prostate cancer

Sepsis killing more people than AIDS: Experts (Sep 13 is World Sepsis Day)


September 12th, 2012 - 8:42 pm ICT by IANS
New Delhi, Sep 12 (IANS) Sepsis, a condition caused by infections leading to multiple organ failure, is among the leading causes of deaths in India - killing more people than ... Read more...

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Pan-fried meat induces prostate cancer


August 19th, 2012 - 4:02 pm ICT by IANS
Washington, Aug 19 (IANS) Red meats fried at high temperatures, especially in pans, could shoot up the risk of advanced prostate cancer by as much as 40 percent, says a ... Read more...

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New method detects aggressive prostate cancer


August 9th, 2012 - 5:39 pm ICT by IANS
Washington, Aug 9 (IANS) A new screening method combining a novel drug therapy and changes in prostate specific antigen (PSA) levels can detect an aggressive prostate cancer, despite negative results ... Read more...

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High level of testosterone may speed up prostate cancer


July 31st, 2012 - 11:17 am ICT by IANS
Sydney, July 31 (IANS) Higher levels of testosterone in elderly men might make an existing prostate cancer tumour grow faster, warn researchers.They say men in their 70s and 80s with ... Read more...

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Smoking fathers pass on damaged genes to kids


June 25th, 2012 - 11:19 am ICT by IANS
London, June 25 (IANS) British researchers have found the men quite fond of smoking actually go on to pass damaged DNA to their children as fathers while raising risk of ... Read more...

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Treat cancer in half an hour


June 10th, 2012 - 11:57 pm ICT by IANS
London, June 10 (IANS) A gentler form of prostate cancer treatment that takes only 30 minutes has been devised by British surgeons.The technique is just as effective as surgery but ... Read more...

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Lockerbie bomber who killed 270 is dead


May 20th, 2012 - 10:21 pm ICT by IANS
Washington, May 20 (IANS) Abdelbeset Ali Mohmed al Megrahi, the lone person convicted in the bombing of a US plane over Scotland's Lockerbie that killed 270 people, died Sunday, CNN ... Read more...

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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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Household chemicals ‘causing cancer, reducing fertility’


May 11th, 2012 - 4:43 pm ICT by IANS
London, May 11 (IANS) Chemicals found in household products may be contributing to rising incidence of cancer, reduced fertility and obesity, the European Environment Agency (EEA) has warned.EEA warned that ... Read more...

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Beehive extract may arrest prostate cancer


May 6th, 2012 - 6:06 pm ICT by IANS
Washington, May 6 (IANS) An over-the-counter natural remedy derived from beehives slows down the growth of prostate cancer cells and tumours in mice, says a new study.Caffeic acid phenethyl ester, ... Read more...

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Oregano can help protect against prostate cancer


April 25th, 2012 - 5:10 pm ICT by IANS
London, April 25 (IANS) Oregano, the common seasoning for pizzas and pastas, could be processed into a drug to protect against prostate cancer with fewer side-effects than existing treatments.Researchers from ... Read more...

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Kerala film industry’s biggest showman Navodaya Appachan dies


April 24th, 2012 - 1:20 am ICT by IANS
Kochi, April 23 (IANS) Navodaya Appachan, known as the biggest showman of the Malayalam film industry, died at a private hospital here Monday night after battling cancer for a long ... Read more...

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Faulty gene spikes prostate cancer risk in men


April 22nd, 2012 - 4:05 pm ICT by IANS
London, April 22 (IANS) A faulty gene that increases breast cancer risk in women also quadruples the chances of prostate cancer among men, says a recent study. "Until now, there ... Read more...

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Warren Buffett diagnosed with prostate cancer


April 18th, 2012 - 6:41 pm ICT by IANS
Washington, April 18 (IANS) American billionaire investor Warren Buffett has been diagnosed with stage I prostate cancer, the CNN reported Wednesday.In a letter to shareholders of his firm Berkshire Hathaway, ... Read more...

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Ryan O’Neal has prostate cancer


April 15th, 2012 - 7:23 pm ICT by IANS
New York, April 15 (IANS) Actor Ryan O'Neal has been diagnosed with prostate cancer."Recently I was diagnosed with stage 4 prostate cancer. Although I was shocked and stunned by the ... Read more...

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Mugabe fighting for life in Singapore hospital?


April 10th, 2012 - 7:32 pm ICT by IANS
London, April 10 (IANS) Long-time Zimbabwean President Robert Mugabe - affected by a mystery illness - is fighting for life in a hospital in Singapore, a British media report said.The ... Read more...

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Iranian scientist creates gas-filled aspirin to fight cancer


March 13th, 2012 - 3:36 pm ICT by IANS
Tehran, March 13 (IANS) An Iranian scientist has developed a gas-filled aspirin that can boost the cancer-fighting ability of the drug, the Iranian Students News agency (ISNA) reported.Khosrow Kashfi, associate ... 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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Heart disease may be linked to prostate cancer


February 9th, 2012 - 3:24 pm ICT by IANS
Washington, Feb 9 (IANS) Coronary artery disease (CAD) and prostate cancer, two seemingly unrelated conditions, may actually share similar causes, according to the findings of a drug trial.CAD kills more ... Read more...

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Exercise improves survival in prostate cancer patients


February 2nd, 2012 - 7:34 pm ICT by IANS
Washington, Feb 2 (IANS) Scientists have identified 184 genes in men that may explain how vigorous exercise improves survival chances in low-grade prostate cancer. Researchers from the University of ... Read more...

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Ultrasound zap could work as male contraceptive


January 30th, 2012 - 7:51 pm ICT by IANS
London, Jan 30 (IANS) Zapping a male's private parts with ultrasound could be one of the most effective and non-invasive forms of contraception. Experiments conducted by James Tsuruta, from the ... Read more...

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Kenya concerned over rising breast cancer cases


January 13th, 2012 - 3:26 am ICT by IANS
Nairobi, Jan 13 (IANS) The Kenyan government Thursday expressed concern over the rising cases of breast cancer in the country, saying one out of nine women is affected.Health Minister Beth ... Read more...

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High-fibre diet cuts bowel cancer risk


November 12th, 2011 - 12:32 pm ICT by IANS
London, Nov 12 (IANS) Eating enough fibre can cut bowel cancer risk by almost 20 percent.Although a high-fibre diet has been known to be good for the gut and protective ... Read more...

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Magnets help fight prostate cancer


November 9th, 2011 - 5:03 pm ICT by IANS
London, Nov 9 (IANS) Magnetic force can help treat prostate cancer in men, say experts.Unlike chemotherapy and radiotherapy, the treatment can kill cancerous cells without harming healthy tissue, Daily Mail ... Read more...

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Japanese emperor hospitalised


November 6th, 2011 - 11:19 pm ICT by IANS
Tokyo, Nov 6 (IANS) Japan's Emperor Akihito was admitted to hospital Sunday night with symptoms of a light form of bronchitis, Xinhua reported.The 77-year-old emperor, who developed a fever Thursday ... Read more...

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Slowing down prostate cancer by starving its cells


November 3rd, 2011 - 12:31 pm ICT by IANS
Sydney, Nov 3 (IANS) Researchers have hit upon a potential treatment for prostate cancer - starving tumour cells of a vital nutrient that fuels their growth.The study, conducted with lab ... Read more...

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Albert Finney onboard for the new James Bond movie


November 1st, 2011 - 7:50 pm ICT by Aishwarya Bhatt
Hollywood, Nov 1 (THAINDIAN NEWS) The director of the 23rd James Bond movie has drafted Albert Finney into the project. The name of the movie has not been officially given but reports ... Read more...

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Low fat, fish oil diet helps slow down cancer


October 26th, 2011 - 3:52 pm ICT by IANS
Washington, Oct 26 (IANS) A low-fat, fish-oil combo diet, taken weeks before prostate removal, slows down prostate cancer growth as compared to a traditional, high-fat Western diet. The study, conducted ... Read more...

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Vitamin E supplement ups chances of prostate cancer


October 12th, 2011 - 1:57 pm ICT by IANS
Washington, Oct 12 (IANS) Daily intake of a vitamin E supplement, once thought to reduce cancer risk, increases chances of prostate cancer among men, new research says. The finding is ... Read more...

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Testosterone therapy can overcome male menopause


October 3rd, 2011 - 5:57 pm ICT by IANS
London, Oct 3 (IANS) Male menopause seems like a downward spiral into hell with fatigue, depression, obesity, loss of libido, memory and insomnia taking their toll, thanks to falling ... Read more...

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Statins can cut prostate cancer risk


October 2nd, 2011 - 5:41 pm ICT by IANS
London, Oct 2 (IANS) Cholesterol lowering drugs like statins, taken by millions to combat heart disease, could help reduce fatalities in prostate cancer, new research has found.US studies suggest that ... Read more...

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Cancer ‘wonder drug’ launched in Britain


September 21st, 2011 - 9:46 pm ICT by IANS
London, Sep 21 (IANS) A pill that can help prostate cancer patients live about five months longer was launched in Britain Wednesday.The drug, Zytiga, developed by British scientists, can increase ... Read more...

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Steve Jobs biography to be released in November


August 16th, 2011 - 7:21 pm ICT by Aishwarya Bhatt
New York, August 16 (THAINDIAN NEWS) Steve Jobs’ biography is expected to be released on the 21st of November. The book which was earlier expected to be released in March 2012 is ... Read more...

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Exercise can cut risk of cancer returning


August 8th, 2011 - 10:31 pm ICT by IANS
London, Aug 8 (IANS) Regular exercise can cut by 40 percent the risk of cancer returning, say experts. Breast cancer patients who work out have more than a 40 percent ... Read more...

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Elderly show way to recovery after surgeries


July 17th, 2011 - 8:19 pm ICT by IANS
New Delhi, July 17 (IANS) Retired professor J.R. Verma, 91, underwent a second knee replacement surgery four months ago. But the only signs of old age this Delhiite carries are ... Read more...

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