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Early menopause in women smokers may be bladder cancer warning

Women who have early menopause, before 45 have higher bladder cancer risk, particularly if they are smokers Research shows that experiencing menopause before the age...

One in every two childhood cancers goes untreated: Lancet

Study in The Lancet Oncology says that one in every two childhood cancer cases in the world go undiagnosed and untreated   One in every two...

One cycle of chemo or radiotherapy doesn’t affect sperm count

Study shows that following testicular cancer surgery, one dose of chemo or radiotherapy has no long term effect on sperm count Men with early stage...

On World Cancer Day, WHO calls upon Govts to screen patients

WHO regional director asks countries to pursue policies to reduce cancer incidence Cancer is far from an equal-opportunity killer. In 2018 - 18.1 million new...

Indian pharma company recalls blood pressure, heart drugs in the US

Aurobindo Pharma is recalling its blood pressure medication over concerns that the tablets could contain trace amounts of an ingredient that may cause cancer Indian...

Virtual Reality model to offer new treatment for cancer

British scientists develop virtual reality model for new treatment against cancerBritish scientists at Cambridge have built a novel virtual reality (VR) 3D model of...

Zinc Oxide in Sunscreens Is Safe, Says New Study

Study supports the use of Zinc Oxide nanoparticle in sunscreens Zinc oxide (ZnO) for long been known as an effective sunscreen agent. But lately, there...

Mammography screening save lives, study confirms

Women who undergo breast screening have a greater benefit from treatments than those who are not screened A research conducted in Sweden, concluded that women...

Cancer patients at high risk of suicides, study finds

The study found head and neck cancer survivors are two times more likely to commit suicide Despite improved survival rates among cancer patients, the risk...

Low-dose aspirin may lower ovarian cancer risk

Long-term heavy use of non-aspirin non-steroidal anti-inflammatory drugs may be associated with an increased risk of ovarian cancer Women who use low-dose aspirin (100 mg...

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PMJAY data can be game-changer for public health programmes in India

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Big tobacco bringing same market strategy into sugary drinks

Study shows how learnings from tobacco have been used to push sell sugar sweetened beverages Tobacco conglomerates once used colors, flavors and marketing techniques to...