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British ’smart bomb’ to target cancer


June 30th, 2012 - 10:55 pm ICT by IANS
London, June 30 (IANS) A cancer "smart bomb" has been invented by British scientists to boost the potency of drugs against the killer disease.The tiny device, being developed at the ... Read more...

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Exercise helps cancer survivors keep ailment at bay


August 8th, 2011 - 6:52 pm ICT by IANS
London, Aug 8 (IANS) Exercise may work as effectively as a "wonder drug" for cancer survivors by keeping the disease at bay. Such activity could also help cancer victims undergoing ... Read more...

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Cancer victims of Bhopal tragedy cry for justice


May 5th, 2011 - 9:34 pm ICT by IANS
Bhopal, May 5 (IANS) About 3,000 cancer and kidney failure patients of the 1984 Bhopal gas tragedy have not received the compensation amount directed by the central government, survivors said ... Read more...

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10 yrs in a desk job can double bowel cancer risk even if you go to the gym!


April 20th, 2011 - 11:27 am ICT by ANI
London, April 20 (ANI): Here's bad news for those who sit in front of a computer all day at work.A new study has suggested that spending 10 years or more in a ... Read more...

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Desk job can double bowel cancer risk


April 19th, 2011 - 11:33 pm ICT by IANS
London, April 19 (IANS) People who have decided to carry on with a desk job for the rest of their life may need to revisit their big decision -- a ... Read more...

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Eating cheese every day ‘could increase bladder cancer risk’


February 10th, 2011 - 12:11 pm ICT by ANI
London, Feb 10 (ANI): New research suggests that a daily helping of cheese could increase the risk of bladder cancer.Eating more than 53g - roughly the same size as a small chocolate ... 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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Faulty gene behind more than a third of kidney cancers


January 20th, 2011 - 5:01 pm ICT by IANS
London, Jan 20 (IANS) A faulty gene is linked to more than a third of all kidney cancers. The finding will help researchers understand how the cancer develops and may in ... Read more...

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Saturday marked Prince William and Kate Middleton’s first public appearance


December 20th, 2010 - 10:03 pm ICT by Pen Men At Work
December 20, 2010 (Pen Men at Work): Kate Middleton is still not officially a part of the royal clan until she walks the aisle with Prince William on 29th April, ... Read more...

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Mesothelioma - Rare cancer in central Turkey wipes out half of three villages


November 6th, 2010 - 12:41 am ICT by BNO News
ISTANBUL, TURKEY (BNO NEWS) -- Half of the deaths in a small Turkish village located in its central region have been caused by a rare type of cancer, mesothelioma, local officials said ... Read more...

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Victoria Beckham to donate personal clothing for charity


October 2nd, 2010 - 1:27 pm ICT by IANS
London, Oct 2 (IANS) Singer-turned-fashion designer Victoria Beckham will donate items from her personal clothing collection to raise money for cancer victims in Britain.The British fashionista along with other high-profile stars, ... Read more...

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Heavy use of mobile phones can cause cancer


May 18th, 2010 - 2:01 am ICT by IANS
London, May 18 (IANS) Just half an hour a day on your mobile phone can increase the risk of brain cancer by a third, according to a report. The interphone report, which has ... Read more...

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New vaccine may help cure skin cancer


April 11th, 2010 - 2:40 pm ICT by IANS
London, April 11 (IANS) A new vaccine may soon spell the end for the agony of skin cancer victims, say researchers. The new vaccine called "OncoVEX" attacks tumour cells, leaving healthy cells undamaged, ... Read more...

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Business Baron Dan Duncan Passes Away At 77


March 30th, 2010 - 8:04 pm ICT by GD
By Ranjan Bhaduri Houston, Mar 30, (THAINDIAN NEWS) Houston based energy baron Dan Duncan, the billionaire businessman who was liked by all for his gentle and philanthropic attitude, passed away on Monday, at ... Read more...

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Brit nurse who ‘bedded three cancer victims’ husbands’ sacked


March 10th, 2010 - 6:20 pm ICT by ANI
London, March 10 (ANI): A nurse has been fired from a UK hospital amid claims she bedded three men whose cancer-stricken wives she cared for in their final days.Sara Dale, 39, who ... Read more...

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Asda drops Katie Price from breast cancer campaign


September 26th, 2009 - 4:02 pm ICT by ANI
London, September 26 (ANI): Asda has dropped Katie Price from a breast cancer awareness campaign after she angered cancer victims by moaning on a reality show.The hottie had posed for a lingerie ... Read more...

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New artificial skin-producing method offers hope for burn, cancer victims


July 17th, 2009 - 2:32 pm ICT by ANI
New York, July 17 (ANI): A German company has come up with a brand new technique to mass produce artificial skin that may offer life-changing hope to burn victims, cancer patients and ... Read more...

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New transplant method helps cancer victims have babies


July 1st, 2009 - 5:45 pm ICT by IANS
London, July 1 (IANS) A new method developed by researchers helps women whose ovaries have been struck by cancer to have babies. Pascal Piver, who manages the in vitro fertilisation centre at Limoges ... Read more...

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Artists join hands to raise funds for cancer patients


February 24th, 2009 - 3:55 pm ICT by IANS
Mysore, Feb 24 (IANS) Fifteen artists from various parts of India have come together to raise funds for treatment of cancer patients by selling their paintings at an auction here in mid-March. The ... Read more...

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Jade Goody tells family: Ill be the brightest star in sky


February 19th, 2009 - 12:46 pm ICT by ANI
London, February 19 (ANI): Jade Goody has sought to comfort her family by telling them they could turn to the sky and she would be the brightest star up there when ... Read more...

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Shortage of donors forcing Brit doctors to use cancer victims organs


November 16th, 2008 - 2:30 pm ICT by ANI
London, Nov 16 (ANI): Doctors in the UK are being forced to use lungs, kidneys and livers of cancer victims because of the acute shortage of organ donors.According to official guidelines, ... Read more...

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Hilary Swanks appeal to women to donate hair for cancer victims wigs


October 28th, 2008 - 2:11 pm ICT by ANI
Washington, Oct 28 (ANI): American actress Hilary Swank has made an appeal to women to cut off their hair, and donate them to a charity that makes wigs for women with ... Read more...

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Supreme Court to hear 45 cases by tobacco firms


September 21st, 2008 - 4:34 pm ICT by IANS
New Delhi, Sep 21 (IANS) The Supreme Court will on Sep 29 hear 45 cases filed against graphic health warnings on tobacco packs, probably the first time so many petitions have been ... Read more...

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Women over 40 more prone to cervical cancer


March 29th, 2008 - 11:38 am ICT by admin
By Shweta Sharma New Delhi, March 29 (IANS) Women over 40, beware. Medical experts say you are more prone to cervical cancer and would do well not to ignore any kind of vaginal ... Read more...

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Scientists develop UV light-activated ‘magic bullets’ to fight cancer


November 14th, 2007 - 3:04 am ICT by admin
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