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Scientists developing method to preserve fertility in boys with cancer (14 minutes ago)
New York, June 19 (IANS) In a breakthrough, Israeli scientists are developing a novel method that would one day help preserve the fertility of boys after undergoing chemotherapy treatment for prepubertal cancer.

Excessive drinking in teens may affect short-term memory (20 minutes ago)
New York, June 19 (IANS) If you are in your adolescence and drinking excessively then it may affect your short-term memory, a new study suggests.

Can grandparents' exposure to plastic chemical cause autism in kids? (22 minutes ago)
New York, June 19 (IANS) Your exposure to a plastic chemical can affect the communications skills of your grandchildren, says a study over mice that found a link between early exposure to the chemical and the risk of autism.

Samsung's new ultrasound device delivers 3D images of foetuses (16:14)
Seoul, June 19 (IANS) South Korean tech giant Samsung Electronics on Tuesday said it has developed a new ultrasound image processing engine to deliver three-dimensional pictures of various organs or of foetuses.

How 'helicopter parenting' can affect your kids (15:24)
New York, June 19 (IANS) Do you hover around your children in everything they do and guide them? Beware, it can negatively affect your kid's ability to manage his or her emotions and behaviour later, and may also affect his or her academics, according to researchers.

Earring extracted from Mumbai toddler's windpipe (15:02)IANS Photo Service
Mumbai, June 19 (IANS) A team of doctors extracted a 2-inch earring stuck in the windpipe of a one-year-old toddler, an official said here on Tuesday.

Plant-based diets can help diabetes patients: Study (14:16)
New York, June 19 (IANS) Plant-based diets can be beneficial for diabetes as a new study has found that it may improve glycemic control, cholesterol and lead to weight loss in people with Type 2 diabetes.

Landslide alert in Japan after earthquake (12:38)IANS Photo Service
Tokyo, June 19 (IANS) Japanese authorities on Tuesday issued landslide alerts in Osaka, after a strong earthquake a day earlier measuring 6.1 on the Richter scale left four dead and 381 injured.

Railways' first waste-to-energy plant faces GST hurdles (12:12)
By Arun Kumar DasIANS Photo Service
New Delhi, June 19 (IANS) Indian Railways' long-awaited and ambitious project to set up a waste-to-energy plant at Jaipur railway station has run into Goods and Services Tax (GST) hurdles, causing a delay in the commissioning of the first such municipal solid waste management centre on the rail network.

Here's why the 90-day 'golden period' in post-stroke rehabilitation is vital (Comment) (11:46)
By Dr Vijay Janagama
A stroke can hit anyone at any age. India reports more than 1.8 million cases every year, of which almost 15 per cent affect people in their 30s and 40s.

World's oldest Sumatran orangutan dead (10:58)IANS Photo Service
Canberra, June 19 (IANS) The world's oldest known Sumatran orangutan has died in an Australian zoo aged 62, leaving behind 54 descendants, authorities said on Tuesday.

Partly cloudy morning in Delhi (09:52)IANS Photo Service
New Delhi, June 19 (IANS) The national capital woke up to a partly cloudy morning on Tuesday but the sky is likely to be mainly clear in the day ahead, the weather office said.

Kumaraswamy writes to Modi on Cauvery Authority, raises contentious issues (Roundup) (23:52)
New Delhi/Bengaluru, June 18 (IANS) Karnataka Chief Minister H.D. Kumaraswamy said on Monday that the state will soon send to the Centre the names of its nominees in the Cauvery Water Management Board (CMB) and the Regulation Authority but it will have to address certain issues first.

Kolkata, south Bengal boil; summer vacation extended (22:44)
Kolkata, June 18 (IANS) With Kolkata and large parts of southern West Bengal's districts reeling under a heat wave, the government has decided to extend summer vacation in government schools across the state upto June 30, Education Minister Partha Chatterjee said on Monday.

Girl from Punjab's backward area tops AIIMS entrance (22:38)
Chandigarh, June 18 (IANS) Eliza Bansal, 17, from Punjab's backward area of Lehragaga in Sangrur district has topped in the entrance examination for the prestigious All India Institute of Medical Sciences (AIIMS), New Delhi.

AIIMS declares MBBS entrance results; girls bag top three ranks (22:34)IANS Photo Service
New Delhi, June 18 (IANS) The All India Institute of Medical Sciences (AIIMS) on Monday declared the results of its 2018 MBBS entrance exam for the 800 seats at the hospital's nine campuses across the country. The top three ranks were bagged by girls.

SC slams Bihar for poor condition of medical colleges (21:36)IANS Photo Service
New Delhi, June 18 (IANS) With some medical colleges run by the Bihar government found to be deficient in facilities and declared unfit for further admissions, the Supreme Court on Monday slammed the state government, saying: "You are going to treat human beings, not animals."

After 'selfie accidents' Goa lifeguard agency cautions tourists (20:30)
Panaji, June 18 (IANS) A day after two tourists drowned while taking selfies at two different Goa beaches, the private lifeguard agency manning the state's beaches has cautioned tourists to beware of rough waves, which get generated in the monsoon.

Karnataka will nominate representatives to Cauvery Board: CM (Lead) (20:28)IANS Photo Service
New Delhi, June 18 (IANS) Karnataka will soon send to the Centre the names of its nominees in the Cauvery Water Management Board (CMB) and the Regulation Authority but it will have to address certain issues first, Chief Minister H.D. Kumaraswamy said on Monday.

Intense heat wave prevails in Odisha (20:20)
Bhubaneswar, June 18 (IANS) Odisha continued to reel under an intense heat wave, even after the south-west monsoon set in the state, with mercury breaching the 40 degrees Celsius mark in over a dozen places on Monday.

Delhi breaths better air, mercury to rise (Lead) (19:56)
New Delhi, June 18 (IANS) The national capital and its surrounding regions around it breathed better in weeks with the air quality "moderate" on Monday, while the maximum temperature, at 36.8 degree Celsius, three notches below average, remained same over past 24 hours.

Doctors beaten up in Chhattisgarh hospital, four youth held (19:30)
Raipur, June 18 (IANS) Four youth were arrested for beating up doctors at the Bhimrao Ambedkar Government Hospital here on Monday after a youth, who had come there for treatment, and his friends had a spat with the medical staff, police said.

Novel 3D technique may improve arthritis treatment (17:56)
London, June 18 (IANS) Researchers have developed a new algorithm to monitor the joints of patients with arthritis that could allow the effectiveness of new treatments to be assessed more accurately.

WHO classifies 'gaming disorder' as mental health condition (17:38)IANS Photo Service
Geneva, June 18 (IANS) The World Health Organization (WHO) has now included "gaming disorder" as a mental health condition in its International Classification of Diseases (ICD).

Monsoon rains fill Karnataka reservoirs (17:12)
Bengaluru, June 18 (IANS) Heavy and incessant rains, since the onset of the southwest monsoon in Karnataka this month, have raised water levels in the state's reservoirs, said an official on Monday.

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