Exercise improves anxiety and mood in older adults undergoing chemotherapy

Although we know that exercise improves anxiety and mood problems in younger people with cancer, few studies have looked at the effects of exercise on older adults with cancer

Exercise improves anxiety and mood in older adults undergoing chemotherapySince most new cancer cases occur in adults aged 60 or older, a team of researchers from the University of Rochester Medical Center and other institutions designed a study to learn more. Their study appeared in the June issue of the Journal of the American Geriatrics Society (JAGS). Having cancer increases the chances of people […]

Tata Hospital starts a unique course catering patients and caregivers need

Tata Memorial Centre launched a first-of-its-kind training course – KEVAT. KEVAT candidates will be trained for patient navigation who would help cancer patients to manage their medical experience and coordinate their care. KEVAT is a year-long certificate course in patient navigation. Any graduate of Indian nationality from any discipline can register for the programme. Vice President Venkaiah Naidu, who was the chief guest for the graduation ceremony at TMH on January 22, congratulated the institute for the unique course

Tata Hospital starts a unique course catering patients and caregivers needTata Memorial Centre in Mumbai  launched a first-of-its-kind training course called KEVAT. Through KEVAT, the registered candidates will be trained for patient navigation which is a relatively a new profession. The patient navigators help cancer patients to manage their medical experience and coordinate their care. This programme has been launched by keeping the need of […]

Indian researcher develops world’s first 5D ultrasound system to assist cancer detection, treatment

Nishikant Deshmukh’s breakthrough technology, which gives “eyes to surgeons to find a cancerous tumor,” will be especially useful in the developing world

Indian researcher develops world’s first 5D ultrasound system to assist cancer detection, treatmentAn Indian researcher at the Johns Hopkins University has developed the world’s first five-dimensional ultrasound system that will help surgeons detect and treat cancerous tumors. The ultrasound technology currently used by most surgeons is predominantly two-dimensional. Some hospitals also use a more advanced 3D computer graphics. However, the 3D model is not real-time, and it […]