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Multiple sclerosis patients at a greater risk of cancer, reveals new study

Presented on June 30 at the 5th European Academy of Neurology (EAN) Congress in Oslo, Norway, the Norwegian study also indicated an increased risk of developing haematological cancers in non-MS siblings of MS patients, compared with both MS patients and the general population. Cancer risk among MS patients compared to the non-MS population: Respiratory cancer: […]

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DATRI reaches new milestone, enrols 300,000th blood stem cell donor

DATRI reaches new milestone, enrols 300,000th blood stem cell donor

DATRI, India’s largest adult unrelated blood stem cell donors registry reaches a milestone, as they have enrolled their 300,000th volunteer donor from Vizag. Since 2009, the NGO has been relentlessly working towards saving lives of patients suffering from Blood Cancer and Thalassemia. The 300,000th donor, Sampath Pavankumar Moturu, a 22 year old male who works […]

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Researchers kill cancer cells with the help of diabetes drug

The new study was carried out by researchers from the McMaster Stem Cell and Cancer Research Institute at McMaster University in Ontario, Canada. Mick Bhatia — a professor of biochemistry and biomedical sciences at McMaster University and director of the McMaster Stem Cell and Cancer Research Institute — led the investigation, and the findings have […]

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Maharashtra witnesses a rise in thalassemia patients

Maharashtra witnesses a rise in thalassemia patients

There is a steep rise in the number of Thalassemia patients in Maharashtra. In 2017, so far, the number of Thalassemia patients in Maharashtra has recorded to 6071, while it was 3,640 in 2012. Maharashtra Health Minister, Dr Deepak Sawant gave this information in the on-going assembly session. According to experts, the number can be […]

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Two life-saving surgeries stare young family in the face

Two life-saving surgeries stare young family in the face

For the Chougules from Naigaon, Vasai, last November was the happiest time of their lives. Kavita Chougule had just given birth to baby Divyanka. “I can’t explain how ecstatic we were after Divyanka was born. Our family was more than complete. She is the angel we had always wished for,” said Youvraj, her husband. Life […]

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