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The study, titled “Opioid Use as a Potential Risk Factor for Pancreatic Cancer in the United States,” is the first in the country to show evidence that opioid use may be an unidentified risk factor contributing to the increasing incidence of pancreatic cancer.(Yahoo)

Opioid use might increase risk of developing pancreatic cancer

By Asian News International | Posted by Shivani Kale | Washington
UPDATED ON JAN 07, 2021 03:47 PM IST
The study, titled “Opioid Use as a Potential Risk Factor for Pancreatic Cancer in the United States,” is the first in the country to show evidence that opioid use may be an unidentified risk factor contributing to the increasing incidence of pancreatic cancer.
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Chemotherapy drug outperforms remdesivir against coronavirus in lab experiments(Pexels)
Chemotherapy drug outperforms remdesivir against coronavirus in lab experiments(Pexels)

Chemotherapy drug outperforms remdesivir against coronavirus in lab experiments: Study

By Press Trust of India | Posted by Nishtha Grover | Beijing
UPDATED ON JAN 03, 2021 03:33 PM IST
Researchers, during lab experiments, have found that a drug which is generally given during chemotherapy can be used to stop the replication of novel coronavirus. The research also showed that this drug was more efficient against the virus than the one being used to treat some Covid-19 patients.
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The study published in the journal PLOS Biology pinpoints the precise molecular machinery that makes this happen, providing scientific insights that can potentially be translated into medicines that help kill tumors and stop cancer from spreading in the body.(Unsplash)
The study published in the journal PLOS Biology pinpoints the precise molecular machinery that makes this happen, providing scientific insights that can potentially be translated into medicines that help kill tumors and stop cancer from spreading in the body.(Unsplash)

Study reveals, blood vessels that fuel cancer can be controlled by enzyme discovery

By Asian News International | Posted by Jahnavi Gupta | Washington [US]
UPDATED ON DEC 26, 2020 08:22 PM IST
A new study has revealed that with the help of an enzyme that limits blood vessel growth, it may be possible to develop new or better treatments for multiple health conditions.
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A recent study pinpoints the precise molecular machinery that makes this happen, providing scientific insights that can potentially be translated into medicines that help kill tumours and stop cancer from spreading in the body.(Unsplash)
A recent study pinpoints the precise molecular machinery that makes this happen, providing scientific insights that can potentially be translated into medicines that help kill tumours and stop cancer from spreading in the body.(Unsplash)

Enzyme discovery can help rein in blood vessels that fuel cancer

By Asian News International | Posted by Shivani Kale | Washington
UPDATED ON DEC 23, 2020 04:17 PM IST
A recent study pinpoints the precise molecular machinery that makes this happen, providing scientific insights that can potentially be translated into medicines that help kill tumours and stop cancer from spreading in the body.
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Check how to make creamy chicken mushroom soup on Xmas, benefits inside(Instagram/aspicyperspective)
Check how to make creamy chicken mushroom soup on Xmas, benefits inside(Instagram/aspicyperspective)

Recipe: Check how to make creamy chicken mushroom soup in 30 minutes this Christmas, benefits inside

By Zarafshan Shiraz | Hindustan Times, Delhi
UPDATED ON DEC 22, 2020 01:52 PM IST
A rich silky mushroom broth underlying with chunks of chicken is chock-full of umami goodness and as your mouth waters, we bring you the super easy recipe of creamy chicken mushroom soup to try the droolworthy dish at home this Christmas. Read on
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A study from Uppsala University, involving more than 250,000 women, shows that oral contraceptive use protects against ovarian and endometrial cancer.(Unsplash)
A study from Uppsala University, involving more than 250,000 women, shows that oral contraceptive use protects against ovarian and endometrial cancer.(Unsplash)

Oral contraceptive pills protect against ovarian, endometrial cancer

By Asian News International | Posted by Shivani Kale | Washington DC
PUBLISHED ON DEC 17, 2020 06:03 PM IST
A study from Uppsala University, involving more than 250,000 women, shows that oral contraceptive use protects against ovarian and endometrial cancer.
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Here’s the mouthwatering spinach soup recipe that Popeye would totally recommend(Instagram/whiskaway2020)
Here’s the mouthwatering spinach soup recipe that Popeye would totally recommend(Instagram/whiskaway2020)

Here’s the mouthwatering spinach soup recipe that Popeye would totally recommend, check benefits inside

By Zarafshan Shiraz | Hindustan Times, Delhi
UPDATED ON DEC 14, 2020 11:06 AM IST
It is officially the season of soups and what better than binging on one that is loaded with tons of nutrients in a low-calorie package and boosts skin, hair and bone health? Check out the recipe of spinach or palak soup inside along with its added benefits
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The researchers looked at pretreatment levels of 10 proteins associated with the ‘zombie’ cell in the blood of 565 Peruvian women with stage 2 and 3 cervical cancer.(Pixabay)
The researchers looked at pretreatment levels of 10 proteins associated with the ‘zombie’ cell in the blood of 565 Peruvian women with stage 2 and 3 cervical cancer.(Pixabay)

Study: Target ‘zombie’ cells to improve Cervical cancer

By Asian News International | Posted by Jahnavi Gupta | Washington [US]
PUBLISHED ON DEC 13, 2020 07:51 PM IST
A report from the Medical College of Georgia scientists reveal that a zombie cell called senescence-associated with cervical cancer can improve the standard treatments if targeted.
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Almost 10% of lung-cancer patients and about 7% of those with malignant melanoma experienced a heart problem -- ranging from irregular heartbeat to fatal heart attack -- within a year of beginning treatment.(Unsplash)
Almost 10% of lung-cancer patients and about 7% of those with malignant melanoma experienced a heart problem -- ranging from irregular heartbeat to fatal heart attack -- within a year of beginning treatment.(Unsplash)

Immune therapy cancer drugs linked to heart risks in study

By Bloomberg | Posted by Jahnavi Gupta
UPDATED ON DEC 09, 2020 03:54 PM IST
Cancer patients who took immune therapies such as Merck & Co.’s Keytruda or Bristol-Myers Squibb Co.’s Opdivo showed a greater risk of developing heart problems in a study.
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Cancer patients receiving immunotherapy drugs have a higher risk of heart problems(Twitter/RutgersCancer)
Cancer patients receiving immunotherapy drugs have a higher risk of heart problems(Twitter/RutgersCancer)

Cancer patients receiving immunotherapy drugs more prone to heart problems, death from a stroke: Study

By Asian News International | Posted by Zarafshan Shiraz | Washington
UPDATED ON DEC 09, 2020 11:40 AM IST
A new study has found that the risks of heart failure, irregular heart beat (arrhythmia), inflammation of the heart (myocarditis or pericarditis) or heart-related death such as a heart attack were higher in cancer patients who were receiving immunotherapy drugs as compared to those who were not being treated in this way.
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The model was trained with a large set of data obtained from previous studies.(Getty Images/iStockphoto)
The model was trained with a large set of data obtained from previous studies.(Getty Images/iStockphoto)

New AI model may help treat cancer more effectively, study says

By Press Trust of India | Posted by Kunal Gaurav | London
PUBLISHED ON DEC 01, 2020 06:16 PM IST
The new machine learning method, described in the journal Nature Communications, found associations between drugs and cancer cells that were not observed previously.
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Britain's Prime Minister Boris Johnson wearing a face mask speaks with staff during a visit to the Public Health England site at the Porton Down science park, near Salisbury, Britain November 27, 2020. Adrian Dennis/Pool via REUTERS(REUTERS)
Britain's Prime Minister Boris Johnson wearing a face mask speaks with staff during a visit to the Public Health England site at the Porton Down science park, near Salisbury, Britain November 27, 2020. Adrian Dennis/Pool via REUTERS(REUTERS)

NHS England to pilot blood test that may detect 50 cancers, PM Johnson calls it ‘promising breakthrough’

By hindustantimes.com | Edited by Kunal Gaurav | Hindustan Times, New Delhi
UPDATED ON NOV 27, 2020 05:57 PM IST
The research has found that the test can identify many types of cancer that are difficult to diagnose at an early stage, including head and neck, ovarian, pancreatic, oesophageal and some blood cancers.
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Andrew Hazeldine running in to bowl.(Getty Images)
Andrew Hazeldine running in to bowl.(Getty Images)

New Zealand cricketer’s career put on hold after being diagnosed with cancer

By hindustantimes.com | Hindustan Times, New Delhi
UPDATED ON NOV 20, 2020 02:10 PM IST
The cricketer was in September diagnosed with Hodgkin’s Lymphoma, a type of cancer which affects the immune system.
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Representational image(National Cancer Institute)
Representational image(National Cancer Institute)

Anti-depressant repurposed may treat childhood cancer: Study

By Asian News International | Posted by: Alfea Jamal | Washington DC
UPDATED ON NOV 06, 2020 08:07 PM IST
A new study has found that a commonly prescribed anti-depressant may halt the growth of a type of cancer known as childhood sarcoma, at least in mice and laboratory cell experiments.
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The study was led by researchers at Massachusetts General Hospital and Ariadne Labs.(Unsplash)
The study was led by researchers at Massachusetts General Hospital and Ariadne Labs.(Unsplash)

Decision conflict before cancer surgery correlates with lower activity after surgery: Study

By Asian News International | Posted by Jahnavi Gupta | Boston [US]
UPDATED ON OCT 30, 2020 04:38 PM IST
Nearly one-third of cancer patients who decide to undergo surgery for their condition may have second thoughts, and this decision conflict may lead to less favourable treatment outcomes in both near and long term.
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The analysis was published in the British Journal of Clinical Pharmacology.(Unsplash)
The analysis was published in the British Journal of Clinical Pharmacology.(Unsplash)

Lower rate of cancer related death noticed in women taking cholesterol medications

By Asian News International | Posted by Jahnavi Gupta | Washington [US]
UPDATED ON OCT 26, 2020 12:49 PM IST
Among women with breast cancer, colorectal cancer, or melanoma, those who were taking cholesterol-lowering medications, were less likely to die from cancer.
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More research is likely needed to confirm that these are indeed a new major set of salivary glands, and if confirmed, it would be the first discovery of new salivary glands in about 300 years.(Netherlands Cancer Institute in Amsterdam)
More research is likely needed to confirm that these are indeed a new major set of salivary glands, and if confirmed, it would be the first discovery of new salivary glands in about 300 years.(Netherlands Cancer Institute in Amsterdam)

New glands found in the human body... in 2020!

By Rhythma Kaul | Hindustan Times, New Delhi, New Delhi
UPDATED ON OCT 22, 2020 08:10 AM IST
The new set of glands are about 1.5 inches on average and lie in the nasopharyngeal region, behind the nose and above the throat.
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New study shows one way to prevent cancer(Twitter/StatenIslUSA)
New study shows one way to prevent cancer(Twitter/StatenIslUSA)

New study shows one way to prevent cancer, maps the fundamentals of two proteins that makes cells go awry

By Asian News International | Posted by Zarafshan Shiraz | Washington [US]
UPDATED ON OCT 21, 2020 02:26 PM IST
Looks like cancer can be prevented in future after researchers, in a new paper, described the significance of too little or abundance of certain proteins that promote cancerous cell division, chaos and aggressive tumours
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Cholesterol medications linked to lower cancer-related deaths in women, finds study(Twitter/HealthyNews2day)
Cholesterol medications linked to lower cancer-related deaths in women, finds study(Twitter/HealthyNews2day)

Women taking cholesterol-lowering medications less likely to die from cancer: Study

By Asian News International | Posted by Zarafshan Shiraz | Washington [US]
UPDATED ON OCT 21, 2020 01:36 PM IST
A study on women diagnosed with breast cancer, colorectal cancer and melanoma has revealed that the more consistently women took prescribed cholesterol-lowering medications such as statins before their diagnosis, the lower their likelihood of dying from the disease which suggests that the drugs may have anti-tumour effects.
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This May 16, 2011 photo shows Timothy Ray Brown with his dog, Jack, on Treasure Island in San Francisco.(AP)
This May 16, 2011 photo shows Timothy Ray Brown with his dog, Jack, on Treasure Island in San Francisco.(AP)

First man cured of HIV infection now has terminal cancer

By Associated Press | Posted by Arpan Rai
UPDATED ON SEP 25, 2020 08:44 PM IST
Brown was an American working as a translator in Berlin in the 1990s when he learned he had HIV. In 2006, he was diagnosed with leukemia.
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Calorie reduction can lead to longer lifespan, lesser chances of cancer-Alzheimer’s(Twitter/FoodManufacture)
Calorie reduction can lead to longer lifespan, lesser chances of cancer-Alzheimer’s(Twitter/FoodManufacture)

Here’s how calorie reduction can lead to longer lifespan, lesser chances of cancer-Alzheimer’s

By Asian News International | Posted by Zarafshan Shiraz | Washington [US]
UPDATED ON SEP 13, 2020 03:19 PM IST
Study reveals calorie reduction can lead to longer lifespan and lesser chances of cancer, Alzheimer’s, heart disease, diabetes and other neurodegenerative conditions
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Illuminated nanoparticles move through a blood vessel to find cancer. The colouring dyes were incorporated into nanoparticles to allow for more sensitive imaging contrast when identifying cancerous cells. (Representational Image)(Unsplash)
Illuminated nanoparticles move through a blood vessel to find cancer. The colouring dyes were incorporated into nanoparticles to allow for more sensitive imaging contrast when identifying cancerous cells. (Representational Image)(Unsplash)

Tattoo ink, food dyes could help find cancer: Study

By Asian News International | Posted by Saumya Sharma | California [USA]
UPDATED ON SEP 03, 2020 11:06 AM IST
The humble ink in a tattoo artist’s needle could be the key to improving the detection of cancer, according to new research.
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Minister V Srinivas Goud said there were studies that proved that toddy, naturally extracted from palm trees, had medicinal value. (Photo @VSrinivasGoud)
Minister V Srinivas Goud said there were studies that proved that toddy, naturally extracted from palm trees, had medicinal value. (Photo @VSrinivasGoud)

‘Even cancer can be cured by consuming toddy regularly’: Telangana minister

By Srinivasa Rao Apparasu | Hindustan Times, Hyderabad
UPDATED ON SEP 01, 2020 12:38 PM IST
It was once considered to be poor man’s liquor, but now even people travelling in Mercedes Benz cars are showing interest in consuming toddy, said minister V Srinivas Goud.
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Representational Image(Unsplash)
Representational Image(Unsplash)

Cancer, its treatment may accelerate aging process in young patients

By Asian News International | Posted by: Alfea Jamal | Washington DC
UPDATED ON AUG 29, 2020 10:38 PM IST
The expression of a gene associated with ageing is higher in young patients with cancer after treatment with chemotherapy and in young cancer survivors who are frail, according to a recent study.
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Representational Image(Unsplash)
Representational Image(Unsplash)

New treatment possibilities for young women diagnosed with rare form of ovarian cancer

By Asian News International | Posted by: Alfea Jamal | Washington DC
UPDATED ON AUG 27, 2020 08:39 PM IST
A recent finding by researchers at the BC Cancer Research Institute and the University of British Columbia (UBC) may offer a new treatment possibility for people diagnosed with a rare and aggressive form of ovarian cancer.
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Cancer awareness rally in Dombivli organised by Gopal Charitable Trust , Anil Cancer Clinic & Anil Eye Hospital in February 2020.(Rishikesh Choudhary/HT Photo)
Cancer awareness rally in Dombivli organised by Gopal Charitable Trust , Anil Cancer Clinic & Anil Eye Hospital in February 2020.(Rishikesh Choudhary/HT Photo)

Cancer cases could increase by 12% in next 5 years: ICMR

By Rhythma Kaul | Hindustan Times, New Delhi
UPDATED ON AUG 19, 2020 02:33 AM IST
The ICMR report provides trends and information related to cancer incidence, mortality and treatment in India in 2020, based on data collected through a network of population and hospital-based cancer registries across the country.
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A cast of the fibula - lower leg bone - from Centrosaurus apertus, a horned dinosaur that lived 76 million years ago in the Canadian province of Alberta, is seen disfigured by aggressive malignant bone cancer - an osteosarcoma Ð in this image released on August 3, 2020.(via REUTERS)
A cast of the fibula - lower leg bone - from Centrosaurus apertus, a horned dinosaur that lived 76 million years ago in the Canadian province of Alberta, is seen disfigured by aggressive malignant bone cancer - an osteosarcoma Ð in this image released on August 3, 2020.(via REUTERS)

Scientists find evidence of cancer in dinosaur that lived 76 million yrs ago

By Reuters | Posted by Anubha Rohatgi | Washington
UPDATED ON AUG 04, 2020 01:37 PM IST
The Centrosaurus fibula, a lower leg bone, contained “a massive gnarly tumor larger than an apple,” said paleontologist David Evans of the Royal Ontario Museum in Toronto.
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File photo.(Pixabay)
File photo.(Pixabay)

Five common cancers could get detected up to 4 years before conventional diagnosis: Study

By Sutirtho Patranobis | Edited by Sparshita Saxena | Hindustan Times, Beijing
UPDATED ON JUL 22, 2020 01:04 PM IST
The five cancer types studied in the research account for 261,530 annual cancer deaths in the US and 2.1 million cancer deaths every year in China, the study said, adding that early detection could greatly reduce deaths from these diseases.
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Acharya Harihar Regional Cancer Centre (AHRCC) at Cuttack and OPD of AIIMS, Bhubaneswar, which is the second government health institution with an advanced cancer care facility have been shut over Covid concerns. (HT photo)
Acharya Harihar Regional Cancer Centre (AHRCC) at Cuttack and OPD of AIIMS, Bhubaneswar, which is the second government health institution with an advanced cancer care facility have been shut over Covid concerns. (HT photo)

2 Odisha cancer care hospitals shut over Covid exposure, patients in limbo

By Debabrata Mohanty | Edited by Ashutosh Tripathi | Hindustan Times, Bhubaneswar
UPDATED ON JUL 10, 2020 10:46 PM IST
While the pandemic and the subsequent shutdown of hospitals have been distressing for cancer patients all over the state, it has been more distressing for people of Bargarh district, considered as cancer capital of Odisha.
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Sonali Bendre was a top model and actor in the 90s.
Sonali Bendre was a top model and actor in the 90s.

Sonali Bendre shares throwback pics with ‘those abs and the flowing hair’, Goldie Behl says ‘always and forever’

By HT Entertainment Desk | Hindustan Times, New Delhi
UPDATED ON JUL 04, 2020 01:56 PM IST
Sonali Bendre shared two stunning pictures as throwback from her modelling days and said how she longed for ‘those abs and flowing hair’. See pictures here.
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