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New drug shows possibility to suppress hard-to-treat cancers by targeting a hormone receptor
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New drug shows possibility to suppress hard-to-treat cancers by targeting a hormone receptor

The drug has already shown to reduce the biomarkers of pancreatic cancer in lab studies. In mouse models, it has shown suppression of tumour growth and an increase in the life expectancy of the test mice

Cervical, ovarian and three other types of gynaecological cancers that affect women; timely screening key for prevention
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Cervical, ovarian and three other types of gynaecological cancers that affect women; timely screening key for prevention

Estimates suggest that every year in India, more than 1,22,000 women are diagnosed with cervical cancer and over 67,000 of these patients die

Countries may miss goals to reduce chronic diseases by 2030 due to COVID-19, reveals Lancet study
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Countries may miss goals to reduce chronic diseases by 2030 due to COVID-19, reveals Lancet study

As per the the Sustainable Development Goal (SDG) 3.4 signed in 2015, the aim is to achieve a one-third reduction in global deaths among those aged between 30 and 70 due to cancer, cardiovascular disease, chronic respiratory disease and diabetes

Smoking socially causes more harm than you may think: Its dangers and some ways to quit
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Smoking socially causes more harm than you may think: Its dangers and some ways to quit

The new study suggests that social smokers who smoke less than 10 cigarettes per day are not much better off than heavy smokers

Researchers develop new therapies for breast cancer and rare form of ovarian cancer; here’s what you need to know
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Researchers develop new therapies for breast cancer and rare form of ovarian cancer; here’s what you need to know

A combination therapy using two drugs - tubulin inhibitor and bromodomain inhibitor - can not only cross the blood-brain barrier but also target brain metastases, a study found

High levels of methylmalonic acid in old age may increase risks of cancer metastasis, indicates study
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High levels of methylmalonic acid in old age may increase risks of cancer metastasis, indicates study

Methylmalonic acid or MMA, but it is produced in small amounts every time your body converts food into energy.

Meet STING: Scientists identify natural immune-boosting protein that could promote anti-cancer immunity
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Meet STING: Scientists identify natural immune-boosting protein that could promote anti-cancer immunity

STING stands for Stimulator of Interferon Genes; it stimulates the immune system whenever there is a viral or cancerous invader in the body.

Sanjay Dutt's preliminary tests will take place at Mumbai hospital, says wife Maanayata
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Sanjay Dutt's preliminary tests will take place at Mumbai hospital, says wife Maanayata

Maanayata Dutt released a statement requesting fans to not speculate on the "stage of his illness," adding she will continue to post updates on Sanjay Dutt's health.

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.