana Narayan New Delhi, Oct 17 (IANS) Don't ignore that jagged tooth or protruding denture piece that is continuously grazing your inner cheek lining, causing a raw wound that never heals. The ... Read more...

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Turmeric helps fight cancer


September 30th, 2010 - 5:15 pm ICT by IANS
London, Sep 30 (IANS) Curcumin, an extract of root turmeric, could destroy chemotherapy-resistant cancer cells and help fight the disease.This could improve the effectiveness of chemotherapy and also help prevent the condition ... Read more...

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Following a healthy lifestyle really can delay death


September 15th, 2010 - 3:10 pm ICT by ANI
Washington, Sep 15 (ANI): Following a healthy lifestyle pattern - being normal weight, participating in regular physical activity, limiting exposure to secondhand cigarette smoke and consuming higher amounts of fruits and vegetables ... Read more...

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Muscle wasting in cancer also damages the heart: Study


September 9th, 2010 - 5:10 pm ICT by ANI
Washington, Sept 9 (ANI): New research in mice suggests that the wasting disease associated with some cancers that is typically seen affecting skeletal muscles can also cause significant damage to the heart.Before ... Read more...

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Cutting fat, calories ‘can reduce cancer risk in dogs and humans’


July 24th, 2010 - 4:10 pm ICT by ANI
Washington, July 24 (ANI): A new research has shown that as many as 1 out of 3 cancer deaths in both humans and dogs could be prevented by reducing Omega-6 fatty acids ... Read more...

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Study examines gene that may hold key to reducing spread of oral cancer


July 24th, 2010 - 1:24 pm ICT by ANI
Washington, July 24 (ANI): A new research at the University of Illinois at Chicago has suggested that the spread of cancer cells in the tongue may be reduced if a gene that ... Read more...

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Bollywood actor Vivek Oberoi raises funds for cancer patients


June 11th, 2010 - 2:34 pm ICT by ANI
Mumbai, June 11 (ANI): Bollywood actor Vivek Oberoi inaugurated an art exhibition to raise funds for cancer patients in Mumbai.Over 50 artists from across the country have put up their paintings ... Read more...

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Cancer Deaths To Double By 2030: Reports WHO


June 5th, 2010 - 7:51 pm ICT by Pen Men At Work
June 5, 2010 (Pen Men at Work): Cancer will turn alarming and the number of deaths due to this dreaded disease will double in numbers by 2030, so reports the cancer research ... Read more...

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Cancer Deaths To Double By 2030, Says UN Report


June 5th, 2010 - 7:35 pm ICT by GD
By Gina Gomez June 5, (THAINDIAN NEWS) The cancer deaths would be doubled by next two decades as per the reports of the International Agency for Research on Cancer in Lyon, France says, ... Read more...

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Peach, plum extracts kill breast cancer cells


June 3rd, 2010 - 5:48 pm ICT by IANS
Washington, June 3 (IANS) Breast cancer cells, even the most aggressive type, died after treatments with peach and plum extracts in lab tests. Texas AgriLife Research (TALR) scientists say the results are ... Read more...

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Cancer deaths to double by 2030


June 2nd, 2010 - 7:56 pm ICT by Aishwarya Bhatt
Washington DC, Jun 2 (THAINDIAN NEWS) In 2008, the World Health Organization research agency reported that 7.6 million people died of cancer in the world. And if you think that figure is ... Read more...

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Number of Deaths Due To Cancer To Double by 2030


June 2nd, 2010 - 7:45 pm ICT by Pen Men At Work
June 2, 2010 (Pen Men at Work): The United Nations' cancer research agency on Tuesday said that nearly 13.3 million people are likely to die annually of cancer by 2030. The ... Read more...

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Cancer Deaths May Double In The Next Twenty Years, Say Scientists


June 2nd, 2010 - 7:33 pm ICT by GD
June 2, (THAINDIAN NEWS) The number of deaths caused by cancer may double in a time span of two decades reported a group from the International Agency for Research on Cancer. This ... Read more...

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First prostrate cancer vaccine a major breakthrough, says Oncologist


May 9th, 2010 - 6:01 pm ICT by ANI
New Delhi, May 9 (ANI): Renowned oncologist Anuradha Hooda on Sunday said that the first vaccine to treat prostrate cancer Provenge, is a major scientific breakthrough in fighting the disease.The Government ... Read more...

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Nuclear safety needed to avoid Chernobyl like tragedy: UN


April 27th, 2010 - 9:31 am ICT by IANS
New York, April 27 (DPA) The explosion of the nuclear reactor in Chernobyl, Ukraine, 24 years ago showed graphically the need to strengthen the safety and security of nuclear material and power ... Read more...

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British villagers blame phone mast for cancer deaths


April 9th, 2010 - 2:21 pm ICT by IANS
London, April 9 (IANS) Residents of a British village are blaming a mobile phone mast for cancer deaths and other health problems, a media report said Friday. Since the phone mast was erected ... Read more...

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WHO raises alert over rising cancer deaths


February 2nd, 2010 - 1:34 pm ICT by IANS
Manila, Feb 2 (DPA) The World Health Organization (WHO) warned Tuesday that annual global cancer deaths would jump to 17 million by 2030 from a projected 7.6 million this year if people ... Read more...

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