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Diagnosed with colorectal cancer? An expert is here to guide you

Your overall health and the stage of your colorectal cancer will help your doctor create a treatment plan.
Colorectal cancer is treatable if it is detected early.(iStock)
Colorectal cancer is treatable if it is detected early.(iStock)
Updated on Mar 26, 2020 08:57 AM IST
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ByBy Dr. Venkata Pradeep Babu Koyyala

Colorectal cancer affects over 17 lakh people every year

Some risk factors are being overweight, smoking, and consuming alcohol or excessive red and processed meat.
Colorectal cancer arises from the colon or rectum, which are parts of our large intestine.(iStock)
Colorectal cancer arises from the colon or rectum, which are parts of our large intestine.(iStock)
Updated on Mar 10, 2020 09:15 AM IST
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ByBy Dr.Rohit Swami

The right and left of colon cancer

Several studies have shown that patients with colon cancers on the right side have worse short- and long-term survival rates than those with left-sided tumors.
Left-sided tumors have rounded masses, which are easier to detect in the early stages.(iStock)
Left-sided tumors have rounded masses, which are easier to detect in the early stages.(iStock)
Updated on Apr 04, 2020 10:11 AM IST
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ByBy Dr.Amit Bhatt

Colorectal cancer among top 10 cancers in India

The symptoms are blood and mucus in stools and sudden weight loss.
Colorectal cancer is more common in developed nations, but there has also been an increase in cases in developing nations.(Freepik)
Colorectal cancer is more common in developed nations, but there has also been an increase in cases in developing nations.(Freepik)
Updated on Apr 02, 2020 08:36 AM IST
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ByBy Dr.Ajay Yadav

US working with drug firm on new coronavirus treatment

The partnership between the Department of Health and Human Services (HHS) and Regeneron will develop monoclonal antibodies to fight the infection, a different line of treatment to the antiretrovirals and flu drugs that have also emerged as possible defenses against the disease.
The United States is working with a pharmaceutical company to develop a treatment for the 2019 Novel Coronavirus(via REUTERS)
The United States is working with a pharmaceutical company to develop a treatment for the 2019 Novel Coronavirus(via REUTERS)
Published on Feb 05, 2020 07:34 AM IST
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Washington | ByAgence France-Presse

Minister orders third-party audit of plantation drives

This year (2019-20), the Delhi government set a target to plant more than 23 lakh trees and shrubs. More than 4.25 lakh saplings would be distributed free to RWAs, educational institutions and market associations.
For the first time, all government agencies involved in planting tree saplings during the monsoons every year have been directed to carry out third-party audits to check how many plants survived.(Photo by Gurpreet Singh/Hindustan Times)
For the first time, all government agencies involved in planting tree saplings during the monsoons every year have been directed to carry out third-party audits to check how many plants survived.(Photo by Gurpreet Singh/Hindustan Times)
Published on May 30, 2019 03:12 AM IST
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New Delhi | ByHT Correspondent

Quit my job to feed people: Rahul Verma of the Uday Foundation

While grappling with his newborn son’s medical condition, Rahul Verma decided to make a difference to the thousands waiting outside hospitals
Rahul Verma aims to tackle mental health and the well-being of the old after the #Udayfightshunger campaign.
Rahul Verma aims to tackle mental health and the well-being of the old after the #Udayfightshunger campaign.
Published on Apr 22, 2019 02:08 PM IST
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Hindustan Times | ByAditya Dogra, New Delhi

Drug-resistant fungi are a threat to modern medicine

To prevent the outbreak of deadly infections such as Candida auris, hospital infection control must be taken seriously
Unlike other fungi that rarely transmit between humans, C. auris can be passed from patient to patient in a hospital. This is because of its unusual ability to last for long periods of time on hospital surfaces, such as bed rails and door handles (Representational photo)(Arun Sharma/ HT Photo)
Unlike other fungi that rarely transmit between humans, C. auris can be passed from patient to patient in a hospital. This is because of its unusual ability to last for long periods of time on hospital surfaces, such as bed rails and door handles (Representational photo)(Arun Sharma/ HT Photo)
Updated on Apr 19, 2019 07:40 PM IST
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ByIsabel Frost and Ramanan Laxminarayan

In 22 years, Mumbai saw 734 kidney transplants from cadavers: ZTCC data

Panel says while city’s performance is good, there is need to create awareness
Experts said Mumbai can easily reach the donation rate achieved by countries such as Spain (35 donations/million), Portugal (32 donations/million) or Belgium (27 donations/million).(AFP)
Experts said Mumbai can easily reach the donation rate achieved by countries such as Spain (35 donations/million), Portugal (32 donations/million) or Belgium (27 donations/million).(AFP)
Published on Mar 07, 2019 12:11 AM IST
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Hindustan Times | BySadaguru Pandit, Mumbai

Western Naval Command undertakes one-year clean-up drive in Mumbai

In what is one of the largest waste collection and removal drive by any organisation along the west coast, WNC has removed 2,466 tons of scrap material from their headquarters, dockyard and residential spaces over the past year
The WNC developed 37.53 acres of green areas and open spaces at their Mumbai headquarters with naval officers having planted 9,880 saplings with a survival rate of 85%.(HT Photo)
The WNC developed 37.53 acres of green areas and open spaces at their Mumbai headquarters with naval officers having planted 9,880 saplings with a survival rate of 85%.(HT Photo)
Updated on Oct 01, 2018 11:53 AM IST
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Hindustan Times | ByBadri Chatterjee, Mumbai

Saplings not watered, govt orders action

During Thursday’s inspection, the minister observed that while overall, the plantation showed normal growth, in some pockets, it appeared that the saplings were not adequately watered and taken care of.
Chief minister Arvind Kejriwal after planting a sapling during the launch of a mass plantation drive at Yamuna flood plains.(Sonu Mehta/ Hindustan Times)
Chief minister Arvind Kejriwal after planting a sapling during the launch of a mass plantation drive at Yamuna flood plains.(Sonu Mehta/ Hindustan Times)
Updated on Sep 21, 2018 01:19 AM IST
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Hindustan Times, New Delhi | ByHT Correspondent

Tree ambulance launched in Bundelkhand region

A tree Ambulance is reaching out to people who are facing problems in taking care of plants
Photo of a Tree ambulance running in Chhatarpur district to take care of trees(HT Photo)
Photo of a Tree ambulance running in Chhatarpur district to take care of trees(HT Photo)
Published on Aug 05, 2018 09:20 PM IST
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Hindustan Times, Bhopal | ByAnupam Pateriya

Now thalassemia can be treated in the womb with this gene editing technique

India has the largest number of patients with thalassemia major in the world -- about 1 to 1.5 lakh. The technique might be able to achieve even higher success rates if they can administer it multiple times during gestation, the researchers said.
Can this new technique detect and treat thalassemia?(Shutterstock)
Can this new technique detect and treat thalassemia?(Shutterstock)
Published on Jul 11, 2018 02:51 PM IST
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Indo Asian News Service | ByHT Correspondent

Beware, additional therapy after rare tumour surgery may not increase survival rate

Additional therapy, or adjuvant therapy, delivered after surgical removal of a rare type of gastrointestinal tumour does not increase survival rates for patients, says a new study.
Ampullary cancer is a cancer that arises from the ampulla of Vater, which is where the bile duct and pancreatic duct come together and empty into the small intestine.(Shutterstock)
Ampullary cancer is a cancer that arises from the ampulla of Vater, which is where the bile duct and pancreatic duct come together and empty into the small intestine.(Shutterstock)
Updated on Mar 26, 2018 10:55 AM IST
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Asian News International | ByHT Correspondent
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