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Fishes like salmon & hilsa can stall cancer in its tracks

Both fishes are rich in omega 3 fatty acids, one of the compounds created by its metabolism can halt cancer It is officially hilsa (Ilish)...

Fighting “high grade” cancer, actor Sonali Bendre reveals

She is the second Bollywood star in the last few months after Irrfan to talk about fighting cancer Days after actor Irrfan declared that his...

Screening data shows 8.4% incidence of diabetes, 10% of hypertension

This is the first time data from the screening of more than 35 crore people has been published Data from the largest screening programme in...

Lancet panel cautions about duration of blood cancer treatment

High level commission raises red flag about current methods of reporting adverse events Survival rates for blood cancers – including lymphoma, myeloma and some types...

Cancer incidence rate in India is among the lowest in the...

New cancer cases as a proportion of the population is among the lowest in IndiaIndia has among the lowest rates in the world of...

Indian smokeless tobacco items more likely to cause cancer

Study finds carcinogenicity of smokeless tobacco varies by region Manufacturing practices and lack of regulation make smokeless tobacco (SLT) products manufactured in India more likely...

Study finds art can reduce pain, anxiety in cancer patients

The goal of the therapy was to teach art techniques for less than 30 minutesArt can heal, they say. Now there is scientific proof...

Morphine access bottleneck is India’s ugliest cancer secret

63% Indian cancer patients detected at stages III and IV when they are in a lot of pain; 2% have access to morphine Oncologist and...

Heath Protection Mission will cover cancer treatment, not transplants

It will cover all life saving procedures, says health secretary Preeti Sudan Standard cancer treatment protocols such as chemotherapy and radiation therapy will be covered...

Casual, social smoking on the rise among young working women

ASSOCHAM survey covered respondents around 10 cities Casual and social smoking is on a rise among young working women across metros in India with many...

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Experts from IITs, UGC, DBT to discuss AYUSH regulations

First of its kind two day conference kicks off on Tuesday In a first of its kind conference to discuss traditional systems of medicine, experts...

Final milestone of Ayushman Bharat to be return of the GP

The general practitioner is a breed that has died out over the years The "last mile connectivity" between the two arms of Ayushman Bharat -...

Nanotech ushers in low cost treatment for nail fungus

Nail fungus infection is common and difficult to treat Onychomycosis, a nail fungus that causes nail disfigurement, pain, and increased risk of soft tissue infection,...