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World  /  Published 05.11.18

Tributes for Bluestar report aide

Tributes have poured in from across the political spectrum for Jeremy Heywood, Britain’s most senior civil servant who once delivered a crucial report on Operation Bluestar to get David Cameron’s ...
By Amit Roy in London

Science  /  Published 04.11.18

Nobel laureate Harold Varmus is a free radical

Many scientists in the 1960s thought that special regions of genetic material, later termed oncogenes, of some viruses gave them the ability to transform a normal cell into a cancer cell. They thought...
By Partha P. Majumder in

North East  /  Published 12.05.20

Nurses face stigma in Covid-19 fight

As Assam celebrated International Nurses Day on Tuesday, many nurses in the state allegedly face discrimination as, some fear, they are carriers of coronavirus and will infect people near them.A nurse...
By Rokibuz Zaman in Guwahati

India  /  Published 29.04.20

Irrfan Khan passes away

“May be somewhere in the pursuit of winning we forget how much it means to be loved. In our vulnerability, we are reminded. As I leave my footprints onto these steps of my life, I want to pause to b...
By Our Bureau in New Delhi

Calcutta  /  Published 21.04.20

Need for more Covid-19 beds

More beds to treat Covid-19 patients and those with symptoms of the disease should be set up in and around Calcutta because the count of patients will increase with the number of tests going up, healt...
By Sanjay Mandal in Calcutta

Science  /  Published 07.10.18

The surgeon who used immunotherapy to kill cancer cells in 1891

It was 1891. New York resident and Italian immigrant Zola — his first name has been lost to the mists of time — had an egg-sized malignant tumour on his neck that was nearly blocking his food pipe...
By Arghya Manna in

West Bengal  /  Published 25.07.19

Cancer hospital in New Town

A Bangalore-based health-care group has set up a cancer hospital with 90 beds in New Town’s DG Block, near the Kolkata Gate.HCG EKO Cancer Centre has been set up jointly by Healthcare Global Enterp...
By Snehal Sengupta in Calcutta

Opinion  /  Published 28.06.19

Indians must take women's health seriously

Unlike many countries in the world, Indian women had shorter life spans than Indian men until the mid-1990s. Because females are generally believed to have greater biological powers of endurance than ...
By Nandita Saikia in

Health  /  Published 05.06.19

Why snoring can be fatal

Although the woman in her 50s had been effectively treated for depression, she remained plagued by symptoms that often accompany it: fatigue, sleepiness and lethargy, even though she thought she was g...
By Jane E. Brody/ NYTNS in

Jharkhand  /  Published 27.02.20

Banna help for teen cancer patient

State health minister Banna Gupta has come to the rescue of a 15-year-old cancer patient from Koderma whose family has not been able to admit him to Meherbai Tata Memorial Hospital (MTMH) in Bistupur ...
By Animesh Bisoee in Jamshedpur


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