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Cancer Victim Wins $417m Payout from Johnson & Johnson

California: A jury has ordered Johnson & Johnson (J&J) to pay $417m (£323m) to a woman who claimed she developed ovarian cancer after using the company’s...

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Britons Among Most at-Risk in Europe for Alcohol-Related Cancer

London: Britons, who have two alcoholic drinks a day, are at higher risk of developing two of the most lethal forms of cancer, according to a report. A report by medical...

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Non-Communicable Diseases Kill 40m People Each Year: WHO

New Delhi: Non-communicable diseases (NCDs) kill 40 million people each year, says World Health Organisation (WHO). Non-communicable diseases (NCDs), also known as...

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Health Experts Welcome Highest GST Slab for Beedis  

Thiruvananthapuram: Kerala’s medical fraternity and health experts have hailed the GST Council’s decision to categorise all tobacco products, including beedis, as...

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Hookah Smoking More Cancerous Than Cigarettes, Says DAK

Srinagar: Dispelling the misconception of hookah being safer option for smoking, Doctors Association Kashmir (DAK) on Wednesday said it’s (hookah) smoke has higher...

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Drinking Coffee may Help Prevent Liver Cancer: Study

London: A new study has suggested that increasing coffee consumption may help to stave off liver cancer. According to researchers, people who drink more coffee are less...

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No Actor of This Generation Attended Vinod Khanna’s Funeral: Rishi Kapoor

New Delhi: Slamming the actors of the present generation for skipping the funeral of veteran actor and MP Vinod Khanna, Bollywood actor Rishi Kapoor said he is “very...

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Veteran Bollywood Actor Vinod Khanna Passes Away  

New Delhi: One of the charming actors in Hindi films, Vinod Khanna, died today morning. He was 70. The actor had been battling with cancer for years. Khanna worked in...

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Ad Linking Alcohol to Cancer Effective at Curbing Drinking: Study

Sydney: A graphic Australian advertisement that highlights the link between alcohol and cancer has been nominated by drinkers as the most effective to curb their...

Seven Steps to Keep Cancer at Bay

With a population in excess of 1.2 billion, India has to battle several illnesses and cancer, which accounts for 5.5 lakh deaths each year, is high on the list....