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Marijuana causes testicular cancer


September 10th, 2012 - 4:02 pm ICT by IANS
Washington, Sep 10 (IANS) Using marijuana could have really damaging consequences as it causes testicular cancer, for instance, which only gets worse with time, a study says.The University of Southern ... Read more...

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Writer Nora Ephron passes away


June 27th, 2012 - 5:01 pm ICT by IANS
Los Angeles, June 27 (IANS) Writer Nora Ephron, screenplay writer of hit movies like "Sleepless In Seattle" and "When Harry Met Sally", has died after battling health issues. She was ... 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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Many keep smoking even after cancer diagnosis


January 23rd, 2012 - 5:07 pm ICT by IANS
Washington, Jan 23 (IANS) A large number of people, believe it or not, continue to puff away merrily even after being diagnosed with lung and colorectal (large intestine) cancer.Putting a ... Read more...

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Walnuts reduce breast cancer risk


September 2nd, 2011 - 4:57 pm ICT by IANS
Washington, Sep 2 (IANS) A modest amount of walnuts in diet knocked off much of the breast cancer risk among mice.Elaine Hardman from Marshall University's School of Medicine, compared the ... Read more...

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Urine test can detect cancers early


June 10th, 2011 - 12:52 pm ICT by IANS
London, June 10 (IANS) A simple urine test can help detect cancers of the gut, stomach and pancreas much earlier than existing procedures.Researchers have identified key proteins in the urine ... Read more...

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Douglas’ kids unaware about Zeta-Jones bipolar struggle


May 11th, 2011 - 5:21 am ICT by IANS
London, May 11 (IANS) Actor Michael Douglas and Catherina Zeta-Jones are shielding their two young children from the actress' struggle with bipolar disorder because they have only just come to ... Read more...

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Forget safe-drinking levels, any amount of alcohol can give you cancer!


May 1st, 2011 - 12:54 pm ICT by ANI
Melbourne, May 1 (ANI): In a shocking new revelation, a new report from the cancer council has warned that any amount of alcohol could give you cancer, regardless of your drinking levels.According ... Read more...

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Renee Zellweger creates bags for charity


April 8th, 2011 - 5:35 am ICT by IANS
London, April 8 (IANS) Actress Renee Zellweger has teamed up with Tommy Hilfiger to create bags for charity.The Oscar-winning actress has created a range of light-brown suede bag which ... Read more...

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Radiation is good for you, says Ann Coulter


March 19th, 2011 - 6:28 pm ICT by ANI
New York, Mar 19 (ANI): Right-wing blowhard Ann Coulter has become the latest celebrity to cause a stir with her controversial remarks on the disaster in Japan.During a segment on Bill ... Read more...

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Diamonds may help fight hard-to-treat cancers


March 10th, 2011 - 5:36 pm ICT by ANI
London, Mar 10 (ANI): Diamonds are considered women's best friend, but it could soon become a cancer patient's best friend too- thanks to a new study.Researchers from the Northwestern University in ... Read more...

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Martin Sheen says son Charlie’s ‘addiction is like cancer’


February 24th, 2011 - 6:57 pm ICT by ANI
London, Feb 24 (ANI): Martin Sheen says his troubled son Charlie's addiction is a 'form of cancer'.As Charlie appears to embark on a relationship with his rehab nurse, father Martin has likened ... Read more...

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Extra cheese could raise bladder cancer risk


February 9th, 2011 - 6:36 pm ICT by IANS
London, Feb 9 (IANS) Beware, munching on extra helpings of cheese could up your risk of bladder cancer.Scientists have found that the risk increased by more than 50 percent in those who ... Read more...

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Army to conduct its own probe in Kashmir youth killing: Army Chief


February 6th, 2011 - 6:34 pm ICT by ANI
New Delhi, Feb 6 (ANI): Army Chief General V.K. Singh today said that the Army would make an enquiry 'on its own' into the killing of a youth in Kashmir, who was ... Read more...

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Beware, smoking damages your body within minutes


January 16th, 2011 - 4:59 pm ICT by IANS
Washington, Jan 16 (IANS) Scientists have issued a stark warning about smoking - it begins to damage your genes within mere minutes and not years after it reaches your lungs.Their report is ... Read more...

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Our immune system has back-up to fight infection


December 28th, 2010 - 3:16 pm ICT by IANS
Washington, Dec 28 (IANS) Our immune system has an effective backup plan to protect the body from infection when its "master switch" fails, says a new study. Our immune system protects the ... Read more...

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Cancer-stricken Aretha Franklin ‘doing better than doctors expected’


December 10th, 2010 - 5:52 pm ICT by ANI
New York, Dec 10 (ANI): Amid reports that Aretha Franklin is suffering from pancreatic cancer, a relative has said that the singer was 'doing better than doctors expected' and would be released ... Read more...

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Smoking cannabis ‘ups cancer risk’


November 25th, 2010 - 2:00 pm ICT by ANI
London, Nov 25 (ANI): A new US study has found that smoking cannabis may increase the risk of cancer by suppressing the immune system.Scientists believe the drug triggers the production of ... Read more...

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Is It A Losing Battle For Michael Douglas Against Throat Cancer?


October 14th, 2010 - 7:10 pm ICT by Sampurn Wire
October 14, 2010 (Sampurn Wire): Michael Douglas’ doctors are getting worried about his throat cancer. Reports suggest that the chemotherapy has been stepped up over the last few days and doctors ... Read more...

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Catherine Zeta Zones let goes off a golden opportunity


October 7th, 2010 - 4:39 pm ICT by Sampurn Wire
October 6, 2010( Sampurn Wire): The Mask of Zorro star Catherine Zeta Zones, who has absolutely stunner looks and a pot of talent to match, had to forgo a ... Read more...

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Christina Applegate designs pendants for charity


September 29th, 2010 - 2:36 am ICT by IANS
Los Angeles, Sep 29 (IANS) Actress Christina Applegate has turned jewellery designer for charity.The "Anchorman" star has teamed up with gem designer Alex Woo to create a new pendant necklace to raise ... Read more...

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Statins do not cause cancer: Study


September 1st, 2010 - 5:13 pm ICT by ANI
London, Sept 1 (ANI): Statins, which help to slash cholesterol levels, do not cause cancer, a recent major study has revealed.Statins had previously been linked to an increased risk of developing tumours.However, ... Read more...

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“Ab Fab” Star Jennifer Saunders Recovers From Breast Cancer


July 9th, 2010 - 6:55 pm ICT by GD
By Gina Gomez July 9, (THAINDIAN NEWS) Jennifer Saunders of the "Absolutely Fabulous" fame has just completed her treatment of breast cancer. Reports suggest that Britain's favorite comedian has been suffering from ... Read more...

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Jade Goody’s widower to stand trial for rape


November 17th, 2009 - 2:10 pm ICT by ANI
London, November 17 (ANI): Jade Goody's widower Jack Tweed has been ordered to stand trial after being accused of rape.The 22-year-old was taken into custody after a 19-year-old clubber accused him ... Read more...

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Breast cancer intervention may reduce depression, inflammation


September 21st, 2009 - 2:33 pm ICT by IANS
Washington, Sep 21 (IANS) A psychological intervention for newly diagnosed breast cancer patients with symptoms of depression can not only relieve depression but also lower inflammation, according to a new study. The study ... Read more...

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Dev Patel, Freida Pinto make it to ‘100 Most Beautiful People’ list


April 30th, 2009 - 12:23 pm ICT by ANI
Washington, April 30 (ANI): Slumdog Millionaire stars Dev Patel and Freida Pinto have made it to US magazine People's list of '100 Most Beautiful People'.The 'Most Beautiful People' list has been ... Read more...

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Elizabeth Hurley, Prince Charles team up for organic food range


April 29th, 2009 - 5:45 pm ICT by ANI
Washington, Apr 29 (ANI): Hollywood actress Elizabeth Hurley has joined forces with Prince Charles to launch a new range of low-fat organic food.The 'Bedazzled' actress was reportedly motivated to foray into the ... Read more...

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Patrick Swayze to pen memoir?


January 23rd, 2009 - 2:52 pm ICT by ANI
Washington, Jan 23 (ANI): Patrick Swayze is reportedly planning to pen a memoir with his wife.According to reports, the book will not be an inspirational book but it will focus on ... Read more...

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Parents of cancer-free baby plan more such kids


January 11th, 2009 - 12:02 pm ICT by ANI
London, Jan 11 (ANI): The parents of Britain''s first baby selected genetically to be free of a breast cancer gene have expressed their joy of having the beautiful child and revealed ... Read more...

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Some people think I deserve to die, says Jade Goody


October 7th, 2008 - 11:49 pm ICT by IANS
London, Oct 7 (IANS) British reality show star Jade Goody claims her racist behaviour with Bollywood actress Shilpa Shetty on the show “Celebrity Big Brother” has led to some people to say ... Read more...

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Octogenarian bombarded with 220lb junk mail!


September 28th, 2008 - 4:28 pm ICT by ANI
London, Sep 28 (ANI): An elderly woman was bombarded with 5000 letters weighing 220LB after she replied to a mail from a crooked company.The British woman in her eighties received about ... Read more...

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Higher coffee intake, lower liver cancer risk


June 27th, 2008 - 5:42 pm ICT by IANS
Washington, June 27 (IANS) There's some cheerful news for coffee addicts. The more they drink, lower the risk of liver cancer. A large, prospective population-based study has borne out an inverse relationship ... Read more...

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Paul Newman is not dying, says his biographer


June 13th, 2008 - 1:17 pm ICT by IANS
London, June 13 (IANS) Shawn Levy, the would-be biographer of Hollywood veteran Paul Newman, has denied reports that Newman is suffering from cancer and will die soon. Contactmusic.com reports that rumours about ... Read more...

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Osama’s sister being treated for ovarian cancer in London


November 14th, 2007 - 10:19 am ICT by admin
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