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Tata Memorial Cancer Hospital to be expanded


June 13th, 2012 - 10:15 pm ICT by IANS
Mumbai, June 13 (IANS) The Maharashtra government has decided to allot another five acres of land to the Tata Memorial Cancer Hospital to enable it expand, Chief Minister Prithviraj Chavan ... Read more...

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‘Homeopathy fast becoming preferred mode of treatment in India’


December 5th, 2011 - 2:24 pm ICT by IANS
New Delhi, Dec 5 (IANS) Homeopathy is not a placebo but is effective in treating many serious diseases, including certain kinds of cancer, and costs just one-fifth of allopathic medication, ... Read more...

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A fair for cancer-stricken Pakistani children


July 18th, 2011 - 1:42 pm ICT by IANS
Islamabad, July 18 (IANS) It was time for fun and games at a fair for children, especially those suffering from cancer in Karachi city.The family fun fair was organised by ... Read more...

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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...

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Report says that lung cancer deaths amongst US women decrease


April 1st, 2011 - 9:54 pm ICT by Aishwarya Bhatt
New York, April 1 (THAINDIAN NEWS) A new cancer report has shown that for the first time in 40 years, the cases of lung cancer in women fell in the United States. ... Read more...

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Prostate and breast cancer usually recur in bone: Study


March 24th, 2011 - 3:19 pm ICT by ANI
Washington, Mar 24 (ANI): A new University of Michigan study has found that prostate and breast cancer usually recur in the bone.And now, researchers believe they know why. Prostate cancer cells specifically ... Read more...

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Scientists isolate gene in self-healing skin cancer


February 28th, 2011 - 2:36 pm ICT by IANS
London, Feb 28 (IANS) Scientists have isolated a gene involved in a rare, self-healing skin cancer, which could open the way to newer treatments for other types of cancers. The multiple self-healing ... Read more...

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FDA explores link between breast implants & cancer


January 27th, 2011 - 7:52 pm ICT by Aishwarya Bhatt
Washington DC, Jan 27 (THAINDIAN NEWS) Documents that have been made available to the Food and Drugs Administration in the United States since 1997 indicate that women with silicone gel-filled breast implants ... Read more...

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Marijuana raises risk of cancer, other killer diseases


November 25th, 2010 - 4:02 pm ICT by IANS
London, Nov 25 (IANS) Cannabis damages the immune system, leaving the body open to diseases from pneumonia to cancer, a research suggests.In experiments, THC, the chemical behind the 'high' of cannabis fuelled ... Read more...

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Smoking cannabis ‘ups cancer risk’


November 25th, 2010 - 2:00 pm ICT by ANI
London, Nov 25 (ANI): A new US study has found that smoking cannabis may increase the risk of cancer by suppressing the immune system.Scientists believe the drug triggers the production of ... Read more...

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Physical symptoms prevalent in all types of cancers regardless of stage


October 12th, 2010 - 5:53 pm ICT by ANI
Washington, Oct 12 (ANI): Researchers from the Regenstrief Institute and the Indiana University schools of medicine and nursing have indicated that twenty-two physical symptoms associated with cancer - symptoms often unrecognized and ... Read more...

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Fish oil ups risk of colon cancer in mice


October 6th, 2010 - 12:47 pm ICT by ANI
Washington, Oct 06 (ANI): A new research led by Michigan State University has shown that fish oil - long encouraged by doctors as a supplement to support heart and joint health, among ... 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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Reducing pain and depression of cancer through phone


July 14th, 2010 - 5:14 pm ICT by ANI
Washington, July 14 (ANI): A new research has suggested that pain and depression associated with cancer - symptoms often unrecognized and undertreated - can be significantly reduced through centralized telephone-based care management ... 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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How asbestos causes cancer


June 30th, 2010 - 1:24 pm ICT by ANI
Washington, June 30 (ANI): For the past 40 years, researchers were trying to understand why asbestos causes cancer and now the mystery has been unravelled.Researchers led by Drs. Haining Yang and ... Read more...

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Watermelon Day celebrated at a school in Varanasi


April 23rd, 2010 - 10:20 pm ICT by ANI
Varanasi (Uttar Pradesh), Apr 23 (ANI): W H Smith Memorial School in Uttar Pradesh's Varanasi city celebrated Watermelon Day on Friday to promote the consumption of the fruit among children.The event was ... Read more...

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Addition of rosemary to beef reduces cancer-causing agents


February 17th, 2010 - 1:55 pm ICT by ANI
Washington, Feb 17 (ANI): Adding a rosemary extract to ground beef decreases cancer-causing agents that can form upon cooking, say scientists.The finding has been published in the Journal of Food Science.Heterocyclic ... Read more...

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Single gene mutation can cause endometrial cancer


February 10th, 2010 - 3:34 pm ICT by ANI
Washington, Feb 10 (ANI): In an animal study, researchers at UT Southwestern Medical Center have found that a mutation in a single gene can cause endometrial cancer that is responsive to a ... Read more...

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Scientists identify gene linked to biological ageing in humans


February 8th, 2010 - 4:04 pm ICT by IANS
London, Feb 8 (IANS) Scientists have identified specific genetic variants associated with biological ageing in humans. Biological ageing, as distinct from chronology ageing, includes changes in the physical structure of the body as ... Read more...

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Genetic variant linked to ageing in humans identified


February 8th, 2010 - 12:19 pm ICT by ANI
London, Feb 8 (ANI): An international team of scientists has identified certain genetic variants that appear to cause biological ageing in humans.After analysing more than 500,000 genetic variations across the entire human ... Read more...

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How mushroom cancer drug works


December 29th, 2009 - 12:34 pm ICT by ANI
Washington, Dec 29 (ANI): Researchers at The University of Nottingham have discovered how a promising cancer drug, first discovered in a mushroom commonly used in Chinese medicine, works.Dr Cornelia de Moor of ... Read more...

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Milk thistle herb can prevent chemo from harming cancer patients’ liver


December 28th, 2009 - 2:17 pm ICT by ANI
Washington, Dec 28 (ANI): A new American research has suggested that the herb milk thistle can help treat liver inflammation in cancer patients receiving chemotherapy.Drugs used in chemotherapy often cause inflammation ... Read more...

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Health resolutions for 2010 and beyond


December 25th, 2009 - 3:56 pm ICT by ANI
Washington, Dec 25 (ANI): With New Year comes new resolutions, but not all of them guarantee a good health for 2010 and the years after.Thus, CBS News Medical Correspondent Dr. Jennifer Ashton ... Read more...

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Wild mushroom extract could treat cancer


December 24th, 2009 - 2:14 pm ICT by IANS
London, Dec 24 (IANS) An extract from a rare wild mushroom has shown promise in cancer treatment, says a new study. Cornelia de Moor of University of Nottingham and her team have ... Read more...

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Mushrooms could harbour cancer cure


December 24th, 2009 - 12:57 pm ICT by ANI
Washington, Dec 24 (ANI): Researchers at The University of Nottingham have discovered how a promising cancer drug, first discovered in a mushroom commonly used in Chinese medicine, works.Dr Cornelia de Moor of ... Read more...

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Obesity causes more than 100,000 types of cancers: U.S. study


November 9th, 2009 - 12:51 pm ICT by ANI
London, Nov 9 (ANI): Over 100,000 types of cancers are caused by obesity, according to an American study.Excess body fat makes a person vulnerable to cancer by increasing the amount of hormones ... Read more...

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Scientists imitate viruses to deliver therapeutic genes


September 1st, 2009 - 5:16 pm ICT by ANI
Washington, September 1 (ANI): Australian scientists have developed a new gene therapy vector that uses the same machinery as viruses to transport their cargo into cells.David Jans, from the Nuclear Signaling Laboratory ... Read more...

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Hiroshima mayor calls for world free of nuclear weapons


August 6th, 2009 - 11:45 am ICT by IANS
Hiroshima, Aug 6 (DPA) Japan observed the 64th anniversary of the atomic bombing of Hiroshima Thursday with an appeal for a nuclear weapons-free world. Mayor Tadatoshi Akiba made an appeal for peace ... Read more...

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Bladder cancer stem cell discovered


August 4th, 2009 - 12:50 pm ICT by ANI
Washington, Aug 4 (ANI): Stanford's School of Medicine researchers have identified the first human bladder cancer stem cell."This is first time we've found this 'don't eat me signal' in a stem cell ... Read more...

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Childhood cancer ‘increases with advancing maternal age’


July 15th, 2009 - 5:13 pm ICT by ANI
Washington, July 15 (ANI): Baby born to an older mother may have a slightly increased risk for many of the cancers that occur during childhood, according to a new study from the ... Read more...

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Green tea does not help in all cancer types, says study


July 15th, 2009 - 3:49 pm ICT by IANS
London, July 15 (IANS) In a bid to keep cancer at bay, more and more people are turning to green tea. However, a new review of studies on the effect of green ... Read more...

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Study doubts green tea’s effectiveness in preventing cancer


July 15th, 2009 - 2:42 pm ICT by ANI
Washington, July 15 (ANI): A new research has raised doubts about the effectiveness of green tea in preventing cancer.Many individuals are incorporating small changes into their daily routine - such as drinking ... Read more...

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Olive oil loses antioxidants after six months storage


March 22nd, 2009 - 4:00 pm ICT by ANI
Washington, Mar 22 (ANI): A new study has discovered that if olive oil has been sitting on the shelf for six months, it can lose up to 40 percent of its ... Read more...

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Hangover-causing acetaldehyde in alcohol can lead to cancer too


March 20th, 2009 - 4:06 pm ICT by ANI
Washington, Mar 20 (ANI): Acetaldehyde in alcohol is no longer a chemical that causes hangover, for scientists have found new evidence that it can also lead to cancer.Researchers at the Centre ... Read more...

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