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Smoking linked to ovarian cancer?


September 12th, 2012 - 12:54 pm ICT by IANS
Sydney, Sep 12 (IANS) Scientists have for the first time linked smoking with ovarian cancer - the second most commonly diagnosed gynaecological cancer in Australia with a five-year survival rate ... Read more...

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FDA approves personalized therapy for tough-to-treat colorectal cancer


July 26th, 2012 - 9:41 pm ICT by IANS
New Delhi, July 26 (IANS) There's new hope for colorectal cancer (CRC) patients with the US FDA approving the first personalized therapy for its treatment. More than 42,000 new CRC ... Read more...

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Coffee reduces risk of heart failure


June 27th, 2012 - 10:09 pm ICT by IANS
London, June 27 (IANS) Two mugs of coffee a day could help keep the heart healthy, according to a study.With up to 40 percent of those affected dying within a ... Read more...

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Need to create awareness about cancer of cervix: Doctors


March 8th, 2012 - 7:16 pm ICT by IANS
New Delhi, March 8 (IANS) As the world celebrates Women's Day, Indian doctors Thursday called for greater awareness among women towards screening for cervical cancer - the second most common ... Read more...

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Some probiotics better in surviving, promoting health


February 23rd, 2012 - 4:32 pm ICT by IANS
London, Feb 23 (IANS) Probiotics are bugs known to promote health, but only some are able to survive the harsh environment of the human digestive tract.For instance, the lactobacilli strains ... Read more...

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Robin Gibb is battling liver cancer


November 21st, 2011 - 11:47 pm ICT by Aishwarya Bhatt
London, Nov 21 (THAINDIAN NEWS) Bee Gees singer Robin Gibb is struggling with liver cancer. The 61-year-old has been undergoing treatment for some time with his wife standing by to take of ... Read more...

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Missouri State Ice Bears & Northern Illinois University Huskies to play hockey on pink ice


October 7th, 2011 - 7:55 pm ICT by Aishwarya Bhatt
Springfield, Oct 7 (THAINDIAN NEWS) The game between the Missouri State Ice Bears and the Northern Illinois University Huskies will be used to create breast cancer awareness. The game is the start ... Read more...

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India witnessing rise in pancreatic cancer, say doctors


October 6th, 2011 - 7:01 pm ICT by IANS
New Delhi, Oct 6 (IANS) Death of Apple co-founder Steve Jobs due to pancreatic cancer has brought into focus this rare and aggressive form of cancer, which is causing concern ... Read more...

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This drug can reduce breast cancer recurrence


September 27th, 2011 - 1:51 pm ICT by IANS
London, Sep 27 (IANS) Zoledronic acid, a group of drugs, tried out on breast cancers among post-menopausal women has shown promising results.Mainly used to treat osteoporosis, zoledronic acid is also ... Read more...

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Bad cholesterol feeds brain tumours


September 16th, 2011 - 4:43 pm ICT by IANS
London, Sep 16 (IANS) Bad cholesterol fuels the growth of the commonest type of brain cancer, glioblastoma, just as hormones drive the growth of certain breast and prostate cancers.Glioblastomas are ... Read more...

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17 years old schoolgirl was so worried about detention that she collapsed with a heart attack


July 28th, 2011 - 1:37 am ICT by Aishwarya Bhatt
London, July 27 (THAINDIAN NEWS) A 17-year-old schoolgirl had a heart attack and collapsed for fear of detention. Tabatha McElligott escaped from her school with some friends to buy chocolate. When she ... Read more...

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Dikshit launches green Delhi drive


July 23rd, 2011 - 9:03 pm ICT by IANS
New Delhi, July 23 (IANS) In order to enhance Delhi's green cover, the city government Saturday launched a mass plantation drive, led by Chief Minister Sheila Dikshit, to plant saplings ... Read more...

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Reducing time to diagnosis of ovarian cancer may not improve outcome


May 4th, 2011 - 6:40 pm ICT by ANI
Washington, May 4 (ANI): A new study has found that once women with ovarian cancer have experienced symptoms, reducing time to diagnosis does not improve outcomes.The study by the Queensland Institute of ... Read more...

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2cm bullet removed from Chinese farmer head after 23 years!


April 23rd, 2011 - 5:19 pm ICT by ANI
London, April 23 (ANI): Surgeons have removed a two-centimetre bullet from the head of a Chinese farmer after 23 years.In 1988 Wang Tianqing, who lives in Zhangjiakouin city in northern China's Hebei ... Read more...

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Flower sapling sale increases with onset of spring in J.K


March 13th, 2011 - 4:32 pm ICT by ANI
Srinagar, Mar.13 (ANI): The sale of the flower saplings has increased in Jammu and Kashmir with the onset of spring season.With the rise in the demand, the turnover of the flower business ... Read more...

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New CPR method increases survival rate by 50pc


March 2nd, 2011 - 1:09 pm ICT by ANI
Washington, March 2 (ANI): A five-year clinical trial has led to a new method of cardiopulmonary resuscitation (CPR) that improves long-term survival rates with good brain function by 50 percent.Developed by the ... Read more...

Posted in Health Science |

Enzyme lowers vitamin D’s anti-cancer abilities


March 2nd, 2011 - 1:07 pm ICT by ANI
Washington, March 2 (ANI): Scientists at the University of Michigan Comprehensive Cancer Center have discovered that an enzyme, which plays a role in metabolizing vitamin D, can predict lung cancer survival.Previous ... Read more...

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Human placenta stem cells show therapeutic potential in stroke models


February 2nd, 2011 - 12:48 pm ICT by ANI
Washington, Feb 2 (ANI): In a new study from the University of South Florida, researchers found that human placenta-derived stem cells showed chances of recovery in the laboratory mice with modelled stroke.These ... Read more...

Posted in Health Science |

New way to stop pancreatic cancer in early stages discovered


January 12th, 2011 - 3:21 pm ICT by ANI
Washington, Jan 12 (ANI): Scientists at the University of Oklahoma have found a novel way to stop early stage pancreatic cancer.C.V. Rao, and his team were able to show for the first ... Read more...

Posted in Health Science |

Walking faster key to survival among elderly


January 5th, 2011 - 5:18 pm ICT by IANS
Washington, Jan 5 (IANS) A higher walking speed could be the key to older adults surviving for longer, a study suggests.Stephanie Studenski of the University of Pittsburgh in the US and her ... Read more...

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Walking speed ‘predicts longevity’


January 5th, 2011 - 2:55 pm ICT by ANI
Washington, Jan 5 (ANI): Walking speed is associated with survival among older adults, according to a new study.Stephanie Studenski of the University of Pittsburgh, and colleagues conducted a study to assess the ... Read more...

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Robotic surgery shows promise for head and neck cancer


December 21st, 2010 - 2:57 pm ICT by ANI
Washington, Dec 21 (ANI): University of Alabama at Birmingham researchers have suggested that less-invasive robotic surgery for upper airway and digestive track malignant tumors is as effective as other minimally invasive surgical ... Read more...

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Over 90 pc street kids in Karachi are drug addicts: Study


December 20th, 2010 - 3:10 pm ICT by ANI
Islamabad, Dec 20 (ANI): A new study has revealed that over 90 percent of the estimated 30,000 street children in Karachi are addicted to different drugs.A study by an NGO, working on ... Read more...

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Soul Icon Aretha Franklin Suffering From Pancreatic Cancer?


December 9th, 2010 - 8:41 pm ICT by GD
By Gina Gomez Dec 9, (THAINDIAN NEWS) It came as a real shock to Aretha Frankiln's fans when a reputed American magazine reported that the Queen of Soul is battling against pancreatic cancer. ... Read more...

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300 pandas raised in critical breeding breakthrough in China


December 6th, 2010 - 5:15 pm ICT by ANI
London, Dec 6 (ANI): In a critical breakthrough, conservationists in China have successfully raised 300 pandas in captivity.The feat, mainly by scientists at the Chengdu Panda Breeding Research Centre, China, should lead ... Read more...

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Anti-microbials ‘a common cause of drug-induced liver injury and failure’


December 1st, 2010 - 3:17 pm ICT by ANI
Washington, Dec 1 (ANI): A ten-year prospective study has revealed that anti-microbial medications are a common cause of drug-induced liver injury (DILI) leading to acute liver failure (ALF), with women and minorities ... Read more...

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Targeted drug therapy shows promise against deadly form of lung cancer


November 2nd, 2010 - 5:05 pm ICT by ANI
London, Nov 2 (ANI): Scientists say that a targeted therapy is showing great promise in patients with a deadly form of lung cancer.The multicenter study is testing whether the drug crizotinib ... Read more...

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Seabuckthorn to green Himachal’s Lahaul Valley


October 17th, 2010 - 10:44 am ICT by IANS
By Vishal Gulati Keylong (Himachal Pradesh), Oct 17 (IANS) The rugged, inhospitable terrain of this landlocked valley in Himachal Pradesh is sought to be greened with plantations of seabuckthorn, a medicinally rich plant, ... Read more...

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TTF therapy, chemo combo ‘increase survival for lung cancer patients’


October 11th, 2010 - 3:01 pm ICT by ANI
Washington, Oct 11 (ANI): Novocure reported today that patients with advanced non-small cell lung cancer (NSCLC) achieved a significant increase in survival time when tumour treating fields (TTF) therapy was added to ... Read more...

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Study: Hands-only CPR is better than traditional CPR


October 7th, 2010 - 8:07 pm ICT by Aishwarya Bhatt
A new study in the United States has found that hands-only CPR is effective in reviving an unconscious person than the traditional CPR which involves mouth-to-mouth breathing.The research which was ... Read more...

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Surgery effective for aggressive prostate cancer patients


September 28th, 2010 - 2:30 pm ICT by ANI
Washington, Sep 28 (ANI): Surgery provides high survival rates for patients with aggressive prostate cancer, found a new study.The study is one of the first to focus exclusively on the outcomes after ... Read more...

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New surgical freezing technique can convert sure death into 90pc survival rate


September 27th, 2010 - 4:46 pm ICT by ANI
Sydney, Sep 27 (ANI): A ground-breaking technique that freezes bodies to the brink of death could help doctors in emergency surgery by putting patients into a state of suspended animation.Surgeons are pioneering ... Read more...

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Study reveals new warning signs that may predict kidney transplant failure


September 3rd, 2010 - 1:55 pm ICT by ANI
Washington, Sep 03 (ANI): A new study has suggested that kidney transplants that show a combination of fibrosis (scarring) and inflammation after one year are at higher risk of long-term transplant failure.The ... Read more...

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Now, detect oral cancer just by a mouth swab


August 10th, 2010 - 4:07 pm ICT by ANI
Washington Aug 10 (ANI): Researchers are on the verge of developing a new test for oral cancer that could be done by using a brush to collect cells from a patient's mouth.Scientists ... Read more...

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‘India’s Got Talent 2′ Off To An Impressive Start


August 6th, 2010 - 4:15 pm ICT by Sampurn Wire
August 6, 2010 (Sampurn Wire): Big Synergy boss Siddharth Basu reportedly mentioned that television is living under the tyranny of TRPs. While we agree with Mr. Basu, but at the same ... Read more...

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