Two food joints with hookah bars sealed in Sector 18

NOIDA: In a joint raid by the city magistrate and the food safety department, two restaurants having hookah bars were sealed in Sector 18 on Monday. A case will be filed against the restaurant owners under Food Safety Act, officials said. The raid was carried out in the evening when many people were found smoking […]

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Monitor use of smokeless tobacco products: Experts

NOIDA: Given what they term a “disturbing initiation” of the younger generation to smokeless tobacco (SLT) products, experts have suggested that the Union government undertake periodic surveys among youths for monitoring the use of such products, and completely restrict their loose sale. Another major recommendation is the promotion and funding of ‘Quit Lines’ — a […]

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Spices can help prevent and fight colorectal cancer

NEW DELHI, NOV 7: Spices make our food tasty. Now we have another reason to enjoy them more often. A group of Indian scientists have found that cardamonin, a chemical found in cardamom and other edible plants such as ginger and peppercorn, is effective in preventing and controlling colorectal cancer in mice. Researchers at the […]

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Workshop on Priorities in Smokeless Tobacco Control – Research and Training Needs

Workshop on “Priorities in Smokeless Tobacco Control – Research & Training Needs is going to be held on 27-28 November, 2017 at WHO FCTC Global Knowledge Hub on Smokeless Tobacco, ICMR-National Institute of Cancer Prevention and Research, Noida. For e-poster presentation guidelines, please click here. For registration, please click here Note: Only for medical, dental […]

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Free treatment for pre-cancerous lesions at NICPR in Sector 39

NOIDA: Patients suffering from pre-cancerous lesions can now be treated for free at the wellness clinic of the National Institute of Cancer Prevention and Research (NICPR) in Sector 39, using the latest LEEP (loop electrosurgical excision procedure) which will be available at the clinic by mid-November. Operating on the NICPR’s premises for the past three […]

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IUDs may prevent cervical cancer risk: study

Los Angeles, Nov 8 (PTI) Intrauterine devices (IUDs)- considered a safe and highly effective contraception method – may also protect against cervical cancer, a study claims. The research is the first to combine data from multiple studies on IUDs and cervical cancer. The analysis included data from 16 high-quality observational studies involving more than 12,000 […]

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