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New hope for curing cancer

New hope for curing cancer

Last Updated: Monday, July 28, 2014, 18:39

Scientists found that targeting a molecule in blood vessels can make cancer therapy significantly more effective.

Healthy lifestyle key for childhood cancer survivors

Healthy lifestyle key for childhood cancer survivors

Last Updated: Monday, July 28, 2014, 18:03

Following a healthy lifestyle may lower childhood cancer survivors` risk of developing the metabolic syndrome, says a study.

Forget injection, pills to cure hardest-to-treat hepatitis C

Forget injection, pills to cure hardest-to-treat hepatitis C

Last Updated: Monday, July 28, 2014, 15:13

On this World Hepatitis Day, there`s good news for patients, particularly from India, for those suffering from hepatitis C.

India will take at least 40 years to eliminate leprosy

India will take at least 40 years to eliminate leprosy

Last Updated: Monday, July 28, 2014, 13:52

India`s leprosy elimination programme has not been "successful" and it will take at least 40 years to completely eliminate the disease from the country, an international expert has said.

New genetic risk factors for Parkinson`s discovered

New genetic risk factors for Parkinson`s discovered

Last Updated: Monday, July 28, 2014, 13:50

In what could lead to new treatment for Parkinson`s disease, scientists have identified 24 genetic risk factors involved in the disease, including six that had not been previously identified.

World Hepatitis Day: India has the second highest number of Hepatitis B infected

World Hepatitis Day: India has the second highest number of Hepatitis B infected

Last Updated: Monday, July 28, 2014, 12:06

Today marks World Hepatitis Day. Established by the World Health Assembly in 2010, this is the fourth celebration of the annual day.This day makes a clarion call for the change in attitude to viral hepatitis and bring about awareness about this global disease.This year’s theme, ‘Think Again’ acknowledges that `we do not know nearly enough about viral hepatitis as a health threat in much of the world.`

India has the second highest number of Hepatitis B infected

India has the second highest number of Hepatitis B infected

Last Updated: Monday, July 28, 2014, 11:38

India has over 40 million Hepatitis B infected patients, second only to China, and most people with chronic Hepatitis B or C are unaware of their infection, putting them at serious risk of developing cirrhosis or liver cancer which are life threatening.

Lack of blood screening causing Hepatitis C

Last Updated: Monday, July 28, 2014, 09:14

Vardhan Singh, a 65-year-old patient of acute anaemia, met with an accident 25 years ago. The grievous injuries he suffered and the loss of blood compelled doctors to transfuse extra blood to his body.

Novel way blocks tumour growth into cancer

Last Updated: Friday, July 25, 2014, 17:28

In pioneering research on models of human tumours in mice, researchers have successfully blocked metastasis - the strategy adopted by tumour cells to transform into an aggressive form of cancer.

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