cancer threat

Nuns prescribed the pill to avoid cancer

December 9th, 2011 - 12:45 pm ICT by IANS
London, Dec 9 (IANS) Regardless of their celibacy vows, nuns should take contraceptive pills to cut cancer threat, researchers in Australia have suggested.Like any other women who don't have children, ... Read more...

Posted in Health |

Venezuela president goes for last chemotherapy session

September 18th, 2011 - 8:34 am ICT by IANS
Caracas, Sep 18 (IANS/EFE) Venezuelan President Hugo Chavez has announced that he was travelling to Cuba to undergo the fourth round of chemotherapy, which he said will probably be the ... Read more...

Posted in Politics |

Smuggled Indian pan masala poses cancer threat to Africa

July 28th, 2011 - 11:24 pm ICT by IANS
New Delhi, July 28 (IANS) African teenagers, especially school kids, are addicted to Indian 'gutka' and pan masala smuggled into their countries, an Indian health ministry official said here Thursday, ... Read more...

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Asbestos in schools: Cancer threat to students

July 25th, 2010 - 4:40 pm ICT by IANS
Sydney, July 25 (IANS) Over one-third of schools in Australia's Queensland state have detected a threat to students' health due to the presence of the deadly carcinogenic substance asbestos in the school ... Read more...

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Safe drinking water for Bihar villages soon

December 15th, 2009 - 4:08 pm ICT by IANS
Patna, Dec 15 (IANS) There is good news for hundreds of arsenic- and fluoride-affected villages in Bihar as they will be provided with safe drinking water soon, official sources said Tuesday. Arsenic, ... Read more...

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Mammography could increase breast cancer threat for high-risk women

December 1st, 2009 - 5:08 pm ICT by ANI
Washington, Dec 1 (ANI): Researchers have found that low dose radiation from annual mammography screening may increase breast cancer risk in women with genetic or familial predisposition to breast cancer.The research suggested ... Read more...

Posted in Health Science |

Sunbeds as dangerous as ciggies, booze

July 29th, 2009 - 1:40 pm ICT by ANI
London, July 29 (ANI): World health chiefs have warned that sunbeds are as serious a cancer threat as smoking and drinking.The scientists - in a special report published in the Lancet - ... Read more...

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PM’s wife, diplomats join Delhi walk on cancer threat (Lead)

February 15th, 2009 - 6:54 pm ICT by IANS
New Delhi, Feb 15 (IANS) Over 3,000 people, led by Prime Minister Manmohan Singh's wife Gursharan Kaur, walked together in the national capital Sunday to create awareness about the growing threat of ... Read more...

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Women largely unaware of alcohol linked-breast cancer threat

October 18th, 2008 - 1:40 pm ICT by ANI
London, Oct 18 (ANI): Women have been oblivious of the biggest threat linked with excessive alcohol consumptionincreased risk of breast cancer, according to a survey.The YouGov survey cited that although majority ... Read more...

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