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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

Former or current Cancer patients infected with Coronavirus have higher death rates finds new study
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Former or current Cancer patients infected with Coronavirus have higher death rates finds new study

Cancer treatments can affect the lungs or immune system years later and impact the odds of surviving coronavirus.

Despite hurdles, nine child cancer patients reach home from Mumbai during lockdown; parents relieved, but worry about livelihood
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Despite hurdles, nine child cancer patients reach home from Mumbai during lockdown; parents relieved, but worry about livelihood

While the families of the child cancer patients are grateful to be back at home, some of them faced problems they hadn’t anticipated.

Johnson & Johnson to stop selling talc-based baby powder in US, Canada; says demand drops due to 'misinformation'
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Johnson & Johnson to stop selling talc-based baby powder in US, Canada; says demand drops due to 'misinformation'

Johnson & Johnson on Tuesday announced it would stop selling its talc Baby Powder in the United States and Canada, saying demand had dropped in the wake of what it called “misinformation” about the product’s safety amid a barrage of legal challenges

Assam cancer patients failing to get treatment in Mumbai brave long road to Guwahati despite COVID-19 scare, but they may be in for a rude shock
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Assam cancer patients failing to get treatment in Mumbai brave long road to Guwahati despite COVID-19 scare, but they may be in for a rude shock

Lack of prior official communication to the institution of this arriving batch of patients who may actually opt for treatment at the B Barooah Cancer Institute in Guwahati might lead to a difficult situation.

Florian Schneider, co-founder of German band Kraftwerk and electronic music pioneer, passes away aged 73
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Florian Schneider, co-founder of German band Kraftwerk and electronic music pioneer, passes away aged 73

Florian Schneider passed away due to cancer at the age of 73, longtime bandmate Ralf Huetter said.

Sanjay Dutt remembers Agneepath co-star Rishi Kapoor: It's going to take some to sink in that he's no more
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Sanjay Dutt remembers Agneepath co-star Rishi Kapoor: It's going to take some to sink in that he's no more

Sanjay Dutt and Rishi Kapoor have starred together in films like Agneepath and Sahibaan.

Rishi Kapoor passes away at 67: With natural charm and tremendous tenacity, how the beloved actor straddled past and present
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Rishi Kapoor passes away at 67: With natural charm and tremendous tenacity, how the beloved actor 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.

Rishi Kapoor passes away after fight with cancer: Family requests well-wishers to respect the lockdown restrictions
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Rishi Kapoor passes away after fight with cancer: Family requests well-wishers to respect the lockdown restrictions

The actor had been battling leukaemia since 2018 but had not revealed much about his health in recent interviews to the media.

Irrfan Khan’s death is a reminder that medical emergencies other than COVID-19 demand our urgent attention too
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Irrfan Khan’s death is a reminder that medical emergencies other than COVID-19 demand our urgent attention too

In March 2018, Khan was diagnosed with a near-fatal type of cancer, a high-grade neuroendocrine tumour.

Cancer patients infected with Coronavirus are three times more likely to die: Study
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Cancer patients infected with Coronavirus are three times more likely to die: Study

However, it is also important that patients receive their treatments on time and visit their doctors regularly.

Extension of coronavirus lockdown without ensuring access to healthcare for non-COVID-19 patients may defeat efforts to avoid collateral damage
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Extension of coronavirus lockdown without ensuring access to healthcare for non-COVID-19 patients may defeat efforts to avoid collateral damage

India has a whopping 54.6 million people with heart disease, 83 people per lakh population have cancer.