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E-cigarette users may have increased susceptibility to COVID-19

The main reason to avoid smoking is the risk of cancer, heart disease, emphysema, stroke, diabetes, chronic obstructive pulmonary disorder, and other lung diseases

Published on 18th November 2020
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Kamala Harris achieved what she wanted to do, says aunt from Chennai

In her nomination acceptance speech earlier this year, Kamala Harris Harris had mentioned her aunts or chithis, as they are referred to in Tamil

Published on 9th November 2020
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Small delays in cancer treatment can up death risk by 10%: Study

The study, published in the journal 'The BMJ', found that there was a significant impact on a person's mortality if their treatment was delayed

Published on 5th November 2020
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With special 'rangoli', TN village roots for Kamala Harris' victory in US polls

The special colourful rangloi drawn by a few women in the villge sports the message 'We Wish Kamala Harris' along with a thumbs-up sign

Published on 5th November 2020
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Appointment made on the basis of academic credentials and probably favorable ideology: ABVP's Dr Subbiah on AIIMS Madurai row

The ABVP National President Dr Subbiah S was appointed as a board member of AIIMS, Madurai. This drew a lot of flak online

Published on 29th October 2020
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The Good Samaritan: Salem’s Celine Augustin, govt school teacher has walked the streets for 25 years, helping over 1k kids get educated

For the last 25 years, Mary has spent her days walking around railway stations, government hospitals, under flyovers, public parks, traffic lights, looking for children who needed help

Published on 28th October 2020
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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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How this vet in Mumbai is using flower therapy to help dogs look on the bright side of life

While he is out on the roads of Kalyan in Mumbai feeding stray dogs and doing his bit on the occasion, Akshay Shah introduces us to alternative therapies for our four-legged friends  

Published on 16th October 2020
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Regular exercise in the morning may cut cancer risk: Study

For the current study, published in the International Journal of Cancer, the research team examined the effect of timing of recreational physical activity on breast and prostate cancer risk

Published on 14th October 2020
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Study finds which pre-existing conditions may cause increased COVID-19 death risk

The research team conducted a systematic review and meta-analysis of studies to determine which chronic conditions put hospitalized patients at risk of dying from COVID-19

Published on 9th October 2020
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Researchers at IISc develop bandage with magnetic nanofibers that kills skin cancer cells with heat

Common treatments for skin cancer include surgery, radiation therapy, and chemotherapy. But these treatments and other conventional therapies have limitations

Published on 8th October 2020
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Women show the way: Emmanuelle Charpentier and Jennifer Doudna win Nobel Prize in Chemistry

Researchers need to modify genes in cells if they are to find out about life's inner workings. This used to be time-consuming, difficult and sometimes impossible work

Published on 7th October 2020
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Reggae and pop singer Johny Nash, popular for 'I can see clearly now' dies at 80

Born John Lester Nash, the Texas native sang at churches growing up in Houston and made his professional debut in 1957 with 'A Teenager Sings the Blues'

Published on 7th October 2020
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It's a war-like situation, we should be ready to ramp up infrastructure when needed: Dr Ashok Seth, Chairman, Fortis Escorts Heart Institute

The heart specialist said that we don't know which vaccine will work or is full-proof yet. However, producing any vaccine in the country is not an issue as India is the biggest vaccine manufacturer in

Published on 6th October 2020

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