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Brisk walk boosts memory in breast cancer survivors: Study

Brisk walking and even jogging can lead to improved memory in breast cancer survivors, a study says.

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It pays to finish your bowl of broccoli

People whose diets consist of broccoli have a lesser risk of contracting degenerative diseases.

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Bone drug could prevent breast cancer in high-risk women

Scientists have pinpointed the precise cells acting as culprits in cancer formation, which can then be inhibited by the drug denosumab.

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Laser heat could safely treat prostate cancer: Study

Laser heat can safely treat prostate cancer without causing adverse effects or changes in urinary or sexual function, says a new study.

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Turmeric effective in treating various types of cancer: Study

Curcumin, the principal curcuminoid of turmeric, has 14 molecules with cancer preventive potential and 12 with anti-tumour effect.

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New treatment shows promise against aggressive anal cancer

In absence of standardised treatments, the findings show promise for those patients in whom the disease did not respond to initial therapy.

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Saturated fat tied to breast cancer in postmenopausal women

Higher proportion of saturated fatty acids in breasts of postmenopausal women may particularly increase the risk.

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New blood test could help boost cancer treatment

A new blood test could help identify whether a cancer drug is working as designed or not.

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Overweight men at higher risk of prostate cancer

Studies have shown that men who have a large waist circumference and are overweight are at higher risks of being diagnosed with prostate cancer.

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Metformin, a Diabetes drug, proves a useful weapon against cancer, says American study

Studies show that metformin improves survival for some breast cancer patients by 50 percent and shows promise as a treatment for patients diagnosed with endometrial hyperplasia

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Emraan Hashmi’s book ‘The Kiss of Life’ to release in Hindi and Marathi soon

S Hussain Zaidi who has penned books which have been adapted into films such as “Black Friday”, “Phantom”, “Shootout At Wadala”, was the one who pushed Emraan Hashmi relentlessly for months to write a book on the incident.

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On The Loose: The war on bread

Even before the CSE report came out, bread was the first food a dietician stuck off a meal plan. There may be something particularly comforting about the Indian packaged breads but baking your own might be a safer bet.

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CSE’s study on toxins in bread: Time for govt to act?

So what is potassium bromate? It is recognised as a category 2B carcinogen since 1999 which means it is believed to be “possibly carcinogenic to humans” by the International Agency for Research on Cancer.

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Cancer fast spreading its roots in Punjab: Report

Around 33,940 cases recorded from January to December 2013, says report released by ICMR.

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Breads, pavs, buns and pizza bases contain cancer-causing chemicals, says latest CSE report

According to the report, 84 per cent of bread and bakery samples collected from across Delhi contain residues of potassium bromate, potassium iodate or both.