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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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‘Homeopathy fast becoming preferred mode of treatment in India’


December 5th, 2011 - 2:24 pm ICT by IANS
New Delhi, Dec 5 (IANS) Homeopathy is not a placebo but is effective in treating many serious diseases, including certain kinds of cancer, and costs just one-fifth of allopathic medication, ... Read more...

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Fish livers contain beneficial fatty acids


April 30th, 2011 - 12:18 am ICT by IANS
London, April 29 (IANS) The fishing industry usually discards fish livers, but they are actually a good source of polyunsaturated fatty acids which are beneficial to health, according to a ... Read more...

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Fish livers ‘are good source of beneficial fatty acids’


April 29th, 2011 - 3:30 pm ICT by ANI
Washington, April 29 (ANI): A team of researchers from the University of Almeria (Spain) has confirmed that fish livers are a good source of polyunsaturated fatty acids, which are beneficial to health.Anchovies ... Read more...

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Walnuts richest in antioxidants


March 28th, 2011 - 12:56 pm ICT by IANS
Washington, March 28 (IANS) Nature's perfectly packaged nuts -- walnuts -- have the highest levels of antioxidants in the nut family and should be consumed as part of a healthy ... Read more...

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Living at high altitude guards against heart disease


March 27th, 2011 - 6:19 pm ICT by IANS
Washington, March 27 (IANS) People living at higher altitudes have a lower chance of dying from a heart disease and tend to live longer than others."If living in a lower ... Read more...

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Living at high altitude ‘cuts risk of dying from heart disease’


March 26th, 2011 - 1:26 pm ICT by ANI
Washington, March 26 (ANI): A new study has found that people living at higher altitudes have a lower chance of dying from ischemic heart disease and tend to live longer than others.The ... Read more...

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Pollution causing cancer in children in China


January 15th, 2011 - 12:16 pm ICT by IANS
Beijing, Jan 15 (IANS) Over 32,000 children under 14 in China today suffer from cancer and such cases are on the rise due to the rampant pollution and unhealthy lifestyles, the health ... Read more...

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Bengal cancer institute to get second campus


August 21st, 2010 - 10:43 pm ICT by IANS
Kolkata, Aug 21 (IANS) Union Health Minister Ghulam Nabi Azad Saturday said a second campus of the world class Chittranjan National Cancer Institute will be set up in West Bengal. "The state government ... Read more...

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Diabetes doubles cancer risk in women


June 12th, 2010 - 2:55 am ICT by IANS
Washington, June 12 (IANS) Women suffering from diabetes are at a greater risk of developing cancer, a new study has revealed. The researchers at Tel Aviv University's Department of Epidemiology and Preventive Medicine ... Read more...

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Scientists discover genetic link between misery and death


February 25th, 2010 - 2:26 pm ICT by ANI
Washington, Feb 25 (ANI): UCLA researchers have found the genetic link between misery and death.The new study has also discovered a specific genetic variation in some people that apparently disconnects that link, ... Read more...

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New discovery may help develop drugs that kill cancer cells


December 26th, 2009 - 3:24 pm ICT by ANI
London, Dec 26 (ANI): Scientists claim to have identified a family of "limpet-like" proteins that appears to play a vital role in repairing DNA damage which triggers cancer.They hope that the finding ... Read more...

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Depression ‘ups cancer patients’ dying risk’


September 14th, 2009 - 1:20 pm ICT by ANI
Washington, Sept 14 (ANI): Depression can decrease a cancer patient's chances of survival, a new research suggests.Published in the November 15, 2009 issue of Cancer, a peer-reviewed journal of the American Cancer ... Read more...

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‘Bionic nose’ to sniff out cancer, bombs and impure water


March 31st, 2009 - 2:21 pm ICT by ANI
Washington, March 31 (ANI): Researchers at Tel Aviv University (TAU) in Israel have developed a device, dubbed a 'bionic nose', which can be used to detect microscopic signs of cancer, bombs and ... Read more...

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Links between Blood Group


March 11th, 2009 - 1:33 pm ICT by Amrit Rashmisrisethi
On Tuesday the researchers said from a studying explain the causes of the deadliest kinds of cancer. According to the study people with Blood Type O have a much lower risk for ... Read more...

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Precious metal may help improve cancer treatments


December 9th, 2008 - 5:55 pm ICT by ANI
Washington, Dec 9 (ANI): Researchers at University of Warwick say that a precious metal called osmium, which has never been used in a clinical setting before, may lead to next generation ... Read more...

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Chinese salad may harbour cancer cure


October 15th, 2008 - 2:16 pm ICT by ANI
Washington, Oct 15 (ANI): A Chinese herb - more than 2,000-year-old - eaten as salad in many countries has been given a new twist to develop a compound to combat cancer. According ... Read more...

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Social class determines cancer risk


September 26th, 2008 - 1:10 pm ICT by ANI
Washington, Sept 26 (ANI): A new research has shown that cervical and lung cancers are more common in poor people while rates of breast cancer and melanoma are higher in the ... Read more...

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Natural compound in Japanese, Chinese herbal medicines hits elusive target in cancer cells


July 12th, 2008 - 12:32 pm ICT by ANI
Washington, July 12 (ANI): A natural compound from magnolia cones, found in Japanese and Chinese herbal medicines, has the ability to block an elusive pathway for cancer growth in a collaborative ... Read more...

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Smoking causes more deaths than previously thought


June 22nd, 2008 - 2:08 pm ICT by ANI
London, June 22 (ANI): A new study, led by experts at Glasgow University, has revealed that smoking causes hundreds of thousands more deaths each year than previously thought.The study showed increased ... Read more...

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Some tumours may fuel growth of other cancer cells in body


June 13th, 2008 - 1:01 pm ICT by ANI
London, June 13 (ANI): A new study has revealed that a protein produced by some tumours may promote other cancers in body.The study led by Whitehead Institute's Robert Weinberg found ... Read more...

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Scientists to map cancer genome in PS500m worldwide project


April 30th, 2008 - 3:58 pm ICT by admin
London, Apr 30 (ANI): Researchers are about to map the full range of genetic mutations that drive 50 types of cancer in a 500 million pounds international project that promises to ... Read more...

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