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Time to get united for anti-tobacco campaign

World No Tobacco Day 2019 (May 31) It is evident to the common man that the tobacco epidemic is real and a major public health challenge. Several reports attribute tobacco for the death of one person every 4 seconds. It continues to kill over 8 million people every year, despite a steady reduction in tobacco use […]

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Can we prevent and control Cancer through diet?

Recent research has dramatically changed  our thinking  about  the  role  of  diet  in both  prevention  and  treatment  of  cancer. It is increasingly  clear  that  certain  dietary  elements  may  help  to promote  the development  and  spread of  malignancies (cancer),  while  others  slow  or  block  tumor  growth. Around 30 to 35 %   cancers are diet related. To […]

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Weight Gain raises Colorectal cancer risk

It is difficult to believe that in India, just a decade ago, Cancer was not a commonly known disease, but at present cancer is on the rise and prevalence in the country. Changing lifestyles, smoking, consumption of tobacco, increased consumption of alcohol, changing dietary habits, obesity, late age pregnancy and fewer births, environment pollution urbanization […]

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Niramai breast cancer detection technology gets international acclaim

Artificial intelligence-based Indian health-tech company Niramai received international acclaim at the recent San Antonio Breast Cancer Symposium (SABCS). It was the only Indian company to present at one of the largest breast cancer conferences in the world, well-attended by oncologists and cancer researchers. The acceptance of clinical results at an eminent peer-reviewed forum like SABCS is a strong validation of Niramai’s trial […]

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Scientists decode how high sugar levels raise cancer risk

Scientists have identified a key molecular mechanism through which high blood glucose raises cancer risk in obese people and diabetics. The diabetic population has up to double chances of suffering pancreatic or colon canceramong others, according to well sustained epidemiological studies. Scientists led by Dr Custodia Garcia-Jimenez at the University Rey Juan Carlos in Madrid have uncovered a key mechanism that links obesity and diabetes with […]

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“We Can. I Can”- Unite to fight against cancer 

Cancer, one of the most deadly challenges in 21st century, is fast spreading worldwide; it has now emerged as 2nd top leading causes of death, Heart disease being the first top cause. Along with human growth in terms of modernization and urbanization the cancer too grew to a greater extent with respect to types, complexity, involving […]

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Tobacco and Cancer

Dr. Geetha Narayanan   Thirty first May is celebrated as NO TOBACO day. So let us know some of the facts about tobacco and cancer India is the second largest global producer and third-largest consumer of tobacco and has more than 200 million tobacco users.Of these, nearly 17 million are under the age of 25. […]

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