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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 […]

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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 […]

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Parrikar admitted to AIIMS cancer department

New Delhi :  Goa Chief Minister Manohar Parrikar has been admitted to the cancer department at the All India Institute of Medical Sciences (AIIMS). According to AIIMS sources, Parikkar, who was taken to the hospital on Thursday evening, is under the observation of Dr Atul Sharma, Oncologist, at the Dr. B.R.A IRCH (Institute Rotary Cancer […]