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‘Statins prevent cancer in heart transplant patients’


May 20th, 2012 - 6:10 pm ICT by IANS
Bern, May 20 (IANS) Statins prevent cancer and reduce death from all causes in heart transplant recipients, independently of cholesterol levels, says a new study. Frank Enseleit, deputy director of ... Read more...

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Paraguayan president cleared of cancer


January 28th, 2012 - 9:59 am ICT by IANS
Sao Paulo, Jan 28 (IANS) Paraguayan President Fernando Lugo who was diagnosed with lymphatic cancer in 2010 has overcome the disease, his doctors said."Medical examinations confirm the complete remission of ... Read more...

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Will Barbie doll sport a bald look?


January 13th, 2012 - 8:14 pm ICT by IANS
London, Jan 13 (IANS) If an online campaign has its way, the world-famous Barbie doll may soon get a new makeover -- it may go bald in support of ... Read more...

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Cancer cases found in women with French brand implants


December 31st, 2011 - 5:28 am ICT by IANS
Paris, Dec 31 (IANS) Health authorities in France have confirmed to have come across at least 20 cases of cancer among women having breast implants of a French brand.As of ... Read more...

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Yuvraj recovering from serious lung ailment, says mother


November 26th, 2011 - 9:34 pm ICT by IANS
New Delhi, Nov 26 (IANS) Yuvraj Singh's mysterious lung problem, that has kept the Player of the World Cup out of international cricket the last couple of months, is more ... Read more...

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Brazil’s president says her cancer has `resolved’


September 13th, 2011 - 12:03 pm ICT by IANS
Sao Paulo, Sep 13 (IANS/EFE) Brazilian President Dilma Rousseff said that her lymphoma, or cancer of the lymph system, is "resolved" and that she is currently in good health."Cancer today ... Read more...

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Worm studies shed light on protein associated with human cancers


April 23rd, 2011 - 1:24 pm ICT by ANI
Washington, April 23 (ANI): University of Wisconsin-Madison scientists studying a worm have come closer to a protein associated with a number of different human cancers, which may point to a highly targeted ... Read more...

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Link between breast implants and rare form of cancer confirmed


April 20th, 2011 - 4:02 pm ICT by ANI
Washington, Apr 20 (ANI): A study has confirmed that breast implants are associated with a rare form of lymphoma, though there is no evidence yet to show that they cause cancer.The study, ... Read more...

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Genes that hold key to a long, healthy life identified


April 15th, 2011 - 3:51 pm ICT by ANI
London, April 15 (ANI): Scientists have identified eight genes, which could slow down the ageing process - and help people live longer, healthier lives.The key to stop the distressing signs of ageing ... Read more...

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Legendary film director Sidney Lumet dies at 86


April 10th, 2011 - 1:51 pm ICT by ANI
London, April 10 (ANI): Sidney Lumet, the award-winning American director of acclaimed films such as 'Network', 'Serpico,' and '12 Angry Men', has passed away. He was 86.His stepdaughter Leslie Gimbel said ... Read more...

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Study: Breast implants linked to rare cancer


February 1st, 2011 - 9:13 pm ICT by Aishwarya Bhatt
Washington DC, Feb 1 (THAINDIAN NEWS) About 60 cases of a rare form of cancer have been associated with breast implants.The Food and Drugs Administration in the United States indicated that the ... Read more...

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Leukaemia vaccine goes on clinical trial


February 1st, 2011 - 3:20 pm ICT by ANI
London, Feb 1 (ANI): Scientists in Britain are set to begin the first human trials of a revolutionary cancer vaccine that could save thousands of lives a year.The immune-boosting leukaemia jab will ... Read more...

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FDA explores link between breast implants & cancer


January 27th, 2011 - 7:52 pm ICT by Aishwarya Bhatt
Washington DC, Jan 27 (THAINDIAN NEWS) Documents that have been made available to the Food and Drugs Administration in the United States since 1997 indicate that women with silicone gel-filled breast implants ... Read more...

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Breast implants linked to a rare form of blood cancer


January 27th, 2011 - 4:24 pm ICT by ANI
Washington, Jan 27 (ANI): Women with saline and silicone gel-filled breast implants may be at greater risk of developing a rare form of blood cancer known as anaplastic large cell lymphoma (ALCL), ... Read more...

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Dexter star Michael C. Hall files for divorce


December 15th, 2010 - 1:17 am ICT by Aishwarya Bhatt
Los Angeles, Dec 14 (THAINDIAN NEWS) Michael C. Hall has filed for divorce from his wife Jennifer Carpenter.The couple has been married for just two years now. However recent differences have ... Read more...

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‘Dexter’ Stars Jennifer Carpenter, Michael C. Hall Call It Quits


December 14th, 2010 - 9:40 pm ICT by GD
By Gina Gomez Dec 14, (THAINDIAN NEWS) For 'Dexter' stars Jennifer Carpenter and Michael C. Hall, it is the end of the road. The couple who play siblings in the hit Showtime series ... Read more...

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Michael C Hall And Jennifer Carpenter Call It Quits


December 14th, 2010 - 1:59 pm ICT by Sampurn Wire
American television actors Michael C Hall and Jennifer Carpenter have announced to the media that they have decided to put an end to their two year old marriage. According to ... Read more...

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Lucy Lawless all set to join the cast of Spartacus


December 14th, 2010 - 1:51 am ICT by Aishwarya Bhatt
Los Angeles, Dec 13 (THAINDIAN NEWS) Actress Lucy Lawless is all set to star in “Spartacus: Gods of the Arena”. She is the star is “Xena: the Warrior Princess” and “Battlestar Gallatica”. ... Read more...

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New drug shows promise in leukaemia


December 6th, 2010 - 2:45 pm ICT by IANS
London, Dec 6 (IANS) A new drug for children who relapse with a type of leukaemia has been found to improve survival rates dramatically.Called Mitoxantran, the drug has now been shown ... Read more...

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Long-term statin ‘unlikely to increase cancer risk’


November 10th, 2010 - 1:42 pm ICT by ANI
Washington, Nov 10 (ANI): Research has revealed that long-term use of statins is unlikely to substantially increase or decrease overall cancer risk.Eric J. Jacobs, strategic director of pharmacoepidemiology at the American Cancer ... Read more...

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Plants engineered to produce new drugs


November 4th, 2010 - 2:56 pm ICT by ANI
London, Nov 4 (ANI): By genetically engineering plants to produce unnatural variants of their usual products, MIT chemists have discovered a new way to expand plants' pharmaceutical repertoire.The researchers, led by Associate ... Read more...

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New drug shows promise against certain lung cancers


October 29th, 2010 - 5:35 pm ICT by ANI
London, Oct 29 (ANI): A new study has shown that more than half of patients with a specific kind of lung cancer are responding positively to a treatment that targets the gene ... Read more...

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Infertile cancer sufferer becomes dad 14 years after freezing sperm


October 12th, 2010 - 2:49 pm ICT by ANI
London, Oct 12 (ANI): An infertile cancer sufferer has now become a father of a 14-month-old daughter, thanks to freezing his sperm 14 years ago before his chemotherapy.James Hodgson, 28, from Fareham, ... Read more...

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Tests negative in paternity suit against Paraguay’s president


September 24th, 2010 - 11:25 am ICT by IANS
Asuncion (Paraguay), Sep 24 (IANS/EFE) All three blood tests conducted to determine the paternity of a boy whose mother had a relationship with Paraguayan President Fernando Lugo came back negative, the head ... Read more...

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Dexter star Michael C. Hall opens up about his cancer diagnosis


September 21st, 2010 - 7:49 pm ICT by Aishwarya Bhatt
Sep 21 (THAINDIAN NEWS) Actor Michael C. Hall celebrated his 39th birthday last February, marking a very important milestone in his life.The "Dexter" star was diagnosed with Hodgkin’s lymphoma in ... Read more...

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Michael C. Hall Beats Cancer, Bounces Back After Treatment


September 21st, 2010 - 7:24 pm ICT by GD
By Ranjan Bhaduri Sep 21, (THAINDIAN NEWS) Michael C. Hall - the "Dexter" actor was diagnosed with a form of cancer in 2009 and it made him so worried that he started thinking ... Read more...

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Paraguay president undergoes chemotherapy


September 4th, 2010 - 11:16 am ICT by IANS
Asuncion (Paraguay), Sep 4 (IANS/EFE) Paraguayan President Fernando Lugo underwent a chemotherapy session at a hospital here to treat the lymphatic cancer he is suffering from, a minister said. The head of state, ... Read more...

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Paraguayan president diagnosed with cancer


August 7th, 2010 - 3:16 pm ICT by IANS
Asuncion (Paraguay), Aug 7 (IANS/EFE) Paraguayan President Fernando Lugo has been diagnosed with malignant lymphoma, his doctors have said. Lugo, 59, will travel to Brazil Tuesday for more tests, Health Minister Esperanza Martinez ... Read more...

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Microsoft co-founder to donate fortune to charity


July 16th, 2010 - 9:58 am ICT by IANS
San Francisco, July 16 (DPA) Microsoft co-founder Paul Allen has pledged to donate the majority of his $13.5 billion fortune to charity. Allen's pledge came just weeks after his former business partner, Bill ... Read more...

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Vatican’s radio masts blamed for causing cancer in kids


July 15th, 2010 - 5:10 pm ICT by ANI
Washington, July 15 (ANI): A medical expert in Italy has claimed that radio masts operated by the Vatican's radio station are causing cancer in children.Professor Andrea Micheli, from Milan's National Tumour Institute, ... Read more...

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Cell phone towers don’t increase cancer risk for newly born


July 12th, 2010 - 2:32 pm ICT by ANI
Washington, July 12 (ANI): A recent study has revealed that children born from mothers, who lived near cell phone towers when they were pregnant, do not have an increased risk of cancer.British ... Read more...

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Pesticides ‘put the unborn at cancer risk’


July 2nd, 2010 - 1:33 pm ICT by ANI
London, July 2 (ANI): Pesticides put pregnant women at greater risk of having children with cancer, say researchers.They say previous studies have shown that pesticide exposure either before conception or during pregnancy ... Read more...

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Dermatitis linked to cancer risk


June 28th, 2010 - 9:13 pm ICT by Aishwarya Bhatt
New York, Jun 28 (THAINDIAN NEWS) Scientists are doing research all the time on cancer and their latest research has shown that people who have the skin disease - atopic dermatitis ... Read more...

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Scientists find new way to attack cancerous cells


June 8th, 2010 - 2:14 pm ICT by ANI
Washington, June 8 (ANI): A new way to target and destroy a type of cancerous cell has been discovered by Scripps Research Institute scientists.The finding may lead to the development of new ... Read more...

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Smoking, obesity, alcohol affect survival of non-Hodgkin’s lymphoma patients


May 14th, 2010 - 3:19 pm ICT by ANI
Washington, May 14 (ANI): People with non-Hodgkin's lymphoma-who smoked, consumed alcohol or were obese before their cancer diagnosis-had poorer overall survival, as compared to patients who did not have these risk factors, ... Read more...

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