Lung cancer

Women with arthritis at higher risk of lung disease

Women with arthritis at higher risk of lung disease

According to researchers, rheumatoid arthritis sufferers have a 47% greater risk of the lung condition.

Oct 23, 2017, 19:09 PM IST
Smokers with HIV more at risk of lung cancer than AIDS: Study

Smokers with HIV more at risk of lung cancer than AIDS: Study

Researchers found that smoking and HIV together put people at risk of developing lung cancer at a rate even higher than that among smokers not infected with HIV.

Sep 19, 2017, 15:38 PM IST
'Peepli Live' actor Sitaram Panchal succumbs to cancer, his last pic will break your heart!

'Peepli Live' actor Sitaram Panchal succumbs to cancer, his last pic will break your heart!

One of the most talented actors in Bollywood, Sitaram Panchal, who has best remembered for his roles in 'Peepli Live' and 'Jolly LLB 2' to name a few succumbed to cancer on Thursday.

Aug 10, 2017, 13:39 PM IST
Gold nanoparticles maybe useful in treating lung cancer: Study

Gold nanoparticles maybe useful in treating lung cancer: Study

Gold is a safe chemical element and has the ability to accelerate, or catalyse, chemical reactions.The scientists discovered properties of the metal that allow these catalytic abilities to be accessed in living things without any side effects.

Aug 07, 2017, 21:03 PM IST
Akshay Kumar's 'Jolly LLB 2' fellow actor Sitaram Panchal suffers from cancer, seeks help via Facebook

Akshay Kumar's 'Jolly LLB 2' fellow actor Sitaram Panchal suffers from cancer, seeks help via Facebook

One of the noted actors in Hindi cinema, Sitaram Panchal, who has featured films such as 'Paan Singh Tomar', 'Jolly LLB 2', 'Peepli Live' and 'Slumdog Millionaire' is currently suffering from Lung and Kidney cancer. The fine actor has been not able to work due to his severe health condition.

Jul 19, 2017, 10:48 AM IST

Singer Sabita Chowdhury passes away at 72

Eminent singer Sabita Chowdhury, widow of legendary composer Salil Chowdhury, died at her residence here on Thursday after a five-month battle with cancer, family sources said.

Jun 29, 2017, 19:13 PM IST
Lung cancer: Thousands of Australians to undergo regular chest scans for early detection

Lung cancer: Thousands of Australians to undergo regular chest scans for early detection

In the trial, people at a high risk of developing lung cancer, predominantly heavy smokers over 55, will undergo regular computer tomography (CT) scans to see if it can detect the disease before it becomes deadly.

Jun 20, 2017, 14:23 PM IST
New method to make lung cancer drug trials more successful

New method to make lung cancer drug trials more successful

Australian researchers have developed a new method for finding participants in clinical trials of lung cancer drugs, it was announced on Wednesday.

Jun 14, 2017, 23:48 PM IST
Lung cancer linked to increased suicide risk in men

Lung cancer linked to increased suicide risk in men

The researchers found that people with lung cancer had a nine-fold increased risk of suicides, the highest compared to breast, prostate, colorectal cancer.

May 24, 2017, 17:25 PM IST
Do you feel safer smoking 'light' cigarettes? Your chances of lung cancer are higher!

Do you feel safer smoking 'light' cigarettes? Your chances of lung cancer are higher!

Cigarettes labelled as lights, milds, or low-tar – also known as high-ventilation (light) cigarettes – are generally considered to have a lighter, less pronounced flavour, lower levels of tar, nicotine, or other chemicals than regular cigarettes. They are thus marketed by the tobacco industry as a "healthier" option.

May 22, 2017, 23:57 PM IST
Statins do not prolong lung cancer patient survival: Study

Statins do not prolong lung cancer patient survival: Study

 The results showed that, although there were no adverse effects from taking statins, there were no advantages either.

Mar 01, 2017, 00:49 AM IST
Lung cancer: Know these common signs and symptoms of the disease

Lung cancer: Know these common signs and symptoms of the disease

Lung cancer is one of the most common and serious types of cancer among aged adults. 

Feb 09, 2017, 22:20 PM IST
About 2.5 lakh estimated deaths due to cancer by 2020: Govt

About 2.5 lakh estimated deaths due to cancer by 2020: Govt

 Over a lakh lung cancer deaths and 75,000 fatalities due to breast cancer are estimated in the country by 2020, the government said on Tuesday.

Feb 07, 2017, 20:59 PM IST
Vitamin C: Can it kill cancer cells? Know the health benefits of ascorbic acid

Vitamin C: Can it kill cancer cells? Know the health benefits of ascorbic acid

Vitamin C is an antioxidant compound found in a variety of fruit and vegetables such as - oranges grapefruits, lemons, cabbages, green and red peppers, broccoli, strawberries, raspberries, etc.

Jan 13, 2017, 10:54 AM IST
Drug gives lung cancer patients four extra months

Drug gives lung cancer patients four extra months

Most lung cancer patients survived four months longer on an immunotherapy drug than those treated with chemotherapy, according to trial results published Monday.

Dec 13, 2016, 05:58 AM IST
This is how lung cancer can be prevented – Read

This is how lung cancer can be prevented – Read

The 'post office' of the cell -- or the Golgi apparatus as it is more commonly known -- has the ability to package proteins in order to transport them to other parts of the cell or to deliver them to areas outside of the cell.

Nov 26, 2016, 20:49 PM IST
How lung cancer spread can be prevented

How lung cancer spread can be prevented

The 'post office' of the cell -- or the Golgi apparatus as it is more commonly known -- has the ability to package proteins in order to transport them to other parts of the cell or to deliver them to areas outside of the cell.

Nov 26, 2016, 16:18 PM IST
Individuals with sleep apnea may face worsened lung cancer

Individuals with sleep apnea may face worsened lung cancer

According to a recent research published in the Chest journal, an irregular lack of air, experienced by people with sleep apnea, can increase tumor growth by promoting the release of circulating exosomes.

Nov 18, 2016, 22:23 PM IST
Lab-grown mini lungs to help study respiratory diseases

Lab-grown mini lungs to help study respiratory diseases

Respiratory diseases account for nearly one in five deaths worldwide, and lung cancer survival rates remain poor despite numerous therapeutic advances during the past 30 years.

Nov 09, 2016, 17:04 PM IST
Delhi air pollution: Five ways particulate matter affects your health!

Delhi air pollution: Five ways particulate matter affects your health!

Particulate matter, also called PM or soot, in air pollution can cause a number of health problems.

Nov 09, 2016, 09:48 AM IST