Bollywood  /  Published 11.03.20

Slow stroll for Irrfan

Irrfan Khan is back where he belongs — in films — but the Angrezi Medium star is taking things slow. The actor has been away from movies since the release of Karwaan in 2018, the same year he was ...
By PTI in

North East  /  Published 24.12.19

Tumour removed from heart

Apollo Hospitals, Guwahati, performed a heart tumour removal surgery through minimally invasive approach for the first time in the entire Northeast recently.This complex surgery was performed on a 54-...
By Rokibuz Zaman in Guwahati

World  /  Published 11.12.19

Roxette singer Marie Fredriksson dies at 61

Marie Fredriksson, lead singer of Roxette, the Swedish pop duo that briefly ruled the American charts in the 1980s and 1990s with dramatically lovelorn ballads and catchy up-tempo singles, died on Mon...
By Gavin Edwards and Iliana Magra/New York Times News Service in

India  /  Published 05.07.19

Calcutta-educated scholar's bacteria decoy against tumours

A Calcutta-educated research scholar in the US has turned friendly bacteria into prospective Trojan horses against some cancers, designing them to quietly sneak up close to tumour cells and prepare th...
By G.S. Mudur in New Delhi

North East  /  Published 18.05.19

Boy fights cancer, scores high in exam

Battling cancer, Mustafa Jamal from Darrang’s Dalgaon excelled in the HSLC exam. The challenge to live has helped him to do well, the brave teenager said.Jamal scored 83 per cent marks with letters ...
By Abdul Gani in Guwahati

India  /  Published 11.05.19

Priyanka Gandhi helps ailing child

Priyanka Gandhi Vadra got the Congress to charter a plane to fly an ailing two-year-old girl from Allahabad to Delhi on Friday night so her brain tumour could be treated at the All India Institute of ...
By Piyush Srivastava in Lucknow

Opinion  /  Published 28.03.19

Summer's poison is sweet

Sir — Summer is the season of sweet, bottled beverages. They help people deal with the heat. But these drinks can also adversely affect one’s health. A recent study published in the journal, Scien...
By The Telegraph in

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

World  /  Published 24.12.18

Surgery, no strings attached

A musician from South Africa had a tumour in his brain, so doctors opened a hole in his skull to remove it. But they had a crucial request: He must play his acoustic guitar during the surgery.The musi...
By Kimon de Greef/New York Times News Service in Johannesburg

India  /  Published 29.10.18

Hope for stiff-spine patients

A biological drug named ixekizumab may help treat patients with ankylosing spondylitis who have not benefited from standard therapy for this chronic inflammatory disease, medical researchers said on O...
By G.S. Mudur in


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