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Hyundai Hope On Wheels Presents Arkansas Children's With $50,000 Hyundai Impact Award To Support Pediatric Cancer Research 17.8.2017 New Kerala: World News
LITTLE ROCK, Ark., Aug. 17, 2017 : On Tuesday, August 15, Hyundai Hope On Wheels presented Arkansas Children's with a $50,000 Hyundai Impact Award.
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Night shifts linked with high breast cancer risk: Study 17.8.2017 All News-IANS Stories
Women who work in night shifts may be at an increased risk of developing breast cancer, as artificial light blocks a hormone that plays a key role in suppressing growth of its tumours, claims a study.
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New technique may detect cancer years in advance 17.8.2017 DNA: Evolutions
Scientists have invented a technique that could detect a wide range of biomarkers which signal the start of cancer, many years before the symptoms surface.
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Suven gets three process patents for neuro-degenerative drug 17.8.2017 Business Standard: Companies & Industry
BS ReporterHyderabad, 17 August: Hyderabad-based bio pharmaceutical company Suven Life Sciences has received process patents for its new chemical entities(NCE) from Europe, Japan and New Zealand. These process patents are for a pipeline of compounds being developed as therapeutic agents and are useful in the treatment of cognitive impairment associated with Neurodegenerative disorders such as Alzheimer's, Attention Deficiency Syndrome(ADHD) among other diseases, according to the company."We are very pleased by the grant of these patents to Suven for our pipeline of molecules in CNS arena that are being developed for cognitive disorders with high unmet medical need with huge market potential globally,"said Venkat Jasti, CEO of Suven.Suven has 4 clinical stage compounds, one phase 2 undergoing, one phase 2 ready and one phase 1 completed and one phase 1 commenced molecules. In addition to these clinical compounds, the company has nine internally discovered therapeutic drug candidates ...
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Space flights, nuclear power and a missile shield 17.8.2017 FrontLine: Cover Story
India’s achievements in space, marked by missions to the moon and Mars; its nuclear power programme; and the range of missiles in its armoury were made possible by the visionary zeal of scientists such as Vikram Sarabhai and Homi J. Bhabha and the commitment of the political leadership to building a scientific temper. By T.S. SUBRAMANIAN
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Outdoor light at night putting you at increased breast cancer risk 17.8.2017 DNA: Health
Outdoor light at night putting you at increased breast cancer risk
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Outdoor light at night putting you at increased breast cancer risk 17.8.2017 New Kerala: Health News
Washington D.C. [USA], Aug 17 : Turns out, those artificial lights at night have a dark side.
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NE film festival in Delhi from Aug 18 17.8.2017 The Assam Tribune
NE film festival in Delhi from Aug 18
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India’s Atomic Energy Programme 17.8.2017 Govt of india: PIB Features
India entered the atomic age, more correctly the nuclear age, on 4th August 1956 when Apsara, India’s first nuclear reactor, went into operation.
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She's taking the fight to the tobacco companies 17.8.2017 Rediff: Top Stories (India)
'Imagine the message it sends to people. They will think tobacco cannot be a killer because LIC is investing in it.''The so-called rakshak (protector) has become a bhakshak (destroyer).'
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Swine flu toll rises to 220 17.8.2017 DNA: India
With 12 more deaths reported on Wednesday, the swine flu death toll in the state has gone up to 220, even as the state government said that 746 patients have recovered from the disease due to intensive planning and timely measures taken by it. "A total of 220 people have died because of swine flu in the state. However, 60 per cent of the deceased patients were also suffering from other serious ailments when they contracted swine flu. Thirty six per cent of these patients were suffering from diabetes, 29 per cent with heart ailments, 10 per cent with kidney ailments, 10 per cent with lung problems, asthma, or TB, and about 15 per cent with cancer, AIDS, among others," said the Minister of state for Health Shankar Chaudhary. He said that 746 swine flu patients have been cured because of the timely steps taken by the government. As of Wednesday, 1,129 swine flu patients are undergoing treatment in various hospitals in the state. Chaudhary said that the government machinery is working on war footing to ...
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'Liquid biopsy' spots early-stage cancers in blood -U.S. study 17.8.2017 TOI: Intl Business
HEALTH-CANCER/LIQUID-BIOPSY:'Liquid biopsy' spots early-stage cancers in blood -U.S. study
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Medicity will help Amaravati turn into medical tourism hub: Naidu 17.8.2017 Hindu: Home
Laying the foundation for King’s College Hospital (KCH) - IUIH (Indo-UK Institute of Health) Medicity coming up at Navuluru in Guntur district on Wednesday, Chief Minister N. Chandrababu Naidu gave a ...
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Knee implants more affordable as Centre fixes price range 17.8.2017 Hindu: Home
Prices capped between ₹54,000 and ₹1.14 lakh; move is expected to save around ₹1,500 crore annually
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'Liquid biopsy' spots early-stage cancers in blood -U.S. study 17.8.2017 DNA: Health
A test that scans blood for tumor-specific DNA identified early-stage cancer in more than half of 138 patients with the disease, U. S. researchers reported on Wednesday, marking a new milestone in the rush for so-called "liquid biopsies. "
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20,000 likely to run in City Marathon 16.8.2017 Hindu: National
Some 3,500 runners are from out of station, say organisers
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It’s possible to quit tobacco 16.8.2017 Hindu: National
Ex-tobacco addicts gather to drive home the message
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Soon, AIIMS will not bill you for diagnostic procedures below Rs 500 16.8.2017 Latest News
These procedures include blood tests, ultrasound and X-rays
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Biocon pulls two drugs from EU approval line 16.8.2017 Hindu: Home
Shares slip 5.9%; firm awaits inspection
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Huge relief for knee implant patients as regulator caps prices 16.8.2017 All News-IANS Stories
The National Pharmaceutical Pricing Authority (NPPA) on Wednesday fixed the price for primary knee replacement of titanium alloy at Rs 38,740 while the price for revision knee replacement of any material was pegged at Rs 62,770.
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