Wednesday, March 29, 2017

Just 100 grams of protein daily reduces heart disease, cancer risk in old age: study

Washington D.C. [USA] | March 29, 2017 12:01:13 AM IST
For a longer life, eat higher proportion of carbohydrates - grains, pulses, vegetables, sweet potato - and about 100 grams of protein in middle-age daily to cut the chances of heart disease, cancer and other diseases in old age, suggests a study.... read..

New technique could lead to earlier diagnosis of liver cancer

New York |Tuesday, 2017 11:45:04 AM IST
Researchers at the Massachusetts Institute of Technology (MIT) have developed a way to determine, by sequencing DNA of liver cells, whether those cells have been exposed to a potent carcinogen, thereby paving the way for earlier diagnosis of the deadly di... read..

New study can determine whether someone has high risk of developing liver cancer

Washington D.C. [USA] | March 28, 2017 12:01:13 AM IST
Exposure to fungal product, called aflatoxin, is believed to cause up to 80 percent of liver cancer cases in many parts of the world.... read..

12 new genes causing ovarian cancer identified

London |Tuesday, 2017 3:15:04 PM IST
A dozen new genetic variants that have the potential to increase the risk of women developing ovarian cancer have been identified by a team of international scientists, in a study of nearly 100,000 people.... read..

German Shepherds can detect breast cancer accurately: Study

Washington D.C. [USA] | March 27, 2017 12:01:13 AM IST
Attention dog lovers! With just six months of training, a German Shepherd can accurately detect breast cancer, a study finds.... read..

'Repurposing' malaria drug to treat castrate-resistant prostate cancer

Kolkata |Sunday, 2017 1:15:04 PM IST
Tapping into the trend of repurposing old approved drugs to treat totally different diseases -- a strategy that led to the development of Viagra, researchers at IIT-Kanpur have shown how a malaria drug can be used to tackle drug resistance in metastatic p... read..

Bikaner rape case: Victim forced to take abortion pills, diagnosed with cancer

Bikaner (Rajasthan)[India] | March 26, 2017 12:01:13 AM IST
The victim of Bikaner rape case has been diagnosed with cancer after sustaining bruises and injuries in her private parts due to sexual assault, where she was also forced to consume abortion pills by the perpetrators.... read..

Women cancer survivors more likely to have pre-term delivery

New York |Saturday, 2017 6:15:05 PM IST
Women diagnosed and treated for cancer during their childbearing years are more at risk of having a premature delivery, babies with low birth weights or cesarean section delivery, a study has found.... read..

Ayush cancer centre for Mumbai waiting for land allotment by Centre

New Delhi | Friday, Mar 24 2017 IST
Minister for AYUSH Yesso Sripad Naik today said all formalities for the setting up of an Ayurveda Treatment and Research Centre in Mumbai on the pattern of the Tata Cancer Research Institute had been completed but the Centre was yet to allot the land for... read..

Beyonce FaceTimes with teen cancer patient

Los Angeles |Friday, 2017 2:15:04 AM IST
Singer Beyonce Knowles used video calling app FaceTime to connect with young cancer patient Ebony Banks, after a social media campaign under the hashtag #EbobmeetsBeyonce grabbed her attention.... read..

Women stay fit! Higher waist-to-hip ratio ups cancer risk by more than fifth

Washington D.C. [USA] | March 23, 2017 12:01:13 AM IST
For women, stay fit and maintain a healthy weight, as a study finds a higher waist-to-hip ratios increases the risk of ovarian cancer risk by more than a fifth.... read..

IIFCL helps 385 cancer patients

New Delhi |Wednesday, 2017 4:45:05 PM IST
The Health Ministry on Wednesday said a total of 385 cancer patients have benefited from the financial contribution made by India Infrastructure Finance Company Limited (IIFCL), under its CSR activity.... read..
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