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Tomatoes have the power to ward off skin cancer risk

Tomatoes are a global staple and can be found in every kitchen across the world. In solid or liquid form, tomatoes are quite versatile when it comes to the culinary arts. Even in the health department, tomatoes have a wealth of benefits to offer, for instance, they prevent heart diseases, purify blood and remove toxins, lower bad cholesterol levels, improve eyesight, et al. A study has further cemented these benefits

Cauliflower, potatoes, onions cut stomach cancer risk

You may want to start eating large amounts of white vegetables as scientists have found that they keep stomach cancer risk at bay. The study, undertaken by Chinese scientists at Zhejiang University, found eating cauliflower, potatoes and onions reduces the chance of contracting stomach cancer but that beer, spirits, salt and preserved foods increased a person’s risk of the cancer, The Independent reported. Former nurse weaves princess wigs for children

Sakshi Maharaj does it again, says Bihar has cancer, needs immediate surgery

Controversial BJP MP Sakshi Maharaj on Monday said that Bihar must realise it has cancer and needs immediate surgery if it has any hope for development. The Unnao MP even said that if the Bharatiya Janata Party (BJP) loses in Bihar then it will be the state’s loss and not that of PM Narendra Modi or BJP president Amit Shah’s. “I have been hearing reports lately that we might lose

Aadesh Shrivastava bids adieu at 51

Noted music composer Aadesh Shrivastava succumbed to the deadly disease of cancer on the same day he was born. The sad demise of Bollywood’s favorite music director has left the entire film fraternity in a lurch of grief. Aadesh was battling cancer, which had relapsed for the third time. He was first diagnosed with multiple myeloma (cancer of the plasma cells) in 2010 and back then he had successfully won over

Help Poor Women, Not Millionaire's Wife: Congress to Sushma Swaraj

It was an emotionally-charged defense that Foreign Minister Sushma Swaraj presented today about her role in helping former cricket boss Lalit Modi get travel papers in the UK last year. “His wife of many years is being treated for cancer… she said she needed the support of her husband… she is an Indian citizen who has not broken any laws,” said Mrs Swaraj. “What would you have done?” she asked

Sushma Swaraj admits helping Lalit Modi to procure travel documents

External Affairs Minister Sushma Swaraj today admitted that despite of the red alert issued by the government against former Indian Premier League (IPL) chairman Lalit Modi, she had helped expedite the travel documents of the controversial man enabling him to move out of London to meet his ailing wife in Portugal. Swaraj said that she took a humanitarian view of Modi’s case since his wife was suffering from cancer. “Sometime

Sushma Swaraj helped Lalit Modi procure travel documents?

In a startling expose by Times Now on the Lalit Modi’s travel documents issue, external affairs minister Sushma Swaraj accepted that she was indeed in touch with Lalit Modi in the month of July, 2014. It has been alleged that Swaraj helped Lalit Modi procure travel documents to return to India. However, she clarified that it was solely on humanitarian ground, as she was inquiring about his wife’s health, who

I would have slapped 'Ravana' Dhoni, says Yuvraj's father - Yograj Singh

Yograj Singh has yet again vented his anger on Mahendra Singh Dhoni for exclusion from excluding his son Yuvraj from India’s squad in ICC World Cup 2015. “Dhoni was nothing. He has become a God in cricket just because of media. Media has crowned him as a great which he never deserved”, Yograj reportedly told a Hindi news channel. “There was a time when he had nothing but today he

Now, BJP MP Dilip Gandhi says tobacco helps in digestion

Barely three days after he created a controversy with his comments that there is no Indian study linking tobacco with cancer, Dilip Gandhi, BJP MP from Ahmednagar, said that tobacco actually improve digestion, according to TV channel reports. Speaking at Adhal village in Srigonda taluk of Ahmednagar district, Gandhi reiterated on Friday, “There is no study which shows that tobacco causes cancer…there are people who have chewed tobacco but survived for 100 years.”

Experimental vaccine slows progress of breast cancer

An experimental breast cancer vaccine has been showing progress in slowing down the development of disease in patients. Out of 14 women with advanced breast cancer who received the drug, half showed no sign of tumor growth a year after treatment, the Daily Express reported. The vaccine had an effect even in those with immune systems weakened by the disease and chemotherapy. The vaccine primes the immune system to target mammaglobin-A, a protein found

Modi has nothing to stop Pak shelling: Rahul Gandhi

With shelling and firing by Pakistani troops continuing to claim civilian lives in Jammu and Kashmir, Congress Vice President Rahul Gandhi Wednesday targeted Prime Minister Narendra Modi, saying he has done nothing to stop it despite “many provocations”. “Before the Lok Sabha polls, Modi used to speak of adopting an aggressive approach towards China and Pakistan. Now, despite so many provocations, the PM is not doing anything for the last three months,”

Hugh Jackman had skin cancer

Hollywood star Hugh Jackman has revealed that he had been diagnosed with basil cell carcinoma, a common form of skin cancer. The 45-year-old actor said he has already had it removed and posted a picture of himself with a bandaged nose on micro-blogging site Twitter. The `Prisoners` star credited his wife Deborra-Lee Furness for the early cancer diagnosis. “Deb said to get the mark on my nose checked. Boy, was