tumour

Cancer once made Chavez consider leaving politics


September 5th, 2012 - 1:18 pm ICT by IANS
Caracas, Sep 5 (IANS/EFE) Venezuelan President Hugo Chavez acknowledged Tuesday that he thought about abandoning public life after discovering he had cancer in June 2011, for which he had to ... Read more...

Posted in Politics |

‘Stayin’ Alive’ singer Robin Gibb dead


May 21st, 2012 - 2:18 pm ICT by IANS
London, May 21 (IANS) Bee Gees singer Robin Gibb, who was battling colon and liver cancer, died Sunday. He was 62."The family of Robin Gibb, of the Bee Gees, announce ... Read more...

Posted in Entertainment |

Chavez to return to Venezuela this week


April 24th, 2012 - 11:59 am ICT by IANS
Caracas, April 24 (IANS/EFE) Venezuelan President Hugo Chavez spoke Monday on state television for the first time since he went to Cuba for cancer treatment nine days ago and said ... Read more...

Posted in World |

Robin Gibb in coma


April 14th, 2012 - 8:37 pm ICT by IANS
London, April 14 (IANS) Bee Gees singer Robin Gibb, who has been battling cancer for the past few years, has gone into coma, following a bout of pneumonia.The singer's family, ... Read more...

Posted in Entertainment |

Chavez returns to Cuba for cancer treatment


April 9th, 2012 - 12:09 pm ICT by IANS
Havana, April 9 (IANS/EFE) Cuban President Raul Castro welcomed his Venezuelan counterpart, Hugo Chavez, back to Havana, where he will undergo another round of cancer treatment, state media reported Sunday.Chavez ... Read more...

Posted in Uncategorized |

King of Tonga is dead


March 19th, 2012 - 4:20 pm ICT by IANS
Suva, March 19 (IANS) King George Tupou V of Tonga died in a hospital in Hong Kong, Website Fijivillage reported here Monday.The king, 63, was taken to hospital Sunday afternoon ... Read more...

Posted in Uncategorized |

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...

Posted in Health |

Woman gets life’s rudest shock after 200 surgeries


March 10th, 2012 - 8:42 pm ICT by IANS
Beijing, March 10 (IANS) A 20-year-old Chinese woman who spent over 4 million yuan ($633,858) on more than 200 plastic surgeries received a rude shock when told that she could ... Read more...

Posted in Life Style |

Genetic changes make cancer deadly


March 8th, 2012 - 9:46 pm ICT by IANS
London, March 8 (IANS) A single cancer can be dramatically different within one person, say experts. They discovered that different parts of a tumour can have different genes.And a tumour ... Read more...

Posted in Health |

Parents to use dead son’s semen to have surrogate child


February 29th, 2012 - 1:33 pm ICT by IANS
Thrissur (Kerala), Feb 29 (IANS) Thanks to a verdict by a Lok Adalat in Kerala, an elderly casual labourer and his wife have won the right to collect their deceased ... Read more...

Posted in Health Science |

Wade beat cancer to become top Australia keeper


February 25th, 2012 - 7:11 pm ICT by IANS
Sydney, Feb 25 (IANS) Australian cricketer Mathew Wade battled cancer to become the national squad's number one gloveman. As a 16-year-old, when most youngsters worry about what they are going ... Read more...

Posted in Sports |

Chavez vows to come back stronger after surgery


February 25th, 2012 - 4:03 pm ICT by IANS
Caracas, Feb 25 (IANS/EFE) Venezuelan President Hugo Chavez who left the country Friday to undergo a surgery in Cuba for a lesion has vowed to come back stronger after the ... Read more...

Posted in Politics |

Kerala parents want semen of their deceased son


December 30th, 2011 - 4:55 pm ICT by IANS
Kochi, Dec 30 (IANS) In what is believed to be a rarest of rare case, an aged couple in Kerala has now sought legal recourse to secure possession of their ... Read more...

Posted in Uncategorized |

Cancer survivors celebrate Christmas, life


December 22nd, 2011 - 9:00 pm ICT by IANS
New Delhi, Dec 22 (IANS) Magic show, stand-up comedy acts and gifts, it was the "best ever" party for 12-year-old Gurnoor Singh as he celebrated Christmas and life, ironically inside ... Read more...

Posted in Uncategorized |

Erotica, healing, Ruskin Bond on book cart (IANS Books This Week)


December 8th, 2011 - 2:48 pm ICT by IANS
New Delhi, Dec 8 (IANS) The book case this weekend is packed with action and gripping titles.1. "The Appeasement of Radhika: Radhika Santawanam"; Written by Muddupalani, translated by Sandhya Mulchandani; ... Read more...

Posted in Uncategorized |

Yuvraj recovering from serious lung ailment, says mother


November 26th, 2011 - 9:34 pm ICT by IANS
New Delhi, Nov 26 (IANS) Yuvraj Singh's mysterious lung problem, that has kept the Player of the World Cup out of international cricket the last couple of months, is more ... Read more...

Posted in Uncategorized |

Einstein brain on display in US museum


November 24th, 2011 - 7:10 pm ICT by IANS
Moscow, Nov 24 (IANS/ RIA Novosti) Several dozen slivers of the brain of Albert Einstein have been put on display in a US museum, the CBS News reported.Visitors to Philadelphia's Muetter ... Read more...

Posted in Life Style |

Former Brazil president Lula diagnosed with cancer


October 30th, 2011 - 2:44 pm ICT by IANS
Brasilia, Oct 30 (IANS/EFE) Former Brazilian president Luiz Inacio Lula da Silva, who quit power Jan 1, has been diagnosed with throat cancer, the hospital where he will undergo treatment ... Read more...

Posted in Politics |

Former Brazil president Lula has cancer


October 29th, 2011 - 11:24 pm ICT by IANS
Rio De Janeiro, Oct 29 (IANS) Brazil's former president Luiz Inacio Lula da Silva was diagnosed with laryngeal cancer, his physicians said Saturday.According to Doctor Paulo Hoff from the Sirio-Libanes ... Read more...

Posted in Politics |

Corruption is like cancer, cut it out: Pakistani daily


October 21st, 2011 - 12:45 pm ICT by IANS
Islamabad, Oct 21 (IANS) Corruption is like cancer that has to be cut out from the society, a Pakistani daily said Friday after the Supreme Court stated that corrupt officials ... Read more...

Posted in Uncategorized |

New way of treating lung cancer soon


October 11th, 2011 - 4:26 pm ICT by IANS
Sydney, Oct 11 (IANS) Scientists have uncovered the mechanism by which aggressive lung cancers re-grow following chemotherapy, offering hope for new therapies.The study, conducted by a team from Monash (Australia), ... Read more...

Posted in Uncategorized |

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...

Posted in Health |

She underwent breast cancer surgery at 99!


August 31st, 2011 - 8:33 pm ICT by IANS
London, Aug 31 (IANS) A great-great-grandmother in Britain is today the oldest person in the country to have undergone surgery for breast cancer, just ahead of celebrating her 100th birthday.Dorothy ... Read more...

Posted in Health |

Sonia recovering well, may return soon


August 24th, 2011 - 10:09 pm ICT by IANS
New Delhi, Aug 24 (IANS) Congress president Sonia Gandhi is "recovering well" but doctors will take a call on her health before deciding on her date of return to India, ... Read more...

Posted in Uncategorized |

Snacking on sugary stuff raises risk of womb cancer


August 23rd, 2011 - 8:50 pm ICT by IANS
London, Aug 23 (IANS) Snacking on biscuits, buns or cakes two to three times a week can increase the risk of a woman's chances of developing womb cancer by 33 ... Read more...

Posted in Uncategorized |

Toddler with ‘clown-nose’ undergoes surgery


August 23rd, 2011 - 7:36 pm ICT by IANS
London, Aug 23 (IANS) A toddler in Britain who was left with a bright red 'clown nose' just weeks after she was born has been operated upon to make her ... Read more...

Posted in World |

Indian-origin woman’s killer down with cancer


July 13th, 2011 - 7:23 pm ICT by IANS
London, July 13 (IANS) An alleged killer of Indian-origin woman Anni Dewani, who was murdered during her honeymoon in South Africa, is on his death bed with brain cancer, a ... Read more...

Posted in World |

Synthetic windpipe transplanted for first time


July 8th, 2011 - 4:20 pm ICT by IANS
London, July 8 (IANS) In a first-ever medical feat, a 36-year-old patient has been given a new windpipe made from a synthetic scaffold seeded with his own stem cells. He ... Read more...

Posted in Uncategorized |

Ailing Chavez returns to Venezuela


July 5th, 2011 - 11:19 am ICT by IANS
Caracas, July 5 (IANS/EFE) Venezuelan President Hugo Chavez arrived early Monday in Caracas aboard an airplane from Cuba, state-owned VTV reported.Chavez arrived at 2 a.m. and the state television network ... Read more...

Posted in World |

Chavez cancer confirmation stuns Venezuela


July 1st, 2011 - 2:50 pm ICT by IANS
Havana, July 1 (IANS/RIA Novosti) Venezuelan President Hugo Chavez stunned his nation Thursday night in a 15-minute address on state television in which he acknowledged that he had a tumour ... Read more...

Posted in Uncategorized |

A British woman who can’t use electricity


May 19th, 2011 - 10:15 am ICT by IANS
London, May 19 (IANS) A 55-year-old British woman is so sensitive to electricity that she cannot watch television, listen to the radio or talk on a mobile phone.Janice Tunnicliffe, a ... Read more...

Posted in Uncategorized |

Drugs to cure breast cancer could be available in 5 years


May 4th, 2011 - 2:43 pm ICT by ANI
London, May 04 (ANI): British scientists have identified three key breast cancer genes in a breakthrough likened to finding gold in Trafalgar Square.The discovery could save thousands of lives a year by ... Read more...

Posted in Health Science |

Desk job can double bowel cancer risk


April 19th, 2011 - 11:33 pm ICT by IANS
London, April 19 (IANS) People who have decided to carry on with a desk job for the rest of their life may need to revisit their big decision -- a ... Read more...

Posted in Health |

This jab could revolutionise cancer treatment


April 15th, 2011 - 1:31 pm ICT by IANS
London, April 15 (IANS) TeloVac, a new generation of drug, could revolutionise cancer treatment within two years.TeloVac harnesses the body's own immune system to fight the disease, freezing tumours. ... Read more...

Posted in Uncategorized |

Vaccine that stops all tumours in their tracks to be available by 2013-end


April 15th, 2011 - 12:44 pm ICT by ANI
London, April 15 (ANI): A 'universal' vaccine, which is part of a new generation of drugs that use the body's own defences to fight the disease, stopping tumours in their tracks, could ... Read more...

Posted in Health Science |

« Previous Entries

Subscribe