Nine-year-old Indian girl becomes youngest to climb Mt. Elbrus

Mon, 06/19/2017 - 19:34

New Delhi, June 19 (IANS) At the age of just nine years, Dhanshree Mehta from Gujarat's Surat has became the youngest to climb Russia's Mt. Elbrus, one of the Seven Summits (the highest peaks in each continent), said a statement.


Apollo Hospitals ties up with RMS Regrow for cell-based therapy

Mon, 06/19/2017 - 17:06

New Delhi, June 19 (IANS) Apollo Hospitals has partnered with Mumbai-based Regenerative Medical Services (RMS) Regrow to offer a safe and cost-effective cell therapy for cartilage and bone problems for the first time in India.


Record 65.6 mn people displaced worldwide, says UN

Mon, 06/19/2017 - 14:12

United Nations, June 19 (IANS) A record 65.6 million people are either refugees, asylum seekers or internally displaced across the globe, the UN refugee agency said on Monday.


New 3-in-1 blood test to aid precision prostate cancer therapy

Mon, 06/19/2017 - 12:12

London, June 19 (IANS) Opening the door to precision medicine for prostate cancer, researchers have developed a three-in-one blood test that could tell which men would benefit from a class of new drugs, detect early signs of resistance and monitor cancer's evolution over time.


85% diabetics see amputations in their lifetime

Mon, 06/19/2017 - 11:42

Mumbai, June 19 (IANS) Eighty-five per cent of diabetics see amputations in their lifetime due to lack of appropriate treatment, data released during a national conference on diabetics here has revealed.


Bird causes power outage in US city

Mon, 06/19/2017 - 09:56

Washington, June 19 (IANS) A power outage was reported in some parts of the US city of Houston caused by a bird, according to a local power company.


President calls for better healthcare in rural areas

Sun, 06/18/2017 - 17:02

Udupi (Karnataka), June 18 (IANS) President Pranab Mukherjee on Sunday said quality healthcare was a necessity for every individual and underlined the need to ensure better infrastructure in rural areas so that doctors serve there.