Rajya Sabha MP Shamsher Singh Dullo had asked several questions, including if “it is a fact that the number of cancer patients is on the rise in the country, particularly in the states of Punjab an

The government on Tuesday told the Lok Sabha that the exposure to chemicals used in textile dyeing units can affect human health and the civic authorities would take action against any such industr

Nearly two and a half months after Times of India reported that two persons had died in North east Delhi's Shiv Vihar area as the unauthorised jeans dyeing industry+ in the residential area was pol

VIJAYAWADA: Think twice before consuming food in printed papers served by street vendors and small hotels as there is a higher risk of contracting cancers at an early age.

Question raised in Lok Sabha on Rise in Cancer Patients, 01/08/2017. As per Indian Council of Medical Research’s Cancer registry data, there has been an increase in estimated incidence of cancer in the country including the States of Punjab and Haryana. The details are at Annexure-I.

NAGPUR: The state government has started taking steps to develop Rashtrasant Tukadoji Regional Cancer Centre (RST) into a state-of-the-art Tertiary Care Cancer Centre (TCCC).

The tobacco industry is hampering efforts to introduce life-saving interventions in low and middle-income countries, according to a report by the World Health Organization.

Bacterial drug resistance has emerged as a serious global threat mandating the development of novel methodologies that allow facile modulation of antimicrobial action in a controlled fashion. Conjugating antibiotics to nanoparticles helps to meet this goal by increasing the drug’s overall avidity, bioavailability and easier internalisation into mammalian cells, targeting bacteria that otherwise escape antibacterial action by host cell-localisation.

An investment of USD 371 billion will be required to achieve key global health targets and prevent 97 million premature deaths in 67 countries, including India, by 2030, a study has said.

Transcription factor AP-1 plays a central role in HPV-mediated cervical carcinogenesis. AP-1 has also been implicated in chemo-radio-resistance but the mechanism(s) remained unexplored. In the present study, cervical cancer stem-like cells (CaCxSLCs) isolated and enriched from cervical cancer cell lines SiHa and C33a demonstrated an elevated AP-1 DNA-binding activity in comparison to non-stem cervical cancer cells.

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