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Smoking linked to ovarian cancer?


September 12th, 2012 - 12:54 pm ICT by IANS
Sydney, Sep 12 (IANS) Scientists have for the first time linked smoking with ovarian cancer - the second most commonly diagnosed gynaecological cancer in Australia with a five-year survival rate ... 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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Coffee lowers risk of common skin cancer


July 2nd, 2012 - 2:10 pm ICT by IANS
Washington, July 2 (IANS) Drinking more coffee could lower the risk of basal cell carcinoma, the commonest form of skin cancer, according to a new study. "Our data indicate that ... Read more...

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High-fat food hastens pancreatic cancer, says study


June 21st, 2012 - 4:37 pm ICT by IANS
Washington, June 21 (IANS) A fat-rich or high-calorie diet can hasten the onset of pancreatic cancer in humans, says a new study. "Our results showed that in mice, a diet ... 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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Beehive extract may arrest prostate cancer


May 6th, 2012 - 6:06 pm ICT by IANS
Washington, May 6 (IANS) An over-the-counter natural remedy derived from beehives slows down the growth of prostate cancer cells and tumours in mice, says a new study.Caffeic acid phenethyl ester, ... 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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Liver cancer can be caused by excess growth hormone


April 14th, 2012 - 1:35 pm ICT by IANS
Vienna, April 14 (IANS) In a major discovery, Austrian scientists have found that the overproduction of a growth hormone can cause liver cancer.The scientists at the Ludwig Boltzmann Institute for ... Read more...

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India, US to boost health cooperation


April 11th, 2012 - 12:47 pm ICT by IANS
Washington, April 11 (IANS) India and the US will strengthen cooperation in the area of public health by sharing information and best practices, identify and address policy concerns and establish ... Read more...

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Yuvraj returns home after winning battle against cancer (Roundup)


April 9th, 2012 - 8:01 pm ICT by IANS
New Delhi, April 9 (IANS) India's star batsman Yuvraj Singh returned home Monday to a rousing reception after his successful treatment for a rare germ cell cancer in the ... Read more...

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Yuvi returns in blaze of flashlights - and good wishes


April 9th, 2012 - 4:16 pm ICT by IANS
New Delhi, April 9 (IANS) The doors stayed closed as the anticipation mounted. In what was the equivalent of curtains rising on a grand theatrical performance, camera crews waited expectantly ... Read more...

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Fit again Yuvraj back home after battling cancer (Lead)


April 9th, 2012 - 3:15 pm ICT by IANS
New Delhi, April 9 (IANS) India's star batsman Yuvraj Singh returned home Monday morning amid much fanfare after undergoing treatment for rare germ cell cancer in the United States.Yuvraj ... Read more...

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Yuvraj back home after three months


April 9th, 2012 - 1:01 pm ICT by IANS
New Delhi, April 9 (IANS) India's star batsman Yuvraj Singh returned home Monday morning after undergoing treatment for rare germ cell cancer in the United States.Yuvraj returned home along ... Read more...

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Yuvraj to return home Monday


April 8th, 2012 - 4:11 pm ICT by IANS
New Delhi, April 8 (IANS) Star batsman Yuvraj Singh is set to return home Monday following his treatment of a rare germ cell cancer in the United States.Yuvraj, who underwent ... Read more...

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Caffeine-exercise combo protects against skin cancer


April 4th, 2012 - 8:38 pm ICT by IANS
Washington, April 4 (IANS) A caffeine-exercise combo may be able to ward off skin cancer caused by exposure to sunlight, a study reveals."We found that this combination treatment can decrease ... Read more...

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More than 50 pc cancers preventable


April 2nd, 2012 - 5:02 pm ICT by IANS
Washington, April 2 (IANS) More than half of all cancer is preventable and society possesses the requisite knowledge to act on this information, says a new study.Investigators from the Washington ... Read more...

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Tata Medical Center to set up research facility


March 29th, 2012 - 11:15 pm ICT by IANS
Kolkata, March 29 (IANS) The 167-bedded Tata Medical Center - a high-tech centre for cancer research and treatment - is planning to spend nearly Rs.250 crore to expand its facility, ... Read more...

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‘Oxford, India collaborating on particle, cancer research’


March 22nd, 2012 - 7:54 pm ICT by IANS
New Delhi, March 22 (IANS) Oxford University has broadened the purview of its relationship with India over the years, moving beyond education and publishing to collaborate on important scientific ... 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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Yuvraj says his treatment nearing completion


March 13th, 2012 - 8:35 pm ICT by IANS
New Delhi, March 13 (IANS) Indian cricketer Yuvraj Singh, who is recovering from cancer in the US, said his treatment for a malignant lung tumour is nearing completion."My last stretch ... Read more...

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Yuvraj feeling ‘weak’ after second round of chemotherapy


March 1st, 2012 - 6:30 pm ICT by IANS
New Delhi, March 1 (IANS) India cricketer Yuvraj Singh, currently undergoing treatment for a malignant lung tumour in the United States, is feeling "weak" after his second round of chemotherapy."Second ... Read more...

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Ashley Cole bids £5K for a date with Ellie Goulding


February 29th, 2012 - 8:28 pm ICT by Aishwarya Bhatt
London, Feb 29 (THAINDIAN NEWS) Cheryl Cole’s ex husband, Ashley Cole, doled out thousands of pounds to have the opportunity to go out on a date with singer Ellie Goulding. The ... Read more...

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Big B prays for Yuvraj’s speedy recovery


February 21st, 2012 - 5:36 pm ICT by IANS
Mumbai, Feb 21 (IANS) Megastar Amitabh Bachchan, who is himself recuperating at a hospital here following two abdominal surgeries, wishes a quick recovery to ailing cricketer Yuvraj Singh.Yuvraj, who ... Read more...

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Yuvraj says he is getting better


February 16th, 2012 - 7:25 pm ICT by IANS
New Delhi, Feb 16 (IANS) Ailing Indian cricketer Yuvraj Singh Thursday informed his fans that his lung tumour is "almost out of the system" and the second cycle of his ... Read more...

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Coffee may protect against cancer of the uterus


November 23rd, 2011 - 2:35 pm ICT by IANS
Washington, Nov 23 (IANS) Long-term consumption of coffee may be associated with a reduced risk of cancer of the endometrium -- or the lining of the uterus or womb, says ... Read more...

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Computer system promises cancer breakthroughs


November 20th, 2011 - 4:03 pm ICT by IANS
London, Nov 20 (IANS) A computer system that can read scientific treatises just like humans promises potential breakthroughs in cancer research. Called CRAB, it can trawl through millions of scientific ... Read more...

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Slowing down prostate cancer by starving its cells


November 3rd, 2011 - 12:31 pm ICT by IANS
Sydney, Nov 3 (IANS) Researchers have hit upon a potential treatment for prostate cancer - starving tumour cells of a vital nutrient that fuels their growth.The study, conducted with lab ... 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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Cancer research finds two genetic variants


October 10th, 2011 - 4:44 pm ICT by IANS
Brisbane (Australia), Oct 10 (IANS) Scientists have discovered two new genetic variants that increase the risk of melanoma skin cancer.The variants were discovered in the study of the DNA of ... Read more...

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Campbell to receive charity honour


September 16th, 2011 - 8:16 am ICT by IANS
London, Sep 16 (IANS) Supermodel Naomi Campbell will be honoured for her charitable works.Campbell, who has raised more than $7 mn for charitable causes, will be awarded at the ... Read more...

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Ronan Keating swims Irish sea for charity


September 3rd, 2011 - 6:36 am ICT by IANS
London, Sep 3 (IANS) Ronan Keating has completed a marathon swim across the Irish Sea for charity.The former Boyzone singer and his relay team, which included Olympic medalist swimmer Stephen ... Read more...

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Investment in Bengal only if there is no hostility: Tata


August 30th, 2011 - 10:18 pm ICT by IANS
Kolkata, Aug 30 (IANS) The Tata Group will invest in West Bengal only if it is satisfied that the state government has no hostility towards it, the conglomerate's chairman ... Read more...

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Johansson, Panettiere design shoes for charity


August 19th, 2011 - 2:45 pm ICT by IANS
London, Aug 19 (IANS) American actresses Scarlett Johansson and Hayden Panettiere have shown off their creative sides by designing shoes in aid of cancer research.The actresses have teamed up with ... Read more...

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India-Cuba joint discovery in biomedical sciences wins award


July 19th, 2011 - 5:18 pm ICT by IANS
Havana, July 19 (IANS) A joint discovery in biomedical sciences by a Bangalore-based company Biocon Limited and Havana-based the Centre of Molecular Immunology (CIM) has won the Cuban Academy of ... Read more...

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Herbal remedy beats brain cancer


July 13th, 2011 - 4:07 pm ICT by IANS
Washington, July 13 (IANS) Indirubin, a herbal compound used in traditional Chinese remedies might beat deadly brain tumours. Indirubin is derived from the Indigo plant, an active ingredient in the ... Read more...

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