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In a small village outside of Milton Keynes, dogs of all ages and breeds are trained to sniff out cancer from thousands of samples, in a routine that will one day save lives. At Medical Detection Dogs...
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Every year, 50,000 women in the UK are diagnosed with breast cancer. That's 50,000 mothers, daughters, grandmothers, sisters and friends. It's a lot of women, which is why it surprised me greatly to l...
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Most of the cancers in India are diagnosed when the tumours are big or have spread in the body, at which point they become either untreatable or are harder to treat. Now a new development offers hope for potentially increasing detection rates and improving the likelihood that those in need receive treatment.
It takes a big man to win an Olympic silver medal in the discus. But it takes an even bigger heart to do what Piotr Malachowski is doing now. The Polish athlete is auctioning off the medal he won in R...
A new exhibition to reconstruct the poet's last days and illness.
A new study suggests that alcohol is a direct cause of cancer in several areas of the body. The study, published Thursday in the scientific journal Addiction, consists of a major review of 10 years' w...
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Time stopped for Dr. Oliver Bogler. For three months he'd felt and ignored a lump in his chest. The thought of breast cancer had crossed his mind, but was quickly dismissed. After all, he was a 46-year-old man. He attributed it to gynaecomastia (a non-cancerous lump in the breast). However as the lump persisted, he saw a physician who recommended further testing. A mammogram, ultrasound and biopsy later his worst fears were confirmed when his doctor uttered the life altering words: "This does not look good."
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Liable for 53% of the disease burden, non-communicable diseases (NCDs) are depleting India of its economic, social and human resources. The World Economic Forum estimated that India stands to lose $4.58 trillion before 2030 due to NCDs and mental health conditions. To overcome this challenge, India needs to develop novel and innovative methods and approaches that are cost-effective and easy to adopt.
Gymming, affluence and image go hand in hand. But unlike most parts of the world where these are societal norms, in India it is a lifestyle many are striving for. So muddled in the image of bodybuilding and six-pack abs are Indian habits of countless cups of chai and cigarette after cigarette.
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MUMBAI -- Megastar Amitabh Bachchan made a cancer patient's dream come true by celebrating her birthday. The 73-year-old Wazir star met young girl Hardika, who wished to cut her birthday cake in prese...
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Depending on where they lived, Indians generally grew up with milk reaching their doorstep each morning either in a glass bottle (which of course would be refilled and reused) or they'd have their steel cans filled by the milk man, who'd arrive with his own giant steel container. Today, milk generally comes either in a Tetrapak or a plastic packet-- neither one is healthy for our environment or for us because of its plastic content.
NEW DELHI -- Karnieka Kumari, daughter of Congre leader and former Madhya Pradesh chief minister Digvijaya Singh pa ed away on Friday morning after battling cancer. Karnieka breathed her last at aro...