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Yuvraj included in World T20 preliminary squad


July 18th, 2012 - 3:46 pm ICT by IANS
New Delhi, July 18 (IANS) Flamboyant left-hander Yuvraj Singh, who has recovered from cancer, made a surprise comeback Wednesday to India's 30-member preliminary squad for the Twenty20 World Cup ... Read more...

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Aamir prays for Yuvraj’s quick recovery


February 9th, 2012 - 3:20 pm ICT by IANS
Srinagar, Feb 9 (IANS) Bollywood superstar Aamir Khan says he is praying that cricket all-rounder Yuvraj Singh, battling lung cancer, recovers and returns to the field soon."He is a ... Read more...

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Yuvraj will be fight it out, says father (Lead)


February 6th, 2012 - 9:15 pm ICT by IANS
Chandigarh, Feb 6 (IANS) India's star cricketer Yuvraj Singh's father Yograj said his son, who is undergoing chemotherapy in the US for a malignant lung tumour, will come back strongly ... Read more...

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Big B shocked to hear about Yuvraj (Movie Snippets)


February 6th, 2012 - 5:46 pm ICT by IANS
Mumbai, Feb 6 (IANS) Megastar Amitabh Bachchan says he is shocked to hear about star cricketer Yuvraj Singh's illness and prays for his well being."Shocked to learn of Yuvraj ... Read more...

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Yuvraj will emerge stronger: Father


February 6th, 2012 - 5:04 pm ICT by IANS
New Delhi, Feb 6 (IANS) India's star cricketer Yuvraj Singh's father Yograj was confident that his son, who is undergoing chemotherapy in the US for a malignant lung tumour, will ... Read more...

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Government will help Yuvraj: Sports minister


February 6th, 2012 - 3:12 pm ICT by IANS
New Delhi, Feb 6 (IANS) India's Sports Minister Ajay Maken has assured help for star cricket all-rounder Yuvraj Singh, who is undergoing chemotherapy in the US for a malignant lung ... Read more...

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Get-well wishes pour in for Yuvraj


February 5th, 2012 - 8:37 pm ICT by IANS
New Delhi, Feb 5 (IANS) India's flamboyant cricketer Yuvraj Singh, who has been diagnosed with a malignant tumour in his lung has received support from all quarters.Yuvraj is currently ... Read more...

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Yuvraj has malignant tumour, being treated in the US


February 5th, 2012 - 6:52 pm ICT by IANS
New Delhi, Feb 5 (IANS) India's star cricketer Yuvraj Singh has been diagnosed with a malignant tumour in his lung and is currently undergoing chemotherapy at the Cancer Research Institute ... Read more...

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Novel immune therapy for pancreatic cancer discovered


March 25th, 2011 - 5:03 pm ICT by ANI
Washington, March 25 (ANI): A novel way of treating pancreatic cancer by activating the immune system to destroy the cancer's scaffolding has been discovered by researchers at the University of Pennsylvania's Abramson ... Read more...

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Device to tell cancer patients how long they will live


November 9th, 2010 - 4:46 pm ICT by IANS
London, Nov 9 (IANS) Terminal cancer patients could soon be offered a simple and accurate diagnosis of how much time they have left to spend with loved ones.Scientists have developed a technique ... Read more...

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‘Smart’ new drug shows promise in ovarian cancer


November 9th, 2010 - 2:41 pm ICT by IANS
London, Nov 9 (IANS) Sixty percent of women with ovarian cancer could be helped by a new 'smart' drug treatment currently being developed, say scientists. Until now it was only thought ... Read more...

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Phone app that predicts how long cancer patients have left to live


November 9th, 2010 - 12:00 pm ICT by ANI
London, Nov 9 (ANI): Scientists at St George's University of London have created a new application, accessible on mobiles, that can tell how long terminal cancer patients have left to live.The research ... Read more...

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Indian-led team transforms human skin into blood cells


November 8th, 2010 - 1:38 pm ICT by IANS
By Gurmukh Singh Toronto, Nov 8 (IANS) In a major breakthrough in medical sciences, an Indo-Canadian researcher and his team have successfully transformed human skin into various blood cells.The breakthrough is likely to ... Read more...

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Scientists turn human skin into blood!


November 8th, 2010 - 11:47 am ICT by ANI
London, Nov 08 (ANI): Scientists at McMaster University have discovered how to make human blood from adult human skin.The breakthrough could mean that in the foreseeable future people needing blood for surgery, ... Read more...

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Early warning signs for prostate cancer identified


November 7th, 2010 - 12:11 pm ICT by IANS
London, Nov 7 (IANS) Scientists have discovered potential early warning signs for prostate cancer that could be used to spot the disease before symptoms emerge. They identified two proteins that are ... Read more...

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Eight new medical colleges for Gujarat


July 18th, 2010 - 10:11 pm ICT by IANS
Gandhinagar, July 18 (IANS) Undeterred by the Medical Council of India's rejection of its proposals for starting three new medical colleges in the current academic year, the Gujarat government has decided to ... Read more...

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West Bengal NGO calls for kicking the butt this World Anti-Tobacco Day


May 31st, 2010 - 7:52 pm ICT by ANI
Siliguri (West Bengal), May 31 (ANI): A non-government organization in West Bengal's Siliguri city organized a campaign on Monday on the occasion of 'World Anti-Tobacco Day' to make people aware of the ... Read more...

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Ovarian hormone linked to breast stem cells growth


May 6th, 2010 - 1:12 pm ICT by ANI
London, May 6 (ANI): The ovarian hormone progesterone plays a pivotal role in altering breast stem cells, according to researchers at Princess Margaret Hospital (PMH).Published online in Nature, the study's findings are ... Read more...

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Secondhand smoke adds to health risk for smokers


January 29th, 2010 - 12:50 pm ICT by ANI
Washington, January 29 (ANI): Smokers who inhale their own secondhand smoke add significantly to the health risks linked to cigarette smoking, say researchers.Until now it has been believed that such risks would ... Read more...

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Morphine shortage hits Kolkata cancer patients


November 27th, 2009 - 9:19 am ICT by IANS
By Soudhriti Bhabani Kolkata, Nov 27 (IANS) Hundreds of cancer patients have been hard hit by an acute shortage of morphine in Kolkata, which records 12,000 new cases of the disease every year. ... Read more...

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Cancer treatment revolution soon


October 4th, 2009 - 1:43 pm ICT by ANI
London, Oct 4 (ANI): In the near future, cancer treatment will be dramatically transformed, Britain's leading cancer scientist will announce this week.On Wednesday, Sir David Lane, chief scientist at Cancer Research UK, ... Read more...

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Cancer institute ties up with Novartis to aid poor patients


April 13th, 2009 - 8:28 pm ICT by IANS
Coimbatore, April 13 (IANS) A premier cancer research institute distributed free dosages of an oncology drug here Monday under an arrangement with multinational pharmaceutical major Novartis. "The first patient has been administered Glivec, ... Read more...

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How stem cells turn into blood cells


March 6th, 2009 - 3:02 pm ICT by ANI
Washington, Mar 6 (ANI): A research team led by an Indian origin scientist has shed light on how stem cells turn into blood cells.Stem cells are the building blocks of every ... Read more...

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Indian-led study to revolutionize cancer treatment


January 6th, 2009 - 2:47 pm ICT by IANS
Toronto, Jan 6 (IANS) A team of Canadian researchers, led by Mick Bhatia of McMaster University near here, have found a way to identify malignant stem cells in cancer patients so that ... Read more...

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How to differentiate healthy cells from those cancerous


January 6th, 2009 - 1:13 pm ICT by ANI
London, January 6 (ANI): McMaster University researchers in Canada have gained fresh insights into how therapies and drugs may be programmed to carefully target cancer, while sparing normal healthy cells. Mick ... Read more...

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Prachanda’s daughter battles cancer in India


November 13th, 2008 - 3:37 pm ICT by IANS
Kathmandu, Nov 13 (IANS) Even as Nepal's Maoist Prime Minister Pushpa Kamal Dahal Prachanda attends the second BIMSTEC Summit in New Delhi, few know that his eldest child is fighting cancer in ... Read more...

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Lindsay uses her leggings line to raise funds for charity!


November 11th, 2008 - 1:55 pm ICT by ANI
Washington, Nov 11 (ANI): Lindsay Lohan is using her line of leggings to raise funds for charity.The 22-year-old starlet has recently hosted special holiday collection fashion showcase for her line of ... Read more...

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Tata investment in Africa is worth billions


September 19th, 2008 - 12:39 pm ICT by IANS
Durban, Sep 19 (IANS) As one of the first Indian companies to enter Africa almost six decades ago, the Tata Group, through its affiliate Tata Africa, now has a presence in ... Read more...

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Protein that acts as natural tumour suppressor may offer new therapies


September 10th, 2008 - 2:09 pm ICT by ANI
Washington, Sept 10 (ANI): Researchers from the University of Pennsylvania School of Medicine have identified a naturally occurring protein that plays a crucial role in suppressing tumour growth.They found that ... Read more...

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Over 40 percent lifts without licence: consumer rights group


August 20th, 2008 - 12:49 pm ICT by IANS
Ahmedabad, Aug 20 (IANS) An Ahmedabad-based consumer rights group issued legal notices to the chief electrical inspector, the government of Gujarat, and the directors of two hospitals for their negligence that the ... Read more...

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Here comes India’s first health mall


March 11th, 2008 - 3:38 pm ICT by admin
Chandigarh, March 11 (IANS) Bringing all health-related facilities under one roof, a private-sector speciality hospital Tuesday commissioned the first-of-its-kind 'health mall' at Mohali town adjoining Chandigarh. The 190-bed Ivy multi-speciality hospital management ... Read more...

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