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Oct 04, 2019
Chewing betel quid and supari can cause OSMF, a disease in which patients often can’t open their mouths wide enough to eatOSMF is characterized by the formation of fibrotic bands in the oral and para oral tissues which limit how much the patient can open his or her mouth.
Apr 07, 2019
World Health Day 2019: Vaping no less dangerous than smoking, say expertsThe Centre's advisory for states to clamp down on e-cigarettes won't be enough to stop their use.
Apr 27, 2016
Oncologists warn against virus causing oral cancerThe transmission of Human Papilloma Virus (HPV), very much possible during oral sex, causes cancer, two oncologists have warned.
Apr 02, 2015
Face of India's anti-tobacco campaign Sunita Tomar diesSunita Tomar, face of India's anti-tobacco campaign, lost her battle with cancer on Wednesday.
Feb 18, 2015
Inspired by RR Patil's death, Maharashtra home minister vows to rid state of tobaccoAfter RR Patil passed away at the age of 57 due to oral cancer, the new Maharashtra Home Minister has declared war against tobacco products.
Feb 16, 2015
Former Maharashtra home minister RR Patil dies at 57RR Patil was undergoing treatment for oral cancer at the Mumbai hospital. Patil, who also served as the deputy chief minister of Maharashtra, was operated last December at Breach Candy Hospital.
Aug 07, 2014
Harsh Vardhan writes to states, UTs over sale of tobacco productsUnion Health Minister Harsh Vardhan has written to several states and union territories over easy availability of tobacco products in various forms despite restrictions on their sale.
Jul 21, 2014
Oral cancer claims one life every six hours in India, says top doctorOne person dies every 6 hours due to oral cancer in the country, signalling an alarming rise of the disease, according to a top orthodontist.
May 16, 2014
Lasers could soon help cure cancerThe approach involves using near-infrared beams of light that, upon penetrating deep into the body, are converted into visible light that activates the drug and destroys the tumour.
Jun 19, 2013
Study claims to identify strain of cervical cancer virus that causes throat cancerThe latest study has results suggests that HPV16 E6 antibodies in the blood indicate a very high risk of developing an HPV-associated cancer of the oropharynx.