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MRI may one day replace biopsy
New York: A new imaging technique that shows the difference between normal and cancerous cells may one day make biopsies a thing of the past.Developed by researchers at the Johns Hopkins University in the US, the magnetic resonance imaging (MRI) technique, so far tested only in test tube-grown cells and mice was described in a report published in the online journal Nature Communications.While...
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After Im cured...Before I die...
These are the wishes of cancer patients at various stages of their lives. More than a million new cancer cases are diagnosed every year in the country. With most of these in the late stages when the disease is incurable, is the health care system equipped to ease their pain? Do the doctors know what their terminally-ill patients want? Do they care to infuse life into their last days?
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MRI may one day replace biopsy
New York: A new imaging technique that shows the difference between normal and cancerous cells may one day...
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chef's choice  |  Hemant Oberoi
Cooking for corporates
At a joint venture meeting between two giant companies, the chief operating officer of one of the companies was slightly on the obese side. This disturbed the health-conscious COO of the other multinational corporation, ...  
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After President Pranab Mukherjee, it is now Lok Sabha Speaker Sumitra Mahajan who has cautioned against the repeated and knee-jerk use of ordinances. Speaking at a conference in Lucknow, she said, “Ordinances ...  
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