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Slain Junaid's brother shifted to Apollo Hospital (00:16)
New Delhi, June 28 (IANS) Sakir, brother of Junaid who was stabbed to death in a passenger train on June 23, was shifted to the city-based Apollo Hospital on Tuesday.

Zen Hospital awarded for advanced laparoscopic surgery (Lead, with corrections) (23:40)
Mumbai, June 27 (IANS) Zen Hospital -- the first in Maharashtra to start 3D laparoscopic surgery -- was on Tuesday announced as the Best Centre for Advanced Laparoscopic Surgery in Maharashtra.

How to monitor safai karamcharis' work better, HC asks civic bodies (21:40) IANS Photo Service
New Delhi, June 27 (IANS) The Delhi High Court on Tuesday sought to know from the civic bodies how the work of safai karamcharis can be better monitored and regularised.

IVF babies have same cognitive skills as naturally-born babies: Study (20:38)
New Delhi, June 27 (IANS) Babies conceived from artificial methods such as In Vitro Fertilisation (IVF) and Assisted Reproductive Technology (ART) have the same cognitive skills as the babies conceived naturally, revealed a study on Tuesday, contradicting earlier theories that babies born from artificial methods have intellectual impairment.

Zen Hospital honoured by Maharashtra government (20:16)
Mumbai, June 27 (IANS) Zen Hospital -- the first in Maharashtra to start 3D laparoscopic surgery -- was on Tuesday announced as the best centre for Advanced Laparoscopic Surgery in Maharashtra by the state government.

NHRC notice to Madhya Pradesh government over Indore hospital deaths (19:34)
New Delhi, June 27 (IANS) The National Human Rights Commission on Tuesday issued notice to the Madhya Pradesh government over the death of 11 patients in Indore's MY Hospital due to reported disruption in oxygen supply.

Brisk walk every 30 min may cut heart disease risk (18:56)
Wellington, June 27 (IANS) Do you spend your day sitting for long hours? Beware, it may increase the risk of cardiovascular disease. Getting up and taking brisk walks for two minutes every half an hour may significantly lower the level of fatty acids that lead to clogged arteries, researchers say.

Congress wants central health team in Kerala over fever outbreak (17:54) IANS Photo Service
Thiruvananthapuram, June 27 (IANS) With the death toll in Kerala due to various types of fevers, including dengue and typhoid, crossing over 200, Leader of Opposition Ramesh Chennithala on Tuesday demanded that a central expert team be sent to the state to detect some of the new diseases reported.

Childhood asthma may up risk of heart failure (16:24)
New York, June 27 (IANS) Individuals with a history of asthma from childhood may be at a greater risk of experiencing shortness of breath, chest pain, fainting and eventually heart failure in adulthood, researchers have warned.

Night shifts may hamper DNA repair (15:52)
New York, June 27 (IANS) If you are working on night shifts regularly, chances are your body's ability to repair DNA damage may get hampered, suggest researchers led by one of Indian-origin.

Sri Lanka to begin clean-up to battle dengue (13:28) IANS Photo Service
Colombo, June 27 (IANS) Sri Lanka on Tuesday said it will launch a major clean-up of cities around the country as the number of people affected by dengue continues to rise.

More veggies a day may cut early menopause risk (13:00)
New York, June 27 (IANS) A single daily serving of vegetable protein from foods such as whole grains, soy and tofu may protect women from early menopause and could prolong their reproductive function, researchers say.

US Senate healthcare reform bill would leave 22 mn without coverage (07:32)
Washington, June 27 (IANS) The healthcare reform bill being discussed by the US Senate would leave 22 million people without medical insurance by 2026, of whom 15 million would drop off the roles in the first year after its implementation, the Congressional Budget Office calculates in a report.

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.

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