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Was quoted out of context: Assam health minister on cancer remark
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Was quoted out of context: Assam health minister on cancer remark

Facing flak over his remarks that life-threatening diseases were a result of past sins, Assam Health Minister Himanta Biswa Sarma on Thursday said he was quoted out of context and apologised to those hurt by the "absolutely mindless controversy triggered by few political desperados". His remarks that some people suffer from diseases such as cancer because of sins committed in the past and that it is "divine justice" have sparked sharp reactions.   In a press release, Sarma said, "My speech ... Rediff.com, 3 weeks ago

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New 'safe' immunotherapy offers hope for cancer patients with HIV

A new category of immunotherapies, called checkpoint inhibitors, appears safe to use in patients with both advanced malignancies and HIV, according to a recent study.Principal Investigator Thomas Uldrick of the HIV & AIDS Malignancy Branch at the National ...
 Business Standard1 month ago Scientists offer a ray of hope for patients with rare bone cancer patients  Business Standard2 months ago

Bengalurean among six to get coveted Infosys Prize

Prof Upinder Singh Bhalla of Bengaluru-based National Centre for Biological Sciences (NCBS) was among the six scientists and academicians selected for the coveted Infosys Prize. The Infosys Science Foundation, on Wednesday, announced the winners of the ...
 Deccan Herald1 month ago
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From PM Modi to President Kovind, India pays tribute to APJ Abdul Kalam on his birth anniversary

President Ram Nath Kovind and Prime Minister Narendra Modi on Sunday led the nation in remembering the 'Missile Man' of India, A P J Abdul Kalam, on his 86th birth anniversary. In his home state Tamil Nadu, the birth anniversary of the former president was ...
 DNA2 months ago

DNA damage caused by cancer treatment reversed

Scientists have discovered a new way that cells use to fix a dangerous type of DNA damage caused by cancer treatment.A team led by researchers at the National Institutes of Health (NIH) in the US found that a protein named ZATT can eliminate DNA-protein ...
 Business Standard2 months ago

Indian-origin prof gets USD 8.1m grant for cancer research

An Indian-origin scientist in the US has been awarded a USD 8.1 million grant to support her research on lethal head and neck cancer, which could help improve the survival rates of patients.Nisha D'Silva received the prestigious Sustaining Outstanding ...
 Business Standard2 months ago

Mallya extradition hearing: Defence witness recounts 'appalling' prison conditions in India

London [UK], Dec 15 (ANI): Rats, cockroaches, snakes moving around, local prisoners openly defecating in the prison yard, a giant rubbish heap, no electricity and absence of proper medical treatment to the ailing - these are few of the many conditions under ...
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DH 2017- Was a healthy year for you? if not, take care of 2018

Health is wealth and it should be given priority always. Modern science and technology improving day by day and the result is very much reflected in the healthcare sector. However, at the same time, population explosion and the largely sedentary modern ...
 Deccan Herald4 days ago
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Using a mouthwash can increase risk of diabetes?

Nearly all popular mouthwash solutions include ingredients that kill bacteria -- both the good and bad. Do you have this habit of using oral mouthwash at least twice a day? If yes, then you may have to avoid this practice as a study has recently warned that it can significantly increase the risk of developing diabetes. According to Harvard School of Public Health researchers, people who use mouthwash at least twice daily are at approximately 55 per cent increased risk of developing diabetes or ...
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Indian women outlive men, shows study

Life expectancy at birth improved from 59.7 years in 1990 to 70.3 years in 2016 for women.   Indians have gained nearly a decade of life expectancy since 1990, women more so than men, a first of its kind study released on Tuesday has revealed. But that is a rare bit of good news as India faces a severe lifestyle crisis, with its disease burden from communicable diseases such as diarrhoea and tuberculosis to non-communicable diseases like heart disease and diabetes, the study has found.
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