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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

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.

This Texas man found a way to support wife undergoing chemo as hospital imposes restrictions during COVID-19 pandemic
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This Texas man found a way to support wife undergoing chemo as hospital imposes restrictions during COVID-19 pandemic

Albert Conner was not allowed to be with his wife during her chemotherapy appointment. But he made sure that she was not alone.

Intake of dietary fibre during adolescence may lower risk of breast cancer in women, says study
Health

Intake of dietary fibre during adolescence may lower risk of breast cancer in women, says study

Lead author of the study Maryam Farvid said that no previous study has examined diet during adolescence or early adulthood and its link to breast cancer risk.

Childhood cancer treatments are underfunded: Lancet study shows how millions of children can be saved
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Childhood cancer treatments are underfunded: Lancet study shows how millions of children can be saved

It was estimated that there would be 13.7 million cases of childhood cancer between 2020-2050.

Researchers in South Korea develop new Artificial Intelligence algorithm for diagnosing skin conditions
Tech

Researchers in South Korea develop new Artificial Intelligence algorithm for diagnosing skin conditions

A new learning-based AI algorithm for diagnosing skin conditions is creating a buzz in the medical field

Coronavirus Outbreak: Stimulating immune responses in the early stages could help in effective treatment
India

Coronavirus Outbreak: Stimulating immune responses in the early stages could help in effective treatment

In patients infected with coronavirus, the activation of the Interferons does not occur until 48 hours post-infection.

Number of liver cancer cases are rising around the world inspite of advances made in prevention
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Number of liver cancer cases are rising around the world inspite of advances made in prevention

Liver cancer caused by non-alcoholic fatty liver disease, or buildup of fat in the liver, increased the most in most regions.

5 mental health tips for chronic disease patients
Health

5 mental health tips for chronic disease patients

According to the Cleveland Clinic, one-third of individuals living with a serious medical condition also have symptoms of depression.

India reported 1.16 mn new cancer cases in 2018; one in 15 Indians die of the disease: WHO
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India reported 1.16 mn new cancer cases in 2018; one in 15 Indians die of the disease: WHO

Over the next 20 years, cancer rates could spike unless better healthcare is introduced in low and middle-income countries.

World Cancer Day 2020: Delving into the genetics of cancer offers experts clarity, insights aplenty
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World Cancer Day 2020: Delving into the genetics of cancer offers experts clarity, insights aplenty

Oncologists now take genetic tests as an important tool for diagnosis and treatment planning of cancer and its management.

World Cancer Day: You have to be empathetic but clear, says leading oncologist
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World Cancer Day: You have to be empathetic but clear, says leading oncologist

myUpchar had the opportunity to chat with leading orthopaedic oncologist Dr. Vivek Verma to discuss his experiences in this field.

World Cancer Day 2020: Five ways you can join the fight to create change
Health

World Cancer Day 2020: Five ways you can join the fight to create change

According to WHO, the global cancer burden is estimated to have caused 9.6 million deaths in 2018, along with 18.1 million new cases in the same year.

Excessive pesticides in agriculture make livestock vulnerable to aflatoxin contamination; affected dairy products can cause cancer in humans
India

Excessive pesticides in agriculture make livestock vulnerable to aflatoxin contamination; affected dairy products can cause cancer in humans

Food containing aflatoxin concentrations, of just one milligram per kilogram, can cause aflatoxicosis which causes nausea, vomiting, abdominal pain and convulsions in the short term and acute liver failure, jaundice, lethargy, eventually leading to death, according to a WHO study in February 2018.

Neil Peart, pyrotechnical drummer and high-concept lyricist for Canadian progressive rock trio Rush, passes away at 67
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Neil Peart, pyrotechnical drummer and high-concept lyricist for Canadian progressive rock trio Rush, passes away at 67

Neil Peart’s lyrics transformed the band’s songs into multi-section suites exploring science fiction, magic and philosophy

NCP general secretary DP Tripathi dies at 67 in Delhi; former student union leader was suffering from cancer
India

NCP general secretary DP Tripathi dies at 67 in Delhi; former student union leader was suffering from cancer

Senior NCP leader DP Tripathi passed away on Thursday in New Delhi after a prolonged illness, family sources said

Mechanism used by bowel cancer cells to multiply decoded by scientists, in a first
science

Mechanism used by bowel cancer cells to multiply decoded by scientists, in a first

In stopping a key transport step in the mechanism, scientists think they can arrest most cancers caused by high levels of a specific protein.

Former French Open champion Francesca Schiavone opens up on her 'tough battle' with cancer
Sports

Former French Open champion Francesca Schiavone opens up on her 'tough battle' with cancer

Francesca Schiavone did not provide any further details about the nature of her cancer diagnosis but said she was back in action following chemotherapy.

Antibiotic resistance and cancer: six surprising places scientists are looking for new drugs
science

Antibiotic resistance and cancer: six surprising places scientists are looking for new drugs

Scientists announced the discovery of a novel antibiotic produced by bacteria living inside a roundworm.

Australian scientists say they may have found a cure for cancer
Health

Australian scientists say they may have found a cure for cancer

Scientists may have found a way to kill all types of cancer cells and shrink the tumours by building on top of a 200-year-old medical breakthrough.

National Cancer Awareness Day: How pancreas are vulnerable to this deadly disease, its causes, symptoms and why it is hard to detect
Health

National Cancer Awareness Day: How pancreas are vulnerable to this deadly disease, its causes, symptoms and why it is hard to detect

Exact cause of pancreatic cancer is not known yet, though doctors suggest that factors like family history, chronic pancreatitis, diabetes, overweight, alcohol consumption, smoking might increase risk