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Horoscope September 6-12: Expenses Could Increase But Mostly Good Signs This Week For All Zodiac Signs

Precaution in daily life is prerequisite. But for a change, almost all good things are in store this coming week. As per observations and analysis made by Neeraj Dhankher, an expert in Vedic, KP and Nadi Astrology, for the week from September 6 to 12, people will experience mix of fortunes but following some tips could make the coming seven days a fruitful one.

DBT-NII Receives Trademark For India's First Indigenous Tumour Antigen SPAG9
DBT-NII Receives Trademark For India's First Indigenous Tumour Antigen SPAG9

India's first indigenous tumour antigen SPAG9 was discovered in 1998 by Dr Anil Suri who heads the Cancer Research Programme at the NII, a DBT institute.

World Cancer Day: 10 Symptoms People Should Not Ignore

By Puja Gupta New Delhi: Cancer is an unnatural growth of cells that wrecks the healthy environment of the body. The complications associated with it is not because of the disease, but due to the delayed diagnosis as the symptoms are mostly unclear at times. India has recorded a 333 per cent increase in online […]

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Sanjay Dutt Beats Cancer, Issues Statement With Health Update

Mumbai: Actor Sanjay Dutt, who recently confirmed that he was fighting cancer, on Wednesday shared a health update saying he has come out victorious in his battle with the disease. Dutt posted a statement on Instagram expressing joy while making the announcement. “The last few weeks were very difficult time for my family and me. […]

Help Reaches Odisha Girl With Cancer Who Secured 80% In Matric

Balasore: The class-10 girl who secured 80% marks in the recently-published matriculation exam results despite battling cancer has received the much-needed help; thanks to the district administration that has extended support after her ordeal was reported on OTV. As per the reports, Monalisha Mandal, a class-10 girl from Juari village under Alumeda panchayat of Balasore […]

Girl Clears Matric Exams With 80% Amidst Cancer Pain

Balasore: Monalisa Mandal from Odisha has been battling with life-threatening cancer since 2018 but that has not deterred her from achieving the first feat in her life and proving everyone that if there are courage and determination, one can overcome the biggest obstacle. A resident of Juari village under Alumeda panchayat of Balasore district, Monalisa […]

Immunotherapy Safe For Patients With Covid-19, Cancer

New York: Researchers have now shown that immunotherapy doesn’t necessarily worsen complications for patients with both Covid-19 and cancer. “Many Covid-19 complications result from an overactive immune response, leading to an increased production of proteins called cytokines,” said study researcher Layne Weatherford from the University of Cincinnati (UC) in the US. “Increased production of these […]

Breakthrough Discovery Can Transform Prostate Cancer Treatment

Sydney: Scientists have discovered a novel formulation of the prostate cancer drug abiraterone acetate that can dramatically improve the quality of life for people suffering from prostate cancer. Pre-clinical trials by the University of South Australia show the new formulation of the drug – currently marketed as Zytiga – improves the drug’s effectiveness by 40 […]

Clinical Trial Shows Promise In Treatment Of Rare Blood Cancer

Tokyo: Chemotherapy combined with the drug “rituximab” coupled with the treatment for secondary Central Nervous System (CNS) problem has shown promising results for patients suffering from a rare subtype of Lymphoma, also known as blood cancer, said a study. Lymphoma is a type of blood cancer that develops from lymphocytes (a type of white blood […]

COVID-19: 20 cancer patients cured of coronavirus in Chennai

Chennai: Cancer per se is a deadly disease. And when coronavirus infects a cancer patient, then certainly it is all the more worrisome as the combine can be fatal. For the 20 cancer patients in the city-based Rajiv Gandhi Government Hospital, the fight was a success. Twenty out of the 29 cancer patients (different types […]

Girls Donate Hair For Cancer Patients, Tweeple Applaud

New Delhi: Donating hair is a great way to show our support to people battling cancer and in one such noble initiative 80 girl students of a private college in Tamil Nadu have donated a portion of their hair which has left netizens impressed. A report doing the rounds on social media stated that around […]

Daytime Sleepiness Among The Elderly May Indicate Cancer Risk

New York: Older people who experience daytime sleepiness even after having adequate sleep at night may be at the risk of developing new medical conditions, including diabetes, cancer and high blood pressure, says a study. The condition called hypersomnolence is defined as excessive daytime sleepiness even after having seven or more hours of sleep. It […]

Omega-3 Supplements Won't Protect You Against Cancer

London: Turning conventional wisdom on its head, new research has found that consuming omega-3 supplements may actually increase the risk of some cancers instead of reducing it. Omega-3 supplements may slightly reduce coronary heart disease mortality and events, but slightly increase the risk of prostate cancer, according to two systematic reviews published in the British […]

New Technique To Improve Melanoma Detection, Treatment

Sydney: Combining three assays together, researchers have developed a new way to spot melanoma skin cancer cells circulating in the blood that could provide a new avenue for cancer diagnosis and therapies. With the new approach, the researchers raised detection rates to 72 per cent which is higher than using one test, said the study […]

Lung Cancer Rates Are Rising In Young Women

Toronto: Researchers have found the rates of lung cancer are higher in young women than men. The study, published in the journal Pediatrics, examined lung cancer rates in young adults in 40 countries across five continents and uncovered a trend of higher lung cancer rates in women compared with men in recent years. The emerging […]

Stay Vigilant As Ovarian Cancer Has 'Silent' Symptoms

New Delhi: Since ovarian cancer, the third most commonly detected cancer among Indian women, has very silent symptoms, women can take care of themselves by staying vigilant and going for regular health checkups, doctors have advised on the occasion of World Cancer Day on Tuesday. It is a malignancy that occurs in the ovaries, the […]

Patients May Suffer Invasive Treatments For Harmless Cancers

Sydney: Researchers have revealed that Australians are increasingly being diagnosed with potentially harmless cancers, which if left undetected or untreated, may expose them to unnecessary surgeries and chemotherapy. The research, published in the Medical Journal of Australia, drew on data from the Australian Institute of Health and Welfare to compare how the lifetime risk of […]

'Drug For Arthritis In Dogs Can Fight Cancer In People'

New York: Drugs for diabetes, inflammation, alcoholism — and even for treating arthritis in dogs — can also kill cancer cells in the lab, according to a new study. The researchers systematically analysed thousands of already developed drug compounds and found nearly 50 that have previously unrecognised anti-cancer activity. The findings, which also revealed novel […]

Researchers Explain Why Cancer Risk Is Higher In Males

London: DNA differences between men and women may explain why cancer risk is higher in males, according to a new study. In findings published in the Journal of the National Cancer Institute, researchers have reported that loss of function in certain genes of the sex-determining Y chromosome, which is present only in men, may cause […]

Machine Can Keep Human Livers Alive For A Week Outside Body

London: Researchers have developed a machine that repairs injured human livers and keeps them alive outside the human body for about one week. It could help save the life of many people, who are suffering from liver diseases or cancer. Lovkesh Anand, Consultant, Gastroenterology at Manipal Hospital in New Delhi, said, “Given the incidence of […]

New AI System To Detect And Grade Prostate Cancer

London:  Researchers have developed a method based on artificial intelligence (AI) for diagnosis and grading of prostate cancer. The AI-system has the potential to solve one of the bottlenecks in the modern prostate cancer histopathology by providing more accurate diagnosis and better treatment decisions, they said. The study, published in the journal The Lancet Oncology, shows […]

Obesity Linked To Higher Risks Of Several Common Cancers

New Delhi: Researchers in Denmark found that overweight and obesity were associated with higher risks of several common cancers and according to health experts here obesity may worsen the cancer survivorship, including quality of life. According to the study, published in the Journal of Internal Medicine, there were 20,706 cancers among 313,321 adults diagnosed with […]

New Algorithm Shows Promise To Treat Childhood Cancer

London: Using a computer algorithm, researchers have identified a promising new treatment for neuroblastoma– a form of cancer in children, which occurs in specialised nerve cells in the sympathetic nervous system and may be life-threatening. In the long term the discovery, published in the journal Nature Communications, may result in a new form of treatment for […]

Cancer Drugs May Treat Lung Inflammation

London: Certain class of cancer drugs could be used in the future to treat chronic obstructive pulmonary disease (COPD), say, researchers, adding that the drugs could be developed to stop the progression of the disease and promote healing within the lungs. COPD makes breathing progressively more difficult for millions of people around the world, and the […]

New Method To Improve Development Of New Medicines

New York: A new mathematical framework on molecular interactions will make it easier and more efficient for scientists to develop new medicines and other therapies for diseases such as cancer, HIV and autoimmune diseases, say researchers. The mathematical framework simulates the effects of the key parameters that control interactions between molecules that have multiple binding […]