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‘Allergies linked to lower risk of brain tumours’


August 6th, 2012 - 5:31 pm ICT by IANS
Washington, Aug 6 (IANS) Allergies may be linked to lower risk of brain tumours known as gliomas, especially among women, suggests a new US research.It also bolsters scientists' belief that ... Read more...

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Noted Brazilian architect hospitalized


May 4th, 2012 - 11:15 am ICT by IANS
Rio de Janeiro, May 4 (IANS/EFE) Centenarian Brazilian architect Oscar Niemeyer has been hospitalized here with a respiratory infection, medical officials said Thursday.The 104-year-old entered Rio de Janeiro's Samaritan hospital ... Read more...

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Chavez back in Cuba for cancer treatment


March 26th, 2012 - 6:33 am ICT by IANS
Havana, March 26 (IANS) Venezuelan President Hugo Chavez who is battling cancer has returned to Cuba for a round of chemotherapy.Chavez is back in Havana only a week after returning ... Read more...

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Vietnamese man to be freed soon from his 90-kilo tumor


January 5th, 2012 - 10:06 pm ICT by Aishwarya Bhatt
Ho Chi Minh City, Jan 5 (THAINDIAN NEWS) A Vietnamese man is looking forward to be freed from a 90kg tumor on his right leg. With part of his right ... Read more...

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Hugo Chavez calls doctor ‘a liar’ after saying he has 2 years left to live


October 28th, 2011 - 3:44 am ICT by BNO News
CARACAS, VENEZUELA (BNO NEWS) -- Venezuelan President Hugo Chavez has described a doctor who claimed to be part of his former medical team as 'a big liar'. The doctor previously said Chavez ... Read more...

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Hugo Chavez to start chemotherapy treatment


July 18th, 2011 - 6:52 pm ICT by Aishwarya Bhatt
Caracas, Venezuela, July 18 (THAINDIAN NEWS) Venezuelan leader Hugo Chavez has flown to Cuba to start chemotherapy. The 56-year-old was in Cuba almost a month ago where he underwent a surgery to ... Read more...

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Organic nanoparticle that uses sound, heat to treat tumors created


March 21st, 2011 - 1:53 pm ICT by ANI
London, March 21 (ANI): An organic nanoparticle that is completely non-toxic, biodegradable and nimble in the way it uses light and heat to treat cancer and deliver drugs, has been created by ... Read more...

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Alien tumor found inside Californian man


February 16th, 2011 - 2:22 am ICT by Aishwarya Bhatt
New York, Feb 16 (THAINDIAN NEWS) A Californian man caused quite a bit of a stir when doctors discovered a huge alien type tumor growing inside his body. What caused the doctors ... Read more...

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Chinese who ran microblog on his cancer battle dead


February 1st, 2011 - 5:14 pm ICT by IANS
Beijing, Feb 1 (IANS) "I am gone. I will see you in the next life" - this was the last post of a Beijing resident who used his microblog to detail his ... Read more...

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New hope in the fight against melanoma


December 14th, 2010 - 6:39 pm ICT by ANI
Washington, Dec 14 (ANI): Scientists have offered new hope in the fight against melanoma, most aggressive form of skin cancer.This past summer saw a revolution in melanoma therapy. Patients whose melanoma lesions ... 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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Michael’s feeling ‘feisty’, says father Kirk Douglas


November 25th, 2010 - 5:43 pm ICT by ANI
London, Nov 25 (ANI): Hollywood legend Kirk Douglas has said that his son Michael, who was diagnosed with a tumor in his throat several months ago, is doing well and getting stronger ... Read more...

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Aggressive surgery best for kids with brain tumors


November 23rd, 2010 - 4:35 pm ICT by ANI
Washington, Nov 23 (ANI): Children with low-grade brain tumors (gliomas) who undergo aggressive surgery to completely remove the tumour have an increased chance of overall survival, according to Mayo Clinic study.If complete ... Read more...

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Solar cells could be used to treat cancer effectively, say scientists


November 17th, 2010 - 6:12 pm ICT by ANI
Washington, Nov 17 (ANI): Scientists are coming up new solar cell-powered cancer therapies that could make treatment faster, less painful and more effective.The new solar cells are similar to the black ... Read more...

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Jane Fonda now cancer-free after surgery to remove tumor in breast


November 12th, 2010 - 6:26 pm ICT by ANI
New York, Nov 12 (ANI): Veteran actress turned fitness guru Jane Fonda has revealed that she had a cancer scare recently after discovering a tumor in her breast.People.com reported that a ... Read more...

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The world’s longest snake - Fluffy dies


October 28th, 2010 - 8:54 pm ICT by Aishwarya Bhatt
Ohio, Oct 28 (THAINDIAN NEWS) “Fluffy”, the highly famous 24-foot python at the Ohio Zoo has died at the age of 18 years.The animal died on Tuesday and a statement was released ... Read more...

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Portuguese Man has 5kg Tumour Removed From Face


October 21st, 2010 - 11:07 pm ICT by Angela Kaye Mason
Oct 21 (THAINDIAN NEWS) A man from Portugal has underwent major surgery to have a tumor which weighed 5 kgs removed from his face. Jose Mestre was in a Chicago hospital for ... Read more...

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Portuguese man has 5 kg tumour removed from his face


October 21st, 2010 - 10:01 pm ICT by Aishwarya Bhatt
Chicago, Oct 21 (THAINDIAN NEWS) Jose Mestre, 54 years old will now be walking 5 kg lighter after surgeons in a Chicago hospital spent three months to remove a huge tumor from ... Read more...

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Is It A Losing Battle For Michael Douglas Against Throat Cancer?


October 14th, 2010 - 7:10 pm ICT by Sampurn Wire
October 14, 2010 (Sampurn Wire): Michael Douglas’ doctors are getting worried about his throat cancer. Reports suggest that the chemotherapy has been stepped up over the last few days and doctors ... Read more...

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Jennifer Grey takes inspiration from Patrick Swayze


September 15th, 2010 - 1:37 pm ICT by Sampurn Wire
September 15, 2010 (Sampurn Wire): Patrick Swayze the legendary actor was one of the foremost supporters for "Dancing with the Stars'. One year after the death of her "Dirty Dancing' costar ... Read more...

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Michael Douglas vows not to succumb to his cancer


September 13th, 2010 - 6:22 pm ICT by ANI
London, Sept 13 (ANI): Cancer-stricken Michael Douglas refuses to surrender himself to the disease because he believes doctors when they tell him he has a good chance of fully recovering.The movie star ... Read more...

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Michael Douglas Expresses His Regrets of Fatherhood


September 7th, 2010 - 1:10 am ICT by Angela Kaye Mason
Sep 6 (THAINDIAN NEWS) Michael Douglas was just recently diagnosed with stage four throat cancer, and gives himself an “80% chance to make it”. Just before he was told of ... Read more...

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Thai woman weighing 600 pounds leaves home for first time in three years


August 27th, 2010 - 4:48 pm ICT by ANI
London, Aug.27 (ANI): A Thai woman weighing over 600 pounds and suffering from a tumor in a her right leg, left her third floor studio apartment on the outskirts of Bangkok for ... Read more...

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Study finds that cancer cells thrive on fructose


August 4th, 2010 - 8:26 pm ICT by Aishwarya Bhatt
Washington DC, Aug 4 (THAINDIAN NEWS) Researchers in the United States say they have discovered that the age long belief that all sugars are the same, might not be true anymore.A team ... Read more...

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Nanoparticles used to shrink tumors in mice


July 10th, 2010 - 2:26 pm ICT by ANI
Washington, July 10 (ANI): Scientists have demonstrated that that mesoporous silica nanoparticles (MSNs), tiny particles with thousands of pores, can store and deliver chemotherapeutic drugs in vivo and effectively suppress tumors in ... Read more...

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Doctors Find A Way To Cure Giant Woman


June 5th, 2010 - 7:27 pm ICT by Pen Men At Work
June 5, 2010 (Pen Men at Work): Doctors of Tanya Angus, the woman suffering from gigantism, seem to have found a cure for her condition. Angus, who is referred to as a ... Read more...

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Surgery Successful For ‘The Woman Who Can’t Stop Growing’


June 3rd, 2010 - 10:35 pm ICT by Angela Kaye Mason
June 3 (THAINDIAN NEWS) Tanya Angus weighs 336 pounds and stands almost 7 feet tall. She has a condition called acromegaly, which means that her body produces too many growth hormones, and ... Read more...

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Star Jones well on the road to recovery


March 23rd, 2010 - 8:40 pm ICT by Pen Men At Work
March 23, 2010 (Pen Men at Work): Star Jones, lawyer and co-host of ABC weekdays morning talk show, The View, is recovering after she underwent a cardiac surgery last week. This ... Read more...

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Star Jones recovering after surgery


March 22nd, 2010 - 7:34 pm ICT by Pen Men At Work
March 22, 2010 (Pen Men at Work): Star Jones American lawyer and TV personality underwent cardiac surgery on Wednesday related to rarely-performed surgery she had three decades ago after developing a thoracic ... Read more...

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Smokers with lung cancer can kick the habit & live longer


January 26th, 2010 - 12:08 am ICT by Aishwarya Bhatt
London, Jan 25 (THAINDIAN NEWS) A new study claims that kicking the habit of smoking can actually double the chances of survival in people who suffer from lung cancer. This study ... Read more...

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Luciano Pavarotti ‘kept daughter by his side on deathbed’


January 17th, 2010 - 2:02 pm ICT by ANI
London, January 17 (ANI): Late operatic tenor Luciano Pavarotti's widow revealed that the musician kept their four-year-old daughter by his side when he was on deathbed.Nicoletta Mantovani said the Italian singer loved ... Read more...

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Peptide delivers medicines directly into tumor


December 8th, 2009 - 4:22 pm ICT by ANI
Washington, Dec 4 (ANI): A new American study has identified a peptide that breaks through cancerous tumours and can deliver diagnostic particles and medicines to them.The study was conducted by researchers at ... Read more...

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Cancer Victim Jennifer Griffin Appears At Cause Gala Event


November 17th, 2009 - 7:29 pm ICT by GD
By Gina Gomez Nov.17, (THAINDIAN NEWS) The well known Fox news correspondent Jennifer Griffin who is suffering from breast cancer appeared at a fund raising event for the organization Cause last week in ... Read more...

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The book of life can be written on stacks of filter paper - literally


October 20th, 2009 - 1:35 pm ICT by ANI
Washington, Oct 20 (ANI): Researchers have revealed that stacks of filter paper can help grow cells that mimic the three-dimensionality of real tissue, which would potentially make it faster and easier to ... Read more...

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Lauren Graham set to replace Maura Tierney in the show Parenthood


October 13th, 2009 - 6:14 pm ICT by Aishwarya Bhatt
New York, Oct 13 (THAINDIAN NEWS) Actress Lauren Graham is all set to join the cast of NBC's upcoming series Parenthood. The network confirms that the former Gilmore Girls star, 42, will ... Read more...

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