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Device to tell cancer patients how long they will live


November 9th, 2010 - 4:46 pm ICT by IANS
London, Nov 9 (IANS) Terminal cancer patients could soon be offered a simple and accurate diagnosis of how much time they have left to spend with loved ones.Scientists have developed a technique ... Read more...

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Patel a devoted surgeon, didn’t cause death: Defence counsel


June 18th, 2010 - 5:28 pm ICT by ANI
Brisbane, June 18 (ANI): Former Bundaberg Base Hospital surgeon Dr Jayant Patel's defence counsel Barrister Michael Byrne QC argued in the Queensland Supreme Court on Friday that complex surgeries were conducted with ... Read more...

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‘Dead patients of Indian-origin doctor consented to surgeries’


June 17th, 2010 - 10:17 pm ICT by IANS
Brisbane, June 17 (IANS) Two terminally ill cancer patients allegedly killed by Indian-origin doctor Jayant Patel had consented to the risky surgeries because it was their "only hope" for a cure, an ... Read more...

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Railways move to cut cancer patients’ quota opposed


June 6th, 2010 - 7:48 pm ICT by IANS
Chandigarh, June 6 (IANS) Akali Dal MP from Bathinda Harsimrat Kaur Badal Sunday urged Railways Minister Mamta Banerjee not to reduce the quota in railways for cancer patients and their attendants. In a ... Read more...

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Supporting terminal cancer patients’ spiritual needs improves quality of life


December 16th, 2009 - 1:30 pm ICT by ANI
Washington, Dec 16 (ANI): Support of terminally ill cancer patients' spiritual needs by the medical team is linked to greater use of hospice, less aggressive care, and greater quality of life near ... Read more...

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No Pakistani city is safe: squash legend Jansher Khan


September 3rd, 2008 - 11:51 am ICT by IANS
Karachi, Sep 3 (IANS) Squash legend Jansher Khan rejected several offers to coach in foreign countries to enjoy a retired life in Peshawar, but frequent suicide bombings in the capital of Pakistan's ... Read more...

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Jailed Indo-Canadian doctor gets another five-year term


February 16th, 2008 - 10:41 pm ICT by admin
Toronto, Feb 16 (IANS) A notorious Indo-Canadian doctor, who is already serving a three-year term for fraud, has been awarded another sentence for five years for medical malpractices. Ravi Devgan, 60, was ... Read more...

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