lung cancer

I did good films because of Ashok Mehta: Manisha


August 19th, 2012 - 1:54 pm ICT by IANS
Mumbai, Aug 19 (IANS) Manisha Koirala treated late cinematographer Ashok Mehta as her mentor, guide and philosopher and says she did good films because he guided her."I can't explain ... Read more...

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Ashok Mehta was a pillar of strength: Aparna Sen


August 18th, 2012 - 3:02 pm ICT by IANS
Mumbai, Aug 18 (IANS) Filmmaker Aparna Sen, who had worked with cinematographer Ashok Mehta in "36 Chowringhee Lane", "Paroma" and "Sati", is devastated after learning about his demise, as ... Read more...

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Half of inhaled diesel soot sticks to lungs


June 29th, 2012 - 2:04 pm ICT by IANS
Stockholm, June 29 (IANS) The exhaust from diesel-run vehicles, wood fires and coal fired power stations contains soot particles that not only pollute the air, but more dangerously, stick to ... Read more...

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Beijing hospital sued after patient dies


May 29th, 2012 - 1:22 pm ICT by IANS
Beijing, May 29 (IANS) The family of a Chinese man who died after lung surgery in a hospital in northeast China has sued the surgeon here, a media report said ... Read more...

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Obama remembers Donna Summer


May 20th, 2012 - 6:37 am ICT by IANS
New York, May 20 (IANS) US president Barack Obama and First Lady Michelle Obama offered condolences to late singer Donna Summer."Michelle and I were saddened to hear about the ... Read more...

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Cuba to start clinical trials of pneumonia vaccine


May 4th, 2012 - 4:13 pm ICT by IANS
Havana, May 4 (IANS) Cuba will begin this year clinical trials of a new pneumonia vaccine developed by the island nation's biotech industry, the official daily Granma said.The vaccine was ... Read more...

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Scientists uncover ‘dark side’ of beta-carotene


May 3rd, 2012 - 1:13 pm ICT by IANS
Washington, May 3 (IANS) Consuming excessive amounts of beta-carotene, an antioxidant that imparts colour to carrots, sweet potatoes and certain greens, could be hazardous for health, says a study.Scientists at ... Read more...

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22 Chinese held for producing toxic capsules


April 16th, 2012 - 10:16 pm ICT by IANS
Beijing, April 16 (IANS) A total of 22 people have been arrested in China for allegedly producing and selling capsules containing excessive levels of chromium.The men was nabbed in eastern ... Read more...

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World Cup performance exceeded my expectations: Yuvraj


April 1st, 2012 - 9:52 pm ICT by IANS
New Delhi, April 1 (IANS) Yuvraj Singh, who made a telling contribution in India's World Cup triumph a year ago, says he never expected to do well in the ... Read more...

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More Shanghai women hit by lung cancer


April 1st, 2012 - 5:54 pm ICT by IANS
Beijing, April 1 (IANS) Lung cancer is affecting more women than men in the Chinese metropolis of Shanghai, a media report said.The number of women with lung cancer rose 38.4 ... Read more...

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Pune Warriors sign Michael Clarke for IPL-V


March 28th, 2012 - 7:19 pm ICT by IANS
Mumbai, March 28 (IANS) Australia captain Michael Clarke has signed-up with Pune Warriors India for his debut season in the Indian Premier League (IPL), replacing marquee player Yuvraj Singh in ... Read more...

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Diesel fumes may hasten lung cancer mortality


March 4th, 2012 - 4:26 pm ICT by IANS
Washington, March 4 (IANS) Human beings exposed to heavy diesel exhaust may hasten their lung cancer mortality, a new finding says. Starting in the 1980s, studies have investigated a ... Read more...

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Cancer patient donates home to hospital in China


February 23rd, 2012 - 10:26 pm ICT by IANS
Beijing, Feb 23 (IANS) A 70-year-old terminal cancer patient in China has donated his apartment to a hospital for medical research on the disease in a gesture that has moved ... Read more...

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Big B prays for Yuvraj’s speedy recovery


February 21st, 2012 - 5:36 pm ICT by IANS
Mumbai, Feb 21 (IANS) Megastar Amitabh Bachchan, who is himself recuperating at a hospital here following two abdominal surgeries, wishes a quick recovery to ailing cricketer Yuvraj Singh.Yuvraj, who ... Read more...

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Sherbet guitarist Clive Shakespeare dead


February 17th, 2012 - 7:35 pm ICT by IANS
London, Feb 17 (IANS) British-born Australian guitarist Clive Shakespeare died after losing his battle with prostate cancer. He was 62.The veteran guitarist died Wednesday after a long struggle with the ... Read more...

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Law on anti-tobacco warnings ignored in two states: Study


February 16th, 2012 - 7:52 pm ICT by IANS
New Delhi, Feb 16 (IANS) Nearly two months after the deadline for printing harsher, coloured pictorial health warnings on packs of tobacco products, a study in Andhra Pradesh and Gujarat ... Read more...

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Cinema, theatre can promote Urdu: Ali


February 15th, 2012 - 4:53 pm ICT by IANS
Mumbai, Feb 15 (IANS) Pakistani actor Ali Zafar, busy promoting his upcoming film "London, Paris, New York", says cinema can help to promote Urdu, which he feels is on the ... Read more...

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Feng Fei Fei’s death announcement delayed


February 15th, 2012 - 12:27 am ICT by Aishwarya Bhatt
Hong Kong, Feb 14 (THAINDIAN NEWS) Taiwanese singer Feng Fei Fei passed away on the 3rd of January but the family kept the news from the public because of fear that it ... Read more...

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Aamir prays for Yuvraj’s quick recovery


February 9th, 2012 - 3:20 pm ICT by IANS
Srinagar, Feb 9 (IANS) Bollywood superstar Aamir Khan says he is praying that cricket all-rounder Yuvraj Singh, battling lung cancer, recovers and returns to the field soon."He is a ... Read more...

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Confident Yuvraj will win cancer battle: Bhupathi


February 9th, 2012 - 12:41 am ICT by IANS
Kolkata, Feb 8 (IANS) Describing Yuvraj Singh as a "fighter", Indian tennis ace Mahesh Bhupathi Wednesday exuded confidence the cricketer will win his battle against lung cancer."It's a disturbing ... Read more...

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Yuvraj will resume training in 10 weeks: Doctor (Lead)


February 6th, 2012 - 8:43 pm ICT by IANS
New Delhi, Feb 6 (IANS) Yuvraj Singh's doctor Nitish Rohatgi Monday said the cricketer is not suffering from lung cancer but has a malignant tumour between the lungs and it ... Read more...

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Yuvraj’s malignant tumour is curable, says his India doctor


February 6th, 2012 - 7:33 pm ICT by IANS
New Delhi, Feb 6 (IANS) Yuvraj Singh's doctor Nitish Rohatgi Monday said the cricketer's malignant lung tumour is curable and he can resume training in 10 weeks."Yuvraj is suffering from ... Read more...

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Many keep smoking even after cancer diagnosis


January 23rd, 2012 - 5:07 pm ICT by IANS
Washington, Jan 23 (IANS) A large number of people, believe it or not, continue to puff away merrily even after being diagnosed with lung and colorectal (large intestine) cancer.Putting a ... Read more...

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Teardrop protein has jaws to chew up harmful bacteria


January 20th, 2012 - 6:28 pm ICT by IANS
Washington, Jan 20 (IANS) Lysozymes, antiseptic proteins in our teardrops, have jaws that latch on and chomp through rows of cell walls of harmful bugs like someone hungrily devouring an ... Read more...

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Gene causing lung cancer identified


January 7th, 2012 - 12:28 am ICT by IANS
Singapore, Jan 6 (IANS) A gene responsible for lung cancer has been identified by scientists here.Cancer stem cells or tumor-initiating cells (TIC) are responsible for tumor growth, Xinhua reported quoting ... Read more...

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Cuban cancer vaccine to be tested in Britain


November 28th, 2011 - 3:45 pm ICT by IANS
Havana, Nov 28 (IANS/EFE) A therapeutic vaccine for advanced lung cancer, which was created by scientists at Cuba's Centre for Molecular Immunology, will be tested in Britain.The medication, which was ... Read more...

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Enviro chips to avoid harmful radiation from mobiles, PCs (Lead, Correcting name in first para)


November 19th, 2011 - 6:55 pm ICT by IANS
New Delhi, Nov 19 (IANS) Mobile phones, computers and even granite in your kitchens emit varying amounts of radiation and people should take steps to fend off its harmful effect ... Read more...

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Enviro chips to avoid harmful radiation from mobiles, PCs


November 19th, 2011 - 4:20 pm ICT by IANS
New Delhi, Nov 19 (IANS) Mobile phones, computers and even granite in your kitchens emit varying amounts of radiation and people should take steps to fend off its harmful effect ... Read more...

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Lung cancer mostly diagnosed late (Nov 17 is World Lung Cancer Day)


November 17th, 2011 - 3:14 pm ICT by IANS
New Delhi, Nov 17 (IANS) Cases of chronic lung disease and lung cancer are rapidly rising in India, remaining mostly undiagnosed until it is too late, experts say.As Thursday marked ... Read more...

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Man opts for mummification for TV documentary


October 19th, 2011 - 10:46 am ICT by IANS
London, Oct 19 (IANS) A man in Britain has become first individual to be mummified in the style of ancient Egyptians for at least 3,000 years.Using the techniques that preserved ... Read more...

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Living out ‘Anand’ story: In real as on reel


October 14th, 2011 - 12:42 pm ICT by IANS
Bangalore, Oct 14 (IANS) He is 21, full of life, loves to go on long trips, hangs out with friends and makes new ones on Facebook. Occasionally, when blood ... Read more...

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New way of treating lung cancer soon


October 11th, 2011 - 4:26 pm ICT by IANS
Sydney, Oct 11 (IANS) Scientists have uncovered the mechanism by which aggressive lung cancers re-grow following chemotherapy, offering hope for new therapies.The study, conducted by a team from Monash (Australia), ... Read more...

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Two million die of air pollution each year: WHO


September 27th, 2011 - 5:47 am ICT by IANS
Geneva, Sep 27 (IANS) Two million people worldwide die from air pollution each year, the Geneva based World Health Organization (WHO) has said.According to data collected by the WHO from ... Read more...

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Exposure to goats linked to rare lung cancer


September 25th, 2011 - 2:21 pm ICT by IANS
London, Sep 25 (IANS) People who work with goats are exposed to greater risks of a rare lung cancer, says a new research.The study has linked exposure to goats with ... Read more...

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Cuba launches world’s first lung cancer retardant


September 7th, 2011 - 5:46 pm ICT by IANS
Beijing, Sep 7 (IANS) Cuba has launched the world's first therapeutic drug against lung cancer.The drug CimaVax-EGF comes following a 25-year research into tobacco smoking related diseases by ... Read more...

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