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External beam radiation therapy for prostate cancer

Radiotherapy for prostate cancer is an alternative to surgical treatment such as radical prostatectomy and over the years the results of this treatment has improved and currently the results seem to be comparable to surgery.New era of medical research and treatment with radiations began, following the ground-breaking discovery of radioactive elements radium and polonium by Madam Marie Curie. Radiation therapy ...

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Patients try out pacemaker outside the skin before committing to invasive procedure

Patients are trying out pacemaker outside the skin before committing to invasive procedure and having a permanent implant. Professor Michael Giudici, director of arrhythmia services in the Department of Internal Medicine, University of Iowa Hospitals said that patients have numerous concerns, such as body image issues, so this allows them to see the before and after, which helps them make ...

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Smoking around toddlers or while pregnant equally bad for kids

If you carelessly smoke around toddlers or while you are pregnant, chances are that your kids will end up with wider waist and a higher BMI by time they reach ten years of age. University of Montreal’s Professor Linda Pagani, who led the study, said that the children who had been intermittently or continuously exposed to smoke were likely to ...

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Why opting for cooking oil

With so many options available for cooking oil in today’s time, it’s easy to harbour confusion over what constitutes a healthy cooking oil.Different factors like its smoke point, combination of omega 3, 6 fatty acids, taste and whether it has zero cholesterol or trans fat -matters. Here’s a look at what each oil has…Groundnut oilThis oil can be used in ...

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Eat purple cabbage for great skin

Apart from lending itself to salads and main dishes, purple cabbage with its anti-oxidant properties also works wonders for the skin This is a salad lover’s delight! Thinly cut strips of purple cabbage with a drizzle of balsamic vinegar or Greek olive oil can create a fun, healthy dish. Purple cabbage is also pickled and added to stir-fries! Health benefit: ...

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Weavers are artists, not mere handloom workers

Ace designer Varun Bahl, who is part of an initiative to revive the heritage of the Indian textile industry and employment for the Banaras weavers, believes the weavers’ craft goes beyond just handloom work.”We are very serious about our commitment towards this, and gaining the trust of the weavers, and helping them work as a team along with us is ...

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Bring back childhood exercises

The fun, excitement, fights and the boisterous yelling of childhood is etched in all our hearts.We all share a similar memory, returning from school, indulging in snacks and hustling down to play with your friends. Most of us knew ourselves to be strong, agile and energetic back then. Then why is that the very activities that worked for us and ...

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Millions mark 1st Int’l Yoga Day

Millions of yoga enthusiasts bent and twisted their bodies in complex postures across India and much of the world on Sunday to mark the first International Yoga Day.Indian Prime Minister Narendra Modi, who had lobbied the U.N. to declare June 21 as the global Yoga Day, spread his mat among rows of people, including his Cabinet members and foreign diplomats, ...

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Bappa to share stage with Nachiketa for the first time

Bappa Mazumder to perform with prominent Indian singer Nachiketa Chakraborty in ATN Bangla’s ‘Nachiketa Night.’ The programme is set to be aired in the coming Eid. Bappa will anchor the programme which will be participated by Nachiketa as guest. Nachiketa will sing all of his noted songs in the programme. The programme will also include a short documentary on the ...

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Two friends in Eid telefilm Abar-o Devdas

From the adaptation of Sharat Chandra Chattopaddhyay’s Devdas promising play director Imraul Rafat has made a special telefilm titled Abar-o Devdas on the occasion of coming Eid-ul-Fitr. Afran Nisho acted in role of present time adapted role Dip and Mithila acted in role of Parbati famed Parul in the telefilm. Popular ramp model cum actress Jannatul Ferdous Peya also acted ...

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