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Women participate in a walk for breast cancer awareness.(Unsplash)

New AI method predicts future risk of breast cancer

Indo Asian News Service | By Indo Asian News Service, New York
UPDATED ON MAY 09, 2019 09:27 AM IST
Researchers have developed a new tool with advanced artificial intelligence (AI) methods to predict a woman’s future risk of breast cancer.

Global race to create better climate change simulations: Indian-origin scientist

Hindustan Times, Bengaluru | By Sibi Arasu
UPDATED ON OCT 29, 2018 08:16 PM IST
India-origin scientist V Balaji is part of the team engaged in developing models that simulate climate change and its effects and are used in reports of the Intergovernmental Panel on Climate Change. He has also ensured that Indian and South African models figure in the next global ‘competition’ of climate models which is currently underway and whose assessment be available by 2021
Once risk is identified, proven tools can be applied for early diagnosis and prevention of cancer.(Shutterstock)
Once risk is identified, proven tools can be applied for early diagnosis and prevention of cancer.(Shutterstock)

Eight out of 10 people with cancer genes unaware about their risk

Press Trust of India | By Press Trust of India, Washington
UPDATED ON SEP 23, 2018 02:18 PM IST
A study of over 50,000 people found that over 80% of them didn’t know to what extent they were genetically predisposed to cancer.
The analysis is limited to older adults and may be confounded by socioeconomic factors.(Shutterstock)
The analysis is limited to older adults and may be confounded by socioeconomic factors.(Shutterstock)

Light drinkers have the lowest risk of mortality and developing cancers

Asian News International | By Asian News International, Washington D.c.
UPDATED ON JUN 20, 2018 11:48 AM IST
The study provides a detailed insight into the complex relationship between alcohol consumption and cancer incidence.
Diabetes could be an early indicator of pancreatic cancer. Here’s how to know.(Shutterstock)
Diabetes could be an early indicator of pancreatic cancer. Here’s how to know.(Shutterstock)

Suffering from diabetes? It could be an early indicator of pancreatic cancer

Press Trust of India | By HT Correspondent
PUBLISHED ON JUN 18, 2018 03:03 PM IST
Diabetes has been consistently associated with pancreatic cancer in previous studies, with a twofold higher risk of developing pancreatic cancer among diabetes patients.
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