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Iridium: Destroy cancer cells...?

Iridium: Destroy cancer cells…? Researchers have claimed that a metal from the asteroid that caused the extinction of the dinosaurs can be used to target and destroy cancer cells. According to new research by an international collaboration between the University of Warwick and Sun Yat-Sen University in China, iridium – a rare metal delivered to Earth by the asteroid – can kill cancer without harming healthy cells. According to a […]

Bond legend Sir Roger Moore has died aged 89 after 'short but brave' battle with cancer

Sir Roger Moore has passed away at the age of 89. The Bond legend’s family revealed that the actor died after a ‘short but brave’ battle with cancer in Switzerland.A statement from the family said: ‘It is with a heavy heart that we must announce our loving father has passed away today in Switzerland after a short but brave battle with cancer. ‘The love with which he has surrounded in […]

I Don’t Smoke or Drink, I Eat Well & Exercise. How Did I Still Get Cancer? An Oncologist Answers.

Dr. Vishal Rao, an oncologist and head and neck surgeon at the Bangalore-based HealthCare Global (HCG) Cancer Center, writes about the debate on food safety in India and how it is related to cancer. A 45-year-old man presented himself to an oncologist with the typical symptoms of stomach cancer. His worst fears came true, the biopsy reports showed positive results. He led an extremely healthy lifestyle; exercised regularly, maintained a […]

84% Of The Bread In Delhi Could Cause Cancer - But How Credible Is The Threat?

Potassium bromate is the main culprit – it has been classified as a category of 2B carcinogen which is mostly cancerous for humans. This is the reason it is banned in most countries. Not in India of course because of easy-going food regulations.Why are they using these chemicals in bread? According to a research, the chemical Potassium Bromate and Iodate offers high quality finish to the bread and helps the […]

Natural ginger is up to 10,000 times more effective than chemotherapy drugs at treating cancer, study shows

Ginger naturally contains a compound that is up to 10,000 times more effective than chemotherapy drugs at killing the cancer stem cells that make malignant tumors so dangerous, according to a study published in the journal PLoS. The chemical, known as 6-shogaol, is produced when ginger roots are dried or cooked. The researchers found that 6-shogaol is active against cancer stem cells at concentrations that are harmless to healthy cells. […]

Revealed... the 116 things that cause CANCER - according to World Health Organization experts

WHO revealed processed meat is as big a cancer threat as cigarettes Experts classed bacon, salami and smoked ham as being carcinogenic Here we reveal the 115 things also in the same category – group one, those which are deemed to cause cancer Includes smoking, sunbeds, arsenic and asbestos as well as hepatitis B and C, HIV the Epstein-Barr virus and working as a painter Bacon, burgers and sausages were […]

Eat red meat? You could die younger, because of cancer

India’s increasingly shrill anti-beef lobby is likely to get support from unexpected quarters this week with the World Health Organisation (WHO) putting processed red meat in the same category of cancer-causing substances as arsenic, plutonium and tobacco. While processed staples such as bacon, sausages and salami will find place among things “carcinogenic to humans” because of their confirmed link with bowel cancer, unprocessed red meat — all fresh cuts of […]

Music director Aadesh Shrivastava is no more, succumbs to cancer at 51

Bollywood singer-composer Aadesh Shrivastava, who was battling a relapsed cancer, passed away post midnight in Kokilaben Dhirubhai Ambani hospital here. He was 51. Shrivastava had been undergoing cancer treatment at the hospital in Andheri for over 40 days. “Mr Aadesh Shrivastava (51) expired at 12.30 am on September 5, 2015 in Kokilaben Hospital due to cancer,” Dr Ram Narain of the hospital told PTI. Shrivastava is survived by his wife, […]

Does Turmeric Kill Cancer?

Turmeric has been used traditionally for centuries by Ayurveda and Chinese medicine. Curcumin is the active anti-inflammatory ingredient of turmeric and is considered to be the most potent, medicinally powerful, cancer-killing component of turmeric. Scientists are also beginning to realize the importance of turmeric/curcumin in treating modern disease. Turmeric is considered to fight Cancer in three ways: • It neutralizes those substances and conditions which can cause cancer. It directly […]

Soft drink consumers at a higher risk of cancer

New York: People who consume one or more cans of cold drinks per day are exposing themselves to a potential carcinogen, warns a new study. The ingredient, 4-methylimidazole (4-MEI) – a possible human carcinogen – is formed during the manufacture of some kinds of caramel colour. Caramel colour is a common ingredient in colas and other dark soft drinks. “Soft drink consumers are being exposed to an avoidable and unnecessary […]