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With natural charm and tremendous tenacity, how Rishi Kapoor straddled past and present
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With natural charm and tremendous tenacity, how Rishi Kapoor straddled past and present

As someone who was born on the cusp of the millennial generation, I never saw Rishi Kapoor as a heartthrob but only as a dependable, first-rate actor.

RIP, loneliest man in history: Apollo 11 astronaut Michael Collins passes away at 90
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RIP, loneliest man in history: Apollo 11 astronaut Michael Collins passes away at 90

Collins is best known as being a member of the Apollo 11 mission crewmates Neil Armstrong and Buzz Aldrin took their giant leaps for mankind.

Bone cancer survivor to travel in SpaceX's first private flight alongside charity billionaire
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Bone cancer survivor to travel in SpaceX's first private flight alongside charity billionaire

Entrepreneur Jared Isaacman is using his purchased spaceflight as a charitable fundraiser and has two more crew members to select that he plans to reveal in March.

Cancer patients needing surgery to increase by 5 million globally by 2040: Lancet study
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Cancer patients needing surgery to increase by 5 million globally by 2040: Lancet study

The research estimates that there will be a shortfall of about 1,99,000 surgeons and 87,000 anaesthetists to meet the demand in 2040.

An Oral History of the COVID-19 Crisis: 'I told my father that his treatment has to go on, pandemic or not'
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An Oral History of the COVID-19 Crisis: 'I told my father that his treatment has to go on, pandemic or not'

This account is part of Firstpost’s Oral History Project of the COVID-19 Crisis in India. The Oral History Project aims to be an ongoing compendium of individual experiences of the pandemic, with a focus on one significant day in our respondents’ lives during this time.

Obesity-related risks for colorectal cancer not the same for men and women, says new study
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Obesity-related risks for colorectal cancer not the same for men and women, says new study

Having a higher body mass index increases the risk of colorectal cancer among men more than in women and higher waist-to-hip ration heightens the risk of colorectal cancer among women rather than in men

Chinese researcher accused by US of smuggling vials admits to making false statements
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Chinese researcher accused by US of smuggling vials admits to making false statements

Zheng was arrested in December 2019 at the Boston Airport with 21 vials of cancer cells in a sock in his suitcase, headed to China.

Organic compounds called phenazines can kill cancer cells while leaving others unharmed, suggest scientists
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Organic compounds called phenazines can kill cancer cells while leaving others unharmed, suggest scientists

Scientists at the Tokyo University of Science are now hoping to take the findings of their study further by conducting animal studies and clinical trials to see if phenazinones, a category of phenazines, can be developed into anticancer drugs

Tamil actor Thavasi seeks financial assistance for cancer treatment
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Tamil actor Thavasi seeks financial assistance for cancer treatment

Several reports suggest that his Varuthapadatha Valibar Sangam co-actor Sivakarthikeyan has offered financial support to Thavasi.

People who eat chilli peppers are at lower risk of cardiovascular and cancer mortality, suggests study
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People who eat chilli peppers are at lower risk of cardiovascular and cancer mortality, suggests study

Chillies are a food source so packed with nutrients - micronutrients in particular - that studies have highlighted their many health benefits for years

In The Great Secret, Jennet Conant explores the link between a WWII tragedy and a cancer breakthrough
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In The Great Secret, Jennet Conant explores the link between a WWII tragedy and a cancer breakthrough

The Great Secret is at its heart a scientific detective saga starring Alexander in its first half and Rhoads in its second, as the raw material of Alexander's dogged scientific work is transformed into the effective (and sometimes not so effective) standard cancer treatment of chemotherapy.

Fungal compound beta-glucan can be used to train innate immune system to target cancer cells, says study
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Fungal compound beta-glucan can be used to train innate immune system to target cancer cells, says study

It was also found that after beta-glucan therapy the innate immune system generated a sort of memory which was held inside the bone marrow.

Adult men should start colon cancer screening earlier at age 45 instead of 50 says a US health panel
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Adult men should start colon cancer screening earlier at age 45 instead of 50 says a US health panel

81 percent of young adults with colorectal cancer surveyed said they experienced at least three symptoms of cancer before they got a diagnosis

Foods rich in omega-3 fatty acids may reduce mortality risk in heart attack patients
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Foods rich in omega-3 fatty acids may reduce mortality risk in heart attack patients

STEMI is a very serious type of heart attack in which the major arteries of the heart are blocked.

Breast Cancer Month: Men succumb to breast cancer too; everything you need to know
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Breast Cancer Month: Men succumb to breast cancer too; everything you need to know

While uncommon, men between 60-70 years are thought to be most at risk of suffering of breast cancer.

T-cells of COVID-19 patients can be used to reduce disease risk in immunocompromised people, claims study
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T-cells of COVID-19 patients can be used to reduce disease risk in immunocompromised people, claims study

It has previously been shown that COVID-19 patients develop strong T-cell-based immunity, which stays for longer than antibodies in the bloodstream.

Breast Cancer Month: With early detection now possible, awareness will decide the outcome
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Breast Cancer Month: With early detection now possible, awareness will decide the outcome

27 regional Cancer Centres are now providing comprehensive cancer treatment, prevention awareness and research activities.

Sanjay Dutt announces he's 'emerged victorious' in battle with cancer, thanks fans for 'countless blessings'
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Sanjay Dutt announces he's 'emerged victorious' in battle with cancer, thanks fans for 'countless blessings'

Sanjay Dutt, who opened up for the first time about his cancer diagnosis last week, said he's emerged 'victorious' and thanked his fans for their "love, kindness and the countless blessings" in his statement.

Robert Redford's son, filmmaker and activist James, dies of liver cancer aged 58
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Robert Redford's son, filmmaker and activist James, dies of liver cancer aged 58

Robert Redford's publicist said in a statement Monday that the 84-year-old father is mourning the death of James Redford with his family during this “difficult time.”

Sanjay Dutt opens up about his cancer diagnosis for first time via social media video, says 'I'll beat it'
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Sanjay Dutt opens up about his cancer diagnosis for first time via social media video, says 'I'll beat it'

"I'll get out of this," Sanjay Dutt said about his battle with cancer, adding that he's happy to be back at work for Shamshera and KGF: Chapter 2.