Tag: Head

Teachers shave own heads, demand regularisation of jobs

Bhubaneswar: In an novel way to press their demands, thousands of SC/ST and physically handicapped (PH) teachers, under the aegis of Odisha SC/ST Ganasikhyaka Mahasangha on Wednesday tonsured their heads here in the lower PMG area. The teachers who had staged a demonstration outside the state assembly demanding regularisation of their jobs on Thursday, said […]

  • Monday, 19 July 2021
Head, neck cancer survivors at increased suicide risk, says study

New York: Despite improved survival rates among cancer patients, those treated for head and neck cancers are at an increased risk of death by suicide, a new study has found. It found that head and neck cancer survivors are two times more likely to commit suicide than survivors of other cancers and four times more […]

  • Thursday, 08 July 2021
India accounts for 60% of head and neck cancer cases: Experts

New Delhi: Owing to increased use of tobacco, India contributes to nearly 60 per cent of head and neck cancer — inside the mouth, the nose, and the throat — patients worldwide and the number is expected to double by 2030, health experts said here on Saturday. “Global contribution of head and neck cancer patients […]

  • Thursday, 08 July 2021
Younger population now falling prey to head and neck cancer: Experts

Kolkata: As much as 30 to 40 per cent of males and 11-16 per cent of females among those afflicted with malignancies in India are head and neck cancer patients, experts said here on Friday, expressing concern over the younger population now falling prey to the malady. “Head and neck cancer patients pose a significant […]

  • Thursday, 08 July 2021
Shaving my head was liberating: Cara

Los Angeles: Model and actress Cara Delevingne stands by her “bold” choice to shave her head as she felt liberated. “Some would say my tattoos are a risk but they all have such a special meaning to me. Also shaving my head, but I have never felt so strong and so liberated for doing something […]

  • Wednesday, 07 July 2021
Al-Qaeda Heir Hamza Bin Laden Killed: Reports

Osama bin Laden’s son Hamza, chosen heir to the leadership of Al-Qaeda, has been killed, US media reported citing American officials. NBC News said three US officials had confirmed they had information of Hamza bin Laden’s death, but gave no details of the place or date. Subsequently, The New York Times cited two US officials […]

  • Tuesday, 27 April 2021