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Want to live longer? Stop consuming soft drinks

London: Greater consumption of sugar-sweetened and artificially-sweetened soft drinks is linked to a higher incidence of all-cause mortality, researchers have warned. “We found that higher soft drink intake was associated with a greater risk of death from any cause regardless of whether sugar-sweetened or artificially-sweetened drinks were consumed,” said study senior author Neil Murphy from […]

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. The study, conducted on mice, showed that tomatoes are rich in lycopene — a strong antioxidant, anti-inflammatory and anti-cancer agent — which helps in effectively reducing fatty liver disease, inflammation […]

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National Cancer Institute to be first govt hospital to provide proton therapy for cancer

Jhajjar (Haryana) | Proton Therapy, a costly treatment for cancer patients will soon come into effect at newly built National Cancer Institute (NCI) in Haryana’s Jhajjar district, making it the first government-run hospital to offer the service. Dr GK Rath, Head IRCH AIIMS and NCI told IANS that the service will be rolled out after […]