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Obesity can lead to 13 types of cancer, says study

A new study has found that obesity leads to 13 types of cancer inlcuding ​pancreas and esophagus, as fat cells affect the processes that regulate the growth of cancer cells in the human body

Apr 21, 2017, 00:29 AM IST

Esophageal cancer: Know these early symptoms of the disease!

Esophageal cancer is a cancer that occurs in the esophagus, the food pipe that runs between the throat and the stomach.

Feb 21, 2017, 22:52 PM IST

Gene activity linked to mysterious food allergy found

n what could open up potential new therapeutic strategies for a hard-to-treat food allergy, researchers have discovered that a novel genetic and molecular pathway in the foodpipe (esophagus) causes the disease.

Jul 14, 2014, 11:44 AM IST

Your digestive tract is just like a studio apartment!

For a common student, the area of the inner surface of the digestive tract is between 180 and 300 square metres. For scientists, it is actually as small as a studio apartment!

Apr 24, 2014, 15:43 PM IST

Researchers herald new breakthrough by transplanting regenerated esophagus

Researchers have devised a new method to transplant regenerated esophagus .

The new method has been developed by researchers at Karolinska Institute in Sweden, within an international collaboration lead by Professor Paolo Macchiarini.

Apr 16, 2014, 09:48 AM IST