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GBP group powers Play Write 2019

CHANDIGARH: The real estate developer and Builders Gupta Builders and Promoters powered the Play Write event bringing together top sportspersons from the field of Cricket in a candid conversation with the live audience. The event took place at The Golf Club, Chandigarh on May 18, 2019.

How chronic stress promotes breast cancer development

 Chinese researchers have revealed the mechanism of how chronic stress promotes breast cancer development, shedding light on future clinical treatment for cancer.

Rajasthan Royals unveil pink jersey for IPL XII

JAIPUR:  The Rajasthan Royals (RR) on Saturday changed their colour from blue to pink as the franchise unveiled the new jersey for the Indian Premier League (IPL) season 12 starting Saturday.

Transition from Underweight to Obesity in India

Overweight or Obesity is an abnormal or excessive fat accumulation that may impair health. It is measured using the simple screening tool, Body Mass Index (BMI) defined as weight in kilogram divided by square of height in meters of person.

Eat tomatoes to fight liver cancer, inflammation

NEW YORK:  Higher consumption of tomatoes could be associated with a decreased risk of liver cancer caused by high-fat diets, a study has found.

Seechewal model of cleaning village ponds to be replicated in 67 villages of Punjab:Singla

CHANDIGARH: Seechewal model of cleaning village ponds is to be replicated in 67 villages of Bhawanigarh block, informed Cabinet Minister Vijayinder Singla during the fourth day of 'Sangrur Vikas Yatra'. He said that to begin with,'' we have introduced this model as a pilot project in these villages and after working out certain modalities, we would soon roll it out to the entire constituency.''

Door to Door screening of 30 plus population to celebrate "World Cancer Day" on 4th February

CHANDIGARH: In a bid to screen 30 plus population of Punjab, the state government is all set to initiate door to door screening programme on the occasion of ‘World Cancer Day’ on 4th of February. It was disclosed by Health & Family Minister Mr. Brahm Mohindra in press communiqué today.

Cancer patients face higher risk of painful skin condition

NEW YORK:  Patients suffering from cancer and those treated with chemotherapy may be at 40 per cent increased risk of developing shingles, compared with those not having cancer, finds a new study.

“Indians should be Owners of all Innovations in the World”: HRD Minister Prakash Javadekar

JALANDHAR: Union Minister of Human Resource Development, Government of India, Prakash Javadekar visited Lovely Professional University, today, at the valedictory session of two-day Women Science Congress held as part of the five-day 106th Indian Science Congress at the campus.

Heart attack, stroke may predict cancer risk

NEW YORK: Heart attack or stroke may be an early sign of cancers, especially in older adults, say researchers.

Rise in breast cancer leading to more ovarian cancer: Experts

NEW DELHI: Breast cancer, the leading cause of mortality among women in India, is being seen as an augmenting factor in the rise in ovarian cancer cases as well, according to medical experts.

Ayushmann Khurrana’s wife, Tahira Kashyap, reveals she has stage 1 cancer in emotional post

MUMBAI: Writer-director and Bollywood actor Ayushmann Khurrana's wife Tahira Kashyap has revealed her breast cancer diagnosis on social media. “That’s what you do when it shows up,show it the way out! I believe if an obstacle comes your way it is for you to beat the sh*t out of it & become a better version of yourself, which is a bit worn out but experienced, tattered but more wise, handicapped but better equipped!” she wrote alongside a picture of her taking a boxer’s stance.

Indian surgeons' body elects new president

HYDERABAD:  Eminent breast cancer surgeon P. Raghu Ram has been elected as the President of The Association of Surgeons of India (ASI), which represents the surgical fraternity across the country.

Capt Amarinder inaugurates 100 bedded cancer hospital in Sangrur

SANGRUR: Punjab Chief Minister Captain Amarinder Singh on Monday inaugurated the 100 -bedded ultra-modern Homi Bhabha Cancer Hospital in Sangrur, to take forward his government’s mission to provide affordable cancer care to the people of Punjab.

800 people screened and provided medicines at mega medical camp in Ulah, Hamirpur

UHAL(HAMIRPUR)—Over 600 people were screened, tested and prescribed medicines in a mega medical camp held on the premises of Government Senior Secondary School, Uhal,  on Wednesday.  The camp was inaugurated by Dr T.S. Mahant, a world renowned cardiologist of Fortis Hospital.  A team of 5 doctors from Fortis was headed by Dr T.S. Mahant, a world renowned cardiologist. Other doctors of the team were Dr G.S. Chawla (general medicines); Dr Amit Kapila (Ortho); Dr Mukesh Vats (eyes) and Dr Gurpreet have provided their specialized services to the people. 

One-third women in rural India unaware of breast cancer: Study

While early detection is the key for successful breast cancer treatment, one in three women in rural India had not even heard of the deadly disease, finds a research led by a doctoral student of Indian-origin.

One-third women in rural India unaware of breast cancer: Study

While early detection is the key for successful breast cancer treatment, one in three women in rural India had not even heard of the deadly disease, finds a research led by a doctoral student of Indian-origin.

Omega-3s from fish more effective in cancer prevention

 When it comes to cancer prevention, Omega-3 fatty acids from fish pack a stronger punch than flaxseed and other oils, new research has found.

Healthy lifestyle can prevent diabetes,stroke and cancer: Dr.J.S.Thakur

Punjab News Express/Y.S. Rana
CHANDIGARH: Non-communicable diseases are linked with our behavior and around 80 per cent of heart, diabetes, stroke and 70 per cent of cancer diseases can be prevented by adopting healthy lifestyle, says Dr J.S. Thakur, Professor of Community Medicines, School of Public Health, PGI, Chandigarh.

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