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Anti-fungal drug may treat cancer too
New York: A drug commonly used to treat a broad range of fungal infections, including skin and nail infections, has a lot of potential as a new cancer treatment, research has found.Itraconazole, a generic anti-fungal agent that costs relatively less, shows some evidence of efficacy in metastatic prostate cancer -- which would make it an attractive proposition given the high costs associated with...
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Vit E deficiency can damage brain
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Pluck 200 hair to grow 1,200 new ones!
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After Im cured...Before I die...
These are the wishes of cancer patients at various stages of their lives. More than a million new cancer cases are diagnosed every year in the country. With most of these in the late stages when the disease is incurable, is the health care system equipped to ease their pain? Do the doctors know what their terminally-ill patients want? Do they care to infuse life into their last days?
From distress to DE-STRESS
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Get that elbow grease
Any workout is better than none. While both high- and low-intensity workouts can help you lose weight,...
Peanuts for your heart
Risky slumber
Treadmill test
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Anti-fungal drug may treat cancer too
New York: A drug commonly used to treat a broad range of fungal infections, including skin and nail...
Smartphone device can spot cancer faster
Vit E deficiency can damage brain
Pluck 200 hair to grow 1,200 new ones!
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Communication skills a must
Life can be a roller-coaster ride for an anaesthesiologist. Apart from the emotional strain of conducting...
A confident smile is the best reward
No scope for error
Audiologist crucial in modern lifestyle
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Yoga Made Easy
Bend easy
Back bends provide a good stretch for the organs and muscles in the pelvis, the abdomen and the...
Flex for stronger knees
A different ball game
Two to tango
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chef's choice  |  Hemant Oberoi
A gourmet paradise
Spain is known for football and bullfights. And, for the Spaniards, football is a religion, much like cricket is in India. When you think of Spain, you think of Madrid and Barcelona, where Antoni Gaudi, Salvador ...  
freewheeling  |  Derek O'Brien
Bullying the houses
After President Pranab Mukherjee, it is now Lok Sabha Speaker Sumitra Mahajan who has cautioned against the repeated and knee-jerk use of ordinances. Speaking at a conference in Lucknow, she said, “Ordinances ...  
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