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Cancer Vaccines: What You Need To Know

A vaccination involves introducing weakened or dead microorganisms into the human body, prompting the immune system to respond. Normally, we rely on our immune system to protect us from invading organisms unless the organism is particularly strong or our immune system is weakened. But what happens when our own body cells turn against us? Can the immune system still protect us, and is it possible to develop cancer vaccines? Read on to learn more.

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Kissing Disease and its Link to Cancer

Epstein-Barr virus (EBV) is a type of herpes virus called herpes 4 virus that spreads through saliva and other body fluids. It causes a disease named mononucleosis in humans, also known as the kissing disease. It is because it is culturally regarded as notorious for spreading through lip kissing.
Although it spreads primarily through saliva, sharing drinks and utensils or being in close contact with someone infected can also spread the virus.

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A Comprehensive Guide to Cervical Cancer – CancerMitr

The Indian Union government announced free HPV vaccines for children between 9-14 years of age to prevent the emergence of cervical cancer. Cervical cancer is a disease that torments a lot of women around the world. It is the third most reported cancer in India and the second most reported cancer amongst women. According to a research paper published in PubMed Central, a lack of awareness and poor to moderate living standards are responsible for the prevalence of cervical cancer. Another study based on The GLOBOCAN 2020, which came out in 2022, reported that India has the highest number of cervical cancer cases in Asia. Keep reading to learn about this deadly disease and how it can be managed effectively.

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Essential Insights into Biopsies: What You Need to Know – CancerMitr

Accurate diagnosis of tumours involves various diagnostic methods and crucially depends on biopsies. It is also the source of relief and peace of mind for the patient because it confirms malignancy. Often times those tumours that may appear to be malignant, may just be another benign tumour. Similarly, there are benign tumours that can become malignant in the future, called precancerous tumours. The role of biopsies is vital, not only in identifying malignancies but also in guiding personalized treatment plans and monitoring treatment effectiveness.

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The Link Between Stress and Cancer: What You Need To Know – CancerMitr

While stress is an inevitable part of life, its impact on health, particularly in relation to cancer, is profound. Stress triggers a cascade of physiological responses that, if chronic, can lead to serious health issues, including chronic inflammation, which may contribute to cancer progression and metastasis. Understanding and addressing the link between stress and cancer highlights the importance of comprehensive care that encompasses both physical and mental health.

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The Transformative Journey of Quitting Smoking: A Timeline of Health Benefits – CancerMitr

India has approximately 130 million smokers, with many starting as young as 15. The Global Adult Tobacco Survey India (2016-17) revealed that about 267 million people aged 15 and older use tobacco, making up 29% of the adult population. Quitting smoking is one of the best decisions for improving health, as the body begins to heal almost immediately after the last cigarette. Here’s a detailed look at the timeline of recovery and the physiological changes that occur when a person stops smoking.

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A Comprehensive Guide to Prostate Cancer – CancerMitr

Prostate cancer is one of the most commonly reported cancers among men above 65 years of age. It is the fifth most commonly reported cancer in the world and the sixth leading cause of death among men globally. Due to the prevalence of cancer screening and testing, notably the PSA (prostate-specific antigen) test, prostate cancer is most frequently reported in countries such as Australia, New Zealand, Western and Northern Europe, and North America.

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Muscle Loss Impacts Women as They Age: What You Need to Know

As women age, they often encounter challenges with muscle loss, a condition known as sarcopenia. This process can be influenced by a variety of factors, ranging from hormonal changes to lifestyle choices and nutritional deficiencies. In this comprehensive blog, we cover crucial details about sarcopenia, offering invaluable insights into its causes, effects, and, most importantly, proactive measures to mitigate its impact – to empower women with the knowledge and tools they need to maintain their strength and vitality as they navigate through different stages of life.

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Essential Health Tests Every Woman Over 40 Should Prioritize

The journey of womanhood is filled with a lot of drastic changes and challenges—her grace and commitment taking over all aspects of her life.
As women gracefully transition through their forties and beyond, prioritizing health becomes increasingly vital. Ageing may usher in various health concerns, but early detection through regular screenings empowers women to proactively manage their well-being.

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Nutrition Unwrapped: Navigating the Junk Food Jungle with Nut Set Go

In the relentless hustle and bustle of modern life, the allure of quick, convenient snacks often leads individuals down the path of indulgence in junk food. Whether driven by pleasure, leisure, or succumbing to the pressures of stress, the ubiquitous consumption of biscuits, cakes, ice creams, chips, and dips has become an alarming norm. Yet, hidden behind the facade of momentary satisfaction lies a perilous threat to our well-being. In fact, our research revealed that a staggering 63% of employees in the corporate sector are grappling with weight-related issues. Alarmingly, this trend has led to a spike in cardiovascular health issues, with the risk escalating by over 65-70%.

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