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Latest Articles in cancer

Don’t Let Cancer Scare You

Milk has been linked to cancer in various studies. And yet most Indians guzzle down milk indiscriminately. Watch your intake. Over the age of 18, you need some yoghurt a few times a week, no milk

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NPPA Cuts Prices Of Cancer, HIV, Cardiac Drugs By Around 25%

The government fixes the prices of essential drugs based on the simple average of all medicines in a particular therapeutic segment, having sales of more than 1 per cent

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Importance Of Effective Health Information Systems For NCDs

NCDs are primarily driven by four major chronic conditions - cardiovascular disease, diabetes, chronic respiratory disease and cancers - which together are responsible for over 80 per cent of the NCD related mortality

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What’s Going To Cause You A Disease?

Make a check list of the causes of inflammation inside you, which could be your precursor to diseases, and eliminate them before it’s too late

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Indian Cigarette Makers Halt Production Over Health Warning Rules

Indian cigarette makers including ITC suspended production on Friday over what they said was ambiguity in the government's new health warning rules for packs

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Govt Under Fire Over Tax On Imports Of Life-Saving Drugs

Prices of some medicines are likely to increase by 22 to 35 per cent after withdrawal of customs duty exemption on imports of life-saving drugs

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India Must Step Up Research To Find New Cancer Treatments: ISCR

The Indian Society for Clinical Research believes encouraging more clinical research in cancer can increase patient access to more effective and affordable treatment

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Apps: Take Care

Smartphones have a whole lot of computing power — and if you care about solving the problems of cancer, you can use yours to help. That too, while you sleep. Vodafone’s Dream Lab app on Android connects to Australia to lend a helping hand to research on cancer.

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On The Freeway To Health

On 1 November, Kerala kick-started a scheme to distribute generic drugs free to all patients in five government medical college hospitals and three general hospitals in Thiruvananthapuram, Kochi and Kozhikode. A total of 952 drugs, including antibiotics and those for cancer, respiratory, cardiac, ophthalmic and ENT ailments, will be procured and supplied by the Kerala Medical Services Corporation (KMSCL) to these hospitals.

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