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Eight dead in Britain after eating hospital sandwiches


August 22nd, 2012 - 7:24 pm ICT by IANS
London, Aug 22 (IANS) At least eight patients have died in Britain over the past 10 years after eating bacteria-infected sandwiches prepared at hospitals, an independent health watchdog has found.The ... Read more...

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New technology may free diabetics from daily injections


August 14th, 2012 - 3:38 pm ICT by IANS
London, Aug 14 (IANS) A new technology could free diabetics and cancer patients from the daily necessity of painful routine injections by releasing the required drug dosage over six months.University ... Read more...

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Groundwater contaminated, Punjab battles uranium curse (Punjab Newsletter)


July 13th, 2012 - 2:35 pm ICT by IANS
Chandigarh, July 13 (IANS) The high incidence of cancer and other diseases in Punjab's Malwa belt has been highlighted over the last decade. Now, union Rural Development Minister Jairam ... 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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Tata Memorial Cancer Hospital to be expanded


June 13th, 2012 - 10:15 pm ICT by IANS
Mumbai, June 13 (IANS) The Maharashtra government has decided to allot another five acres of land to the Tata Memorial Cancer Hospital to enable it expand, Chief Minister Prithviraj Chavan ... Read more...

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Daily aspirin cuts bowel cancer death risk


April 26th, 2012 - 12:50 pm ICT by IANS
London, April 26 (IANS) People suffering from bowel cancer who take aspirin daily could cut their chance of dying from the disease by about one-third, a decade-long study has said.The ... Read more...

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Cancer rising among India’s youth


April 19th, 2012 - 7:43 pm ICT by IANS
New Delhi, April 19 (IANS) More youngsters are developing cancer in India, doctors said at a conference here Thursday. However, most of those affected by the disease remain ignorant about ... Read more...

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Madhya Pradesh bans tobacco-mixed ‘gutka’


April 1st, 2012 - 4:25 pm ICT by IANS
Bhopal, April 1 (IANS) The first day of the new financial year has seen a ban on the sale of tobacco-mixed gutka in Madhya Pradesh.Health Minister Narottam Mishra had said ... Read more...

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Cancer patients, rediscover joys of learning (With images)


March 30th, 2012 - 11:01 am ICT by IANS
Mumbai/Nashik, March 30 (IANS) Many young cancer patients will now have a chance to enrol themselves in short-term courses in photography, animation and painting and get on with the wonders ... Read more...

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Cancer patients hope for children - with fertility preservation (Feature)


March 20th, 2012 - 1:46 pm ICT by IANS
New Delhi, March 20 (IANS) Newly married and with a great job, life had just begun for 30-year-old Anshul Sharma when it suddenly hit the pause button. He was diagnosed ... Read more...

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Genetic changes make cancer deadly


March 8th, 2012 - 9:46 pm ICT by IANS
London, March 8 (IANS) A single cancer can be dramatically different within one person, say experts. They discovered that different parts of a tumour can have different genes.And a tumour ... Read more...

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A German village where every house has a cancer patient


February 13th, 2012 - 6:46 pm ICT by IANS
London, Feb 13 (IANS) A village in Germany has left health experts baffled as almost every household there has a resident suffering from cancer, a media report said Monday.The Wewelsfleth ... Read more...

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Cancer patients reunite, share experiences


January 29th, 2012 - 10:23 pm ICT by IANS
New Delhi, Jan 29 (IANS) Around 40 cancer patients from India and abroad who successfully underwent bone marrow transplants here last year came together Sunday to spread the message that ... Read more...

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Punjab to prepare Cancer Atlas


January 12th, 2012 - 10:07 pm ICT by IANS
Chandigarh, Jan 12 (IANS) With reports of growing incidence of cancer in Punjab's Malwa belt, authorities have decided to prepare a cancer atlas in the state.The health department said Thursday ... Read more...

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Rakhi Sawant praises Raj Thackeray (Lead)


January 3rd, 2012 - 8:50 pm ICT by IANS
Mumbai, Jan 3 (IANS) Bollywood's item girl Rakhi Sawant, known for making headlines with bold statements, seems to have taken a fancy for politicians. After confessing she has a ... Read more...

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Now, Rakhi Sawant praises Raj Thackeray


January 3rd, 2012 - 3:44 pm ICT by IANS
Mumbai, Jan 3 (IANS) Bollywood's item girl Rakhi Sawant, known for making headlines with her bold statements, seems to have taken a fancy for politicians. After confessing that she ... Read more...

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Cancer patients seek to reclaim life


January 2nd, 2012 - 9:21 pm ICT by IANS
New Delhi, Jan 2 (IANS) It has been a year since Shalu left school, and all that the 13-year-old cancer patient can think about these days is going back and ... Read more...

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Hyderabad to host world Urdu editors conference


December 26th, 2011 - 9:32 pm ICT by IANS
Hyderabad, Dec 26 (IANS) Editors of Urdu newspapers from India, Pakistan and other countries will participate in the World Urdu Editors Conference to be held here Dec 30-31.The two-day event, ... Read more...

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Cancer survivors celebrate Christmas, life


December 22nd, 2011 - 9:00 pm ICT by IANS
New Delhi, Dec 22 (IANS) Magic show, stand-up comedy acts and gifts, it was the "best ever" party for 12-year-old Gurnoor Singh as he celebrated Christmas and life, ironically inside ... Read more...

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94 percent Bhopal victims not properly compensated: Activists


December 20th, 2011 - 11:57 am ICT by IANS
Bhopal, Dec 20 (IANS) Twenty-seven years after the world's worst industrial disaster affected around 500,000 innocent lives, 94 percent of the victims have still not received proper compensation, say activists."Neither ... Read more...

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Pankaj Udhas, Abhay Goyle to perform live on X-mas


December 19th, 2011 - 6:22 pm ICT by IANS
New Delhi, Dec 19 (IANS) Young piano prodigy Abhay Goyle will charm one and all with his tuneful playing, while ghazal singer Pankaj Udhas will entertain the audience with his ... Read more...

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Music therapy to cure patients


December 14th, 2011 - 8:02 pm ICT by IANS
Noida, Dec 14 (IANS) Patients especially those undergoing strenuous therapy and treatment can now look forward to getting healed by ragas and world music, courtesy a musical therapy centre that ... 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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India to screen entire population for cancer, heart ailment


December 13th, 2011 - 2:04 pm ICT by IANS
New Delhi, Dec 13 (IANS) India will be the only country in the world to screen its entire 125 crore population for prevention of cancer and some other non-communicable diseases ... Read more...

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Scientists develop novel tumour busting technique


December 7th, 2011 - 3:08 pm ICT by IANS
Tel Aviv, Dec 7 (IANS) Even after tumours are surgically removed, they have a nasty way of coming back despite a heavy dose of chemotherapy or radiation. Researchers are now ... Read more...

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UK wants to offer new cancer drugs before clearances


December 5th, 2011 - 9:13 pm ICT by IANS
London, Dec 5 (IANS) Thousands of cancer patients in Britain who have exhausted every option would be offered a "last chance" by trying drugs a year before doctors are ... Read more...

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Cancer can be fought — and won


November 16th, 2011 - 10:15 pm ICT by IANS
New Delhi, Nov 16 (IANS) With new breakthroughs in medicine and early diagnosis, any type of cancer can be overcome, experts said Wednesday at the All India Institute of Medical ... Read more...

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Drug helps monkeys shed weight, holds hope for humans


November 13th, 2011 - 5:47 pm ICT by IANS
Washington, Nov 13 (IANS) Obese rhesus monkeys lost on average a little more than a tenth of their body weight four weeks after taking an experimental drug that selectively destroys ... Read more...

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Cancer awareness rally held in Kolkata


November 7th, 2011 - 11:19 pm ICT by IANS
Kolkata, Nov 7 (IANS) Over 500 people from various walks of life, including doctors, sports administrators, footballers, cancer patients and members of youth clubs, took part in a five-km procession ... Read more...

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Cancer cases rise alarmingly in northeast: Experts


October 14th, 2011 - 3:29 pm ICT by IANS
Agartala/Aizawl, Oct 14 (IANS) Incidence of cancer has been rising alarmingly in the hilly northeastern region of India, almost half the cases being attributed to consumption of tobacco products, ... 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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This drug can reduce breast cancer recurrence


September 27th, 2011 - 1:51 pm ICT by IANS
London, Sep 27 (IANS) Zoledronic acid, a group of drugs, tried out on breast cancers among post-menopausal women has shown promising results.Mainly used to treat osteoporosis, zoledronic acid is also ... Read more...

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Can technology help reconstruct breast tissue?


September 9th, 2011 - 5:22 pm ICT by IANS
London, Sep 9 (IANS) A technology that helps design buildings, bridges and aircraft is being enlisted to reconstruct breast tissue in cancer patients.Researchers used computer-aided design (CAD) to create a ... Read more...

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‘Harmless’ soil bacteria can help kill tumours


September 5th, 2011 - 2:46 pm ICT by IANS
London, Sep 5 (IANS) Scientists are harnessing a harmless soil bug to kill tumours by using it as a drug delivery vehicle.The therapy uses Clostridia sporogenes -- a bug found ... Read more...

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Music eases anxiety among cancer patients


August 10th, 2011 - 4:24 pm ICT by IANS
Washington, Aug 10 (IANS) Music may be useful as a complementary treatment for people with cancer as it eases their disease-related anxiety.Researchers analysed evidence from 1,891 patients taking part in ... Read more...

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