Free Press Journal
  • Murli Deora

    Murli Deora, former Union minister dies of cancer in Mumbai

    Mumbai: Senior Congress leader and former union minister Murli Deora passed away here on Monday morning after prolonged illness. 

    He was 77 and is survived by his wife and two sons, including former MP Milind Deora. 

    Murli bhai as he was known as died at around 3.25am. He had been unwell and admitted to a hospital and

  • Cancer

    Over 400 cancer-causing ‘hidden’ faults detected in DNA

    London: British scientists have discovered more than 400 “blind spots” in DNA which could hide cancer-causing gene faults. The team from Cancer Research UK Manchester Institute found hidden faults in areas that are tricky for gene-reading technology to decode.

  • Pope warns of cancer of despair in affluent Asia

    Dangjin (South Korea) : Pope Francis on Friday warned of a “cancer” of despair in materially obsessed, outwardly affluent societies and urged South Korean Catholics to reject “inhumane economic models” in a stark message to wealthier Asian nations, reports AFP.

  • Timing of cancer radiation therapy may minimise hair loss

    Washington: Hair loss in humans from toxic cancer radiotherapy and chemotherapy might be minimised if these treatments are given late in the day, scientists, including an Indian-origin researcher, have found.

  • Aggressive prostate cancer gene identified

    London: Prostate cancers spread more quickly and are more often fatal in men who have inherited a faulty gene, a new study has warned.

  • ​Vitamin E can help prevent cancer: study

    Washington: Vitamin E found in vegetable oils, cereals, meat, eggs, fruits and vegetables, can help prevent cancer by inhibiting the activation of an enzyme that is  essential for tumour cell survival, scientists say.

  • Pragya Thakur diagnosed with cancer: Medical report

    Bhopal: Sadhvi Pragya Singh Thakur, one of the prime accused in the 2008 Malegaon blast and the Sunil Joshi murder case, has been diagnosed with breast cancer, according to a report from the Jawaharlal Nehru Cancer Hospital in Bhopal.