Thursday, 20 January 2022

Tag Archives: cancer

Waqar Younis terms spot-fixing as cancer in sports

LONDON: Former Pakistani cricketer, Waqar Younis, recently expressed his disappointment at the recent influx of unscrupulous activities in the Pakistan cricket circle. The Pakistan Super League (PSL) has been a breakthrough innovation for the country but the T20 league saw itself being plagued by the menace of spot fixing last ...

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Drinks industry distorts alcohol cancer risk: scientists

LONDON: The alcohol industry uses denial, distortion, and distraction to mislead people about the risks of developing cancer from drinking, often employing similar tactics to those of the tobacco industry, a study said on Thursday. Drinks industry organizations often present the relationship between alcohol and cancer as highly complex, implying there is ...

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Oral Sex Can Give You Cancer

YOU already know that cancer is a monster always bringing death to us. To that, you’re hereby updated that about 500,000 people worldwide are diagnosed with oral cancer every year. A recent research came up with this information – oral sex increases the risk of getting a head and neck ...

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Former England opener Michael Carberry hits ton on return from cancer

SOUTHAMPTON: Former England opener Michael Carberry enjoyed a fairytale return to First-Class cricket following his battle with cancer, scoring a century for county side Hampshire in their pre-season fixture against Cardiff MCCU in Southampton. The 36-year-old left-hander, who was diagnosed with a cancerous tumour last July, scored 100 off 121 ...

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China, India account for half world’s pollution deaths in 2015

SHANGHAI: China and India accounted for more than half of the total number of global deaths attributable to air pollution in 2015, researchers said in a study published on Tuesday. The U.S.-based Health Effects Institute (HEI) found that air pollution caused more than 4.2 million early deaths worldwide in 2015, ...

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Roasting and frying starchy foods could increase cancer risk

Roasting and frying starchy foods could increase the risk of cancer, a Government body has said. The Food Standards Agency (FSA) has issued a public warning over the risks of acrylamide – a chemical compound that forms in some foods when they are cooked at high temperatures (above 120C). A ...

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