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World Head and Neck Cancer Day 2020: Even passive smoking can increase risk of cancers
Health

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

World No Tobacco Day 2020: This is what tobacco use does to your oral health
Health

World No Tobacco Day 2020: This is what tobacco use does to your oral health

Your oral cavity is the first to get exposed and the harmful effects start there itself.

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.

Chewing betel quid and supari can cause OSMF, a disease in which patients often can’t open their mouths wide enough to eat
Health

Chewing betel quid and supari can cause OSMF, a disease in which patients often can’t open their mouths wide enough to eat

OSMF 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.

World Health Day 2019: Vaping no less dangerous than smoking, say experts
science

World Health Day 2019: Vaping no less dangerous than smoking, say experts

The Centre's advisory for states to clamp down on e-cigarettes won't be enough to stop their use.

Oncologists warn against virus causing oral cancer
Life

Oncologists warn against virus causing oral cancer

The transmission of Human Papilloma Virus (HPV), very much possible during oral sex, causes cancer, two oncologists have warned.

Face of India's anti-tobacco campaign Sunita Tomar dies
India

Face of India's anti-tobacco campaign Sunita Tomar dies

Sunita Tomar, face of India's anti-tobacco campaign, lost her battle with cancer on Wednesday.

Inspired by RR Patil's death, Maharashtra home minister vows to rid state of tobacco
Mumbai

Inspired by RR Patil's death, Maharashtra home minister vows to rid state of tobacco

After RR Patil passed away at the age of 57 due to oral cancer, the new Maharashtra Home Minister has declared war against tobacco products.

Former Maharashtra home minister RR Patil dies at 57
Politics

Former Maharashtra home minister RR Patil dies at 57

RR 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.

Harsh Vardhan writes to states, UTs over sale of tobacco products
India

Harsh Vardhan writes to states, UTs over sale of tobacco products

Union 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.

Oral cancer claims one life every six hours in India, says top doctor
Life

Oral cancer claims one life every six hours in India, says top doctor

One person dies every 6 hours due to oral cancer in the country, signalling an alarming rise of the disease, according to a top orthodontist.

Lasers could soon help cure cancer
Life

Lasers could soon help cure cancer

The 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.

Study claims to identify strain of cervical cancer virus that causes throat cancer
Life

Study claims to identify strain of cervical cancer virus that causes throat cancer

The 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.

Michael Douglas says performing oral sex gave him cancer
Entertainment

Michael Douglas says performing oral sex gave him cancer

Sixty-eight-year-old Michael Douglas said in an interview to Guardian that he contracted cancer from performing oral sex.

How oral cancer survivors are helping India kick its gutkha habit
India

How oral cancer survivors are helping India kick its gutkha habit

A group of cancer survivors is helping fight the battle against smokeless tobacco products that are responsible for making India the world capital for oral cancer cases.

Cancer killing younger people in India, tobacco main cause
India

Cancer killing younger people in India, tobacco main cause

Cancer is killing younger people in India and affecting far more poor and less-educated villagers than wealthier, better-educated urban people, researchers reported on Wednesday.