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RIP Dr V Shanta: The life and times of Adyar Cancer Institute’s First Lady

Shanta has won some of the most prestigious awards in the country and the world for her work in the field of oncology —  the Magsaysay Award, Padma Shri, Padma Bhushan and the Padma Vibhushan

Published on 19th January 2021
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Scientists from Toronto find that brain cancer is linked to tissue healing after a brain injury

The data from the study suggested that the right mutational change in particular cells in the brain could be modified by injury to give rise to a tumour

Published on 5th January 2021
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Researchers say it would take years, not months, for virus to evolve enough to render current vaccines impotent

Muge Cevik, an infectious disease expert at the University of St. Andrews in Scotland said that these mutations may allow the variant to replicate and transmit more efficiently

Published on 21st December 2020
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Researchers find that deep learning model can predict breast cancer risk

Currently available risk assessment models incorporate only a small fraction of patient data such as family history, prior breast biopsies, and hormonal and reproductive history

Published on 30th 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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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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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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Odisha to launch telemedicine service from July 20 to provide medicare amid the COVID-19 crisis

The service would be launched in 41 places -30 District Headquarter hospitals, seven medical colleges, IGH Rourkela, Capital hospital Bhubaneswar and in several other places

Published on 17th 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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Meet this Newcastle University scientist who donated all her royalty money to improve cancer research in India

Dr Asima Mukhopadhyay believes that community-based education, public funding and a larger number of cancer research organisations is the key to dealing with women's cancer in the country

Published on 15th May 2020
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UK charity Medical Detection Dogs trying to train dogs to smell coronavirus

Dogs would be trained in the same way as those already trained to detect diseases like cancer, Parkinson's and bacterial infections

Published on 27th March 2020
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Researchers use Artificial Intelligence to predict drug response in lung cancer therapies

The purpose of the study was to train AI technologies to predict patients' responses to treatment thus allowing radiologists to deliver more accurate treatment efficacy at an early stage

Published on 22nd March 2020
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IIT-M team grows giant cancer cells using NASA-developed device that'll revolutionise cancer research

Stem cells are difficult to isolate and grow. Cancer Stem Cells (CSC) generally make up just 1 per cent to 3 per cent of all cells in a tumour

Published on 20th August 2019
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Why every Science graduate should check out Sri Ramachandra's new course on toxicology

The two-year Master's programme will focus on imparting skill-based practical knowledge for better employment opportunities both in India and abroad

Published on 30th July 2019
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Here's how the 24-year-old 'Flute Guy' is taking the online music scene by storm

An expert at playing the flute, mridangam and performing Carnatic vocals, Praveen Prathapan will make you sway to his tunes 

 

Published on 16th July 2019

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