Sunday, February 19, 2017

30-min walk boosts positivity in advanced cancer patients

London |Saturday, 2017 2:45:04 PM IST
For patients in the advanced stages of cancer, walking for at least 30 minutes thrice a week may boost a positive attitude towards their illness and improve their quality of life, new research claims.... read..

Cancer afflicted patient jumps to death from private hospital at Salt Lake

Kolkata | Saturday, Feb 18 2017 IST
A Sexagenarian cancer afflicted patient, identified as Durgarpasad Chatterjee, allegedly jumped to death from the 7th floor of a private hospital at Salt Lake here today, police investigating the unnatural death said. Police said the deceased, a resid... read..

Terminally ill cancer patient jumps to death from hospital

Kolkata |Saturday, 2017 9:45:04 PM IST
An elderly terminally ill cancer patient jumped to death from the seventh floor of a private hospital in the satellite township of Salt Lake on Saturday, the hospital said.... read..

Just 30 mins of walk can benefit cancer patients

Washington D.C. [USA] | February 18, 2017 12:01:13 AM IST
Cancer patients can improve their quality of life with just 30 minutes of walking, suggests a study.... read..

AstraZeneca's Lynparza meets main goal in breast cancer study

UNDATED | Friday, Feb 17 2017 IST
AstraZeneca Plc said Lynparza, already approved to treat ovarian cancer, met the main goal of helping breast cancer patients live longer without their condition worsening in a late-stage study. The drugmaker's shares were up 2.37 percent at 4,554 pence on... read..

Nadda opens cancer hospital in Assam

Guwahati | Friday, Feb 17 2017 IST
Union Health Minister J P Nadda today inaugurated a cancer hospital here and launched construction work of a medical college and hospital in Dhubri in Assam. The union minister, accompanied by Chief Minister Sarbananda Sonowal and state Health Mini... read..

Excess weight in youth can cause stomach cancer later

New York |Thursday, 2017 7:15:04 PM IST
An overweight youth in his early 20s is three times more at risk of developing cancer of either the oesophagus (food pipe) or upper stomach in adulthood, researchers have warned.... read..

Hugh Jackman's sixth skin cancer removed successfully

New Delhi [India] | February 15, 2017 12:01:13 AM IST
Urging his fans to wear sunscreen before going out in sun, Australian actor Hugh Jackman recently revealed that the sixth skin cancer has been removed safely from his nose.... read..

International Childhood Cancer Day to be observed on February 16

New Delhi | Monday, Feb 13 2017 IST
Children with cancer and their families will observe International Childhood Cancer Day on February 16 to raise awareness and express support for these children and their caregivers. The NGO, CanKids, National Society for Change for Childhood Cancer in pa... read..

Yemen cancer patients struggle to survive war shortages

SANAA | Monday, Feb 13 2017 IST
Thousands of cancer patients in Yemen are being forced to seek life-saving medicines on the black market as the health system buckles after two years of war. The conflict between the armed Houthi movement and a Saudi-led military coalition has killed over... read..

Anti-infection drug may cut infertility in cancer patients

New York |Monday, 2017 3:15:04 PM IST
A medication that is used to prevent infections in cancer patients may also help regenerate sperm stem cells and prevent them from infertility, researchers say.... read..
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