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Now gold coins in honour of M.S. Subbulakshmi (With Image)

April 26th, 2012 - 8:02 pm ICT by IANS
New Delhi, April 26 (IANS) A limited edition of engraved gold coins has been launched as a tribute to legendary Carnatic musician M.S. Subbulakshmi. A part of the proceeds from ... Read more...

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Lifestyle factors behind most cancers

February 29th, 2012 - 1:14 pm ICT by IANS
Sydney, Feb 29 (IANS) Lifestyle factors, not exposure to chemicals in food and consumer products, are the most significant causes of cancer, according to the latest evidence.Bernard Stewart, professor of ... Read more...

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Cancer awareness rally held in Kolkata

November 7th, 2011 - 11:19 pm ICT by IANS
Kolkata, Nov 7 (IANS) Over 500 people from various walks of life, including doctors, sports administrators, footballers, cancer patients and members of youth clubs, took part in a five-km procession ... Read more...

Posted in Health |

Cancer cases rise alarmingly in northeast: Experts

October 14th, 2011 - 3:29 pm ICT by IANS
Agartala/Aizawl, Oct 14 (IANS) Incidence of cancer has been rising alarmingly in the hilly northeastern region of India, almost half the cases being attributed to consumption of tobacco products, ... Read more...

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New ‘PiggyBac’ mutation tool to identify new cancer genes

October 15th, 2010 - 5:08 pm ICT by ANI
Washington, Oct 15 (ANI): Researchers have developed a genetic tool to speed the discovery of novel genes involved in cancer.The system-called PiggyBac-has already been used by the team to identify cancer-causing genes.This ... Read more...

Posted in Health Science |

Number of Deaths Due To Cancer To Double by 2030

June 2nd, 2010 - 7:45 pm ICT by Pen Men At Work
June 2, 2010 (Pen Men at Work): The United Nations' cancer research agency on Tuesday said that nearly 13.3 million people are likely to die annually of cancer by 2030. The ... Read more...

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Software that predicts stem cell fate created

February 17th, 2010 - 5:01 pm ICT by ANI
London, Feb 17 (ANI): An engineer at the University of Wisconsin-Milwaukee (UWM) has developed a software program that can not only predict the types of specialized cells a stem cell will produce, ... Read more...

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Low-fat diet may protect against liver cancer

June 12th, 2009 - 5:20 pm ICT by ANI
Washington, June 12 (ANI): Switching over to a low-fat diet might provide protection against liver cancer, finds a new study.The research team from University of Pennsylvania School of Medicine and Case Western ... Read more...

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Cancer wouldn’t be deadly in the next 20 years, say UK expert

May 15th, 2009 - 12:56 pm ICT by ANI
London, May 15 (ANI): While the rate of cancer survival has been improving day-by-day, a British expert reckons that cancer will no longer be a killer in the next 20 years.Karol ... Read more...

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New insights into cancer progression

April 22nd, 2009 - 5:35 pm ICT by ANI
Washington, Apr 22 (ANI): A University of Leicester researcher has made some significant advancements on the causes of cancer, which can lead to improved and effective therapies.Professor Andrew Fry, of the Department ... Read more...

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Delhites undertake walk for cancer sensitization

February 15th, 2009 - 5:11 pm ICT by ANI
New Delhi, Feb 15 (ANI): The streets of New Delhi teemed with people as hundreds of enthusiasts braved the morning chill to undertake a walk for cancer prevention on Sunday. Organised ... Read more...

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Safe suntans are a physical impossibility, proclaim scientists

September 18th, 2008 - 2:25 pm ICT by ANI
Washington, September 18 (ANI): Examining the effects of ultraviolet (UV) radiation on skin, American researchers have come to the conclusion that indoor tanning beds certainly do not offer a safe suntan. In ... Read more...

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Childhood brain cancer genes identified

September 16th, 2008 - 6:41 pm ICT by ANI
Washington, Sept 16 (ANI): In a breakthrough study, scientists at the University of Nottingham have identified three important genes involved in the development of a type of childhood brain cancer.Scientists from ... Read more...

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Majority believe pollution, pesticides cause cancer

August 21st, 2008 - 12:01 pm ICT by IANS
Sydney, Aug 21 (IANS) A majority of people believe that pollution, pesticides and stress are the major causes of cancer, according to a new survey. Chief executive Cancer Council SA Brenda Wilson ... Read more...

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Historic cancer study project launched in Canada

June 14th, 2008 - 11:47 am ICT by IANS
By Gurmukh Singh Toronto, June 14 (IANS) In one of the biggest cancer research projects ever undertaken in the world, Canada has launched a $100 million long-term study called The Canadian Partnership for ... Read more...

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Four drinks a day boosts cancer risks

May 8th, 2008 - 1:11 pm ICT by admin
Melbourne, May 8 (ANI): Drinking just four standard alcoholic drinks a day significantly increases a man's chances of developing breast, bowel, throat and mouth cancer, a new study has found.A report ... Read more...

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Agartala gets new radiotherapy machine for cancer

April 21st, 2008 - 10:49 pm ICT by admin
Agartala, April 21 (IANS) The indigenously made 'Bhabhatron' machine that provides external radiotherapy to cancer patients was set up at the Regional Cancer Centre (RCC) here Monday at a cost of Rs.18 ... Read more...

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