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Blue Corn Reduces Risk from BP, Diabetes, Cancer: Study

Eating blue corn may decrease the risk factor from metabolic syndrome, cardiovascular disease, diabetes and cancer, said a new study. The research undertaken by an Indian origin scientist and his ...

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Not Coffe Alone, All Hot Beverages including Hot Water, Cause Cancer

Setting aside the popular belief that coffee is mainly carcinogenic, a WHO panel has concluded that all hot beverages including hot water are carcinogenic and cause cancer but interestingly drinking ...

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Carrots Cut Down Breast Cancer Risk by 60%, More Benefits

Eating carrots regularly will reduce the risk of developing breast cancer by 60 percent, suggested a new study. Carrot has rich vitamins called carotenes, which are found in spinach and ...

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Switch to Turn on Cancer Killing Cells Key to Fight it in Future, Shows Study

Australian researchers have discovered the switch, a protein called ID2 that turns on natural killer cells in the body to fight and eliminate foreign cells including the cancer cells, thus ...

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Biochemist Finds Chemotherapy Poisonous, Seeks New Way to Fight Cancer

By Todd R. McAdam At its core, chemotherapy to treat cancer is a matter of poisoning the patient and hoping the cancer dies before the patient does. Binghamton University biochemist ...

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New Study Disproves Calcium, Vitamin D Supplements Prevent Colon Cancer

While some studies have predicted recently that calcium and Vitamin D supplements would help prevent colon cancer, researchers from the University fo Colorado Cancer center have proved it wrong in ...

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Coffee or Tea? Coffee too is Good for Your Heart!

A new study has found that there is no relation between drinking coffee and an increased risk of atrial fibrillation, according to research published in the open access journal BMC ...

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CNG Vehicles Pose Threat to Health: New CSIR Study

CNG or “Compressed natural gas” is essentially methane preserved at an elevated pressure, and is known to produce less unfavorable gases as compared to known fuel choices like petrol, diesel ...

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Japanese Scientists Develop World’s Largest Petawatt Laser That Emits 2,000 Trillion Watts Output

Osaka-based Institute of Laser Engineering (ILE) of Osaka University has developed a Petawatt laser “LFEX” to deliver up to 2,000 trillion watts in the duration of one trillionth of one ...

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Chilean Doctor Invents New Therapy for Cancer

An inventive immunological treatment that targets carcinogenic cells in human beings by elevating the body’s anti-tumor reaction was displayed in Chile in Santiago. Claudio Acuna who is a scientist at ...

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Omega-3 fatty acids may help cancer patients, but risk of prostate cancer looms

Using omega-3 fatty acids in anti-tumor medications may improve cancer treatment said a new study by researchers at the University Hospitals of Leicester in the United Kingdom, notwithstanding the fact ...

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Stem Cell Transplantation Provides Hope to Treat Rare Untreatable Leukemia

A new study has shown that stem cell transplantation produced great results to treat patients suffering from leukemia, especially the “juvenile myelomonocytic leukemia (JMML)” which doesn’t have any treatment. The new study ...

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‘Pill on a string’ Can Identify Oesophageal (Gullet) Cancer: New Study

Researchers from the University of Cambridge have found a new method that will help the doctors to identify oesophageal cancer (gullet cancer) easily. Barrett’s oesophagus – a state where cells ...

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Another Reason to Quit Smoking as It Increases Risk of Breast Cancer: New Study

It is a known fact that smoking is injurious to health. However, majority of the world’s population don’t comply by the information and smoke, regardless. Now a new study has ...

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Here’s why breast cancers can become drug resistant

As the case in most cancer cases, breast cancer can also be prevented if detected at an early stage. However, in majority of breast cancer cases developing resistance to drug ...

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‘Paper Machine’ to Replace Traditional Diagnostics Under Controlled Temperatures: study

A new portable “paper machine” can detect cancer and infectious diseases besides identifying some gnetics disorders and it costs just $2 or Rs.120, thanks to George Whitesides from Harvard University ...

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Cow’s heart valve saves 81 year old woman; All eyes on her survival time

In a remarkable medical success story, an 81-year-old woman from Hyderabad rekindled her life by getting a valve donation from a cow while undergoing a valve replacement surgery. The woman ...

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Longer sitting hours increase risk of mortality in women: New study

Does your job require you to spend prolonged hours sitting? Or do you enjoy your leisure time of watching television or playing computer games? Then you may want to re-think ...

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Joan Sebastian Dies: Latino Singer, ‘king of Jaripeo’ succumbs to bone cancer

Latin American singer Joan Sebastian died, aged 64, with bone cancer and his son confirmed the death of his father in his ranch at Juliantla, Guerrero, Mexico at 7:15pm (local ...

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Is Jayalalitha Seriously Ill? No, Says AIADMK

Amid controversy about the health of Tamil Nadu Chief Minister J Jayalalithaa, for not being seen at the Secretariat for 10 days, rumours have been ripe in the media, with ...

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