Taking the fight against cancer to a new level

The state-of-the-art National Cancer Institute coming up in Jhajjar, Haryana, will start admitting patients from September. The centre that will be at the forefront in all activities related to cancer care, prevention and treatment. The National Cancer Institute (NCI) being built in Jhajjar, Haryana, is set to begin operations in September. The centre, which comes […]

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Tips to reduce risk of cancer

Tips to ensure that we are doing enough to reduce cancer risk by making appropriate healthy changes in our diets and lifestyle along with getting screened regularly. Studies have shown that some simple lifestyle changes can make a big difference. Here are few cancer prevention tips.   Avoid tobacco use Smoking has been linked to […]

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Cancer: 7 signs you cannot afford to ignore

The word ‘caution’ signifies the care or the need to take action to avoid any mistake or danger. On the occasion of ‘World Cancer Day’ which is observed on the 4th of February, the word caution helped to recognise and establish the 7 most common and significant signs of cancer What does ‘caution’ stand for? […]

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Paan masala: Delhi govt slams notice to James Bond Pierce Brosnan

Delhi health officials issued a show cause notice to Pierce Brosnan to justify his starring in a James Bond-style ad dating back to 2016 for a paan masala brand. Speaking to My Medical Mantra, Dr S K Arora, additional director, health government of Delhi said, “The advertisement is the surrogate advertisement of paan masala which […]

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Diet may help prevent spread of deadly breast cancer: study

Limiting the intake of foods rich in asparagine such as dairy, beef, poultry and eggs may potentially help prevent the spread of a deadly type of breast cancer, researchers including one of Indian origin claim. Researchers found that by limiting asparagine in laboratory mice with triple-negative breast cancer, they could dramatically reduce the ability of […]

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Tobacco can cause many problems, cancer is only the beginning

Tobacco harms both the body and the mind. With more than 25,00,000 children and 12,00,00,000 adults using tobacco every day, the thriving tobacco industry has been taking the lives of more than a million people every year. Beyond causing lung cancer, tobacco has multiple destructive effects on one’s health and lifestyle. However, the larger mainstream […]

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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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