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Gibb refused cancer scans: wife


August 19th, 2012 - 3:05 pm ICT by IANS
London, Aug 19 (IANS) Singer Robin Gibb, who died of cancer in May, could have saved himself if he had got scans done at the right time, his wife Dwina ... Read more...

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Gibb’s dying wish to go home


June 12th, 2012 - 4:34 am ICT by IANS
London, June 12 (IANS) Bee Gees singer Robin Gibb, who passed away following a long battle with liver and colon cancer, told his wife Dwina he wanted to go home ... Read more...

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Robin Gibb unable to speak


May 17th, 2012 - 5:01 am ICT by IANS
London, May 17 (IANS) Singer Robin Gibb is still battling colon cancer in hospital, and is only able to communicate by blinking his eyes, as he has a tracheotomy tube ... Read more...

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Prebiotic helps lower colon cancer risk: study


May 4th, 2012 - 2:20 pm ICT by IANS
Washington, May 4 (IANS) A prebiotic has shown promise in helping the body's own natural killer cells fight bacterial infection and lower colon cancer risk, a study says. Prebiotics are ... Read more...

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Low-calorie diet tied to bowel disease deaths


March 21st, 2012 - 5:40 pm ICT by IANS
Washington, March 21 (IANS) A low-calorie diet may actually erode the immune system's ability to respond to infection, a new study has revealed.Mice with bowel disease put on a calorie-restricted ... Read more...

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Iranian scientist creates gas-filled aspirin to fight cancer


March 13th, 2012 - 3:36 pm ICT by IANS
Tehran, March 13 (IANS) An Iranian scientist has developed a gas-filled aspirin that can boost the cancer-fighting ability of the drug, the Iranian Students News agency (ISNA) reported.Khosrow Kashfi, associate ... Read more...

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New aspirin curbs 11 kinds of cancer, shrinks tumours


March 9th, 2012 - 3:33 pm ICT by IANS
Washington, March 9 (IANS) A new aspirin compound, the latest to join the armoury of drugs against cancer, has shown great promise in fighting and shrinking 11 different types of ... Read more...

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Lynch syndrome’s mutated genes raise risk of cancers


February 15th, 2012 - 7:19 pm ICT by IANS
Sydney, Feb 15 (IANS) People with Lynch syndrome have an increased risk of colon, uterus, ovary, kidney, stomach, bowel and bladder cancers -- thanks to genetic mutation, reveals a research.Researchers ... Read more...

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Latin brew bumps off colon cancer cells


January 24th, 2012 - 4:54 pm ICT by IANS
Washington, Jan 24 (IANS) A taste for Latin brew could be a potent and easy way of protecting oneself against the ravages of colon cancer.These cancer cells, when exposed to ... Read more...

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Exercise cuts bowel cancer risk, shows study


January 4th, 2012 - 3:43 pm ICT by IANS
Sydney, Jan 4 (IANS) People who are most physically active have a lower risk of bowel cancer than the least active, according to an Australian study.Researchers at the University of ... Read more...

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Stalin’s only daughter dies in US


November 29th, 2011 - 7:41 pm ICT by IANS
London, Nov 29 (IANS) The only daughter of Soviet leader Joseph Stalin has died of colon cancer at the age of 85 in a care home in the US, Sky ... Read more...

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Mozart helps in the detection of colon cancer


November 1st, 2011 - 7:48 pm ICT by Aishwarya Bhatt
Washington, Nov 1 (THAINDIAN NEWS) A new research has shown that listening to the music of Mozart helps doctors to detect colon cancer more accurately. Previous studies have shown that the composition ... Read more...

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Saudi King Abdullah names Prince Naif crown prince


October 28th, 2011 - 8:00 pm ICT by BNO News
RIYADH, SAUDI ARABIA (BNO NEWS) -- Saudi Arabian King Abdullah on Thursday appointed Prince Naif as the crown prince and deputy premier following the death of Crown Prince Sultan Abdul Aziz al ... Read more...

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Obama condoles death of Saudi crown prince


October 23rd, 2011 - 5:11 am ICT by IANS
Washington, Oct 23 (IANS) US President Barack Obama has expressed his "deepest condolences" on the death of Saudi Crown Prince Sultan bin Abdul Aziz, said a statement issued by ... Read more...

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Saudi defence minister dead (Lead)


October 22nd, 2011 - 2:30 pm ICT by IANS
Riyadh, Oct 22 (IANS) Saudi Crown Prince Sultan bin Abdul Aziz, who was minister of defence and aviation and one of the top leaders of the oil-rich kingdom next only ... Read more...

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India, China making inroads in biotech drugs: NYT


September 19th, 2011 - 6:42 pm ICT by IANS
Washington, Sep 19 (IANS) Chinese and Indian drug makers have taken over much of the global trade in medicines and now manufacture more than 80 percent of the active ingredients ... Read more...

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Sound health depends on minority microbes


August 3rd, 2011 - 6:16 pm ICT by IANS
Washington, Aug 3 (IANS) A one-hundredth of one percent of total microbes that inhabit the colon, a section of the large intestine, may be minor in number but are fundamental ... Read more...

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Chris Evans undergoes pre-cancer operation


July 27th, 2011 - 9:06 pm ICT by Aishwarya Bhatt
London, July 27 (THAINDIAN NEWS) British broadcaster Chris Evans underwent a pre-cancer operation on Tuesday. Evans told his listeners that he took the advice of his doctor to see a specialist on ... Read more...

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Dumped onion waste could be used as food supplement: Study


July 15th, 2011 - 8:38 pm ICT by IANS
London, July 15 (IANS) More than a half million tonnes of onion waste dumped every year in Europe could be used as food supplements as they are rich in dietary ... Read more...

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Folic acid protects offsprings from colon cancer


May 27th, 2011 - 5:16 pm ICT by IANS
Toronto, May 27 (IANS) Folic acid supplements given to pregnant and breast-feeding females, reduced the rate of colon cancer in their offspring by 64 percent, based on mice studies.The research, ... Read more...

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Professor lectures from hospital bed


May 5th, 2011 - 12:45 am ICT by Aishwarya Bhatt
Longview, May 4 (THAINDIAN NEWS) Professor William Kielhorn of LeTourneau University in Longview was not ready to let anything spoil his perfect attendance record. The 79-year-old is in hospital after being diagnosed ... 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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Small molecules ‘could block cell proliferation in cancerous human tumor’


April 14th, 2011 - 12:44 pm ICT by ANI
Washington, Apr 14 (ANI): An Indian-origin scientist and his colleagues have identified three novel small molecules that interrupt a crucial cellular communication pathway that regulates many aspects of development and cancer.These ... Read more...

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How DNA silencing can promote cancer formation


April 2nd, 2011 - 4:47 pm ICT by ANI
Washington, April 02 (ANI): A new study has explained how DNA silencing can promote cancer.Cells control which genes they express by multiple mechanisms, one of which is the direct modification of DNA ... Read more...

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New colon cancer marker identified


March 26th, 2011 - 3:02 pm ICT by ANI
Washington, March 26 (ANI): Scientists at the University of Colorado Cancer Center have identified an enzyme that could be used to diagnose colon cancer earlier.It is possible that this enzyme also ... Read more...

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Intestinal stem cells offer clues to colon cancer origin and relapse


March 18th, 2011 - 6:28 pm ICT by ANI
Washington, March 18 (ANI): Scientists at the Institute for Research in Biomedicine have discovered that colorectal cancer cells trigger a set of genes similar to those found in intestinal stem cells.They proposed ... Read more...

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Turmeric can fight colon cancer


March 3rd, 2011 - 4:06 pm ICT by IANS
London, March 3 (IANS) Curcumin, an active ingredient of turmeric, can fight colon cancer when used in combination with a popular anti-inflammatory drug, say researchers.A treatment based on this finding ... Read more...

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Turmeric ‘the right spice’ to fight colon cancer


March 3rd, 2011 - 1:53 pm ICT by ANI
Washington, Mar 3 (ANI): Tel Aviv University researchers have discovered that turmeric's active ingredient called curcumin amplifies the therapeutic activity of highly toxic anti-inflammatory drugs used to fight colon cancer when used ... Read more...

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Higher vitamin D intake needed to cut cancer risk


February 23rd, 2011 - 3:10 pm ICT by ANI
Washington, Feb 23 (ANI): Scientists have reported that markedly higher intake of vitamin D is needed to reach blood levels that can prevent or markedly cut the incidence of breast cancer and ... Read more...

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Common bone drugs may cut colon cancer risk


February 16th, 2011 - 1:39 pm ICT by ANI
Washington, Feb 16 (ANI): Scientists have found that the use of bisphosphonates - drugs already taken by millions of healthy women to prevent bone-loss - for more than one year is associated ... Read more...

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Obesity can cause cancer: Experts


February 14th, 2011 - 6:53 pm ICT by IANS
New Delhi, Feb 14 (IANS) Body fat, known to trigger problems related to diabetes and cardiovascular diseases, is also a potential cause of different types of cancer, experts believe."Excess fat leads to ... Read more...

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Lack of sleep ‘ups risk of colon cancer’


February 9th, 2011 - 1:36 pm ICT by ANI
Washington, Feb 9 (ANI): A groundbreaking new study has found that lack of sleep is associated with an increase risk of colon cancer.Lack of sleep has been already linked with higher risks ... Read more...

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Moderate physical exercises cut cancer risk: WHO


February 4th, 2011 - 1:51 pm ICT by ANI
New Delhi, Feb 4 (ANI): The World Health Organization (WHO) has said that moderate physical exercises can help reduce the risk of cancers such as breast cancer and colon cancer.On the World ... Read more...

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New probiotic can treat irritable bowels


February 1st, 2011 - 3:38 pm ICT by IANS
Washington, Feb 1 (IANS) Probiotics - bugs thought to be healthy for the host organism - found in yogurt have shown promise in combating bowel disorders, Crohn's disease and ulcerative colitis, scientists ... Read more...

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New probiotic fights inflammatory bowel diseases


February 1st, 2011 - 2:46 pm ICT by ANI
Washington, Feb 1 (ANI): Northwestern Medicine researchers say that a genetically tweaked version of a common probiotic found in yogurt and cheese may be an effective therapy for inflammatory bowel diseases such ... Read more...

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