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Prosthetic arm for Bengaluru techie as crocodile bites off forearm (22:46)
Bengaluru, June 26 (IANS) A 26-year-old city techie will soon have a prosthetic arm fitted, after a crocodile bit off his left forearm in a nearby lake on Sunday, said a private hospital doctor on Monday.

Another fake doctor nabbed in Bengal (19:12)
June 26 (IANS) Amid a series of fake doctor cases in Bengal, yet another person with a fake MBBS degree was arrested from West Bengal's Nadia district on Monday.

Gene, air pollution together spike autism risk (18:22)
New York, June 26 (IANS) Individuals with high levels of genetic variation and elevated exposure to a type of air pollution may be at an increased risk of developing autism, a new analysis shows.

Four of a family killed in Odisha road accident (17:50)
Bhubaneswar, June 26 (IANS) Four persons of a family, including a cancer patient they were shifting to a different hospital, were killed and another injured when a truck hit their car in Odisha's Dhenkanal district on Monday, police said.

Blocking a natural cell process may help control cancer (17:36)
London, June 26 (IANS) Cancer tumours manipulate a natural cell process to promote their survival and controlling this may help stop progress of the disease, researchers have found.

Toronto holds biggest-ever yoga event in North America (16:40)
By Gurmukh Singh
Toronto, June 26 (IANS) Toronto set a record of holding the biggest-ever yoga event in North America as yoga guru Baba Ramdev led thousands of people through yoga asanas at the International Centre here on Sunday.

Make Avola almond your dietary supplement (16:04)
London, June 26 (IANS) From its superfood properties to its sustainability, Avola almond can help in filling the lost protein and fiber in your body to the fitter you.

Researchers explore new potential of human echolocation (13:08)
New York, June 26 (IANS) Researchers are exploring insights into the ability of visually impaired people to use echoes from a cane or other sounds to navigate safely -- known as echolocation -- to help people who lose eyesight later in life.

Medicaid rollback may up late-stage breast cancer diagnoses (13:02)
New York, June 26 (IANS) Women living in lower-income areas in the US with breast cancer were more likely to be diagnosed with advanced stages of the disease as a result of the rollback of the Medicaid coverage, a study has showed.

This technique uses body's noise to detect cancer early (11:18)
London, June 26 (IANS) An emerging technology that uses the body's own "seismic noise", allows more effective imaging deep inside body to assist in tumour, scientists say.

Justice Karnan still in hospital (19:28) IANS Photo Service
Kolkata, June 25 (IANS) Former Calcutta High Court Justice C.S. Karnan continued to be in hospital for the fourth day on Sunday with doctors saying his condition is now stable.

40 chained mentally ill patients rescued in Madhya Pradesh (18:56)
Bhopal, June 25 (IANS) At least 40 mentally ill patients, kept bound in chains, have been rescued from hotels and lodges in Madhya Pradesh's Ratlam district, police said on Sunday.

Playing video games can boost attention: Study (18:18)
London, June 25 (IANS) Does your child love playing video games? Let him, as it can help alter the brain regions responsible for attention and visuospatial skills -- skills that enable us to recognise a square, triangle, cube or pyramid -- as well as make them more efficient, say scientists in an analysis of over a 100 scientific studies.

Medicos exhibit their passion for the lens (17:34)
Kolkata, June 25 (IANS) A cheetah pouncing on an antelope in the wilds of Africa, or two tigers displaying their fondness for each other in a National Park in India - these are among a series of rare moments frozen with the camera by some renowned medicos struck by wanderlust that adorn an exhibition here.

Mother tweets child's surgery bill to slam Trumpcare (16:46)
Washington, June 25 (IANS) Highlighting the potential flaws in the new healthcare plan of President Donald Trump, a mother in the US has put a series of posts on Twitter, explaining the costs and complications involved in her son's rare medical condition, the media reported on Sunday.

Binge drinking, cocaine abuse may impair mental skills (14:04)
New York, June 25 (IANS) Do you have the habit of taking four or more alcohol drinks a day or indulging in drug abuse such as cocaine? Beware, it may lead to impairments in mental skills such as decision-making and planning, researchers have warned.

Modi lauds villages for becoming free of open defecation (Lead) (13:22) IANS Photo Service
New Delhi, June 25 (IANS) Prime Minister Narendra Modi on Sunday praised two villages in Uttar Pradesh and Andhra Pradesh for taking initiatives to make themselves free of open defecation and setting an example for others under the 'Swachh Bharat' movement.

Single-parent kids may have lower well-being in adulthood (13:08)
London, June 25 (IANS) Children who grew up in a single-parent family are more likely to have lower levels of well-being and life satisfaction in adulthood, according to new research.

Modi lauds UP village for becoming free of open defection (11:56) IANS Photo Service
New Delhi, June 25 (IANS) Prime Minister Narendra Modi on Sunday congratulated the people of Mubarakpur, a small village in Uttar Pradesh, for becoming free of open defecation and said it was the best example 'Swatchh Bharat' movement.

Bioengineers create durable device for diabetes monitoring (10:58)
New York, June 25 (IANS) Researchers, including one of Indian-origin, at The University of Texas have developed a durable and versatile wearable diagnostic tool that measures three diabetes-related compounds in microscopic amounts of perspiration.

CBI arrests ex-ED official in bribery case (21:14) IANS Photo Service
Lucknow, June 24 (IANS) The CBI on Saturday arrested a senior officer, earlier working with the ED on deputation, on the charge of demanding Rs 50 lakh in bribe from an accused in the multi-crore National Rural Health Mission (NRHM) scam, an official said.

Sleep well to avoid eating junk food due to job stress (17:12)
New York, June 24 (IANS) Stress at your job can lead to overeating and intake of junk food at dinnertime, but there could be a buffer to this harmful pattern. New research suggests that a good night's sleep can serve as a protecting factor between job stress and unhealthy eating in the evening.

Younger classmates may be worse off than older peers (17:08)
London, June 24 (IANS) Starting school young may affect the well-being of some children, especially those with learning difficulties or who were born prematurely, suggests new research.

Saudi Arabia to help Yemen tackle cholera outbreak (14:28) IANS Photo Service
Riyadh, June 24 (IANS) Saudi Arabia has planned to shell out millions of dollars to stem a serious outbreak of cholera in Yemen, the media reported.

Researchers develop system to detect sarcasm on social media (14:10)
New York, June 24 (IANS) To help people with autism, who often have difficulty interpreting sarcasm, irony and humour, researchers have developed a system for interpreting sarcastic statements posted on social media.

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