Prathamesh, who was unmarried, had nominated his mother and sister, Dnyanashree, to use his semen sample after his death.
Researchers are now considering conducting an early-phase clinical trial in which healthy participants would consume a low-asparagine diet. If the findings are confirmed in human cells, limiting the amount of asparagine cancer patients ingest could be a potential strategy.
“When we are aware what causes 90 per cent of oral cancers and the law is there to ban these chewing tobacco products in twin packs, then what is stopping the enforcement?” Head and Neck Surgery Oncologist, Dr Sourav Dutta, told PTI on the World Cancer Day today.
In India, around 12 per cent of the population is covered by cancer registration.
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The study indicates that while sleep duration is important, examining markers of sleep quality may also be useful in designing childhood obesity prevention strategies.
Scientists have developed a single blood test that can help in the early diagnoses of eight common cancer types and helps identify the location of the disease.
Holly Butcher was just 26 years young when she lost her life’s battle with cancer. Just a day before her death, she penned her last letter for her followers on Facebook and urged them to be kind and helpful.
A new artificial intelligence system has been developed, that can detect heart ailments and cancer more accurately.
Many times, one of the first indicators of lung cancer can be back pain, specially in the upper back region. This was pointed out in a recent study that found that 47 per cent of participating patients with lung cancer suffered from chronic pain.
The researchers also suggested that all women should test for BRCA1 and BRCA2 at about age 30, regardless of personal or family history of cancer. that would detect mutations and help early action at preventing cancer.
The Lancet study found that of the new cases in 18 kinds of cancer, 5,44,300 were attributable to high BMI, equivalent to 3.9 per cent of all cancers.
“This time, we will expand to all the districts to look for oral cancer cases. Physical examination by doctors will help detect possible cancer cases which will be referred for confirmatory tests,” said Dr Sadhana Tayade, the Joint Director with the Directorate of Health Services (DHS).
The online programme will be open for all doctors, but the focus will remain on dentists, physicians, and rural health workers, who will be trained on understanding early symptoms of oral cancer, correct diagnosis and initiation of treatment