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

Six ways your height affects your health
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Six ways your height affects your health

Being taller than average is actually associated with some health risks - the same way, being shorter is also linked to another set of health issues.

CAR-T revolution: Radical new cancer cure offers better efficiency, one-and-done solution
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CAR-T revolution: Radical new cancer cure offers better efficiency, one-and-done solution

The FDA-approved treatment is available to patients of certain types of cancer and their insurance coverage.

Rakesh Roshan opens up on his recovery: 'I was 100 percent sure I had cancer before reports came out'
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Rakesh Roshan opens up on his recovery: 'I was 100 percent sure I had cancer before reports came out'

Crediting his already-fit lifestyle, Rakesh Roshan says he resumed work merely one day after his operation on cancer.

Overweight people, before the age of 40, are at greater risk of developing cancer
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Overweight people, before the age of 40, are at greater risk of developing cancer

The risk of developing cancer is increased by 64 percent for male participants, and 48 percent for females.

One-of-a-kind red meat study takes a different angle toward nutrition research
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One-of-a-kind red meat study takes a different angle toward nutrition research

With nutrition, iit’s impossible to conduct studies where people’s diets and lifestyles are monitored over long periods.

Discovery of how cells sense oxygen levels earns Nobel Prize in Physiology or Medicine
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Discovery of how cells sense oxygen levels earns Nobel Prize in Physiology or Medicine

Hypoxia-inducible factor is a protein that increases inside the cell when the oxygen levels fall, helping the cell survive.

Researchers claim they have developed a 99% accurate blood test to detect 12 different types of cancer
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Researchers claim they have developed a 99% accurate blood test to detect 12 different types of cancer

Earlier this year GRAIL inc. announced that their researchers have developed a blood test to detect 12 different types of cancer in the early stages.

Three things you probably didn’t know about cancer
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Three things you probably didn’t know about cancer

One of the reasons why medical researchers haven’t been able to find a cure for cancer yet is the unpredictability of the disease.

The puzzling ban of e-cigarettes in India: Restrictions will do more harm than good
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The puzzling ban of e-cigarettes in India: Restrictions will do more harm than good

Policy should be viewed as tuner knobs, dialling up and down policies based on their success, instead of on-and-off switches.

Celebrities talking about their struggle with cancer can help raise awareness about the disease
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Celebrities talking about their struggle with cancer can help raise awareness about the disease

Cancer is an abnormal and uncontrollable growth of the body’s cells. Here’s a look at some of the cancers that Bollywood stars have recently beaten.