Tag: Cancer

Microwave oven
Can using a microwave oven lead to cancer? Here's what health experts say

Many people believe that microwave ovens can lead to cancer. So is it true that microwave oven radiation can cause cancer?

  • Sunday, 07 January 2024
Popular Jatra comedian Rabi Satapathy loses battle to cancer
Popular Jatra comedian Rabi Satapathy loses battle to cancer

He rose to fame with his character as Padu Mohanty in the superhit Jatra 'Shaguna Basichi Dena Melai’. He was also part of another popular jatra ‘Mo Penkali Bajei De’.

  • Saturday, 18 November 2023
New 'lab on a chip' device to accurately identify Covid, cancer in 3 mins
New 'lab on a chip' device to accurately identify Covid, cancer in 3 mins

The virus diagnosis device has been invented by engineers at the University of Bath, who describe it as the 'world's fastest Covid test'.

  • Sunday, 05 November 2023
Smoking
Smoking 'stops' cancer-fighting proteins, makes harder to treat cancer: Study

The study, published in the journal Science Advances, links tobacco smoking to harmful changes in DNA called 'stop-gain mutations' which tell the body to stop making certain proteins before they are fully formed.

  • Saturday, 04 November 2023
New blood test may detect ovarian cancer early with 91% accuracy
New blood test may detect ovarian cancer early with 91% accuracy

The test known as OvaPrint uses an approach known as cell-free DNA methylation, a promising new way to detect early-stage cancers of various types.

  • Wednesday, 11 October 2023
Study shows immunity from routine vax can potentially fight cancer
Study shows immunity from routine vax can potentially fight cancer

The bacteria-based intracellular delivering (ID) system uses a non-toxic form of Salmonella that releases a drug, in this case a vaccine antigen, after it's inside a solid-tumour cancer cell.

  • Saturday, 07 October 2023
250-350 new pediatric cancer patients visit every year:  AIIMS Bhubaneswar
250-350 new pediatric cancer patients visit every year:  AIIMS Bhubaneswar

The most common types of childhood cancers are leukaemias, brain cancers, lymphomas, and solid tumours like Neuroblastomas and Wilms tumours.

  • Sunday, 01 October 2023
Cancer
Cancer cases, deaths to rise globally among under 50-s by 2030: Study

Published in the BMJ Oncology, the findings showed the global number of early onset cancers is set to rise by 31 per cent among people below the age of 50. The cancer related-deaths will also rise by 21 per cent.

  • Tuesday, 05 September 2023
ChatGPT shows 'inappropriate recommendation' for cancer treatment: Study
ChatGPT shows 'inappropriate recommendation' for cancer treatment: Study

The researchers prompted the AI chatbot to provide treatment advice that aligned with guidelines established by the National Comprehensive Cancer Network (NCCN), according to the study published in the journal JAMA Oncology.

  • Saturday, 26 August 2023
Cheems, the viral dog that inspired several memes dies of cancer
Cheems, the viral dog that inspired several memes dies of cancer

It fell asleep during its last thoracentesis surgery and never woke up. It was lovingly called as Balltze by its owners and social media users.

  • Sunday, 20 August 2023
Medicines
Study shows prostate cancer drug may help fight Covid-19, variants

At the outset of the Covid pandemic, men appeared to suffer higher rates of severe illness and death, leading researchers to suspect a link between androgen receptors -- which bind to hormones like testosterone -- and SARS-CoV-2 viral infection.

  • Saturday, 19 August 2023
Dutee Chand
Rattled by level 1 cancer attack, Dutee Chand living and training in fear

India's fastest woman runner Dutee Chand experienced the shock of her life when she was told by a doctor in November 2021 that level 1 cancer has attacked her body and she must quit the sport.

  • Saturday, 19 August 2023
Steve Jobs’ son starts $200 mn VC fund to find new cancer treatments
Steve Jobs’ son starts $200 mn VC fund to find new cancer treatments

The 31-year-old Reed is “expanding on his work at Emerson Collective, a philanthropic organisation founded by his mother, Laurene Powell Jobs,” reports DealBook.

  • Wednesday, 02 August 2023
Just 4.5 minutes of vigorous activity daily may reduce cancer risk: Study
Just 4.5 minutes of vigorous activity daily may reduce cancer risk: Study

In the study, published in JAMA Oncology the team used data from wearable devices to track the daily activity of over 22,000 'non-exercisers' who were followed till seven years to monitor for 13 cancer sites associated with physical activity. 

  • Friday, 28 July 2023
Megastar Chiranjeevi diagnosed with cancer? Here’s the truth
Megastar Chiranjeevi diagnosed with cancer? Here’s the truth

“I only said, if I hadn’t done the test first, it would have turned out to be cancer,” he stated.

  • Sunday, 04 June 2023
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