Health  /  Published 23.03.19

Syrup in beverages linked to cancer: Study

High-fructose corn syrup, a key ingredient of sugar-sweetened beverages, may contribute to intestinal tumours, researchers said on Thursday, cautioning that people with or at risk for colon cancer sho...
By Our Special Correspondent in New Delhi

India  /  Published 18.03.19

Parrikar's fans line up streets to pay tributes

The affection and popularity he enjoyed from ordinary Goans was on display as hundreds of common folks, and his party workers lined up to pay tributes to Goa chief minister Manohar Parrikar, who died ...
By PTI in Panaji

Science  /  Published 28.12.18

Explained: how exercise burns belly fat

Medical scientists have pinpointed a piece of the molecular mechanism that explains how exercise reduces belly fat, saying a molecule called interleukin6 (IL6) translates burnt calories into fat shed....
By G.S. Mudur in New Delhi

Business  /  Published 24.12.18

Lupin in drug licence pact with US firm

Pharma major Lupin Ltd and the US-based AbbVie on Monday announced a partnership to develop and commercialise the former’s novel drug to treat hematological cancers.Under the pact, AbbVie, a biophar...
By Our Bureau in Mumbai

Health  /  Published 24.11.19

Cancer care disparity

A government analysis has bolstered suspicions that some private hospitals may have provided inappropriate treatment to sections of cancer patients to increase the amounts claimed under the nationwide...
By G.S. Mudur in New Delhi

India  /  Published 19.12.18

Johnson & Johnson baby powder samples collected

Indian drug authorities on Wednesday took samples of Johnson and Johnson’s (J&J) baby powder following a Reuters report last Friday that the firm knew for decades that cancer causing asbestos wa...
By Our Bureau and Reuters in Calcutta

West Bengal  /  Published 19.12.18

Cancer centre plan in Burdwan

The Centre and state has jointly planned to build a tertiary cancer care and research centre in Burdwan to improve access to cancer treatment for patients from across south Bengal and bordering Jharkh...
By Abhijeet Chatterjee in Burdwan

North East  /  Published 13.06.19

Musician Bikram dies in Mumbai

Bikram Vicckey Goswami, an accomplished and popular musician who has worked with some of the biggest names of Bollywood including Amitabh Bachchan and Salman Khan, passed away last night in Mumbai. Or...
By Abdul Gani in Guwahati

Opinion  /  Published 31.05.19

Cow-based cancer cures: Mythology over facts

A leap of faith can save us from botheration. The finance minister had undertaken a foreign trip for medical treatment, which made him miss a coveted function — the presentation of the Union budget....
By Arunabha Sengupta in

Bihar  /  Published 30.09.18

Chemical alarm on fish from Andhra

Beware of fish imported from Andhra Pradesh being sold across the state. Chemical analysis of samples collected from these fish has revealed presence of formalin, a chemical used for preserving fish, ...
By Sanjeev Kumar Verma in Patna


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