Health  /  Published 23.12.20

Direct connect between lung cancer & smoking

In India, seven per cent of cancers occur in the lungs. This is really a pity because, unlike other cancers about whose cause and effect we can only speculate, lung cancer shows a direct relationship ...
By Dr Gita Mathai in

India  /  Published 11.12.20

Trial nod for homegrown RNA-based vaccine

Two years ago, Sanjay Singh, a biochemist and chief executive officer of a Pune-based biotechnology company producing drugs for cancers and strokes, turned his attention to a new “platform&rdquo...
By G.S. Mudur in New Delhi

Health  /  Published 10.12.20

Exercising can make you live longer

You may live longer Studies link even 5 to 10 minutes of vigorous exercise or 15 minutes of moderate exercise every day can lower the risk of death from any cause. Enhanced cognitive function Exerc...
By The Telegraph in

Health  /  Published 11.11.20

Cancer’s coronavirus cost

In cancer, timely diagnosis is essential. It allows the disease to be identified at a treatable stage and prevents complications. But since the emergence of the coronavirus disease, the diagnosis and ...
By Dr Tanweer Shahid in

Calcutta  /  Published 30.10.20

‘Bust breast cancer myth’

He was addressing an international symposium on breast health organised by the NGO Sanjeevani Life Beyond Cancer. “Women often put themselves last on the priority list because they think treatm...
By Jhinuk Mazumdar in Calcutta


World  /  Published 21.10.20

Jeff suffering from cancer

Jeff Bridges, the actor known for his roles as Bad Blake in Crazy Heart and The Dude in The Big Lebowski, announced on Monday that he has lymphoma. “Although it is a serious disease, I feel for...
By Derrick Bryson Taylor in New York

India  /  Published 19.10.20

Head of Mar Thoma Syrian Church dead

By PTI in Thiruvalla

World  /  Published 14.10.20

Goldfinger actress passes away

Margaret Nolan, a stage and screen actress whose gold-painted body was used as a canvas to project the opening credits of the James Bond film Goldfinger and who played the character Dink in the movie,...
By New York Times News Service in New York

Health  /  Published 12.10.20

Separating fitness myths and facts

Although the pandemic has kept everyone indoors, fitness pro Ranadeep Moitra took his knowledge and skills online with Audi Kolkata presents Qore & More. The premises of Endorphins in Ballygunge l...
By Urvashi Bhattacharya in

Sports  /  Published 08.10.20

Ben back ‘at job’ for Dad

Ben Stokes has revealed that his ailing father Gerard, for whom he took a break from cricket, encouraged him to return to action in the IPL by telling him that he was duty-bound “to do the job&r...
By Our Bureau in Calcutta


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