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Punjab to procure vaccine to prevent cervical cancer

Punjab will launch a free of cost vaccination programme to "eradicate" the "curse" of cervical cancer after the MoU is inked.

Breast cancer: Erratic lifestyle, less nursing of babies major risk factors behind disease

Stressful and erratic lifestyle, mothers not nursing babies adequately, smoking and pollution have put women at higher risk of developing breast cancer.

Breast cancer – How much do you know about it (Take the Quiz here)

Test your knowledge of 6 common beliefs about breast cancer and get the facts right!

Cervical cancer: Watch out for these warning signs!

Cervical cancer is a malignant tumour of the uterine cervix.

Cervical cancer now a big reason for death among women in India

Cervical cancer is fast turning out to be a big reason for death among Indian women. 

International Women's Day: Top 6 health issues every woman must know!

Here are five major health issues affecting women and that need to be tackled.

Cancer in India: Cases shoot up in last 4 years; breast cancer top killer among women

Breast cancer has upstaged cervical cancer as the most common and biggest killer of Indian women.

5 facts about cervical cancer you should know!

India represents 26.4 percent of all women dying of cervical cancer globally.

SC asks Centre to produce records on cervical cancer vaccines

The Supreme Court on Tuesday asked the government to ensure that express consent is taken in a transparent manner from persons on whom clinical trials are carried out.

Indian scientists developing sanitary napkins from jute

Indian scientists, led by B Adhikary, are developing sanitary napkins which could help in preventing cervical cancer.

Vaccine to prevent cervical cancer found promising

A genetically engineered vaccine has been found effective in removing high-grade pre-cancerous cervical lesions in nearly one-half of women who received the vaccine in a clinical trial.

Jute-based sanitary napkins key to tackling cervical cancer?

Scientists at IIT (Indian Institute of Technology), Kharagpur, have come out with sterilized sanitary napkins made from jute-based cellulose that could not only improve personal hygiene but also bring down the number of cervical cancer cases and most importantly, help revive the declining and stagnant jute industry.  

Government claims health initiatives benefitting masses

 To reduce out of pocket expenditure in public health facilities, the government is promoting the use of several initiatives such as the Janani Shishu Suraksha Karyakram (JSSK), the Rashtriya Bal Swasthya Karyakram (RBSK), the expansion of Universal Immunisation Programme, free emergency referral services and the NHM-Free Drugs Service Initiative and the NHM-Free Diagnostic Service Initiative.

Breast cancer overtakes cervical cancer as top killer among women in India: Study

Breast cancer has now taken over cervical cancer as the top killer among women in India, whereas lung cancer is the biggest cause of deaths among men, says a new report.

Top five leading health problems in women!

Most women don't realise that they are at risk of an illness and even death from various diseases that catch them unawares while caring for their loved ones.

Health Ministry to put spl stress on breast, cervical cancer screening

The Union Health Ministry is going to come up with new guidelines which will focus on ensuring wider cervical and breast cancer screening in India even as doctors say that women are becoming increasingly vulnerable to these diseases.

Women becoming increasing vulnerable to cervical cancer

With lifestyles in India changing, women are becoming increasingly vulnerable to cervical and breast cancers.

SC asks Centre to respond on clinical trial of vaccines

Supreme Court on Tuesday asked the Centre to file its response giving details like process of taking consent of persons on whom clinical trial of cervical cancer prevention vaccines, Gardasil and Cervarix, have been carried out.

Cervical cancer: 5 facts you should know

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HPV vaccine not linked to riskier sexual activity

 The sexual behaviour of teenaged girls does not appear to be impacted by the human papilloma virus (HPV) vaccine, according to Canadian researchers.