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Arsenic poisoning and rice: Thorough washing, cooking in excess water may help cut exposure
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Arsenic poisoning and rice: Thorough washing, cooking in excess water may help cut exposure

A recent study said that flood irrigation used to cultivate rice in India leads to longer exposure to contaminated water and soil, increasing the rate of arsenic absorption

Bones of herbivorous dinosaur show it lived with malignant cancer, only to die in a flood
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Bones of herbivorous dinosaur show it lived with malignant cancer, only to die in a flood

The bone of the dinosaur was discovered in Alberta in 1989 and could be dated back to 76 million years ago.

World Head and Neck Cancer Day 2020: Even passive smoking can increase risk of cancers
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World Head and Neck Cancer Day 2020: Even passive smoking can increase risk of cancers

Research suggests that involuntary smoking exposure is a risk factor for head and neck cancer, especially pharyngeal and laryngeal cancer

Dil Bechara movie review: Sushant Singh Rajput's last bow is tough to watch, because it's his last...and it's dull
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Dil Bechara movie review: Sushant Singh Rajput's last bow is tough to watch, because it's his last...and it's dull

Dil Bechara subtracts from the positives of the original with its slipshod rewriting, sloppy editing, and ordinary production quality.

Focus on battling COVID-19 deals deadly blow to cancer care as lockdown disrupts early diagnosis, treatment
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Focus on battling COVID-19 deals deadly blow to cancer care as lockdown disrupts early diagnosis, treatment

The attention of the authorities and frontline workers has been focused on testing and treating COVID-19 patients, resulting in the neglect of a disease that has a far higher fatality rate - cancer

Divvya Chouksey, Hai Apna Dil Toh Awara actor, passes away due to cancer aged 28
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Divvya Chouksey, Hai Apna Dil Toh Awara actor, passes away due to cancer aged 28

Divvya Chouksey was suffering from cancer for almost a year, said Hai Apna Dil Toh Awara director Monjoy Mukerji

During monsoon, Vitamin D deficiency, diarrhoea, malaria among health issues that can affect humans
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During monsoon, Vitamin D deficiency, diarrhoea, malaria among health issues that can affect humans

Weather changes, moisture and an abundance of allergens usually make monsoon season very difficult for those who have asthma or are prone to respiratory allergies.

Meet MBNL1, key protein that causes cancer relapse; hope for new therapies, say scientists
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Meet MBNL1, key protein that causes cancer relapse; hope for new therapies, say scientists

Cancer not only affects the physical aspect of one’s life but also the emotional and financial aspect of it. It takes immense will power and courage to fight this deadly disease

Evil Dead II actor Danny Hicks passes away aged 68 weeks after he revealed cancer diagnosis on social media
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Evil Dead II actor Danny Hicks passes away aged 68 weeks after he revealed cancer diagnosis on social media

Danny Hicks' role in the horror film Evil Dead was one of his first major roles in Hollywood

Joel Schumacher, best known for directing Batman & Robin, The Lost Boys, passes away due to cancer at 80
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Joel Schumacher, best known for directing Batman & Robin, The Lost Boys, passes away due to cancer at 80

A representative for Joel Schumacher said the filmmaker died Monday in New York after a yearlong battle with cancer.

Spices, green tea, fatty fish among key foods that help fight inflammation naturally in the body
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Spices, green tea, fatty fish among key foods that help fight inflammation naturally in the body

Excessive inflammation and organ damage are also suggested to be one of the many reasons for death in COVID-19 patients.

Lilly's COVID-19 drug, specifically designed to treat the virus, could be authorized for use by September
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Lilly's COVID-19 drug, specifically designed to treat the virus, could be authorized for use by September

A monoclonal antibody drug developed against COVID-19 is likely to be more effective than repurposed medicines currently being tested against the virus.

Canadian researchers reveal they might be able to stop cancer from becoming drug resistant by restricting lipid synthesis
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Canadian researchers reveal they might be able to stop cancer from becoming drug resistant by restricting lipid synthesis

Scientists believe that cancer treatments can prove to be more effective if they simultaneously restrict LUR1, FASN and other components that could lead to the importing of lipids

AstraZeneca's cancer drug Acalabrutinib likely to help in treating COVID-19 patients with breathing difficulties and inflammation
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AstraZeneca's cancer drug Acalabrutinib likely to help in treating COVID-19 patients with breathing difficulties and inflammation

A study showed that acalabrutinib reduced the levels of interleukin-6 (IL-6) in the blood, which is otherwise responsible for creating inflammation in the body of COVID-19 patients.

World Brain Tumour Day 2020:  From changes in personality to seizures, tell-tale signs to look for in children
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World Brain Tumour Day 2020: From changes in personality to seizures, tell-tale signs to look for in children

World Brain Tumour Day 2020: Balance problems, personality changes and other signs you should look out for in children The uncontrolled growth of abnormal cells in a child’s brain leads to the formation of pediatric brain tumours. As there is limited space inside the skull, the tumour puts pressure on various parts of the brain itself.

World Brain Tumour Day 2020: All you need to know about brain tumours, their symptoms and treatments
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World Brain Tumour Day 2020: All you need to know about brain tumours, their symptoms and treatments

World Brain Tumour Day is observed on 8 June with the aim to raise awareness and educate people about brain tumour, and also to pay tribute to brain tumour patients and their families

It may be possible to genetically switch off aggressive breast cancer, new study suggests
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It may be possible to genetically switch off aggressive breast cancer, new study suggests

An animal study conducted in Tulane University in the US found a pair of genes, that if switched off, can stop the development of triple-negative breast cancer

World No Tobacco Day 2020: How your body heals when you quit smoking
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World No Tobacco Day 2020: How your body heals when you quit smoking

Doctors believe that the body starts to heal and return to its original self immediately after quitting smoking.

World No Tobacco Day 2020: Five tips to stop the urge to smoke early in the morning
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World No Tobacco Day 2020: Five tips to stop the urge to smoke early in the morning

The habit of smoking a cigarette early in the morning can prove to be dangerous, here are five ways which may help reduce the early morning cravings for a puff