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Former head of scandal-hit Swedish Academy dies of cancer

Former head of scandal-hit Swedish Academy dies of cancer

Sara Danius, the former head of the scandal-tainted committee which awards the Nobel Prize in Literature, has died of cancer, Swedish news agency TT said on Saturday.

Ministry raises awareness about head and neck cancer

Ministry raises awareness about head and neck cancer

The Ministry of Public Health (MoPH), the Hamad Medical Corporation (HMC), the Primary Health Care Corporation (PHCC) and Qatar Cancer Society (QCS) ...

India anti-Vedanta protesters killed by shots to head, chest: autopsies

India anti-Vedanta protesters killed by shots to head, chest: autopsies

Twelve of the 13 protesters killed when police opened fire on a demonstration against Vedanta's copper smelter in southern India in May were hit by bullets in the head or chest ...

'Over 60% head and neck cancers diagnosed late'

'Over 60% head and neck cancers diagnosed late'

Cancers of the head and neck include tumours in areas above the collarbone, with the three major subdivisions including oral cancer, laryngeal cancer, and nasopharyngeal cancer.

Indian doctors suspended after severed leg used as pillow

Indian doctors suspended after severed leg used as pillow

Administrators at the government-run hospital in Uttar Pradesh state vowed "strict action" after images emerged showing the patient on a stretcher with the amputated limb being used as a headrest.

Italians head to vote Renzi has spoken against

Italians head to vote Renzi has spoken against

Italy went to the polls yesterday in a referendum on offshore oil and gas drilling rights, a vote which Prime Minister Matteo Renzi

Oil producers head for Doha counting $315bn cost of slump

Oil producers head for Doha counting $315bn cost of slump

Low oil prices force countries to tap their rainy day funds; oil countries to debate today in Doha production freeze