Tag: cancer

Jaitley diagnosed with rare cancer

New Delhi: Finance Minister Arun Jaitley, who left for the US for medical treatment, has been diagnosed with a rare…

Cancer quadruples risk of suicide: Study

New York: People with cancer are over four times more likely to commit suicide than people without the deadly disease,…

What is to be blamed for childhood cancer?

Sydney: A team of researchers has thrown light on the community beliefs about what causes cancer in children, an area…

Novel device to reduce chemotherapy’s harmful side effects

New York: Researchers have developed a new 3D-printed device that could help reduce side effects of chemotherapy such as hair…

This AI approach accurate than doctors at detecting cervical cancer

New York: Researchers have developed a novel Artificial Intelligence (AI)-based computer algorithm that can identify cervical cancer with greater accuracy…

Cancer patients face higher risk of painful skin condition

New York: Patients suffering from cancer and those treated with chemotherapy may be at 40 per cent increased risk of…

Cancer patients face higher risk of painful skin condition

New York: Patients suffering from cancer and those treated with chemotherapy may be at 40 per cent increased risk of…

Does your dental floss contain toxic chemicals?

New York: Using Oral-B Glide dental floss could contribute to elevated levels of toxic chemicals that can lead to health…

PTSD linked to heart disease and cancer

Washington: A recent study has linked post-traumatic stress disorder (PTSD) with cardiovascular disease and cancer. The study appears in the…

Could DNA screening test become norm to detect genetic diseases?

New York: While adding DNA sequencing to the screening of newborns for hundreds of potential genetic diseases may help accurately…

Hrithik confirms dad Rakesh diagnosed with cancer

MUMBAI: Bollywood actor Hrithik Roshan revealed that his father, filmmaker Rakesh Roshan has been diagnosed with throat cancer and will…

Filmmaker Rakesh Roshan diagnosed with early stage cancer

Mumbai: Actor-filmmaker Rakesh Roshan has been diagnosed with early stage of squamous cell carcinoma, a type of cancer, his actor…

Cancer diagnosis notably increases suicide risk

Washington: Findings of a recent study suggest that cancer diagnosis significantly increases the risk of suicide. The study, which appears…

Researchers reveal new mechanism to ‘activate’ immune system against cancer

Washington: A recent study now says that a new mechanism for activating the immune system against cancer cells allows immune…

Gut bacteria key to protecting against arsenic poisoning

New York: Microbes in the human gut play an important role in protecting against arsenic toxicity, new research suggests. Arsenic…

Olivia Newton-John is in ‘good health’, confirms niece

Washington: As rumours of Australian singer Olivia Newton-John are surfacing on social media, the singer's niece clarified that her aunt,…

Heart attack, stroke may predict cancer risk

New York: Heart attack or stroke may be an early sign of cancers, especially in older adults, say researchers. The…

‘Virtual tumour’ model to offer new treatment against cancer

London: British scientists have built a novel virtual reality (VR) 3D model of cancer that will help increase the understanding…

Breast cancer drug linked to brain malfunction

Toronto: A breast cancer drug reveals side-effects, including mood disturbances and memory issues, that impact the brain function in both…

Bidi smoking costs India over Rs 80k crore every year: Study

KOCHI: Bidi smoking costs India over Rs 80,000 crore in ill health and early deaths every year which is equivalent…