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Sonia goes abroad for ‘routine check-up’, to return in 4-5 days (Second Lead)


February 28th, 2012 - 11:12 pm ICT by IANS
New Delhi, Feb 28 (IANS) Congress president Sonia Gandhi has gone abroad for a "routine check-up", nearly six months after surgery in the US, and is expected to return ... Read more...

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Sonia goes abroad for ‘routine check-up’, to return in 4-5 days (Lead)


February 28th, 2012 - 7:52 pm ICT by IANS
New Delhi, Feb 28 (IANS) Congress president Sonia Gandhi has gone abroad for a "routine checkup" and is expected to return in four-five days, a senior party leader said ... Read more...

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Copper surfaces reduce hospital infections: Experts


February 9th, 2012 - 7:42 pm ICT by IANS
New Delhi, Feb 9 (IANS) Hospital Acquired Infections (HAI) can be reduced by more than 70 percent by using copper alloys on surfaces which come frequently in contact with microbes, ... Read more...

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Breast reconstruction helps women regain sexual wellness


October 24th, 2011 - 5:43 pm ICT by IANS
Toronto, Oct 24 (IANS) Reconstruction of breasts after their whole or partial removal during mastectomy may help women improve their psychosocial and sexual well-being. Mastectomy is the medical term for ... Read more...

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Sonia Gandhi recuperating, visitors banned


September 12th, 2011 - 7:40 pm ICT by IANS
New Delhi, Sep 12 (IANS) Amid intense speculation about Sonia Gandhi's health, the Congress party says its president is recuperating after a surgery in the US but no visitors ... Read more...

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Sonia Gandhi supporters pray outside New York hospital


August 8th, 2011 - 6:40 pm ICT by IANS
New York, Aug 8 (IANS) A small group of Sonia Gandhi's supporters gathered outside the Memorial Sloan-Kettering Cancer Center in New York believing that the Congress president had undergone ... Read more...

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Mamata wishes Sonia speedy recovery


August 8th, 2011 - 12:02 am ICT by IANS
New Delhi, Aug 7 (IANS) With Congress president Sonia Gandhi convalescing abroad after her surgery, West Bengal Chief Minister Mamata Banerjee Sunday sent a bouquet to her official residence ... Read more...

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Sonia Gandhi out of ICU


August 6th, 2011 - 1:17 pm ICT by IANS
New Delhi, Aug 6 (IANS) Congress president Sonia Gandhi has been shifted out of the Intensive Care Unit (ICU) at a hospital abroad where she was operated upon for ... Read more...

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Sonia recovering after surgery, makes some party appointments


August 6th, 2011 - 1:21 am ICT by IANS
New Delhi, Aug 5 (IANS) A day after Sonia Gandhi formed a four-member group to manage party affairs in her absence, the Congress Friday announced two new spokespersons even ... Read more...

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Copper slashes risk of hospital infections


July 3rd, 2011 - 2:30 pm ICT by IANS
Washington, July 3 (IANS) Antimicrobial copper surfaces could be one way of minimising hospital infections, since they rapidly kill bacterial, viral and fungal pathogens.The latest trial, conducted at three US ... Read more...

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Change in PSA level poor predictor of prostate cancer


February 25th, 2011 - 5:28 pm ICT by ANI
Washington, Feb 25 (ANI): Change in PSA levels over time, known as PSA velocity, is a poor predictor of prostate cancer and may lead to many unnecessary biopsies, according to researchers at ... Read more...

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Michael Douglas - Has Nerves Of Steel


December 1st, 2010 - 7:37 pm ICT by Sampurn Wire
Douglas will play the lead in Steven Soderbergh's 'Liberace'. The shooting will commence in the month of May or June next year. The role requires special training in music for which ... Read more...

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Tumours capable of making their own blood vessels: Study


November 22nd, 2010 - 2:02 pm ICT by ANI
London, Nov 22 (ANI): A new study has revealed that tumours don't rely on their host's blood vessels for nourishment because they can make their own blood vessels.The findings offer an explanation ... Read more...

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Silicone implants ‘more satisfactory’ than saline implants: Study


November 8th, 2010 - 5:42 pm ICT by ANI
Washington, Nov 8 (ANI): A study has revealed that breast cancer patients who undergo silicone implantation are a lot more satisfied than those who get saline implants.Women suffering from breast cancer often ... Read more...

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Five Indian Americans to be honoured at health summit


November 8th, 2010 - 10:38 am ICT by IANS
New York, Nov 8 (IANS) The Global Organization of People of Indian Origin (GOPIO) will honour five healthcare professionals/organizations at its inaugural Health Summit Nov 12 -14 here.The awards will be given ... Read more...

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Genetic variants may affect breast cancer risk in women with BRCA2 mutations


October 29th, 2010 - 4:36 pm ICT by ANI
Washington, Oct 29 (ANI): A new study has identified genetic variants in women with BRCA2 mutations that may increase or decrease their risk of developing breast cancer.The study, led by researchers at ... Read more...

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How genetic changes make some brain cancers more aggressive


October 2nd, 2010 - 4:13 pm ICT by ANI
Washington, Oct 02 (ANI): A study has provided new insight into genetic changes that make some forms of glioblastoma, the most common type of primary brain cancer, more aggressive than others and ... Read more...

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CT scan more effective in parallel breast and bone cancer detection


September 6th, 2010 - 6:07 pm ICT by ANI
Washington, Sept 6 (ANI): A new study has revealed that PET/CT scanning might be more effective at detecting breast tumours that have reached nearby bones.Memorial Sloan-Kettering Cancer Centre investigators suggest that the ... Read more...

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Acupuncture eases side effects and symptoms of some cancers


September 6th, 2010 - 3:48 pm ICT by ANI
Washington, Sep 6 (ANI): A number of recent studies have shown that acupuncture can help control a number of symptoms and side effects-such as pain, fatigue, dry mouth, nausea, and vomiting-associated with ... Read more...

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Skin cancer pill shrinks tumour in 80 percent cases


August 26th, 2010 - 2:03 pm ICT by IANS
London, Aug 26 (IANS) A pill that retards the spread of advanced skin cancer is showing "remarkable" results in early trials. The experimental drug helped shrink tumours in 80 percent of the ... Read more...

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Sunscreens containing vitamin A do not cause skin cancer: Study


August 11th, 2010 - 4:25 pm ICT by ANI
Washington, Aug 11 (ANI): There is no evidence that the inclusion of retinyl palmitate (vitamin A) in sunscreens can cause cancer in humans, according to a new study."Earlier this year, the Environmental ... Read more...

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Long-term lung cancer survivors’ breathlessness woes


August 3rd, 2010 - 5:00 pm ICT by ANI
Normal 0Washington, Aug 3 (ANI): Scientists have found that most of the lung cancer survivors suffer from dyspnea or shortness of breath.Study author Marc B. Feinstein described the prevalence ... Read more...

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Genomic analysis of prostate cancer unveiled


June 26th, 2010 - 4:11 pm ICT by ANI
Washington, June 26 (ANI): Scientists have assembled the most comprehensive genomic analysis of prostate cancer to date.The hope is that the database will result in new drug targets and the development ... Read more...

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Cysts to reveal pancreatic cancer risk


June 4th, 2010 - 6:05 pm ICT by ANI
Washington, June 4 (ANI): American researchers have come up with a method that could be used to predict whether pancreatic cysts are benign or precursors to invasive cancer.The study, conducted by ... Read more...

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Indoor tanning can lead to other addictions such as alcoholism and drugs


April 21st, 2010 - 10:19 pm ICT by Aishwarya Bhatt
New York, Apr 21 (THAINDIAN NEWS) Reports say that many college students who underwent indoor tanning are said to be addicted to the artificial rays. They also said that these ‘indoor ... Read more...

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Indoor Tanning Addiction Associated With Apprehension


April 21st, 2010 - 8:13 pm ICT by Pen Men At Work
April 21, 2010 (Pen Men at Work): There is nothing like a golden glow to bestow the feeling of hale and hearty strength. However, fresh investigation has illustrated that some individuals, who ... Read more...

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Indoor tanning ‘can be addictive’


April 20th, 2010 - 1:35 pm ICT by ANI
Washington, April 20 (ANI): Indoor tanning may be an addictive behaviour, and people who are hooked on tanning beds may also be prone to anxiety and substance abuse problems, says a new ... Read more...

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Experimental drug for advanced prostate cancer shows promise


April 15th, 2010 - 4:01 pm ICT by ANI
London, April 15 (ANI): A new study suggests that an experimental drug could be a weapon for doctors in the battle against an aggressive form of advanced prostate cancer.The research, led by ... Read more...

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Human trials for single injection cancer cure to begin


March 7th, 2010 - 5:03 pm ICT by IANS
New Delhi, March 7 (IANS) Treating cancer with just one injection? It may sound unbelievable, but an Indian medical institute is soon to start human trials to treat cancer in six weeks ... Read more...

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Obesity raises kidney cancer risk


January 13th, 2010 - 4:04 pm ICT by ANI
Washington, Jan 13 (ANI): People who are obese may be at an increased risk of developing the most common type of kidney cancer, according to a new study.The most common type is ... Read more...

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‘Self-seeding’ of cancer cells may pave way for new therapies


December 25th, 2009 - 3:10 pm ICT by ANI
Washington, Dec 25 (ANI): Scientists from Memorial Sloan-Kettering Cancer Centre have identified what they call the 'self-seeding' mechanism of cancer cells, which appears to play a critical role in tumour progression.Cancer progression ... Read more...

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Novel therapeutic target for non-Hodgkin’s lymphoma identified


November 23rd, 2009 - 4:18 pm ICT by ANI
Washington, Nov 23 (ANI): Scientists from Weill Cornell Medical College claim to have identified potential therapeutic target for non-Hodgkin's lymphoma, a type of cancer that affects lymphocytes, or white blood cells.The research ... Read more...

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Why some women suffer breast cancer relapses


October 5th, 2009 - 1:12 pm ICT by ANI
London, Oct 5 (ANI): Scientists at Memorial Sloan-Kettering Cancer Centre in New York City have found out why some women suffer relapses years after beating breast cancer.Leading oncologist Dr. Larry Norton has ... Read more...

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‘Spectacular’ treatment for skin cancer developed


September 24th, 2009 - 2:08 pm ICT by ANI
London, Sep 24 (ANI): American scientists have developed, what is being hailed as a "simply spectacular" treatment for skin cancer that could shrink the tumours at a "rapid and dramatic" rate in ... Read more...

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Kim Girardi Spreads Cancer Awareness


September 12th, 2009 - 6:43 pm ICT by GD
By Meena Kar Kim Girardi, wife of Yankees manager Joe Girardi, is organizing an event in the stadium on Saturday to spread awareness on Stomach Cancer. Girardi will host the program from 11 ... Read more...

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