cancer

Cancer over-care by up to whooping 250 per cent in private hospitals, says study

This finding has raised concerns about possible over-treatment of cancer patients to make more money under the Pradhan Mantri Jan Aarogya Yojana (PMJAY) scheme.

published on : 21st November 2019

Beware! Velvety 'triple palms' can be sign of lung cancer

An elderly smoker who acknowledged that she'd gone through a pack of cigarettes every day for 30 years, the woman was suffering from painful lesions on her hands.

published on : 19th November 2019

Water signs: Route to happiness

Once they identify the source of the feelings, they will be able to work through them. 

published on : 17th November 2019

Cancer survivors walk the ramp in Bhubaneswar

Founded by Rosalin Patasani Mishra, Parichay Foundation organises the fashion event every year to support education of underprivileged girls.

published on : 16th November 2019

Cancer screening moves at snail’s pace in Odisha's Ganjam district

Ironically, though the administration observed the World Diabetes Day with fanfare on Thursday, the Health wing of the district does not have data about the number of diabetes patients in Ganjam.

published on : 16th November 2019

New modes of treatment must for cancer cure: Kerala Health Minister KK Shailaja

She said even though cutting-edge equipment have been developed to aid in the prevention and cure of diseases, when it comes to new treatment techniques much more needs to be done.

published on : 11th November 2019

Acharya Harihar Regional Cancer Center inks pact with C-DAC for digitisation

Under e-sushrut application, the Center for Development of Advance Computing (C-DAC) will develop a software for AHRCC to store all information related to patients visiting the hospital.

published on : 10th November 2019

Common cancer prevalence may be way higher than estimated

Government data has revealed that the number of per lakh cancer incidence in India, at nearly 258 per lakh population, is way higher than what was recorded earlier in 2016.

published on : 2nd November 2019

High fibre diet reduce lung cancer risk

Researchers from Vanderbilt University have found that high fibre diet and yogurt help reduce lung cancer risk.

published on : 26th October 2019

Breast cancer not being detected early enough

Low awareness levels among women regarding self-examination to identify symptoms of breast cancer is a problem in the state.

published on : 25th October 2019

Walkathon to beat breast cancer

Today, BGS Gleneagles Global Hospital, Bengaluru hosted a walkathon in the city –The Pink Wave, to drive awareness on breast cancer.

published on : 21st October 2019

Cancer-causing toxin found in packaged milk in TN, Delhi, Kerala and Hyderabad?

The survey was conducted over six months last year in over 1,000 towns and cities covering all states and Union Territories by an independent agency.

published on : 19th October 2019

Goodbye toxins

The body is dealing with toxins, and at one point of time, the toxin overload happens because of which our immune system gives up on its job or gets really lazy.

published on : 18th October 2019

Watch your weight before 40, else face cancer risk

The researchers used data for 2,20,000 individuals from the Me-Can study, with participants from Norway, Sweden and Austria.

published on : 15th October 2019

Pinktober: know your breast, knock out breast cancer

Breast cancer is the most common cancer in women, affecting more than 10 million women worldwide.

published on : 14th October 2019
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