Tobacco use is taking a high toll on the health of Indians

According to the World Health Organization, tobacco use kills more than seven million people every year, globally. With nearly 270 million adults, above the age of 15 years, using tobacco in some form or the other in India, the death toll due to tobacco use in the country is more than one million every year. […]

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Cancer hits more women in India than men, but more men die of it

Estrogen, the female sex hormone that shields young women against cardiovascular diseases, plays a role in her battle with cancer as well. It not only increases her chances of getting the disease, but also increases her chances of survival, say doctors. Statistics prove this. The World Health Organisation-developed statistical tool Globocan 2012 shows the Big […]

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India recorded about 3.9 million cancer cases in 2016, data shows

Uttar Pradesh, Maharashtra and Bihar recorded the highest number of cancer cases, National Cancer Registry Programme data shows New Delhi: India recorded an estimated 3.9 million cancer cases in 2016, data available with the National Cancer Registry Programme of the Indian Council of Medical Research (ICMR) shows. The worst affected states were Uttar Pradesh with 674,386 […]

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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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