Saturday, March 6, 2021

Featured News

Cancer Linked to Low Income, Unhappiness – IIT Research

Can Cancer Treatment be linked to high income and happiness? Researchers are exploring the possibilities of defeating cancer by the simple act of being surrounded by happy thoughts. Scientists at the Israel Institute of Technology managed to contract the cancerous tumours in rats by manipulating the tegmental area of their brains. This same area controls motivation, expectations and positivity of emotions and thoughts.

What is the Latest Trend in Cancer Treatment Suggested by Top Oncologists?

As reported by Quartz, the researchers experimented on two sets of mice. The mice in both these sets were implanted with cancer cells. For one of the set, they manipulated the emotional region of the brain while for the other set the researchers did nothing. Interestingly for the set of mice in which the emotions were manipulated, the cancer cells shrank by almost half.

Cancer Is The Second Leading Cause of Death

According to the World Health Organisation, cancer is the second leading cause of deaths world over. Roughly 70% of the deaths caused due to cancer are seen in nations which fall under the category of either low income or the middle-income countries. Nearly 1 out of every 6 deaths globally is due to cancer. The most important of all risk factors is Tobacco which amounts to as much as 22% of the deaths caused by cancer.

What are the Causes of Cancer?

Cancer is a condition when there is an abnormal growth of the body cells beyond their usual boundaries. The normal cells of the body turn into tumour cells and these tumours further lead to cancer. When genetic factors of the human body interact with any of the following 3 categories of external agents.

  1. Physical Carcinogens 
  2. Chemical Carcinogens 
  3. Biological Carcinogens 

The most common types of cancers are

  • Blood Cancer
  • Lung Cancer 
  • Liver Cancer 
  • Breast Cancer 
  • Stomach Cancer 
  • Colorectal Cancer

You Must Avoid The Risk Factors For Cancer

More than 30% of the cancer cases can be avoided by eliminating the risk factors for cancer. These risk factors include physical inactivity, tobacco, alcohol and unhealthy diets. Early detection of cancer too can lead to a decrease in the global cancer burden.

More News at EurAsian Times

Featured News

US Military Draws Up $27 Billion Plan To Counter China In The Indo-Pacific Region

The US military's Indo-Pacific Command has a sought a fund of $27.4 billion to build a network of precision-strike missiles to counter China's aggressive...

India Signs 1st Export Deal For BrahMos Cruise Missiles With The Philippines – Reports

The Philippines will be the first country to receive the Indian-made BrahMos cruise missile, considered the world’s fastest supersonic missile. The two countries have...

Three Reason Why India Will Again Outweigh Pakistan & Become A ‘Trusted Ally’ Of The New US Govt

As India and Pakistan recently decided to cease-fire along the contentious Line of Control, there are tell-tale signs of Pakistan feeling the heat under...

F16 vs SU-30MKI: This Is How Indian Sukhoi Jets Counterattacked Pak Formation Of F-16 Jets During 2019 Air Combat

Recently, both India and Pakistan commemorated the second anniversary of February 2019 aerial skirmishes in their own ways. Indian Experts claim that the Sukhoi...

Indian Air Force’s Su-30-MKI Jets To Spread Wings For ‘Desert Flag’ Drills With The UAE

The Indian Air Force (IAF) will be taking part in a multi-nation air combat exercise, Desert Flag, in the United Arab Emirates (UAE) in...