Scientists developing method to preserve fertility in boys with cancer (13 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 (17 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? (19 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 (15:22)
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)
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.
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.
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)
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)
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."
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 (17:54)
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 (17:36)
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).
AI helps radio journalist regain voice (16:54)
London, June 18 (IANS) A US radio journalist who had lost his voice two years ago due to a rare neurological condition has regained the ability to speak, thanks to artificial intelligence (AI), the media reported.
Your kids' obesity may up knee, hip osteoarthritis risk later (16:54)
London, June 18 (IANS) If your son or daughter is obese during childhood then he or she could be at an increased risk of developing knee and hip osteoarthritis later, new research has found.
Millennials at diabetes, cancer risk in middle age (16:14)
London, June 18 (IANS) Owing to stressful jobs and relationships, millennials, or those born between 1980s and 2000, could be at a higher risk of developing diabetes, cancer, heart diseases, than their parents, researchers say.
How to get rid of mosquitoes without pesticide use (15:00)
Toronto, June 18 (IANS) Researchers have discovered a cheap and pesticide-free way to combat mosquito populations and to reduce the risk of mosquito-borne diseases.
Poland celebrates 4th International Yoga Day (14:26)
By Surender Bhutani
Warsaw, June 18 (IANS) Around three thousand people on Sunday celebrated the Fourth International Yoga Day in Poland, a country where yoga has almost become a way of life for many citizens.
How gut bacteria leads to depression, anxiety (13:20)
New York, June 18 (IANS) Gut bacteria plays a key role in infusing negative feelings in the brains of obese people, causing depression and anxiety, researchers say.
Delhi Minister Jain shifted to hospital (00:08)
New Delhi, June 18 (IANS) Delhi Health Minister Satyendar Jain, who was on an indefinite hunger since Tuesday, was shifted to the Lok Nayak Jai Prakash Narayan Hospital here late on Sunday night, Delhi Chief Minister Arvind Kejriwal said.
Odisha shouldn't oppose Ayushman Bharat for mere politics: Pradhan (23:42)
Bhubaneswar, June 17 (IANS) Union Minister Dharmendra Pradhan on Sunday said that the Odisha government should not oppose the Ayushman Bharat scheme, popularly known as Modicare, for mere political reasons.
10 Delhi gurdwaras implement food safety standards for langar (17:16)
New Delhi, June 17 (IANS) Community kitchens (langars) in 10 major Delhi gurdwaras have implemented the food safety and hygiene standards set by food regulator FSSAI to make healthy food accessible to everyone.
New subtype of prostate cancer identified (16:22)
New York, June 17 (IANS) Researchers have identified a new subtype of prostate cancer that occurs in about seven per cent of patients with advanced disease.
Rahul slams Modi over 2015 promise in Odisha (16:14)
New Delhi, June 17 (IANS) Congress President Rahul Gandhi on Sunday flayed Prime Minister Narendra Modi for failing to keep his 2015 promise to upgrade a general hospital in Odisha's Rourkela to a super-speciality hospital-cum-medical college.