non hodgkin s lymphoma

India, China making inroads in biotech drugs: NYT


September 19th, 2011 - 6:42 pm ICT by IANS
Washington, Sep 19 (IANS) Chinese and Indian drug makers have taken over much of the global trade in medicines and now manufacture more than 80 percent of the active ingredients ... Read more...

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Happy to be alive after cancer treatment: Puerto Rican singer


June 21st, 2011 - 12:28 pm ICT by IANS
San Juan, June 21 (IANS/EFE) Puerto Rican singer-songwriter Draco Rosa said that he's "happy to be alive" after undergoing six months of treatment for cancer.The composer of top Ricky Martin ... 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...

Posted in Health Science |

Report says that 911 firefighters are getting cancer at a faster rate


April 4th, 2011 - 9:05 pm ICT by Aishwarya Bhatt
New York, April 4 (THAINDIAN NEWS) A government-sponsored report which is expected to be released just in time to coincide with the 10th anniversary of the most devastating attacks on the US ... 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...

Posted in Politics |

Robert Schimmel Hospitalized After Car Accident


August 30th, 2010 - 8:14 pm ICT by GD
By Gina Gomez Aug 30, (THAINDIAN NEWS) Veteran comedian Robert Schimmel, best known for appearing on "The Howard Stern Show" is reportedly in a serious condition following his car crash. The accident took ... 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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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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Allergy sufferers less likely to develop cancer


May 24th, 2010 - 5:11 pm ICT by ANI
New York, May 24 (ANI): Suffering from an allergy? Well, here's something to cheer about-you are less likely to get cancer if you are tormented by runny noses, itchy eyes and coughs, ... 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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Boffins design new class of drug that kills lymphoma cells


April 15th, 2010 - 12:28 pm ICT by ANI
Washington, Apr 15 (ANI): A new class of drugs that targets BCL6, a master regulatory protein responsible for causing the most common type of non-Hodgkin's lymphoma, has been designed by researchers from ... Read more...

Posted in Health Science |

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...

Posted in Health Science |

Microsoft co-founder Paul Allen diagnosed with cancer


November 17th, 2009 - 5:29 pm ICT by ANI
London, Nov 17 (ANI): Paul Allen, who founded Microsoft with Bill Gates, has been diagnosed with cancer.Allen, 56, has begun chemotherapy treatment for non-Hodgkin's lymphoma.His sister and the CEO of his investment ... Read more...

Posted in Health Science |

Healthy dose of exercise is good for lymphoma patients


October 28th, 2009 - 11:38 am ICT by ANI
Washington, Oct 28 (ANI): A regimen of aerobic exercise training can prove fruitful for lymphoma patients receiving chemotherapy, says a new study.Researchers from University of Alberta researchers found that a healthy dose ... Read more...

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Vegetarians develop ‘fewer’ cancers


July 1st, 2009 - 12:15 pm ICT by ANI
London, July 1 (ANI): Vegetarians may be less likely than meat eaters to develop cancers of the blood, bladder and stomach, suggests a study.Lead researcher Professor Tim Key, however, insists that this ... Read more...

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Scientists unveil new cellular targets for HIV drug development


May 28th, 2009 - 12:12 pm ICT by ANI
Washington, May 28 (ANI): A new study suggests that HIV drug development should be focused on immune cells called macrophages, whose job is to "eat" invading disease agents, instead of traditionally targeted ... Read more...

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Wine may boost survival among non-Hodgkin’s lymphoma patients


April 22nd, 2009 - 12:12 pm ICT by ANI
Washington, Apr 22 (ANI): Drinking wine may reduce the risk of death and relapse among non-Hodgkin's lymphoma patients before diagnosis, according to a new epidemiology study.According to Xuesong Han, the first author ... Read more...

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Liver transplant patients at increased cancer risk


November 4th, 2008 - 1:50 pm ICT by ANI
Washington, Nov 4 (ANI): People who have undergone liver transplants are at a greater risk of developing non-Hodgkin''s lymphoma and colorectal cancer, say researchers. A new Canadian study led by Ying Jiang ... Read more...

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Vietnam veterans exposed to Agent Orange at risk of prostate cancer


August 6th, 2008 - 11:20 am ICT by ANI
Washington, August 6 (ANI): U.S. scientists say that Vietnam War veterans exposed to Agent Orange, a powerful herbicide that was used to destroy dense forests to better visualize enemy activity, have ... Read more...

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Tobacco plant may help fight cancer


July 22nd, 2008 - 1:01 pm ICT by ANI
London, July 22 (ANI): Tobacco plants, which are responsible for millions of cancer cases, may actually offer a therapy for patients with a chronic form of lymphoma, a new study suggests.The ... Read more...

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Cases of new, deadly form of cancer on the rise: Study


July 7th, 2008 - 6:53 pm ICT by ANI
Washington, July 7 (ANI): Researchers at the University of Texas M.D. Anderson Cancer Center have found that the incidence of mantle cell lymphoma, a deadly form of non-Hodgkin''s lymphoma, is on ... Read more...

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New treatment method may benefit lymphoma patients in developing world


July 7th, 2008 - 4:01 pm ICT by ANI
Washington, July 7 (ANI): Patients with aggressive non-Hodgkin''s lymphoma in the developing world might benefit from a modified chemotherapy regimen, according to preliminary results of a study.Lead author Prof. Hamdy Azim ... Read more...

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