Calcutta  /  Published 06.08.20

NKDA opens safe house for New Town residents

NKDA also plans to start Rapid Antigen Test at its health dispensary in Action Area III. “We are on the lookout for trained technicians which the health department is unable to provide us,&rdquo...
By Sudeshna Banerjee in Calcutta

West Bengal  /  Published 06.08.20

Gift of hair to make a cancer patient smile

A few women in and around Siliguri are donating their hair to be made into wigs for balding cancer patients and survivors, and encouraging others to do so. For many cancer patients, hair loss is comm...
By Binita Paul in Siliguri

India  /  Published 01.08.20

Covid: clot 'logic' for low fatality

Cancer specialists have proposed a physiological explanation for India’s intriguingly low Covid-19 mortality rate, suggesting the lower risk of developing blood clots in deep veins in warm clima...
By G.S. Mudur in New Delhi

Calcutta  /  Published 20.07.20

Covid: don't delay cancer visits

Patients diagnosed with cancer or their families are delaying treatment for fear of contracting Covid-19, triggering concern that such a step might worsen the cancer, doctors said. The Saroj Gupta Ca...
By Jhinuk Mazumdar in Calcutta

World  /  Published 14.07.20

John Travolta’s wife Preston dead

American actress Kelly Preston who has appeared in films including Jerry Maguire and Twins, has died aged 57 after battling breast cancer for nearly two years, her husband, John Travolta, announced in...
By Reuters in New York

Jharkhand  /  Published 12.07.20

Covid: 3rd death in steel city

A 55-year-old cancer patient, who was admitted to Tata Main Hospital after he tested positive for Covid-19 on July 2, passed away early on Sunday morning. The third death person to die of the novel c...
By Our Correspondent in Jamshedpur

India  /  Published 05.07.20

Complete shutdown in Cuttack

The Cuttack Municipal Corporation on Saturday declared a complete shutdown in the city till July 8 midnight following a sudden spike in Covid-19 cases. The administration was prompted to take the ste...
By Subhashish Mohanty in Bhubaneswar

India  /  Published 04.07.20

Covid cases shut down cancer hospital OPD

A state-run cancer hospital in Cuttack has shut down its OPD and other facilities after it reported 55 positive cases of coronavirus on Thursday. Altogether 18 patients, who are undergoing chemothera...
By Subhashish Mohanty in Bhubaneswar

Health  /  Published 19.12.18

Organic food cuts cancer risk by 25 per cent

People who buy organic food are usually convinced it is better for their health, and they are willing to pay dearly for it. But until now, evidence of the benefits of eating organic has been lacking.N...
By Roni Caryn Rabin / New York Times News Service in

Entertainment  /  Published 30.12.18

Circle of life, circa 2018

Phew…What a year gone by. On one hand campaigns such as #MeToo divided the film fraternity and on the other the industry came together to celebrate weddings and births. Amid the ups and lows the fra...
By Shama Bhagat in


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