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Top 5 Agenda: Watch top stories of 20th June, 2019

This segment of Zee News brings top 5 agenda of the day. Watch this video to know the latest updated news.

Jun 20, 2019, 10:42 AM IST

Watch top news stories

This segment of Zee News brings top news stories of the day. Watch this video to know the latest news.

Jun 20, 2019, 10:22 AM IST

Supreme Court to hear PIL on deaths due to Encephalitis in Bihar

The death toll due to Encephalitis in Bihar rose to a staggering 128 on Wednesday in middle of mounting blame game and directives being ordered by several state and Central departments. As of Wednesday morning, the number of children succumbing to the deadly disease in Muzaffarpur and neighbouring areas was pegged at 113. Watch this video to know more.

Jun 20, 2019, 08:14 AM IST

Protein linked to aggressive breast cancer identified

Researchers have identified a protein that is strongly associated with metastatic breast cancer and that could be a target for future therapies.

Apr 19, 2018, 12:01 PM IST

High carbohydrate intake may increase cancer recurrence risk

Consuming high amounts of carbohydrates and sugar prior to treatment for head and neck cancer may increase the patients' risks of cancer recurrence and mortality, a new study reports.

Apr 16, 2018, 10:28 AM IST

New biomarker helps identify cancer chemotherapy timing

In ray of hope for doctors to identify the tumour normalising period for effective timing of anti-cancer drug treatment, a team of researchers have discovered a new biomarker that can visualise the activity of blood vessels.

Apr 10, 2018, 11:50 AM IST

Eating berries may prevent cancer: Study

Berries naturally produce pigments, that give them the red, blue and purple colour, known as anthocyanins.

Apr 09, 2018, 10:32 AM IST

Obesity increases cancer risk in young adult: Study

A new study has revealed that obesity increases the risk of developing cancer in young adults. Obesity often leads to cancer in older adults, but now it has increased in young adults.

Mar 28, 2018, 10:22 AM IST

World Tuberculosis Day 2018: Here's what you can do to prevent the disease

It is an event designed to build public awareness about the epidemic of tuberculosis (TB) and efforts to eliminate the disease.

Mar 23, 2018, 16:40 PM IST

Socio-economic status may affect patients with anal cancer

According to the researchers, squamous cell carcinoma of the anus (SCCA) accounts for 8,200 new cancer cases and more than 1,000 cancer-related deaths in the US annually.
 

Mar 12, 2018, 15:11 PM IST

Do you know your belly fat may increase risk of cancer? Read

Obesity has been linked to several types of cancers including that of the breast, colon, prostate, uterus or kidney.

Aug 25, 2017, 19:52 PM IST

Artificial Intelligence system may help detect melanoma skin cancer

A team of researchers are developing an Artificial Intelligence (AI)-based system that might help detect melanoma skin cancer early.

Aug 23, 2017, 23:47 PM IST

Eating hamburgers, pizza may up cancer risk

A new study suggests that besides contributing to weight gain in adults, hamburgers and pizza may up risk of cancer.

Aug 18, 2017, 21:50 PM IST

Ebola can persist in survivor's semen 2 years after infection

The research team also observed the detection of Ebola virus RNA in the semen of men who had previously had a negative test of their semen in some cases.

Aug 03, 2017, 15:43 PM IST

Zika may not spread by kissing: Study

Casual contact like kissing or sharing a fork or spoon does not increase the risk of transmission of Zika virus as the infection may not spread through saliva, US researchers have found.

Aug 02, 2017, 20:54 PM IST

Europe backs nuclear medicine for cancer that killed Steve Jobs

A nuclear medicine targeting the type of cancer that killed Steve Jobs won a green light from EU regulators on Friday, boosting prospects for its developer Advanced Accelerator Applications.

Jul 21, 2017, 23:40 PM IST

This new low-cost portable device may help detect cancer early!

The device can help diagnose the disease just by detecting tumour cells in blood.

Jul 18, 2017, 21:27 PM IST

Researchers find new potential target for cancer treatment

Researchers have discovered that cancer cells and normal cells use different 'gene switches' in order to regulate the expression of genes that control growth.

Jun 06, 2017, 23:40 PM IST

Zika virus infections may cause eye diseases to unborn babies, says study

A new study has found zika virus infections may cause lasting eye diseases which could pose more danger to unborn babies than previously thought.

May 26, 2017, 18:28 PM IST

Increasing community awareness can reduce spread of Ebola

Ebola is an infectious and frequently fatal disease marked by fever and severe internal bleeding, spread through contact with infected body fluids by a filovirusIn 2014, Ebola epidemic resulted in 28,646 cases and claimed 11,323 lives by March 2016.

May 18, 2017, 00:43 AM IST