cancer treatment

Why don’t you reduce cancer drug price, SC asks Novartis


September 11th, 2012 - 11:18 pm ICT by IANS
New Delhi, Sep 11 (IANS) Pharma major Novartis AG Tuesday said it was the author of beta crystalline, a form of a compound used in an anti-cancer drug, while the ... Read more...

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China launches cancer screening programme


August 3rd, 2012 - 10:24 pm ICT by IANS
Beijing, Aug 3 (IANS) In a step aimed at an early diagnosis and treatment of cancer, a government-supported project, of an estimated cost of 300 to 500 million yuan (upto ... Read more...

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Nuclear technology will aid people, farms and factories: BARC director (Interview)


July 19th, 2012 - 2:37 pm ICT by IANS
Chennai, July 19 (IANS) The Bhabha Atomic Research Centre (BARC), India's premier nuclear research organisation, will propagate the societal benefits of nuclear technology in agriculture, health and industry while completing ... Read more...

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Yuvraj eyes return against Kiwis before T20 World Cup


July 7th, 2012 - 5:47 pm ICT by IANS
New Delhi, July 7 (IANS) Cricketer Yuvraj Singh, who has recovered from a rare germ cell cancer, says it is crucial for him to play in the T20 Internationals against ... Read more...

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Hope for mouth cancer treatment


July 3rd, 2012 - 3:50 am ICT by IANS
London, July 3 (IANS) A protein active in mouth cancer has been identified that could lead to new methods to treat the disease, according to a British study.The protein FRMD4A ... Read more...

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Yuvraj eyes a comeback at T20 World Cup


June 20th, 2012 - 5:25 pm ICT by IANS
Dubai, June 20 (IANS) Indian cricketer Yuvraj is in no mood to rush his comeback into the national side after undergoing cancer treatment. However, he hopes to be fit for ... 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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Chavez will die of cancer in a few months: Report


June 4th, 2012 - 8:01 pm ICT by IANS
London, June 4 (IANS) Venezuelan President Hugo Chavez's battle with cancer has entered its last stage, and the 57-year-old leader is not expected to live more than a few months, ... Read more...

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Venezuela’s Chavez back in the public eye


May 24th, 2012 - 12:04 pm ICT by IANS
Caracas, May 24 (IANS/EFE) President Hugo Chavez has made his first public appearance since returning to Venezuela 11 days ago after completing what is supposed to be his final ... Read more...

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Chavez to return to Venezuela this week


April 24th, 2012 - 11:59 am ICT by IANS
Caracas, April 24 (IANS/EFE) Venezuelan President Hugo Chavez spoke Monday on state television for the first time since he went to Cuba for cancer treatment nine days ago and said ... Read more...

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Chavez in Cuba for another round of cancer treatment


April 16th, 2012 - 11:15 am ICT by IANS
Havana, April 16 (IANS/EFE) Venezuelan President Hugo Chavez is in Cuba again for more radiation therapy after he was operated on in February for a new cancerous tumour.Cuban media reported ... Read more...

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Chavez returns to Cuba for cancer treatment


April 9th, 2012 - 12:09 pm ICT by IANS
Havana, April 9 (IANS/EFE) Cuban President Raul Castro welcomed his Venezuelan counterpart, Hugo Chavez, back to Havana, where he will undergo another round of cancer treatment, state media reported Sunday.Chavez ... Read more...

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Barbie to go bald


April 1st, 2012 - 5:21 pm ICT by IANS
London, April 1 (IANS) The popular Barbie doll is all set to get a bald makeover in support of children who lose their hair due to cancer treatment.Toymaker Mattel ... Read more...

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Chavez back in Cuba for cancer treatment


March 26th, 2012 - 6:33 am ICT by IANS
Havana, March 26 (IANS) Venezuelan President Hugo Chavez who is battling cancer has returned to Cuba for a round of chemotherapy.Chavez is back in Havana only a week after returning ... Read more...

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Chavez heads back to Venezuela


March 17th, 2012 - 12:17 pm ICT by IANS
Caracas, March 17 (IANS/EFE) Venezuelan President Hugo Chavez announced Friday via Twitter that he was returning to the Andean nation after spending three weeks in Cuba for cancer treatment."Good afternoon, ... Read more...

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Wade beat cancer to become top Australia keeper


February 25th, 2012 - 7:11 pm ICT by IANS
Sydney, Feb 25 (IANS) Australian cricketer Mathew Wade battled cancer to become the national squad's number one gloveman. As a 16-year-old, when most youngsters worry about what they are going ... Read more...

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US healthcare IT firm expanding India operations


February 17th, 2012 - 12:19 am ICT by IANS
Bangalore, Feb 16 (IANS) Major US healthcare IT firm Allscripts is expanding its India operations to deliver healthcare information solutions to hospitals and physicians for improving patient care, the company ... Read more...

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Drug reversing Alzheimer’s symptoms found


February 12th, 2012 - 8:29 pm ICT by IANS
Washington, Feb 12 (IANS) A drug has shown promising results in reversing symptoms of Alzheimer's, a progressive brain disease. The findings show that bexarotene, a drug, appears to reverse the ... Read more...

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International relations with India a priority: Quebec minister


January 30th, 2012 - 11:52 pm ICT by IANS
Mumbai, Jan 30 (IANS) Emphasising that international relations with India is a priority, Yves Bolduc, Minister of Health and Social Services, Government of Quebec said that there are numerous partnership ... Read more...

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Kenya concerned over rising breast cancer cases


January 13th, 2012 - 3:26 am ICT by IANS
Nairobi, Jan 13 (IANS) The Kenyan government Thursday expressed concern over the rising cases of breast cancer in the country, saying one out of nine women is affected.Health Minister Beth ... Read more...

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Cuba working on anti-cancer treatment using scorpion venom


November 30th, 2011 - 11:20 am ICT by IANS
Havana, Nov 30 (IANS/EFE) Cuba is working on four research projects on anti-cancer treatments using the venom of a type of scorpion that is endemic to the island, government officials ... Read more...

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Magical Children’s Day for cancer kids at AIIMS


November 14th, 2011 - 9:01 pm ICT by IANS
New Delhi, Nov 14 (IANS) Seven-year-old Akshit Gupta lay feeling drained in the children's ward after undergoing radiotherapy at the All India Institute of Medical Sciences (AIIMS), when a ... Read more...

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Former Brazil president Lula has cancer


October 29th, 2011 - 11:24 pm ICT by IANS
Rio De Janeiro, Oct 29 (IANS) Brazil's former president Luiz Inacio Lula da Silva was diagnosed with laryngeal cancer, his physicians said Saturday.According to Doctor Paulo Hoff from the Sirio-Libanes ... Read more...

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Ahead of Advani’s arrival, Karnataka BJP problems mount


October 28th, 2011 - 10:42 pm ICT by IANS
Bangalore, Oct 28 (IANS) Embarrassment over corruption scandals continues to pile up for the ruling Bharatiya Janata Party ahead of party senior leader L.K. Advani's Oct 30 public meeting ... Read more...

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Iran produces 70 kg high-grade enriched uranium


October 18th, 2011 - 12:49 am ICT by IANS
Tehran, Oct 17 (IANS) Iranian Foreign Minister Ali-Akbar Salehi said Monday that Iran has so far produced nearly 70 kg of 20 percent enriched uranium.Iran should convert 20 percent enriched ... Read more...

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Chavez in good health after chemotherapy


September 4th, 2011 - 8:03 am ICT by IANS
Caracas, Sep 4 (IANS/EFE) Venezuelan President Hugo Chavez has said that after finishing his third round of chemotherapy his health was "perfect"."I'm going strong," said Chavez, as he left the ... Read more...

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Secrecy continues to shroud Sonia’s illness


August 8th, 2011 - 7:04 pm ICT by IANS
New Delhi, Aug 8 (IANS) A veil of secrecy continues to shroud the illness of Congress president Sonia Gandhi with even Indian missions in the US not being kept ... Read more...

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Chavez says chemotherapy will make him bald like Yul Brynner


July 29th, 2011 - 11:24 am ICT by IANS
Caracas, July 29 (IANS/EFE) Venezuelan President Hugo Chavez said the cancer treatment he is undergoing will cause him to begin losing his hair in a few days, joking that his ... Read more...

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Happy to be alive after cancer treatment: Puerto Rican singer


June 21st, 2011 - 12:28 pm ICT by IANS
San Juan, June 21 (IANS/EFE) Puerto Rican singer-songwriter Draco Rosa said that he's "happy to be alive" after undergoing six months of treatment for cancer.The composer of top Ricky Martin ... Read more...

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Light sensitive drugs to target cancer


June 5th, 2011 - 6:35 pm ICT by IANS
London, June 5 (IANS) Researchers are developing a new cancer treatment that uses light to target tumour cells, a method which promises greater effectiveness than available treatments. Scientists at the ... Read more...

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Stress triggers Catherine Zeta-Jones’s bipolar disorder


April 16th, 2011 - 12:21 am ICT by Aishwarya Bhatt
New York, April 15 (THAINDIAN NEWS) Recent announcement by Catherine Zeta-Jones that she suffered bipolar II disorder after coming under stress have got many people wondering if stress could cause the disorder.Scientists ... Read more...

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This jab could revolutionise cancer treatment


April 15th, 2011 - 1:31 pm ICT by IANS
London, April 15 (IANS) TeloVac, a new generation of drug, could revolutionise cancer treatment within two years.TeloVac harnesses the body's own immune system to fight the disease, freezing tumours. ... Read more...

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Astronauts could face heart problems with deep-space travel


April 8th, 2011 - 3:30 pm ICT by ANI
Washington, Apr 8 (ANI): A study has found that exposure to cosmic radiation outside the Earth's magnetic field could be detrimental to astronauts' arteries.The study by University of Alabama at Birmingham researchers ... Read more...

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High dose of oxygen boosts natural cancer treatment


April 5th, 2011 - 6:12 pm ICT by ANI
Washington, Apr 5 (ANI): A new research has revealed that an environment of pure oxygen at three-and-a-half times normal air pressure adds significantly to the effectiveness of a natural compound already shown ... Read more...

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Medical advance may allow women to freeze their eggs in 20s, have babies at 50


April 3rd, 2011 - 1:07 pm ICT by ANI
London, Apr 3 (ANI): A new IVF breakthrough could allow women to have babies in middle age after freezing their eggs years before.Midland Fertility Services of Aldridge, near Walsall, developed a new ... Read more...

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