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Indian, Pakistani women diagnosed with more aggressive breast cancer at a younger age: Study

The researchers, who are part of the Rutgers School of Public Health and Rutgers Cancer Institute of New Jersey, reviewed incidence data among Indian and Pakistani women between 1990 and 2014

Published on 26th October 2020
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Cholesterol medications linked to lower cancer-related deaths in women, finds study

The more consistently women took these medications after being diagnosed with cancer, the lower their likelihood of dying from the disease, suggesting that the drugs may have anti-tumour effects

Published on 21st October 2020
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This IISc alum's start-up has developed what could be the simplest way to detect breast cancer

Dr Geetha Manjunath's health-tech start-up NIRAMAI has devised a touch-free, pain-free and radiation-free way to detect breast cancer in women. They have screened more than 30,000 women in India

Published on 4th October 2020
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IIT Madras researchers find active principle from turmeric can potentially improve outcomes of cancer therapies

The team found that treating leukaemia (blood/bone-marrow cancer) cells with curcumin sensitises the cells to TRAIL and results in more efficient cell death

Published on 13th July 2020
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Study reveals combination of fasting, Vitamin C effective on hard-to-treat cancers

Researchers say that a fasting-mimicking diet could be more effective at treating some types of cancer when combined with Vitamin C

Published on 16th May 2020
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Mount Carmel College's French fest Franco-Feel is back. Here's everything you need to know

The fest is being organised by the French Department of Mount Carmel College, Bengaluru and the French association, Le Cercle Français

Published on 16th January 2020
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Prize of $50,000 announced for women mathematicians in honour of Maryam Mirzakhani

The noted Iranian mathematician, Fields Medalist and Stanford professor, made groundbreaking contributions to the theory of moduli spaces of Riemann surfaces

Published on 6th November 2019
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This team of health experts have designed an app to train primary health care providers to detect and screen cancer

Regi Jacob, a co-investigator for the M-Onco Ed app speaks about how it educates doctors on how to detect cancer before it is too late to treat it

Published on 2nd October 2019
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This mother of a differently-abled kid started a pre-school where inclusivity is the norm

Farida Rizwan has been fighting against the social stigma of differentiating between regular and special kids through her preschool and daycare centre. Now, she is raising funds through Milaap

Published on 18th September 2019
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Nano cells in our body may be the mini treatment transporters that kill cancer cells: Study

The study from Michigan State University and Stanford University was published in the Molecular Cancer Therapeutics journal and focused on breast cancer cells in mice

Published on 14th September 2019
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Scientists discover breakthrough to prevent hair loss from chemotherapy

The study described how damage in the hair follicle caused by taxanes, cancer drugs which can cause permanent hair loss, can be prevented

Published on 13th September 2019
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Slow Clap: Holy Cow to boost Indian economy and help build healthy India

The National Cow Commission will propose to make it mandatory for fertilizer-producing companies to manufacture 10 per cent bio-fertilizers from cow dung and cow urine

Published on 23rd April 2019
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This device helps women in the painless and early detection of breast cancer. Here's how

iBreastExam is a non-invasive device that can screen women for breast cancer without causing any pain. We talk to the Founder and CEO of the company that invented it

Published on 14th January 2019
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Here is how Spurthi Kolipaka found her calling in women empowerment

Secunderabad-born Kolipaka works in the areas of menstrual hygiene, sanitation, hygiene and more in Telangana 

Published on 19th October 2018
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Mexican student fits brassiere cup with an app to detect breast cancer

Eva is a cup that goes inside a bra and with a mobile app begins its exploration. In just five minutes it can determine whether or not a woman is at risk of breast cancer

Published on 23rd October 2018

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