India  /  Published 13.04.21

Couple’s funds for cancer hospital

Sri Shankara Cancer Care Foundation and Karunashraya Hospice Trust are Bangalore-based charitable organisations. The cancer hospital will be named Bagchi-Sri Shankara Cancer Hospital and Research Ins...
By Our Correspondent in Bhubaneswar

Entertainment  /  Published 01.04.21

Kirron Kher diagnosed with blood cancer

BJP MP and actor Kirron Kher has been diagnosed with multiple myeloma, a type of blood cancer, and is on her path to recovery, her actor-husband Anupam Kher said on Thursday. On Twitter, Anupam Kher ...
By Our Bureau, Agencies in Mumbai

Opinion  /  Published 09.03.21

War on cancer

“If I could be anything, I would have wanted to have been the president [who] ended cancer... ,” said a tearful Joe Biden at a gathering in the Rose Garden of the White House when he withd...
By Arunabha Sengupta

India  /  Published 25.02.21

Breast exam cuts cancer toll

A clinical breast examination by trained health workers can detect breast cancer early and reduce mortality by 30 per cent, almost as much as possible through mammography screening, a 22-year-long stu...
By G.S. Mudur in New Delhi

Health  /  Published 24.02.21

Antivirals for cold sores

I get blisters in the same place at the angle of my mouth 2-3 times a year. They are painful and take more than a week to heal. It looks like you have cold sores. These are infections caused by the H...
By Dr Gita Mathai


Calcutta  /  Published 11.02.21

Robot help in cancer surgeries

A robot controlled by a surgeon has done four cancer surgeries at a hospital near the city over the past week. The use of the “fourth-generation” robot is among the latest advancements in...
By Debraj Mitra in Calcutta

Health  /  Published 11.02.21

Special benefits of weight loss for women after 50

Losing excess weight is good at any age. But dropping a few kilos after 50 may be especially beneficial because of several reasons, especially for women: 1. Lower risk of dementia Obesity at 50 was ...
By The Telegraph

Calcutta  /  Published 22.01.21

E-bus for cancer hospital

An electric bus service has been started to connect the second campus of Chittaranjan National Cancer Institute (CNCI) to Biswa Bangla Gate crossing. “The superintendent of CNCI met me with a r...
By Sudeshna Banerjee in Salt Lake

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

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


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