Health  /  Published 26.02.20

Dyeing your hair increases risk of cancer

For decades, scientists have debated whether hair dyes frequently used by women might contribute to cancer. The research has been mixed and inconclusive, but now government investigators have turned u...
By Roni Caryn Rabin/NYTNS in

Health  /  Published 26.02.20

What do you say to a cancer patient

Do you know what to say or what to do when a friend, relative or acquaintance has cancer? Chances are, like many of the people who interacted with Lynda Wolters, you may not. Wolters, author of the re...
By Jane E. Brody/NYTNS in

Health  /  Published 05.04.19

Facebook groups are bringing people together to discuss health issues

DIABETESIndian DiabeticsMembers: 4,689As a diabetic myself, I felt the need to start something that would bring together diabetics to share their experiences and stories and help one another. I also b...
By Mathures Paul in

West Bengal  /  Published 09.02.20

Tales of grit in fight against cancer

An eight-year-old found his love in sports after he got an opportunity from the hospital where he was treated for blood cancer. A 12-year-old girl who had her left leg amputated danced and enthralled ...
By Subhajoy Roy in Calcutta

India  /  Published 04.02.20

1.16 million new cancer cases

India had an estimated 1.16 million new cancer cases in 2018, according to a report by the World Health Organisation (WHO) that said one in 10 Indians would develop cancer during their lifetime and on...
By PTI in United Nations

Jharkhand  /  Published 02.06.20

Cancer patient beats Covid

Hailed as “Fighter Dadi”, a 77-year-old cancer patient successfully recovered from coronavirus and was discharged on Sunday evening from Patliputra Medical College and Hospital in Dhanbad.Paramjee...
By Pushkar Anand in Dhanbad

World  /  Published 20.10.19

Surgeon who revolutionised breast cancer treatment dies

Dr. Bernard Fisher, a University of Pittsburgh surgeon whose research transformed the way breast cancer is treated, bringing an end to the routine use of the debilitating radical mastectomy, died on W...
By New York Times News Service/Denise Gellene in

Health  /  Published 18.11.18

Here's how you evaluate a nutritional study

Confused about what to eat and drink to protect your health? I’m not surprised. For example, after decades of research-supported dietary advice to reduce saturated fats to minimise the risk of heart...
By Jane E. Brody/ New York Times News Service in

India  /  Published 13.11.18

All-weather winner and able organiser is no more

H.N. Ananth Kumar rose through the ranks in the Atal Bihari Vajpayee era, was considered close to L.K. Advani and held his own in the Narendra Modi dispensation. The Union parliamentary affairs minist...
By Our Special Correspondent in Bangalore

Calcutta  /  Published 23.05.20

Bangla cancer patient lying ill on road rescued

An unidentified man lay unconscious on the streets for an hour in front of Jal Vayu Towers (JVT) before help arrived and he could be identified as a cancer patient from Bangladesh.On Saturday, JVT sec...
By Sudeshna Banerjee in


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